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Offline Bango skank

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #180 on: April 06, 2020, 08:22:27 PM »
What about our application fee and bear tag? Will I get reimbursement for that?

Will you get your app fee back, really?  You want to forfeit your point?

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #181 on: April 06, 2020, 08:52:59 PM »
Spring bear/turkey/fishing closed
Is just another great example of Seattle running the entire state.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #182 on: April 06, 2020, 08:55:10 PM »
Spring bear/turkey/fishing closed
Is just another great example of Seattle running the entire state.

Look on the bright side, thats where most of the flu problem is.  If it blows up big time, washington may be able to elect a republican governor.

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #183 on: April 06, 2020, 10:31:27 PM »
Spring bear/turkey/fishing closed
Is just another great example of Seattle running the entire state.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #184 on: April 07, 2020, 08:39:37 AM »
There's absolutely no reason to request your point back right now. If you do and they open it next month, you're SOL. If they don't open it you get the point back anyway.

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #185 on: April 07, 2020, 02:48:46 PM »
Made it to bear country 105.  No tag.  If it helps, I chained up on all 4 to make 3000'.  Roads will be a mess for awhile.   Happy staying there not seeing or hearing the current state of affairs.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #186 on: April 07, 2020, 08:33:18 PM »
There's absolutely no reason to request your point back right now. If you do and they open it next month, you're SOL. If they don't open it you get the point back anyway.

WDFW has already closed the season and convinced everyone that it was in our best interest to do so. You guys are smoking dope if you think they are going to reopen any of the spring seasons this year.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #187 on: April 07, 2020, 08:37:43 PM »
There's absolutely no reason to request your point back right now. If you do and they open it next month, you're SOL. If they don't open it you get the point back anyway.

WDFW has already closed the season and convinced everyone that it was in our best interest to do so. You guys are smoking dope if you think they are going to reopen any of the spring seasons this year.

I agree.  Dont just request point restoration, go for license reimbursement.  Hit them in the pocketbook, only way to wake them up.  You could always repurchase your bear license july 31 if things get back to normal.  As for turkey hunters, get your money back.  We all know the spring season is the big show.  Only way to wake wdfw up is to make them open up the coffers and pay everybody back.

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #188 on: April 07, 2020, 08:41:06 PM »
There's absolutely no reason to request your point back right now. If you do and they open it next month, you're SOL. If they don't open it you get the point back anyway.

WDFW has already closed the season and convinced everyone that it was in our best interest to do so. You guys are smoking dope if you think they are going to reopen any of the spring seasons this year.

I agree.  Dont just request point restoration, go for license reimbursement.  Hit them in the pocketbook, only way to wake them up.  You could always repurchase your bear license july 31 if things get back to normal.  As for turkey hunters, get your money back.  We all know the spring season is the big show.  Only way to wake wdfw up is to make them open up the coffers and pay everybody back.
I do agree with ya .The only way the governor will wake up is to lose money.
If you bought your bear tag with a combo package they won't refund which is me.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #189 on: April 07, 2020, 08:45:39 PM »
If I get Corona I'm joining antifa. Share the wealth let's get behind a R governor. I nominate Bango Skank.

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #190 on: April 15, 2020, 07:21:25 PM »
I'm kinda waiting it out to see what happens may 4,but we all have a pretty good idea of what will happen.But depending on the extension come may 4 .Pretty much if it don't open I will just get my points back .
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #191 on: April 15, 2020, 07:51:57 PM »
I'm kinda waiting it out to see what happens may 4,but we all have a pretty good idea of what will happen.But depending on the extension come may 4 .Pretty much if it don't open I will just get my points back .
Pray that common sense will prevail and they open it up after May 4th !   Too many other activities that are allowed while a very low percentage of people are messed with. 
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #192 on: April 15, 2020, 08:29:05 PM »
I'm kinda waiting it out to see what happens may 4,but we all have a pretty good idea of what will happen.But depending on the extension come may 4 .Pretty much if it don't open I will just get my points back .
Pray that common sense will prevail and they open it up after May 4th !   Too many other activities that are allowed while a very low percentage of people are messed with.
I've been praying,hoping.
Pissed me off ,participation is like half on these hunt with very low harvest.Half the people drawn don't even hunt there permit.WDFW sit and say 90% are coming from the west side.
But right on harvest reports where they asked if you hunted it half the people said no.So only about 45 % are even coming over to hunt.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #193 on: April 16, 2020, 07:31:07 AM »
send an email to the commission, not an angry one, just let them know how you feel with some facts.  I sent mine off today.  Let them know how few spring bear hunters actually hunt.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #194 on: April 16, 2020, 05:12:42 PM »
After watching Inslee’s speech the other day I am almost certain it will be extended and bear will be cancelled. It sucks.

However, I will still be driving over the same weekends I would have hunted in order to scout hoping I draw the tag again next year!
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