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WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« on: June 23, 2021, 11:28:33 PM »
The raffle rules say you can hunt from Sept 1 to Dec 31.   Can I hunt with modern rifle during archery and muzzleloader seasons or the weapon that goes with the season at the time?

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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2021, 11:39:00 PM »
When there’s a season going, you have to hunt with the appropriate weapon. When there’s no season, you’re free to use your rifle.
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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2021, 05:23:43 AM »
Jackelope is correct, which makes it not worth putting in for.











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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2021, 05:58:45 AM »
When there’s a season going, you have to hunt with the appropriate weapon. When there’s no season, you’re free to use your rifle.
that is not correct. You can hunt with a rifle September 1 to December 31 with a rifle. The incentive tags you have to use the correct weapon during the respective season. So the answer to your question, yeas you can use a rifle.
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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2021, 06:24:34 AM »
Well, I thought Josh was correct, just read the regs and You may be correct teanawayslayer.  It's not spelled out the best but any legal weapon may be used it says.
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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2021, 06:27:19 AM »
Teanaway is right.  You can party with a rifle the whole time.
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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2021, 07:17:18 AM »
Teanaway is right.  You can party with a rifle the whole time.
j don't know why "party with a rifle" made me laugh.

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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2021, 07:46:46 AM »
Same as an auction/gov tag Sept 1 thru end of year with weapon of choice..

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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2021, 08:03:16 AM »
Teanaway is right.  You can party with a rifle the whole time.
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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2021, 08:05:59 AM »
From the regs.

If selected, any legal weapon may be used during the hunt.
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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2021, 04:32:06 PM »
So if I'm in a area that is open for archery deer I can hunt elk with a rifle if I won the raffle.  Kinda goes against hunter orange requirements.

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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2021, 04:35:12 PM »
Yep you are correct. And the other most important thing to know about the raffle tags is:    to not talk about the raffle tags

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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2021, 05:18:55 PM »
When there’s a season going, you have to hunt with the appropriate weapon. When there’s no season, you’re free to use your rifle.
that is not correct. You can hunt with a rifle September 1 to December 31 with a rifle. The incentive tags you have to use the correct weapon during the respective season. So the answer to your question, yeas you can use a rifle.
this is correct, as Karl said also.  My buddy had the raffle a couple years ago.  And we were partying with a rifle when guys had bows and muzzys!😂

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Re: WDFW Raffle Hunt Question
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2021, 07:14:33 PM »
Yep you are correct. And the other most important thing to know about the raffle tags is:    to not talk about the raffle tags

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