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  1. I just clicked on the link to sign the petition...

    I just clicked on the link to sign the petition and there was an error. Any idea what is wrong?
  2. As some of you may know, there is another thread...

    As some of you may know, there is another thread on this subject under General Hunting. It is leaning more toward Wyoming, but the issues are very similar.

    Today Wyoming SF0056 passed second...
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    I don't think there is a petition. You will need...

    I don't think there is a petition. You will need to contact them individually. You can find their contact information at:

    http://legisweb.state.wy.us/LSOWEB/LegInfo.aspx

    It is pretty easy to...
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    Scott, I enthusiastically agree. I have written...

    Scott, I enthusiastically agree. I have written letters until my fingers are sore, but they appear to be doing no good. The only thing that will stop this is if MANY people contact them.
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    Thanks for posting this. It is the House version...

    Thanks for posting this. It is the House version of the bill, and I had not seen it. It is even worse than the senate version:

    http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2015/Introduced/SF0056.pdf

    Folks...
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    I have hunted DIY Merriam's on public land in NE...

    I have hunted DIY Merriam's on public land in NE Wyoming many times. I don't know how much time you have but you could put together a nice three state hunt centering around Sundance, Wyoming;...
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    Yesterday, the Wyoming Senate passed first...

    Yesterday, the Wyoming Senate passed first reading of SF0056. The bill still needs to pass two more readings in the senate and then three in the house. So there is time to express your opinion on...
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    okielite, I have been to Fort Robinson many...

    okielite, I have been to Fort Robinson many times. It is located in a beautiful part of NW Nebraska with a very interesting history relating to Native Americans. The Fort deserves to be preserved...
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    Several people on this forum appear to agree that...

    Several people on this forum appear to agree that our federal lands should not be transferred to state or private ownership. The question is...what are going to do to stop the transfer? Here are...
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    You ask: Would I want the USFWS to take over...

    You ask: Would I want the USFWS to take over wildlife management in all states? No I would not. Would you like each state to decide the right to bear arms?
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    You say the state would be better at "for profit"...

    You say the state would be better at "for profit" management. That is exactly what I am afraid of. Recreational uses often can't compete with more profitable uses. I don't want someone deciding my...
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    You make it sound like things would be a perfect...

    You make it sound like things would be a perfect with the state in charge. I don't agree. I have provided five examples were state management would/could be problematic. I could go on and list...
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    We have not "busted" the camping myth. Since the...

    We have not "busted" the camping myth. Since the vast majority of state land in Wyoming does not have established campgrounds, and you can't camp without a dedicated campground, then it follows that...
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    The rules for camping on state land in Wyoming...

    The rules for camping on state land in Wyoming say you must camp in a designated campground. Dispersed camping is not allowed. On Forest Service or BLM property dispersed camping is allowed with...
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    A number of years ago I shot my rifles on state...

    A number of years ago I shot my rifles on state land outside Cheyenne. One day I arrived to shoot and found the land posted by the livestock company that leased the land for grazing. I decided to...
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    At the federal level it takes an act of congress...

    At the federal level it takes an act of congress to sell federal land.

    At the state level, in Wyoming, all it takes is the agreement of the state's five highest elected officials that sit on the...
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    The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) came out...

    The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) came out against the transfer of federal lands last October:...
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    Wyoming Senate File 0056 just passed out of...

    Wyoming Senate File 0056 just passed out of committee and now goes to the Appropriations Committee. The bill calls for the "study" of the transfer federal lands to the state (or state management...
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    The weights I provided are completely boned, in...

    The weights I provided are completely boned, in the package, and ready to put in the freezer. Also, I do not add any beef or suet to my burger. Perhaps some who cited higher weights have asked the...
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    I wish I could say that my archery skills are so...

    I wish I could say that my archery skills are so good that I deliberately seek out smaller animals to shoot just to increase the challenge, but that is not the case. With some of the animals I...
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    We consider elk meat to be among the best you can...

    We consider elk meat to be among the best you can get. We butcher it ourselves to make sure there is no waste. I have shot and butchered 21 elk (plus another five that my wife has killed), so I am...
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    I have lived in Cheyenne for 30 years and do not...

    I have lived in Cheyenne for 30 years and do not mess with Unit 7 because there is so much private land. I would rather hunt large tracts of public land. I suggest that you might want to pick a...
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    I have gotten the following amounts of boneless...

    I have gotten the following amounts of boneless meat in the past:

    5 pt. bull: 128 pounds
    spike: 83 pounds
    cow: 85 pounds
    cow: 82 pounds
    cow: 74 pounds

    We do our own butchering.
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    I am in 100 percent agreement with you on this. ...

    I am in 100 percent agreement with you on this. I have already contacted several elected officials.
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    When I rode in the northern Bighorns 14 months...

    When I rode in the northern Bighorns 14 months ago, about 20 percent of the trails were restricted to 50 inches. So I don't agree that "most" are restricted unless something has changed in the last...
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