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    That's shocking to me that NR accounted for 80%+ of the license sales. Obviously, when the out of state take costs 10x the resident tag, NR's can make up ground quickly, but those numbers seem disproportionate. It would be interesting to see the differences in states like Utah, that are nearly all limited entry type units vs states like CO or ID with more OTC opportunity.

    Regarding the boycott.... People talk a big game, seldom do they back it up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fink View Post
    disproportionate.
    Easy Fink! Those big words could confuse a guy like myself!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fink View Post
    That's shocking to me that NR accounted for 80%+ of the license sales. Obviously, when the out of state take costs 10x the resident tag, NR's can make up ground quickly, but those numbers seem disproportionate. It would be interesting to see the differences in states like Utah, that are nearly all limited entry type units vs states like CO or ID with more OTC opportunity.
    I think what really skews the numbers is the amount of tags Colorado sells. I am sure they sell far more Elk tags than any other state, which is appropriate as we have more elk than any other state. I also think that the NR resident licenses are cheaper than any other state too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BKC View Post
    If you are a NR, I can't imagine that you would boycott any state, if you had points in that state, for a limited entry tag. To take away all the years of trying to build points, and maybe being close to drawing a tag, would be counterproductive.
    I agree. People talk about a boycott but I cant see it ever actually happening, especially if the hunting is good. Also CO is 1 of the few places you can get an OTC tag. I think ID and MT came closer to a boycott then anyone with price increases and wolves taking their toll on many areas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjsmallfield View Post
    Easy Fink! Those big words could confuse a guy like myself!!
    Hahaha, you made me double check myself.. I thought I might have made that word up!
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    Fink putting on aires around the common folk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Raider View Post
    Fink putting on aires around the common folk.
    Hahhahha it's not the first time! Fink has some big words in his vocabulary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    Hahhahha it's not the first time! Fink has some big words in his vocabulary.
    Haters gonna hate!
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    I personally think the CO hunting boycott is a bonehead idea. As you can see it didn't do anything to damage the state Game and Fish. All a boycott would do, is hurt the good people in Colorado who think like we do. Those people are not the problem in Colorado, its the libs in Denver and Boulder that are the problem. The recall elections are a much, much better idea. The biggest problem in Colorado is the fact that the wrong kind of people have been moving into the state over the last twenty years. Now the good old long time residents that made the state great, are in the minority now. Sad deal for all of our gun loving, backcountry hunting Colorado bothers. -G
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    Well said Guy! I agree 100%
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