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    Quote Originally Posted by packmule View Post
    If they'd go to a point banking system they'd see top point holders burning some of their points.
    They could try it again. I'm not sure it did much good last time?

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    It got points dumped...some of those same folks in our group are sitting back in the 20-22pt pool for deer though with no intention of using them until units stabilize and 4th seasons open back up.

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    I say if you have more than 5 or more points now then you should be eligible to keep building and put in for one of the upper tier units. If you are less then 5 points now you can only build up to 5 points and then everyone stays at 5 until they draw, everyone with 5 has the same chance for a given unit. The guys that have more will start to dwindle and eventually the max number of points it will take to get a tag is 5. Until the guys with more then 5 are gone whatever is left from the units that take more then 5 after they run the names through will be available to guys part of the max 5 points group. The way they have it set up now for guys with 5 or more but not max needed is a joke, 2-3% drawing odds, they did that as a band aid until they can figure out an actual solution.
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    Prob is there's really no solution when trying to please everyone. A 5yr wait for 5pts, then additional wait time wont appeal to those who feel entitled to have some odds to hunt quality units every year under a lottery style draw with no weighted entries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by In God We Trust View Post
    I say if you have more than 5 or more points now then you should be eligible to keep building and put in for one of the upper tier units. If you are less then 5 points now you can only build up to 5 points and then everyone stays at 5 until they draw, everyone with 5 has the same chance for a given unit. The guys that have more will start to dwindle and eventually the max number of points it will take to get a tag is 5. Until the guys with more then 5 are gone whatever is left from the units that take more then 5 after they run the names through will be available to guys part of the max 5 points group. The way they have it set up now for guys with 5 or more but not max needed is a joke, 2-3% drawing odds, they did that as a band aid until they can figure out an actual solution.
    This is basically what they do with weighted point system to a certain degree. But that will never happen. The cpw has probably been trying for a few years how to fix this problem and in a few more years will try something that will pi$$ off about 99% of the people. Sooner or later they are going to yank the rug!

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    Quote Originally Posted by packmule View Post
    If they'd go to a point banking system they'd see top point holders burning some of their points.
    That just screws people trying to get into a lesser point unit as well! If you have 21 points and can bank, you could hunt 3 years in a row with a unit that takes 7 points. Vicious cycle.

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    Could someone explain point banking and what CO did last time around? Packmule you were talking about some of your friends are back in the 20-22 pt range. When did this occur and is it likely to happen again? I'm only 1 point in for elk, deer, sheep, and mountain goat. Should I stay away from CO?

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    They could double all their prices. Then guys like me would get mad, stop applying, let their points expire, and never go there again. lol

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    Alabama, about how many points do the units your wanting to hunt take to draw?

 

 

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