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    I've just been buying points the last few years, but decided to throw my name in the hat for deer and lopes last night.. Special draw for both, have about a 10% shot of drawing one of the other.. Which means I will draw one, and screw up some other plans somewhere else down the line.

    Fingers crossed?!?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fink View Post
    I've just been buying points the last few years, but decided to throw my name in the hat for deer and lopes last night.. Special draw for both, have about a 10% shot of drawing one of the other.. Which means I will draw one, and screw up some other plans somewhere else down the line.

    Fingers crossed?!?!
    ****What makes you think that with only a 10% chance at drawing either one that you will draw one of them, or were you just joking?

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    i would personally rethink 89 deer unless you can do some serious preseason scouting and have a minimum of 1 week to hunt

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    > Deadline is getting close!!! <

    Ya, and after reading all the bleak reports I am still searching for that elusive deer unit worthy of unloading max points. Ain't finding it! Time runnin out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Topgun 30-06 View Post
    ****What makes you think that with only a 10% chance at drawing either one that you will draw one of them, or were you just joking?
    ****Just joking.. Hence the screwing up other plans part.

    I'm not planning on drawing for quite some time, but I might as well let the state borrow some of my money for another 3 months, and then give it back, less my preference points. 10% chance > 0% chance
    My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zim View Post
    > Deadline is getting close!!! <

    Ya, and after reading all the bleak reports I am still searching for that elusive deer unit worthy of unloading max points. Ain't finding it!!! Time runnin out.
    I believe it. I have no idea where I would burn max points right now!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    I believe it. I have no idea where I would burn max points right now!
    I should have unloaded my 5 points last year on a Region G tag and got the He!! out of the Wyoming points game. Oh how I hate point systems!!!!
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    On a side note I jumped into the Antelope draw for unit 75!! Driven through there a hand full of times and looked like some good country to hunt
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    Quote Originally Posted by woodtick View Post
    I should have unloaded my 5 points last year on a Region G tag and got the He!! out of the Wyoming points game. Oh how I hate point systems!!!!
    I'm thinking the same thing with my 5 PPs and wonder with the PP creep whether to even buy any more or chuck it as a lost cause and just keep hunting my leftover tags every year where I'm happy while I save up for one last high country guided hunt before I croak!

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    Seems like right now for deer you either need max points or no points. I have 3 and sometimes I wish I didnt have any because there are regions I would like to hunt I could draw with 0 points but cant 2nd choice and dont feel they are worth the points either.

 

 

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