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    I got nothing, but I'm still going buffalo hunting since my buddy (who I'm just introducing into hunting) drew a cow tag.

    Any good threads on this hunt? What to expect/avoid/look for?

    Thanks and good luck all.
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    I drew a cow bison too. Should be a fun hunt. Draw odds will probably change next year as word gets out.

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    Congrats to all who drew!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zim View Post
    No bison for me. Only a 2.6% NR chance for bull. I think the odds actually got worse with the up front money!

    100% NR odds for a cow.
    Odds were only slightly better this year, and that was a surprise! Fewer applicants, but fewer tags as well.

    2013: 1056 applicants, 22 tags = 2.1%

    2014: 669 applicants, 18 tags = 2.7%
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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    Odds were only slightly better this year, and that was a surprise! Fewer applicants, but fewer tags as well.

    2013: 1056 applicants, 22 tags = 2.1%

    2014: 669 applicants, 18 tags = 2.7%
    That really was a substantial drop in applicants from 2013, so you can't really look at the draw odds percentage to get an accurate picture when there was a cut in tags that actually caused the percentage to go up 0.6%
    Last edited by Topgun 30-06; 05-02-2014 at 07:56 AM.

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    I received my refund today so the rest of you should be getting them shortly. Kinda funny how it takes them 3 weeks to get me the refund when I only live a mile from their headquarters!

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    It will be nice to get my $500 check

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    Quote Originally Posted by libidilatimmy View Post
    I received my refund today so the rest of you should be getting them shortly. Kinda funny how it takes them 3 weeks to get me the refund when I only live a mile from their headquarters!
    It's also kinda funny that the WG&F won't let you cash a WG&F refund check in a WG&F office even if you want to purchase a general tag from the WG&F.

 

 

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