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Old 03-28-2006, 01:52 PM
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I am so pissed off nowI CAN'T STAND IT. This is the second year straight that I didn't get drawn for spring gobbler. They up the quota to 300 birds and that was double from last year and I still didn't get drawn. I hope this is no indication of how my other draws go. Intresting thing about it is, I've got them around my kabin here and the dang things actually wake me up at times. Boy, talk about being tempted. Another thing that pisses me off is people who apply for quota hunts and don't go. I know of 3 incidences of people who apply and when the season comes, they don't go for one reason or another. SCUMB BAG. I get right in their face and letthem know that they are deneying people like me the oppurtunity to hunt. Thats just not right, maybe the fish and game should take this in concideration and possibly increase the quota in some areas.
I guess I'll stay locked up in this kabin during spring gobbler and just pout.[:@][:@][:@]

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Old 03-28-2006, 02:18 PM
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Man, that sucks. I don't know what i would do if i had to draw for every tag i got, or even sometimes never got to hunt because i didn't draw a tag. I would be POed also.
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Old 03-28-2006, 02:24 PM
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yeah i know what you mean! the last to years i didnt get draw either. i didnt get draw this year, so i had to buy a leftover license. thats not until may though. so i still got some time to wait.
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Old 03-28-2006, 03:54 PM
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I'm afraid I'd be moving, or taking a road trip to a state that would allow me a tag. Heck, most allow multiple tags.
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Old 03-28-2006, 04:00 PM
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Offer/advertise to guide....if ya got the birds, use someone else to hunt them..pulling the trigger is secondary and unimportant when hunting spring gobblers....or hunt them with a video camera.....you got Merriams, do you need me to come out?
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Old 03-28-2006, 09:02 PM
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Bring it on Rob. Applications have to be in by Mar. 15, which is past the deadline but theres always next year and your more than welcome. I do enjoy the calling aspect of turkey hunting rather than the kill but it would of been nice. I've already have some guys I know, that I'll be doing some callin for. A new digital with a zoom in lense in next on my want list. And how did you know my sister's name was Merriam?

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Old 03-28-2006, 09:59 PM
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I am so pissed off nowI CAN'T STAND IT. This is the second year straight that I didn't get drawn for spring gobbler. They up the quota to 300 birds and that was double from last year and I still didn't get drawn. I hope this is no indication of how my other draws go. Intresting thing about it is, I've got them around my kabin here and the dang things actually wake me up at times. Boy, talk about being tempted. Another thing that pisses me off is people who apply for quota hunts and don't go. I know of 3 incidences of people who apply and when the season comes, they don't go for one reason or another. SCUMB BAG. I get right in their face and letthem know that they are deneying people like me the oppurtunity to hunt. Thats just not right, maybe the fish and game should take this in concideration and possibly increase the quota in some areas.
I guess I'll stay locked up in this kabin during spring gobbler and just pout.[:@][:@][:@]

Bobby
Totally understand your feelings. But trouble is, maybe when they got the tags they had every intention of using the tag. But, emergencies do happen to all of us, and things that turn out to be more important do over ride turkey hunting I am sure, it has happened to myself, though we dont have to draw for tags in NY. But there have been several times, I had to cancel going with someone, or missed hunting because of important matters or death or emergency. So dont think it is fair to get in their face as you say and tear into them.

That being said, if they got it thinking they might or maybe would then yes, should not apply. Do you have the point system like other states, where you get a point or so each time you apply and then they build up to a level you get a preference or something like that? Maybe that is why they do it, not intending to get the tag, but getting into the point system.

Then maybe the Fish and Game should look in to a method of transferring the tag, or returning it and re-drawing in times where folks cant make it out to hunt.[8D]
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Old 03-29-2006, 12:15 AM
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I was being nice davidmil, lol.I didn't want to say that i had 3 tags already alloted to me for the whole season. I would love to go hunt merriams in the mountainsthough. Only place in the state we have them is hard to get on and to far of a drive.
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Old 03-29-2006, 08:24 AM
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Bring it on Rob. Applications have to be in by Mar. 15, which is past the deadline but theres always next year and your more than welcome. I do enjoy the calling aspect of turkey hunting rather than the kill but it would of been nice. I've already have some guys I know, that I'll be doing some callin for. A new digital with a zoom in lense in next on my want list. And how did you know my sister's name was Merriam?

Bobby
We might just have to do that..... And have a great season.....
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Old 03-29-2006, 10:08 AM
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Bobby,
You come on over here,you can buy you turkey tag over the counter.
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