I need some Wyoming members to bail me out - epic dad fail

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  1. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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    Taking my 12 yr old on his first antelope hunt - He has been super stoked. We have doe tags, but I had an epic fail dad fail and put in for the 23-7 private land tags instead of the 23-6 public land tags. This is just outside of Gillette. Sigh...any private land owners out there willing to let my son shoot a doe antelope on their property? Or can anybody point me in the right direction? I don’t even care if I fill my tag - just want my son to have an opportunity. My son is shooting a 6.5 creed and might be wearing a flatbill hat, so take that into consideration! Lol - JK, he is a cool kid and deserves this.

    If you have any thoughts or suggestions or want to tell me how bad I suck, let me know:)
     
  2. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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    Come on - somebody?? Lol
     
  3. JKB57

    JKB57 Well-Known Member

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    check with the local game warden in Gillette and see if he can steer you in the right direction
     
  4. Taco John

    Taco John Active Member

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    TnT gunshop east of town might be able to point you in the right direction.

    Always check in at the feed store too.
     
  5. predator 22

    predator 22 Well-Known Member

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    Knock on doors! Last time I went antelope hunting we had over 1500 acres to hunt just by knocking on doors and talking to folks. It was in Colorado not Wyoming but every single person I've met and worked with from the cowboy state has been great.
     
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  6. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    Good luck. Hunting with the kids is worth paying a trespass fee if needed. Wish I owned some property up there for you to hunt on.
     
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  7. milo-2

    milo-2 Well-Known Member

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    I think the Chamber of Commerce here in Gillette used to help hunters locate landowners too. I can find the number if you desire.
    At 1600 licenses for doe and fawn on private property, most likely landowners were in part responsible for that number. I think the last 2 winters have been hard on herds, maybe preventive measures.
     
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  8. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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    That would be great - I’ll take any help I can get at this point:)
     
  9. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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    I told my son to prepare to look cute and lovable for door knocking. I am not opposed to it and am planning on it, just hoping to have something a little more solid lined up having to drive all the way from Tennessee. If it wasn’t for the timing of fall break and school I would just haul him to Idaho for the family elk hunt. Just trying to take advantage of these breaks with no school or sports:).
     
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  11. villagelightsmith

    villagelightsmith Well-Known Member

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    Take the lad hunting. It's a religious holiday.
     
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  12. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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  13. Backcountry_IDN

    Backcountry_IDN Well-Known Member

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    Message me. Have some buddy's that might be able to help
     
  14. PredatorSlayer

    PredatorSlayer Well-Known Member

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    PM sent :)