LATE! Idaho elk/deer/antelope draw tags

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  1. livetohunt

    livetohunt Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Wondering if anyone on here has any insight or insider information. I know that IDFG went to an outside service to do the drawings this year, and I know they extended the draw application by 3 days because of site difficulties.

    Last year draw results came out June 26th. Now they are only 5 days away from the stated deadline for limited OTC tags to go on sale. Its already frustrating when Idaho has such a late drawing, but now its seriously pushing close to seasons and not leaving enough time for planning!

    I keep checking online like crazy.

    (posted the same thing on another forum to see if anyone over there knows anything also)
     
  2. Idaho Trecker

    Idaho Trecker Well-Known Member

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    Lots of us in the same boat. I'm getting tired of waiting!
     
  3. RockyMtnMT

    RockyMtnMT Official LRH Sponsor

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    MT has the same crap. Can't plan hunts based on draws.

    Steve
     
  4. livetohunt

    livetohunt Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Well they came out today
     
  5. Aking

    Aking Well-Known Member

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    I haven’t heard of anyone who has drew must be back luck here in eastern Idaho
     
  6. WeiserBucks

    WeiserBucks Well-Known Member

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    My family drew 2 cow tags, a bear tag and an extra doe tag.
     
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  7. Schnyd112

    Schnyd112 Well-Known Member

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    Nevada tags came/come out end may beginning of June. A little better but still doesn’t leave much time for planning. Doesn’t matter, we all struck out anyway.
     
  8. livetohunt

    livetohunt Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    I missed out on my tag for the whitewater raft hunt I was planning.

    Wife drew her hells canyon cow tag
     
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  9. Joefrazell

    Joefrazell Well-Known Member

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    My wife and I drew a cow tag
     
  10. Idaho Trecker

    Idaho Trecker Well-Known Member

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    Finally after 21 years of hunting and putting in on bull elk for around 15 years I finally got my first bull elk tag! Just hoping the massive bull I saw there last year while deer hunting survives until fall.
     
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  11. livetohunt

    livetohunt Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    What unit Trecker? I was going to be in unit 13 but hunting from the river. Now I’ll probably just hunt the salmon zone somewhere
     
  12. Idaho Trecker

    Idaho Trecker Well-Known Member

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    76. I'm surprised you didnt draw 13 that is almost always a give-me. You are talking deer? Usually even draw that second choice. I would love the chance to hunt that from the river!
     
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  13. livetohunt

    livetohunt Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Put in for muleys and elk. Drew for
    Mule deer but its the same season as I will be hunting for elk now so I won’t even pickup the tag. It’s been a 60-70 percent chance for elk since it went to a draw, Just unlucky.
     
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  14. Backcountry_IDN

    Backcountry_IDN Well-Known Member

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    Hey now, I archery hunt that unit....don't be going after the big boys now! Lol jk. Good luck there! What area do you go? We archery hunt Georgetown area