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#5929971 - 09/15/15 03:16 PM Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA!
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Registered: 07/15/05
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Loc: Cuero
Haven't been drawn for a deer hunt since 1986! Said this year was my last of applying. How about that! Either sex for the first weekend of January!

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#5929975 - 09/15/15 03:17 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 01/15/07
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Loc: Live in Katy, Hunt in Llano Co...
Congrats! Should be a great hunt. How many points did you have going into it?
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#5929995 - 09/15/15 03:27 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Woodsman

Registered: 12/21/11
Posts: 105
Nice! We had two points as a group and missed out on that hunt.

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#5930018 - 09/15/15 03:41 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Light Foot

Registered: 01/02/11
Posts: 21
Awesome! I had applied for that, however, I was drawn for Devil's River SNA - Dan Hughes Unit. I'm pretty stoked about that. Hope you have great success at Chap.

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#5930022 - 09/15/15 03:44 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Originally Posted By: Ranch Dog
Originally Posted By: TxAg
How many points did you have going into it?

18

Haven't been on a TPWD property in 29 years.

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#5930033 - 09/15/15 03:51 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Originally Posted By: Ranch Dog
Originally Posted By: Ranch Dog
Originally Posted By: TxAg
How many points did you have going into it?

18

Haven't been on a TPWD property in 29 years.

Another quote in the stack!

In the day, mule deer hunts were in with whitetails and after 1986 all I applied for was the Big Bend WMAs. I think 10 years ago they separated the hunts, or at least I have 10 mule deer points. When they did that, I was disappointed and felt that my point bank should have gone to the mule deer bank. I could apply every year for different reasons most of it was that I was hunting elsewhere. The years I had a mule deer lease, I didn't apply as the season was so short.

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#5930037 - 09/15/15 03:53 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 10/22/07
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Loc: Surfside Beach, TX
Nice! Hope you get a monster!
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#5930041 - 09/15/15 03:54 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Correction I have 8 mule deer points so it was separated at least 8 years ago. I'm not sure when the point thing took off either, I know it hasn't been in play as long as I've been applying.

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#5930165 - 09/15/15 05:16 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 12/24/05
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Loc: Cass County, TX
Congrats
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#5930166 - 09/15/15 05:16 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 01/31/08
Posts: 193
Loc: Cowhouse Creek, TEXAS
After 20 years of putting in for the Chaparral Either Sex- I got drawn too! for the 1st hunt; 12/15-19. Bad news is I am supposed to start a West Texas Mule deer hunt on the 18th. I will figure out how to make both work somehow.
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#5930226 - 09/15/15 05:46 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: El_Numero_Uno]
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Registered: 07/15/05
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Loc: Cuero
Originally Posted By: El_Numero_Uno
After 20 years of putting in for the Chaparral Either Sex- I got drawn too! for the 1st hunt; 12/15-19. Bad news is I am supposed to start a West Texas Mule deer hunt on the 18th. I will figure out how to make both work somehow.

I suspect that in the past they might have let two permit holders switch dates but I doubt it nowadays. I don't care when I go so I'm open to a trade if you want to check.

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#5930230 - 09/15/15 05:49 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 09/16/10
Posts: 321
Loc: Round Rock TX
Good on you winners. Been putting in for Chap since I was a young man.
Now I'm old. Hope I get to go before I have to go.

Cheers
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#5930485 - 09/15/15 07:54 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 09/29/14
Posts: 111
I may have set a new record, 0 for 50, I applied for just about everything this year, decided if I missed this year it would be last try, and well, its my last year trying. Still in shock, zero for 50, dang.

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#5930493 - 09/15/15 07:56 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: Ranch Dog]
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Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2768
Loc: Houston/Sealy
I saw some huge deer last year while quail hunting there.
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#5930531 - 09/15/15 08:18 PM Re: Drawn ~ Chaparral WMA! [Re: DHS274]
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Registered: 07/15/05
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Loc: Cuero
Originally Posted By: DHS274
I may have set a new record, 0 for 50, I applied for just about everything this year, decided if I missed this year it would be last try, and well, its my last year trying. Still in shock, zero for 50, dang.

I'm really sorry to hear that but I was in the same boat. Not going to put in for anything any more beyond this year.

Thanks for all the well wishes guys!

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