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#6860688 - 08/18/17 12:15 PM September 1st Hunts
Chunky Monkey Offline
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Registered: 12/03/14
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E-Postcard Youth/Adult Furbearer
E-Postcard Youth/Adult Squirrel
E-Postcard-Youth Deer Antlerless/Spike
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Private Lands - Antlerless/Spike
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Good Luck!!!

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#6860805 - 08/18/17 02:03 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
Bigfoot Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 932
Loc: Galveston Bay
Ive got 0 in this set. But I am chomping at the bit for Sept 15th to get here.
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#6861261 - 08/18/17 10:19 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
Erny Offline
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Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 2072
Loc: Smith County
Yep.... good luck to everyone in the draws.

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#6861734 - 08/19/17 02:01 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
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I received a letter in the mail for the Texas Big Time hunts with the TPWD logo on it.

I almost crapped my pants wondering "could it be? now way"

It turned out to just be an advertisement for this coming draw hunts.

Talk about rubbing salt on the wound.... bang

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#6861952 - 08/19/17 05:43 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
NDN98 Offline
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Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 10346
Loc: McKinney, TX
I only have one entry for the 9-1 hunts, but several in the 9-15 hunts.

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#6864859 - 08/22/17 09:16 AM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
yakinthebox Offline
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Registered: 02/22/11
Posts: 636
Loc: Deer Park
I've got 5 in this round!

E-Postcard Archery @ Granger PHL
E-Postcard Archery @ James Daughtrey WMA
E-Postcard Archery @ Keechi Creek WMA
National Refuge Archery Deer @ Laguna Atascosa NWR
National Refuge Archery Deer @ LRGV- Teniente

Wish me luck!
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#6864893 - 08/22/17 09:42 AM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
Hunterwannabe Offline
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Registered: 12/06/16
Posts: 30
I got the TPWD Big Time Hunts letter and was so excited and felt the same disappointment. It was too good to be true that I landed that one. Wish I had won that!


Edited by Hunterwannabe (08/22/17 09:43 AM)

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#6865007 - 08/22/17 11:13 AM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
Herbie Hancock Offline
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Registered: 08/23/16
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I wonder how much money they make off those Big Time Texas hunts since they really don't have a limit to the amount of entires you can have.

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#6865131 - 08/22/17 12:50 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
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"Last year's sweepstakes resulted in 72,989 entries that generated nearly $681,500 revenue, according to Justin Dreibelbis, TPWD director of public hunting."

http://www.lightandchampion.com/sports/article_c618ecbe-9af7-11e6-8fe5-3f6539240b56.html

This article was from 2016 so it probably is referring to the 2015 hunt year.


Edited by Chunky Monkey (08/22/17 12:51 PM)

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#6865246 - 08/22/17 02:32 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Herbie Hancock]
bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 12/24/06
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Loc: Hill county
Originally Posted By: Herbie Hancock
I wonder how much money they make off those Big Time Texas hunts since they really don't have a limit to the amount of entires you can have.
You can buy as many raffle tickets as you want for these hunts? didn't realize it wasn't limited to 1 entry per person...


Edited by bossbowman (08/22/17 02:34 PM)

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#6865248 - 08/22/17 02:34 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: bossbowman]
Herbie Hancock Offline
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Originally Posted By: bossbowman
Originally Posted By: Herbie Hancock
I wonder how much money they make off those Big Time Texas hunts since they really don't have a limit to the amount of entires you can have.
You can buy as many raffle tickets as you want for these hunts, though it was limited to one entry per person?


No, when you click on it, it will say 1-9999 entries.

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#6865310 - 08/22/17 03:40 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
BurrOak Offline
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Registered: 08/20/10
Posts: 603
Loc: CenTex
Wow. Im putting in 9999 times for the Grand Slam then!

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#6865372 - 08/22/17 04:48 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
DFWpublichunter Offline
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Registered: 01/31/17
Posts: 99
Loc: Dallas, TX
That's some good revenue.

So, being new to hunting and all this. If I want to go hunting with three buddies, do we all need to be on the same application? I can't just invite them after the fact, if I ever get a tag?
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#6865509 - 08/22/17 07:25 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: Chunky Monkey]
Blank Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/20/10
Posts: 150
Loc: Idaho Falls, Idaho
Just win the Big Time Texas Hunt. Then, you can bring a friend! smile

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#6865528 - 08/22/17 07:37 PM Re: September 1st Hunts [Re: DFWpublichunter]
Chunky Monkey Offline
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Registered: 12/03/14
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Originally Posted By: DFWpublichunter
That's some good revenue.

So, being new to hunting and all this. If I want to go hunting with three buddies, do we all need to be on the same application? I can't just invite them after the fact, if I ever get a tag?


All of you have to be on the same application. Which kind of sucks because I have a friend that is new to hunting and chomping at the bit to get out there but I didn't hesitate to get all my picks in so I can't take him if I do get picked. For me it's like a kid 2 days before Xmas with no adults to tell you otherwise. I just tear into it, the only person I sign up with me is my dad. Regardless if he wants to do the hunt or not.


Edited by Chunky Monkey (08/22/17 07:40 PM)

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