Just finished applying for a couple hunts, for myself and hunting partners. Trying to fit into the schedule, 2-3 days travel by vehicle, before and after the hunt is tough sometimes. Add in the $1000-1500 in airlines, hotels, food, rental car and it becomes an expensive and tough go sometimes. When I was working, I had the money, but not the time. Now that I'm retired I've got all the time and no money. Such is life!!!
Those are some long shot draws with 1 point. But you have a pretty good chance at the Aransas. Be warned it’s is a tough hunt with low success. Good luck
Long shot is an understatement now that points are cubed. It took my 27 points cubed to draw powderhorn last year. The good is what has been like a curse not wanting to risk wasting all those points on lesser odds hunts over the last 20 years or so is finally lifted. Starting over with no points in GDE I now can finally apply in as many of the hunts in that category as I wish to try for.
I haven't sent mine in yet. I will put in for all the mule deer hunts, all the javelina hunts, all the pronghorn hunts as well as the private land hunts in the panhandle plus the hunts for Copper Breaks State Park and all the WMAs in the panhandle sometime in the next week
Retired Navy Chief NJROTC Instructor for Tascosa High School