Sat in a camp this weekend with my 2 boys,11 and 6. My nephews from 9 to 2.
Their grandpa will never hunt LE with them. At 66 he will be dead.
I might have a slight chance on a lesser unit(elk or deer) with my oldest, but most likely not my youngest.
My dad died before I drew a Manti elk(he was from Manti). He never drew it.
I have 18 moose points. 8 antelope, 4 elk.
Its time to just stop the point system. Its no longer working. It pretty much hasnt since max point holders quit being guaranteed. And even worse, its unbelievably discouraging to the younger generation.
Before I hear the usual bs, lets remember, the guys in their 40's and older, got to suck up points applying for ALL oil every year.
I have 18 moose points. My odds of drawing, are in the single digits. In the unit I apply for, I will never draw, too many points on too many guys, baring just dumb luck. I put in every year knowing I will never draw, same reason I buy Powerball tickets.
Its time to just be done with the whole mess. Time to go straight up random draw. You didn't "buy" points. You can't sell them. You can't trade them. They aren't transferred like an heirloom when u die. You made a donation to wildlife.
Time to end the point system.
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun"