Top 10 Controlled Hunt Misconceptions, Deadline to apply is May 15 April 10, 2013

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... After software engineer Ron Wold didn’t draw a tag he was sure he would, he created the Oregon Tag Draw Percentages website to help hunters figure out their chances. Hundreds view his website or contact him each year to get a sense of their chances. The book Oregon Tag Guide also helps hunters understand their odds.  Wold spoke with ODFW about the most common mistakes and misconceptions about controlled hunts he sees among hunters:
1. The process itself: Here is a step-by-step process of how the random computerized controlled hunt draw works.   [click on link above for details]
     Visit the Oregon Tag Draw Percentages website or get the Oregon Tag Guide for more detailed information on your controlled hunt draw odds and good luck! And if you have any questions on the process or would like to be at the drawing for seed numbers, call ODFW’s controlled hunts supervisor at 503-947-6108.



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