NFR WDFW gets it right- Wolves part trois

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by ribka, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    The candidates and their party principals certainly have...the nation is about as polarized as it can be. I keeping hoping I don't see a MSLSD logo show up on WFF with Chris Matthews replacing Ed as moderator :eek:
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Trustfunder...thin ice friend, thin freaking ice. State your opinion respectfully or push the keyboard away.
     
  3. Lugan

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    It's "editor in chief".
     
  4. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    It's good to have a moderator who has young kids, the parenting skills come in handy. Nicely stated.
     
  5. jessejames

    jessejames Flyslinger

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    Well the State of Washington is safe again the last of the wedge pack was killed today the alpha male the last to go. Well there should be no tears shed they were just a pack of aliens from Canada.
    jesse
     
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  6. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Apparently the guy owning the house in Avery, ID (Hwy 50 along the St. Joe) felt this way. He had a rather large, professionally made banner on his fence that spoke about the grey aliens from Canada...and that he shoots them on sight. It sure seems that pack had been up to some no good.
     
  7. ribka

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    I know quite a few ranchers and they pay to lease public resource and in return they grow healthy organic -free range beef.Yes they do receive govt subsidies and tax write offs.

    Interesting that fly guides use a public resource (rivers) put a lot of stress on endangered native steelhead and trout and pay zero fees ( unlike the ranchers) to use the public resource. Like ranchers they make profits off of a public resource. And they do receive govt welfare in the form of tax write offs.

    Perhaps guides should start paying a yearly usage fee for every public river where they guide like a rancher does for his leased land. Time to pay your fair share guides like the ranchers.

    Same guys that demonize the ranchers on here support the fly guides

    Nothing against fly guides and have guided myself in other states.






     
  8. triploidjunkie

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    Great!! Now hopefully they'll start on the other packs, at least push the invasive(non-native) wolf back into Canada.
     
  9. jessejames

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    Wolves don't pay attention to international borders these wolves have and will continue to roam in this area. The WDFW is already planning on what to do when the next pack wanders across the border, No visa required.
    jesse
     
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    Not to get TOO political here, but ELIMINATE ALL tax write-offs and simplify the tax code!
     
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    I saw that sign yesterday too...I have to generally agree with this sentiment as well. There were many decals in St Maries that had the wolf in the rifle scope image on the back of their windows or bumpers.

    Many small town economies are driven by logging and ranching so wolves impose a threat to these communities. Its easy now for government agencies to not allow logging in many areas that are now considered endangered wolf habitat. Its easy to see how many that reside in these towns take the actions needed to eliminate this threat in a more vigilante type of nature.
     
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    If we do end up allowing people to hunt the wolves in order to stimulate the economy, I sure hope they do the same for criminals, I mean why would we pay a professional to do a job that so many people would do for free. I'm sure that wouldn't back fire at all.
     
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    I think that approach is the model being tested in Chicago...the city with the most stringent gun controls.
     
  14. Derek Young

    Derek Young Emerging Rivers Guide Services

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    I'll include your recommendation when I pay for my commercial license, required by the State to (legally) guide. Think it'll work?

     
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    $250 for a guide license to guide on every piece of public water in the state?

    My neighbor pays over $2000 a year to lease land to run cattle. And he can only run cattle on that piece of land.


    Ranchers I guess need to pay their fair share.

    I have nothing against guides but to come on here and attack ranchers and farmers as welfare queens and not address other groups who use public resources, put a strain on the resources to make profits and pay pay very little to do so seems disingenuous to say the least.