Tight Spot Quivers
WY point pools
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Contributors to this thread:
WapitiBob 23-Jan-19
'Ike' (Phone) 23-Jan-19
Treeline 23-Jan-19
Trial153 23-Jan-19
Brotsky 23-Jan-19
Lost Arra 23-Jan-19
Lost Arra 23-Jan-19
WapitiBob 23-Jan-19
'Ike' (Phone) 23-Jan-19
Brotsky 23-Jan-19
WapitiBob 23-Jan-19
'Ike' 23-Jan-19
SteveB 24-Jan-19
From: WapitiBob
23-Jan-19

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Earlier this month Toprut added the breakdown of the point pools, per hunt area on their updated web site. If you are wondering how you're sitting it'll give you a good idea; all species.

23-Jan-19
Dang, I’m still only seeing 17 totals...

From: Treeline
23-Jan-19

Treeline's Link
Wyoming has 2018 up

From: Trial153
23-Jan-19
Depressing.

From: Brotsky
23-Jan-19
Ike, you'll need their $20 yearly subscription to see 2018. I paid it, has value for me personally. They have some good data put together on their site and it's easy to use and understand. Solid research tool for $20.

From: Lost Arra
23-Jan-19
Treeline: I don't think Wyoming publishes the breakdown of the point pools like WapitiBob posted. Obviously, you can request them or TopRut wouldn't have that info. In the Draw Odds section of Wyoming G&F website all unsuccessful applicants are lumped together where the pools show how many apps for each level of pref point.

I'm curious if 2018 data can be extrapolated from 2017. I would guess it would give a ball park figure where you are in line and as Trial said, it's a little depressing, especially at my age.

From: Lost Arra
23-Jan-19
Brotsky: $10 for two states looks like a bargain if your time on the phone is worth anything (I don't work for Toprut)

From: WapitiBob
23-Jan-19

23-Jan-19
I got it figured out Brots, thanks...

From: Brotsky
23-Jan-19
Bob, they do have the general tag pool as well. It's a little tricky to get to. Once on the WY elk page select nonresident, then in the bottom drop down box (show Unit) select "general units". Once that comes up on the right window you can select the "more" link under the general unit column for regular or special and get the point pools.

From: WapitiBob
23-Jan-19
All the databases are public info. They can include the app name, party info, points of the applicant, where they applied and if they drew, etc, etc. That's how the outfitters get your info when you draw. Not sure of the cost, mine was free ;) It used to be the only resource for determining the actual points needed for drawing a gen license or how close you were to getting into the draw pool. GoHunt and Toprut now publish some of that info. As with everything, I'm sure not all are happy about it.

From: 'Ike'
23-Jan-19
Public info, you have to like that! ;-)

From: SteveB
24-Jan-19
If the databases are public where do we access them?

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