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MT Big Game Combo Alternate List
Elk
Contributors to this thread:
JL 16-Jul-20
Abndoc 16-Jul-20
JL 16-Jul-20
JCarrowthem 16-Jul-20
Tilzbow 16-Jul-20
Daff 17-Jul-20
WI Shedhead 17-Jul-20
jdan 17-Jul-20
JL 17-Jul-20
Pop-r 22-Jul-20
swampyankee 22-Jul-20
Pop-r 22-Jul-20
JL 31-Jul-20
WI Shedhead 31-Jul-20
0hndycp 31-Jul-20
Daff 31-Jul-20
JL 31-Jul-20
0hndycp 01-Aug-20
Abndoc 02-Aug-20
Pop-r 02-Aug-20
Tilzbow 20-Aug-20
WI Shedhead 20-Aug-20
WI Shedhead 20-Aug-20
WI Shedhead 20-Aug-20
Abndoc 21-Aug-20
WI Shedhead 21-Aug-20
Smurph 30-Aug-20
JL 30-Aug-20
Smurph 30-Aug-20
Smurph 30-Aug-20
Smurph 30-Aug-20
From: JL
16-Jul-20
The list is finally posted after the usual technical difficulties. 2104 folks signed up for the list

From: Abndoc
16-Jul-20
My number is 188.

From: JL
16-Jul-20
That hasn't been a bad number in the past. I'm in the 1700's near the cellar.

From: JCarrowthem
16-Jul-20
was hoping for a good number but I got 1088!!

From: Tilzbow
16-Jul-20
531 of 834 for me. This is for the Elk Combination only so shorter list with fewer tags. My position is right in line with my luck in the rest of this year’s draws. Chance is between Slim and nine and Slim was just spotted riding over the horizon.

From: Daff
17-Jul-20
I got 111 on the Big Game Combination. I've never put in for alternates list before so I have no idea how many usually get sent back. I made calculations based on the 17000 cap for non-residents and came up with 7/10's of one percent would need to be returned for me to have a chance. I'm thinking with the plague going around it seems reasonable. Good luck

From: WI Shedhead
17-Jul-20
Tilzbow- My drawing luck isn’t any different except I’m 654. Co otc here I come!!!

From: jdan
17-Jul-20
Daff, from past experience plan on hunting in Montana this year!

From: JL
17-Jul-20
^...I too think that number (111) will get a phone call. Of course now that I say that, watch the FWP change things....which I know they did make some changes this year! It requires some flexibility as the call might come close to the opener.

From: Pop-r
22-Jul-20
I'm curious how people already have numbers when the registration period for the list is through August 7?

From: swampyankee
22-Jul-20
I believe it closed July 7

From: Pop-r
22-Jul-20
Yes sir I see now that email I got today was for the "b license" alternate list...my bad

From: JL
31-Jul-20
The fat lady had to sit back down!! It ain't over yet! I feel bad for the folks who thought they were single digit numbers and made commitments. It's not happening for me....#1187. Good luck to everyone who applied. Next up is antelope OOA Aug 6th.

""Alternate’s List UPDATE, JULY 31, 2020

The Alternate’s List has been updated to correct a technical error with the initial posting of the list. The error was that the original list displayed the order that customers signed up instead of the randomized ordered list that was intended and required. The error occurred as a result of a brittle and antiquated licensing system. A new licensing system is underway and is slated to be operational for the 2022 license year. FWP apologizes for the confusion this has caused. ""

From: WI Shedhead
31-Jul-20
Ha!! Moved up 350 spots but at #303 I’m not making any plans

From: 0hndycp
31-Jul-20
I live in MT and am glad I don’t have to deal, to much, with its train wreck of a drawing system! It’s way more complex and complicated than it needs to be! Good luck to those STILL waiting

From: Daff
31-Jul-20
Good luck JL ! They kicked me back to 238. It's always something with their drawings. I'm not sure how i'm going to work it with my job but given the chance the opportunity will present its self. I'll just see what happens next week i might get moved to the front of the line due to some quirk in the "antiquated system"

From: JL
31-Jul-20
Asking around locally with some folks I know who applied (about 6)...us cellar dwellers stayed towards the middle to bottom. No one moved up to a competitive area. What's up with that??? I would have guessed one of them would have broke the 300 mark but it didn't happen. I wonder how many applied?

It seems every year the FWP draw system has some glitch in their process.

From: 0hndycp
01-Aug-20
MT FWP is an acting GLITCH!!!

From: Abndoc
02-Aug-20
I moved from 188 to 167. My buddy went from 190 to 1607

From: Pop-r
02-Aug-20
What a joke!

From: Tilzbow
20-Aug-20
After the list was adjusted I ended up 320 out of 834 on the elk combo alternate list. Wrote this year off as my first non-big game hunting year since I was 22 (long time ago!). Got an email today stating I can purchase an elk combo license. I have no idea how this happened or when or if I can go but I’ll take it!

Positing ‘cause I’m curious what others are getting.

From: WI Shedhead
20-Aug-20
I was 356 and got the same email??

From: WI Shedhead
20-Aug-20
Didn’t think I had a prayer but I’ll take it

From: WI Shedhead
20-Aug-20
I was 303 . Just checked. I think the late Wyoming draw has a lot to do with so many turnin tags in state

From: Abndoc
21-Aug-20
I’m at 167 on the big game combo got my email yesterday. Looks like I will be extending my idaho trip and will do a 2 for 1!!

From: WI Shedhead
21-Aug-20
Thier will be at least one available after the 29th. I won’t be using mine. Can’t put that together with my montana partner too short notice

From: Smurph
30-Aug-20
Any way to know what number we are up to on the alternate list?

From: JL
30-Aug-20
The most current info would be to call the MT license folks. I suspect the number changes daily as things change.

From: Smurph
30-Aug-20
Any way to know what number we are up to on the alternate list?

From: Smurph
30-Aug-20
Thankyou, don’t know why the double post.

From: Smurph
30-Aug-20
Thankyou, don’t know why the double post.

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