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How do I determine Selway Bitterroot Closed for Hunting?
vanity | rey

Posted on 10/05/2013 6:14:11 PM PDT by rey

How do I determine if the Selaway Bitterroot National Forest in Idaho is shut down for elk hunting? There are no answers at the offices. Campsites are closed, but that does not necessarily mean hunting is closed.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: banglist; governmentshutdown; guncontrol; hunting; secondamendment

1 posted on 10/05/2013 6:14:12 PM PDT by rey
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To: rey

I would say “just do it!’ u heard it here first


2 posted on 10/05/2013 6:15:20 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

I second the motion.


3 posted on 10/05/2013 6:16:27 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: rey
Who's gonn'a confront an armed elk hunter?

They're all home, enjoying a beer waiting for the vacay check.

Enjoy.

4 posted on 10/05/2013 6:16:42 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: rey
Someone will tell you when you are hunting. Otherwise, it's open for hunting.

/johnny

5 posted on 10/05/2013 6:17:10 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: rey
Easy: Will it annoy you a lot if it is closed? If yes - it's closed.

Obama - "SPITEFUL" is thy name.

6 posted on 10/05/2013 6:17:54 PM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: rey

I was on the forests in central ID all week. Never noticed any campgrounds shut and I stopped by a few outhouses and found them in working order (thanks to gravity).

Maybe call the sheriff in the county you are going to.


7 posted on 10/05/2013 6:18:07 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: rey

Ask permission only of your master.

Corollary: be your own master. Free men don’t ask permission.

10/13/13:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Million-Vet-March-on-the-Memorials/539097822833735?ref=br_tf


8 posted on 10/05/2013 6:19:11 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (It's been over 90 days; time to start on 2014. Carpe GOP!)
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To: rey

"The forest is closed. Go bowling, instead."


9 posted on 10/05/2013 6:20:49 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: rey

Call the state wildlife agency that issued your hunting license.


10 posted on 10/05/2013 6:21:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: rey

http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/bitterroot/home

Funding Lapse

Due to the lapse in agency funding, the sale of all types of permits (i.e., recreation, firewood, forest products, mineral materials for example) are suspended, recreation.gov reservations are suspended, and all federally owned recreation sites are closed. All offices are closed. These services will be available once funding is restored.

Law enforcement, fire suppression, and other essential services will continue without interruption.

This web site will remain available for public safety announcements and updates such as for wildfire, floods, and so forth. We will attempt to make timely updates about public health and safety on these web pages as appropriate. We sincerely regret this inconvenience.

For general information on Forest Service shutdown procedures, please visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/contingency-plans/.


11 posted on 10/05/2013 6:22:45 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: ExGeeEye
I love it. Americans are flouting the royal decree of the president at will.

People are ignoring the barricades on H-11 in Michigan to get to pictured rocks national lakeshore.

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I hear they're doing the same at Sleeping Bear Dunes on Lake Michigan as well.
12 posted on 10/05/2013 6:25:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ExGeeEye
That Facebook site needs its own thread. Tell all the people.
13 posted on 10/05/2013 6:27:33 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: rey

I would say you should still be able to hunt there as long as you can find a way to get to the place where you want to hunt without using the park roads and are otherwise self-sufficient. And don’t expect to get rescued right away if something goes wrong.

Stay safe.


14 posted on 10/05/2013 6:32:13 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

The Asshat is trying to close the ocean, so anything is possible.


15 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:26 PM PDT by Foolsgold (Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber)
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To: rey

I’m part owner. You have my permission.


16 posted on 10/05/2013 6:45:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: knarf

The elk or mr. ranger?


17 posted on 10/05/2013 6:55:42 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: rey
unless there's some federal enema nozzle standing there telling you no, i'd say go for it...
18 posted on 10/05/2013 7:03:35 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: rey

The elk were also placed on furlough so they are not legal game during the fedgov shutdown.


19 posted on 10/05/2013 7:03:53 PM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
Never mind the elk, start hunting the feral government employees and employ the 3S (shoot, shovel, shut-up).
20 posted on 10/05/2013 7:18:30 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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21 posted on 10/05/2013 7:20:18 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: rey

Try a CB radio. If your not to far from the park someone
might know. The NRA might help you and if all else fails
do a Startpage search.

http://www.fs.usda.gov/bitterroot

Due to the lapse in agency funding, the sale of all types of permits (i.e., recreation, firewood, forest products, mineral materials for example) are suspended, recreation.gov reservations are suspended, and all federally owned recreation sites are closed. All offices are closed. These services will be available once funding is restored.

Law enforcement, fire suppression, and other essential services will continue without interruption.


22 posted on 10/05/2013 7:23:59 PM PDT by Slambat
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To: smokingfrog

“And don’t expect to get rescued right away if something goes wrong.”

No. They are still on the job. It’s closed to the public
only. You know the ones that pay the bills.


23 posted on 10/05/2013 7:28:15 PM PDT by Slambat
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To: MasterGunner01

“Never mind the elk, start hunting the feral government employees and employ the 3S (shoot, shovel, shut-up).”

What a nasty idea!

Have you ever considered what it would be like cleaning and dressing one of those things?

Don’t forget the inflated price of arm length rubber gloves, either.

;-(


24 posted on 10/05/2013 7:36:42 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - Because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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"Due to the lapse in agency funding, the sale of all types of permits (i.e., recreation, firewood, forest products, mineral materials for example) are suspended, ..."

One assumes that he already has the license. At least in my neighborhood, the elk licenses are not something you just pick up on the way to the hunt, and most people get them months before season. That posted quote says the SALE of permits has been suspended.

I'd just go.

Long past time for some good ol' Civil Disobedience, anyway.

25 posted on 10/05/2013 7:44:16 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: GladesGuru

Cleaning and dressing a feral government employee? It’s probably as much trouble as a large deer. We could give the meat to homeless shelters. At least they’d get some use from a feral government employee. [snicker]


26 posted on 10/05/2013 7:44:52 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: GladesGuru

If you dry them properly you can use them to heat your home. Can’t afford gas? Wood stoves are now illegal. Burn a bureaucrat instead.


27 posted on 10/05/2013 7:54:04 PM PDT by wrencher
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To: rey

I spent last 2 days fishing Dworshak Reservoir. Had to camp in the state park since the federal stuff is all locked up. The whole damn lake is federal - Army Corps of Engineers runs it. But they only controlled places they could install locks.

I would say go to it. Those elk don’t care if the feds are working or not.


28 posted on 10/05/2013 8:04:29 PM PDT by Borderline
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To: rey

Call Bud&Shirley’s or maybe a gun shop up in Missoula.

I’m in Oregon, but folks are still hunting the national forests here.


29 posted on 10/05/2013 8:38:31 PM PDT by Rio (Proud resident of the State of Jefferson)
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To: rey

it’s ours, I say you can hunt, so can I if I want


30 posted on 10/05/2013 8:44:49 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: rey

http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_c63a76a2-fc5b-5de8-81fb-f17189cc7785.html


31 posted on 10/06/2013 5:49:16 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: rey

Just throw on a Robin Hood outfit and you are good to go. Anytime you want.


32 posted on 10/06/2013 7:30:21 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Take your gun and go huntin’, young man.

If accosted, use gun. Simple.


33 posted on 10/06/2013 1:15:45 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: rey

Are you Hispanic? If not, it’s closed.


34 posted on 10/07/2013 12:13:07 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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