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There are 22 WMU's ? How many people are going to be able to give an informed opinion on more than 2 or 3 ? Meaning, how many people consistently, year in, year out, hunt various WMU's, and have enough acumen to discern whether they stink (even in their opinion) or not ?

I think a better question would be, what WMU's do you consistently Deer hunt, and do you think they are good,bad, indifferent, etc...
 

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Jumped about 15-20 does hunting rabbits at canoe creek state park the other day, get on it flintlock guys, I'll be in 4a with my bow.
 

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all wmu's are good and all wmu's are bad. that is the problem with managing deer with wmu's. that level of granularity, at least in semi-populated areas, doesn't work.
 

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i agree i hunt a number of WMU's and you will find totally different deer populations within the same WMU. I can take you to places in the dreaded 2G that have plenty of deer...then take you on some state forest areas that have very VERY! few...same with 4D , 4B, 3B, and 3D...The whole WMU deal is basically a joke...You have agricultural areas and deep woods areas all in the same WMU. I put a lot of shoe leather in the woods. I'm not going to argue this fact...If you want to argue. Put your boots on and lets go...Iv'e offered this challenge many times to those that want to argue. So far nobody has showed up with their boots on. I'm not much for the whole WMU management.
 

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The survey looks just fine. You will at least get an idea of what satisfaction is in those units without having to pick nits.

It just seems like some don't like the results.
 

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I hunt 2G mostly, see plenty of deer. Also hunt or have hunted 2E, 4A, 4D, 5C and 5B. See lots of deer there too. Crazy as it may sound, I'd choose 2G based on my experiences.
 

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my question is..what if your good WMU"S are the same as the ones that stink.? how do you vote?...like i said above...good and bad in many of them. All depends where your hunting.
 

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i hunt both wmu in 3c an just started hunting mount. pisgah park this year.we dont have a promblem taking deer there either.wmu in 3a is hit or miss depending,this year was hit as my buddie took a nice 9 pointer.this 3a wmu doesnt see any state maintanence so it goes buy what nature provides for food.good apples or acorns an theres deer,bad forage year not many deer.but we do seem to take one deer a year there in last 4 yrs.
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This should have been one unit good one unit bad. If you thought your unit was good, then you vote good for your unit and nothing for bad, or vice-versa.

I did not see where it said you can vote for 3 in each poll, I only picked one and now I can't go back and vote again.
 

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How did someone vote that 5D stinks. If you have property to hunt there you are fillin all your doe tags.
 

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Many units getting voters in each section. Hmmmm...sometimes it's just a matter of driving ten miles down the road.
 

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I don't think driving ten miles down the road has anything to do with anything. Its all a matter of who is voting and how they are voting.

How many people are voting one area (their area) is bad, and some other 3 areas of the state far away they have never even hunted is good just to make a point how bad their area is compared to other areas?

Thats why it should've been one and done.
 

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I voted three good and three bad based on first hand knowledge of the ones I voted for.

My Bad:2G,4D,3B

My Good: 5C,2A,2B and I wouldve also added 2D
 

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I hunt 2 wildlife units, 2G & 4D. Both are way too large to say good or bad. Some ares have way too many deer, others could have a population increase with no damage to habitat.
If you want fair and balance deer herds in most area the WMU will either need to be more numerous or divided into subunits. I'm not talking the size of counties but the size of townships. I don't see this happening, but it's what is needed.
 
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