The Beaver State Podcast Episode 48: Playing the controlled hunt odds with Ron Wold

April 8, 2021

Ron Wold has been putting in for controlled hunt tags since the beginning. And when he didn't draw, he started exploring the process in-depth looking for a better way to apply each year. He learned that he could make math-based predictions (not guarantees) with the information ODFW puts out each year after hunting seasons end and started a website ( to help other hunters better understand the process. We talked to Ron about why he started the project and how others can benefit from his work.

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