Greg Johnson out as KDFWR Commissioner

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by pentail, Mar 16, 2018.

  1. pentail

    pentail Bacon Staff Member

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    Greg Johnson announced his retirement this morning. Tourism/Commerce Department Chief of Staff Frank Jemley announced as interim director.
     
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  2. fcfishking1

    fcfishking1 6 pointer

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  3. mudhole crossing

    mudhole crossing 12 pointer

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    How come?
     
  4. shaman

    shaman 8 pointer

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    So help me connect the dots. Is this part of the brouhaha over the duck hunting/illegal baiting?
     
  5. fcfishking1

    fcfishking1 6 pointer

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    Some of that at least....the coverup, etc. but other larger issues that will probably surface soon. Others are involved and with the appt. of Tourism Chief of Staff as the interim Commissioner, it is obvious that Parkinson is stepping in to clean up whatever messes are there. I am aware that there are several whistleblower cases and several appearing before Ethics Committee related to other issues.............Strader radio show called this a couple weeks ago and it is now starting to play out.......Damn, I hate being listed as a "fawn" over here LOL....I was a 10 pointer before I lost my email provider...........
     
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  6. carnivore

    carnivore 12 pointer

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    Welcome to the forum LOL!
     
  7. KY Swamp Beagler

    KY Swamp Beagler 12 pointer

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    Boy, he didn’t last long.
     
  8. ribsplitter

    ribsplitter Cyber-Hunter

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    This time they will really clean the place up. This time things are going to be different. This time were going to get it right . Yea this time ... As a sportsman they just give me the warm and fuzzies, lol. What a joke..
     
  9. jeepndeer

    jeepndeer 6 pointer

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    Hope they clean up those that put a black eye on an otherwise great department.
     
  10. jeepndeer

    jeepndeer 6 pointer

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    Newbie!
     
  11. trust me

    trust me Troubled Loner

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    I suppose Bevins is still in the saddle? He should have been the first one gone, followed by a few more.

    How many ways can they step on their own peckers?
     
  12. KYH5N1

    KYH5N1 10 pointer

    What we should be concerned with is that the Tourism/Commerce Director is now heading KDFWR. Talk about taking care of the NR hunters! Next will be horses and off road parks on WMAs!
     
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  13. Nock

    Nock 12 pointer

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    Very good point.
     
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  14. Wampuscat

    Wampuscat 10 pointer

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    We just have to make sure the kdfw budget stays out of the general fund
     
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  15. BowOnly

    BowOnly 8 pointer

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    Funny, Gassest got heat from telling them to stick it over horses on wma's. Anybody missing having someone in charge that was a biologist and had the sportsmens back?
     

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