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Unread 11-12-2011, 04:54 PM
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Bryce's Sheep Hunt

After glassing miles of ridges and draws, locating a couple hundred white rocks, we finally located an actual live sheep. It had to be some five to six miles away but at least we could tell it was a ram. We set up the spotting scope and saw it was a nice full-curl ram. As we were setting up base camp, now something past 8:00 at night, a quick glance through the spotting scope was enough for some serious excitement. Out from behind a rock, right next to this full curl ram comes this "way past" full curl ram. Our best guess at that distance was 41/42". That discovery was not helpful in trying to get a good night's sleep. Read More...
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Unread 11-13-2011, 12:26 PM
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Re: Bryce's Sheep Hunt

Congrats, very nice ram.
Practicing long range hunting before a hunt like that would have made much easier your shot and hunt.
Thanks for sharing.
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Unread 11-14-2011, 04:56 PM
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Re: Bryce's Sheep Hunt

Your ram is a brute! Great write up as well. You obviously paid your dues with lots of miles logged both up and down... you earned him.

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Unread 06-07-2012, 03:59 AM
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Re: Bryce's Sheep Hunt

What a great story, and an awesome Ram!
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Unread 06-08-2012, 02:24 AM
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Re: Bryce's Sheep Hunt

Monster Ram! Great write up.

It's always refreshing to read these stories where you find out you're not the only guy that's ever missed a shot or made a stupid decision in the field.

I think it'd be worth moving to AK for a year or two just to be able to get a chance to make a few of these hunts even if a guy had to work sweeping floors or hauling garbage HA!

Congrats again on what is truly a once in a lifetime kind of trophy animal.
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