7yr quest for a stone ram ends

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by sheepaholic, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. sheepaholic

    sheepaholic Well-Known Member

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    I have been hunting these ram for 7 yrs now and am blessed to livein beautiful B.C. and can just buy a tag well on this trip we drove many hrs and boated many hrs to get to our spot on july 27 we hike a total of 50 km (31 miles) We setup our tent at the base of our selected mountain on july 28 we spotted rams right awya and found a new band of rams every day. July 31 we had bad weather that forced us off the mountain with only finding 3 rams we were a little discorage when we woke up opening morning to more rain which thankfully ended shortly but then we had to deal with 70mph winds but we found the band of rams we were after and after a failed attemp by other hunters that acually spooked the rams towards us we made a 4hr stalk and i was able to harvest this ram at 70 yards. On a side note i had been shooting out to 600 yrds on my range at home and was prepared to make a long shot thankfully i didnt have to. The ram had 15 1/8" bases he was 39" long and green scored 168 5/8
     

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  2. mike33

    mike33 Well-Known Member

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    Congradulations to you on a fine trophy. You made me ache with the effort you put in to it. Thanks for sharing.
    Mike
     

  3. sheepaholic

    sheepaholic Well-Known Member

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    We hiked 6 mountains and seen about 50 rams.
     
  4. kcebcj

    kcebcj Well-Known Member

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    Good show buddy. I like that you kept pickin away at it. Pays off doesn't it? Will look impressive on the wall!

    Congratulations!
     
  5. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    Nice Ram! A hunt to remember!
     
  6. silvertip-co

    silvertip-co Well-Known Member

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    COngrats on a great sheep and hunt. Great pix too. It's the stuff all us old fat guys dream about when we do sleep and think about when we are enjoying our insomnia.
     
  7. teflonhunter

    teflonhunter Well-Known Member

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    Big congrats on a great ram ! I now it felt good to accomplish that kill.
     
  8. lovdasnow

    lovdasnow Well-Known Member

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    man, i'm a little jealous. i would love to be able to sheep hunt, but I'm just waiting on draws and hopefully someday my number will be pulled.

    congrats!! sounds like you earned it. it's a beautiful ram!! good work!
     
  9. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    That's one you'll never forget! Nice ram!
     
  10. headhunter353

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    Congrads to you .Thank you for sharing it with us.
     
  11. 3fingervic

    3fingervic Well-Known Member

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    My wife is Canadian. She is always talking about retiring in B.C. After reading your story, it looks very tempting. By the time I retire, I'll probably need to be carried around in those mountains. Great hunt, congrats.
     
  12. RoyB

    RoyB Well-Known Member

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    Congrat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  13. sambo3006

    sambo3006 Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful ram and certainly sounds like you earned it!
     
  14. leadchucker

    leadchucker Well-Known Member

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    great ram and thanks for sharing!