My Alberta Bighorn

Discussion in 'Sheep Hunting' started by graylake, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. graylake

    graylake Member

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    Well I thought I would put up the article that I wrote for our local SCI club newsletter. Since I was using this site for a wealth of information before my hunt. I thought it was only fair to share.

    Here is a quick picture of my Ram.

    Hunt Details:

    Rifle was Remington 700 with a Ron Smith Barrel in 300 WSM loaded with 180 Barnes Triple Shocks
    Huskemaw 5-20 scope
    Leica Geovids 10x42
    Swarovski 20-60x64 spotting scope
    Eberlestock J-34 pack

    Other details that I missed just ask.
     

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  2. acloco

    acloco Well-Known Member

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    SUPERB ram. Great hunt too! Encourage everybody to read the story in the PDF file.
     

  3. ShooterMedic

    ShooterMedic Well-Known Member

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    Great read, that is my dream to hunt rams. Awsome work.:)
     
  4. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Very Nice. Congratulations.


    Ram.jpg
     
  5. dogdinger

    dogdinger Writers Guild

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    Greylake,

    I was one of those hunters with the blisters on his feet and the sore back, but i dont begrudge you your easy hunt. Great writeup. Congratulations on a great trophy. Aj
     
  6. ddossett1976

    ddossett1976 Active Member

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    Just plain AWESOME !!
     
  7. mtnwrunner

    mtnwrunner Well-Known Member

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    I would give my left you know what for that.
    Very, very nice.

    Randy
     
  8. royinidaho

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    Have knife, will travel. :)
     
  9. graylake

    graylake Member

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    Thanks...

    It is still a bit of a shock, and thats after 2 months.

    With the way the weather went this year in the mountains I think I made the right decision.

    The snow started to leave after my trip and it was easier to get around for about a week to 10 days. After that it started to snow and I believe that it snowed everyday for the next 2 weeks. Right up til the season closed on October 31st. For the last week it was just about impossible to get around. With snow getting up to 2' deep and that was down low not up on the mountain.

    Glad I went when I did.
     
  10. mtnwrunner

    mtnwrunner Well-Known Member

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    Roy, you ain't gettin anywhere near me with a knife...................

    Randy
     
  11. mrbigtexan

    mrbigtexan Well-Known Member

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    awesome trophy and story
     
  12. Black Sheep

    Black Sheep Well-Known Member

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    Awesome Ram, Awesome hunt, and Awesome story!!!! thanks for that
     
  13. NCBoy

    NCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Your story is great! Awesome! Some pay with blisters buy you paid with patients. 17 years of waiting and not loosing hope. Thanks for sharing!
     
  14. Undertaker

    Undertaker New Member

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    Congrats! Great story, awesome Ram!! I never thought much about hunting sheep
    until I saw your ram, now I'm hooked. I want one........gun)