10 Year Old Ram On The 10th Day Of A 10 Day Hunt

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Where to start? I guess the beginning is actually when I moved my family to Wyoming 25 years ago. As a hunter it is a great place to be. I started applying for a sheep within a couple of years of arriving. Not every year, but probably every other year. Then things changed in 1994 as Wyoming went to a preference point system for moose and sheep. Each year you apply you get a preference point. 75% of the licenses are allocated to those with the maximum number of preference points. Wyoming issues less than 250 sheep licenses each year, but eventually I knew I would draw a sheep license. I had applied for areas 2, 3 and 5, depending on the year. I missed a year when they moved the application date cutoff up a month a few years ago. In 2011 I had spoken to John Porter of Morning Creek outfitters and decided to try area 2.
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Bruce,

From Ririe, eh? Won't hold that against ya.:D

You set one heck of an example!

I guess I'll just have to buck up and get with the program. With the motivation from your story I think I'll give it a good go. In fact, headed out back of the house in about a half hour to help son get a shot at a buck and/or bull.

Great hunt!!!!
 

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Great story!! Gets the sheep blood pumping. I'm sitting on 10 points for Wyoming but staring to get a little long in the tooth.
 
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