Sheep

Tendoys Film from Sitka Gear
Does big game management ever necessitate complete population removal? Wild Sheep are amazing and unique critters, but they are also sensitive to disease spread by domestic livestock. Herds can struggle for decades and never rebound after contracting pnemonia and similar...
WE MET FACE-TO-FACE By Rebecca Francis (Part 3 of 3)
This is the final part of a three part article series (To read part 1 click here, to read part 2 click here) DAY 6 It was about 1:30 am, and it didn’t take long for us to find a less...
WE MET FACE-TO-FACE By Rebecca Francis (Part 2 of 3)
We Met Face to Face; My Archery Dall Ram Part 2 (To read part 1 click here) DAY 4 The next day we awoke to more rain. We waited for it to clear up a little before we headed out...
I'm A Mountain Hunter and Proud Of It !
I’M A MOUNTAIN HUNTER AND PROUD OF IT!   by Randy Johnson   “Why do certain groups and individuals in today’s social circles view Mountain Hunters and our efforts to pass on the tradition of hunting that was given to...
PREPARATION AND DETAILED PLANNING = SUCCESS IN SHEEP HUNTING!
Hello everyone! I’ve been guiding desert sheep hunters for more years than any man or woman with all their mental facilities should admit but I can honestly say that I wouldn’t trade all the sweat, time, sacrifice, blood and tears...
“THE SLEDGEHAMMER RAM” By Mitch Olsen
Sweat dripped from my brow, stinging my eyes, as I followed my guide, Randy Johnson, upward through a series of steep sandstone ledges. For the past six days the oppressive desert heat and rugged terrain had kicked our butts and...
A RAM IN PARADISE by Steve Huhtala
To this day I’m amazed that our local town sheriff did not get a call about some “weirdo” at our little post office. After opening my mailbox I pulled out a little yellow card that read: “Montana Bighorn Sheep; Paradise...
WE MET FACE-TO-FACE By Rebecca Francis (Part 1 of 3)
DAY 1 There we were face to face, no more than four feet from each other, an enormous dall ram….and me.  It was just the two of us we as stared at each other motionless.  His eyes were wide and...
A CLASSIC DALL SHEEP HUNT by Mike Duplan
How does one defend or even try and explain the need and desire to sheep hunt to someone else who doesn’t possess those same feelings?  It’s almost inexplicable to the non-sheep hunters of the world.  Even my close friends who...
MY FIRST DALL RAM by Rebecca Francis
*The pictures in this story are from back in the day of  35 mm film.  The quality of the pictures are not what it is now with digital. We watched the super cub fade away into the azure sky as...
YOU CAN'T CHEAT THE MOUNTAIN PILGRIM by Steve Huhtala
At 11,800 feet there wasn’t a whole lot of air to gulp down. The only sign of trees were a couple thousand feet below us, with the exception of a few tree stumps from millions of years ago. Petrified tree...