Wheither or not I'll be hunting sheep depends on the FWP computer gods for the drawing. I have max "bonus points" which only means my name will be entered into the drawing that many times, like everyone else with that number of points.
i'll be hunting the unlimteds. i want to get out there and learn more about sheep hunting before i draw a better tag in utah or oregon (no bonus points used in OR). if i can find any legal ram, i'm taking it, even if it's just barely 3/4 curl.
i'll be staying around red lodge. hopefully, with one of my buddies. hope there is a good bar or two to hang out in after we tag out
if you're a resident, why don't you try out the unlimited as well? unless purchasing a unlimted license cancels your preference points. i know the chances of harvesting a ram are like 3%, but it's worth it for me just to learn how to hunt them before i burn the tag i've been getting my preference points for in another state.
plus, i'll bring along my fly rod and just have fun with it. i have no clue why millions don't do this every year.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...