i have been lucky enough to hunt free range aoudad at devil's river state natural area north of del rio this year and am going again next january for more. the terrain is challenging but beautiful. they are a difficult species to hunt and just disappear into the brush with such ease. i hoe to get a nice ram this time. best of all there is no bag limit on the hunt!!!!
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...