I pulled this from somewhere else dated 2009. A few guys on the longrangehunter forum have hunted there as well. Sounds like a tough hunt.
"ive hunted unit 30 for sheep pretty much every year, shoot i live close enough to see the mountains from my house, but didnt put in for the draw this year. i know when tags were over the counter unit 30 was full of hunters and that made hunting hard. that does mean u cant find sheep ive seen sheep 7 out of 8 years i hunted killed 2 ewes and a 33 ''ram they are there,just really scatted. First thing u should do is get a game unit map for unit 30 from the game and fish department before u scout most of 30 is public land. a few places i know hold sheep is on the rim, little dog canyon, look out, and soilder spings look for these on the unit map and good luck"
Just curious if you saw anything or were lucky enough to get one. I've been wanting to do that hunt for years. I did hunt the Guadalupes for Babary and the surrounding area but never saw one. Lot's of little mule deer though.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...