I saw your post ... I also drew a 2003 36B Rocky Tag. Went with White Cloud Outfitters and harvested a fine older class / eight annuals ram. You can see his picture on the Monster Muley Picture Gallery.
He will score in the low to mid 160's... currently at the Taxidermist. I passed on five legal rams before finding this old ram. We nick named him "old heavy" as he was broomed down to a nine inch diameter on the left side.
Chops ... This BB is dead on the Sheep Subject are you going to FNAWS? I will be there with my wife to receive the Grand Slam Award.
I only spent five days hunting. Huge advantage going with a local outfitter. Mike lives in Challis and has taken eleven sheep out of unit 36B. I am envious of you being local and able to spend the time to scout and learn the unit. Again congradulations on your hard earned ram.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...