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Sheep hunting S32

Hey guys, I finally drew my rifle sheep tag for S32 this year. I know two people who have harvested rams in this unit and I'm pretty familiar with the area myself. It's going to be a DIY hunt. Hiring a guide is not an option. My question is have any of you guys hunted sheep there? and do you have any suggestions for the hunt? 

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Good for you

I am envious of your tag! But I have no experience with hunting them. I hope you have on awesome hunt, mainly so you can write a long story about it. And us flatlanders can daydream.

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You should check out

You should check out bighornsheep.org and go to the disscusion page. Lots of hard core sheep hunters on that site. They have unit/hunt specific forums. Not a lot of guys on there daily but I'm sure someone will get back to you if your patient. Good luck!!

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Ram

Wishing you the best of luck and a great hunt!!! Something that will be a life long treasure for sure! Just waiting on the story and pictures as I am sure you will be successful...I also know nothing on S32 or anyone that has had that tag. I wish it was open where I elk hunt, because I could help someone out. Maybe someday it will open up!!!! Congrats!!

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Boy it is a shot in the dark

Boy it is a shot in the dark trying to find someone that has had that tag but good luck doing it.  That would be a nice hunt if only I could draw it.

Keep a journal on your scoutting trips and hunt, it will come in handy for when you type up the story for us to enjoy it.

Good luck on the hunt. 

 

 

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Congratulations and hope you

Congratulations and hope you do well. Cannot really help you on the area.

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Thanks for the replies

Thanks for the replies everyone. I have posted a thread on bighornsheep.org as was suggested above. I will also be keeping a journal of each scouting trip. I will probably post some scouting reports and hopefully some pictures leading up to the trip. If you all have any other suggestions, please feel free to share them.

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The only other things that I

The only other things that I could think to suggest is to get into better shape than you have ever been in.  Also if it is possible for you to get some practice in at a long distance rifle range up to 600 yards.  Also it is nice if you taped a piece of paper to your rifle with the bullet drop at different ranges so that you don't have to guess too much when that shot of a lifetime comes up

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That's good advice. I have

That's good advice. I have already started training to get into shape and I plan on doing a lot of shooting this summer. The next four months are gonna be hard but it'll be worth it when I get my hands on that ram's horns. 

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Hunt of a lifetime !

Good luck on your hunt ! I will be waiting to hear all about your scouting trips, the story, and seeing some awesome pics when it is all said and done. Thumbs up Quinton

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Hey guys,  Just wanted to

Hey guys, 

Just wanted to give a little update. So we're about 2 months and 5 days away from opening day (but who's counting?). I have been trying to do something every day that will be beneficial for my hunt. I have studied maps endlessly, I have talked with every experienced hunter I know, I have been running about 3 miles almost everyday. I'm trying to do everything I can to make this a successful hunt.

I have been on two scouting trips so far. The first was to get to know the roads a little better and the second was a hike into an area where my uncle shot his ram in 2005. I did not not see any sheep on either trip but I did learn more about the area. On my hike last night, I did see a lot of sign. It wasn't super fresh, probably a few days old but hey, better than nothing! I will keep you posted 

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