first weekend down and no shepp but we saw a 30" ram and 2 ewes. My son-in-law made a shot at him but we under estimated because of the 45* up hill incline. The distance was 524 yards and he hit 2" below his front feet.
On the up side I took my first animal with my new howa ranchland 308. Got a coyote at 372 yards to help out the sheep and deer population.
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...