I worked with a guy last summer that had worked on the reservation. He was working for the USFWS helping the tribe create their own science based wildlife management program. He got to do all kinds of cool stuff without the normal hoops that you have to jump through like trapping and radio collaring griz, sheep, elk etc. Anyways, the indians do hunt the sheep and some of the biggest sheep I have ever seen taken were from that herd. I'll try and see if he will send me some of the pics he showed me. If I remember right, they took some insane mulies too.
You should tell us all what unit so we can start building our points up. Then in 5 - 6 years when he's got the big horns to go with the white coat we can all have a shot at him. Maybe by then too he will have passed on some of the jeans to make more white rams.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...