Bighorn Sheep Hunting News

Colorado Working to Reverse Bighorn Sheep Decline
In an attempt to reverse the decline of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the Taylor River area north of Gunnison, the Colorado Division of Wildlife is exploring whether augmentation might be used as a tool for herd recovery efforts.
Bighorn Sheep Transplanted to Colorado's Hayman Burn Area
Eight years after the Hayman burn scorched 138,000 acres of land, the largest wildfire in Colorado history, the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) has transplanted Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep into their historic habitat.
Utah Increases Number of Big Game Permits
The number of permits offered for most of Utah's big game hunts has increased this year.
Deadline Approaching for New Mexico Big Game Hunting
Wednesday, April 7, is the deadline for hunters to apply for 2010-2011 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina, Barbary sheep and bighorn sheep hunting opportunities allotted by draw in New Mexico.
Youths Enter 67 Boone and Crockett Records
Young hunters age 16 and under have taken 67 Boone and Crockett qualifying trophies over the past three years. Each will be listed in the triennial Boone and Crockett Club 27th Big Game Awards book due out later this year.
Nevada Bighorn Sheep Succumb to Pneumonia
Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) biologists continue to find bighorn sheep that have died due to complications brought on by pneumonia in the East Humboldt Range and in the Ruby Mountains.
North Dakota Big Game Apps Due March 17th
Applications for this fall's bighorn sheep, elk and moose hunting seasons must be in the mail and postmarked before midnight March 17.
Washington DFW Will Euthanize Bighorn Sheep
State and federal wildlife officials later this month will take steps to curb the spread of pneumonia in wild bighorn sheep in the Yakima River canyon by euthanizing the sickest animals.
British Columbia's LEH Sheep and Elk Hunts Cancelled for 2011
The Special LEH hunts for B.C. residents for mountain sheep and Roosevelt elk hunts has been cancelled for 2011.
Nevada BWC to Discuss Hunting Regulations Feb 5-6
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners will meet in Reno Feb. 5-6 to address a number of items including the adoption of Heritage tag species, quotas, and seasons for the 2011 season, and consideration of revisions to the 2010 bighorn seasons and Partnership in Wildlife hunts.