Bighorn Sheep Hunting News

Colorado Wildlife Commission Finalizes 2010 Regulations
The Colorado Wildlife Commission finalized 2010 big game regulations at its regular meeting Jan. 11. The Commission approved a variety of changes, some providing expanded opportunities for hunters.
Avoid Bighorn Sheep Wintering Areas in Nevada
On December 29, 2009 the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) was contacted by concerned sportsmen about a potential disease event affecting Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the East Humboldt Range south of Wells.
British Columbia LEH Sheep Apps Due Feb. 5
The deadline for Limited Entry Hunt (LEH) applications for all 2010 limited entry sheep hunts in the Skeena region (Region 6) has been moved to February 5, 2010.
Washington Considers Second Land Exchange
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to accept public testimony and take action on a proposal to exchange additional land in eastern Washington with the Washington Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) at a meeting January 7-9 in Olympia.
Nebraska Will Not Have Bighorn Sheep Hunt in 2010
A Nebraska bighorn sheep was harvested by Brent Bollwitt of Lincoln on Dec. 8 near Fort Robinson State Park. The full-curl ram was approximately 9 years old.
Montana's Big Game Seasons Will Not Be Extended
Montana's 2009 general big game hunting season will close Sunday, Nov. 29 at one-half hour after sunset. The general season closure includes hunting for most deer, elk and moose; and for black bear, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, and fall mountain lion.
Arizona Kofa Sheep Herd Continue Decline
The recently completed survey of the desert bighorn sheep population on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Arizona resulted in a population estimate of 410 sheep.
Colorado Bighorn Poaching Case Offers $10,000 Reward
Three energy companies are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the poaching of a bighorn sheep ram north of De Beque.
No Nebraska Bighorn Sheep Hunt in 2010
The hunting of bighorn sheep in Nebraska has been suspended for 2010 as a herd tries to recover from a disease outbreak, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraska GPC Approves Low Cost Youth Permits
There has been a national trend of declining participation in hunting for years. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission took a step Thursday to attract more young big game hunters.