All sheep hunts are a spectacular nine (9) day hunt above timberline in the high mountain country of western Wyoming. During your hunt you will stay in a spike camp and move with the rams as needed. Typically the sheep will be at 9000 ft. elevation or higher. Though we do have sheep hunting opportunities from our Bear Creek wilderness camp starting in September.
All hunts are fair chase conducted on public lands in which we are permitted to operate guiding and outfitting services on.
The area that we are authorized to hunt in contains thousands of acres of land and contains ample numbers of Bighorn sheep.
We use the spot and stalk method of hunting sheep by finding them with powerful spotting scopes then formulating a game plan for a stalk. Most shots will be 200 yards plus and each hunter should arrive having practiced for long distance shots. Any .27-.30 caliber rifle will suffice and should be topped with a scope of not less than 9 power.
Sheep hunting is a rugged hunt with many challenges to overcome, such as weather, steep terrain and animals that can cover allot of country very quickly. You should expect that some days you will not see sheep at all and other days you may see numerous sheep. When you do harvest your ram, you will have certainly earned your quarry. We do not recommend anyone hunting sheep who has not prepared physically for the hunt, as it can be very challenging and even dangerous if you are not in good physical condition. Consider this before applying for a sheep license.
The high country will be accessed by horseback, but most of the hunting will be on foot, as the horses can not safely travel in some of the areas you may need to go.
Each day you will see some of the most beautiful country in the world. You will have ample opportunity to photograph your trip.
You will be served a hot breakfast each morning, a brown bag style lunch during the day while hunting and a hot meal in the evening at our spike camp.
All of our guides are fun to hunt with and are very knowledgeable of the hunt areas. Sheep hunts will be two guides to one hunter. The additional guide will help to glass additional country and increase your odds of finding more sheep.
Our guides will field-dress; cape and care for your animal after harvest and deliver you’re animal to a local meat processor and taxidermist. However you must make arrangements with each business for deposits they may require and shipping. Our website has information about local taxidermists and meat processors that you can make pre-hunting arrangements with.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A LICENSE IN THE
We are licensed to guide and outfit in the following areas:
You MUST apply on your Wyoming Game and Fish Department application for the above hunt area/type before we can provide outfitting services to you for a sheep hunt.
Applications can be found on the WY Game and Fish Department website. There is a link to this website on our site and can be found in the “non-resident” section of the site. We are also happy to mail you the application and we will fill out the hunt areas and type for you.
All sheep licenses in Wyoming are limited quota tags, meaning that only a pre-set number of tags are available for each hunt area. Before you can hunt, you must successfully draw a license in the WY Game and Fish Department drawing.
You MUST apply for a sheep tag between January 1st and February 28th in order to be placed in the drawing.
A Bighorn sheep license is $1913 as of 2007.
COST OF HUNT
The cost of our services for a nine (9) day hunt is:
Hunt includes all lodging, meals, transportation to and from the Jackson Hole Wyoming International airport, as well as delivery of your meat to a processor and delivery of your cape and horns to a taxidermist.
It DOES NOT include the cost of processing/ shipping your meat or the cost of your taxidermy work.
This is a very exciting adventure and we will work hard to make your trip a memory to last a life time!
To book a trip, please go to the “payment/ refund” page for details.
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