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#5522813 - 01/06/15 12:42 AM Great stalk on a Mouflon.
Stones1950 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/14
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My brother and I were sitting in a stand with very little movement around it. A fox finally moved in and kept us entertained eating corn for a while. When the fox moved off, I noticed a couple of black dots over a couple of ridges about 900+ yards out. I put up my glasses and, as bad as my eyesight is, could tell these were a couple of good sized rams.

After another thirty minutes of watching them and no action at our feeder, my brother jumped up, grabbed his rifle and took off on foot. It was hilarious watching him creep around brush piles and through mesquite thickets.

When he crossed over the first ridge, I lost sight of him. Meanwhile, the two rams worked their way down into the valley between the second and third ridge.

I caught a glimpse of my brother as he rounded the second ridge. Just as I lost sight of him again, I noticed a coyote moving through the brush down near the feeder in front of me.

After the coyote gave me a couple of broadside peeks, I'm in a dilemma. Do I take a shot at the yote and possibly screw up my brother's hunt or not? I decided to wait for a shot report from my brother's direction before taking on the yote.

A few minutes later, I heard a shot. Problem was, so did the coyote. Poof, he was gone.

About thirty minutes later, here comes my brother looking all dejected. As he climbed up in the stand, shaking his head, I asked if he got the ram. He looked at me as if I'd insulted him and said of course, he gotten the ram.

He said he heard the rams moving toward him and this bad boy stepped into an opening and stopped dead. 15 yard broadside shot after an 800+ yard stalk!


Edited by Stones1950 (01/06/15 12:49 AM)

#5522917 - 01/06/15 06:21 AM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
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Thats a brute! Congrats to your brother and thanks for the story. That started my day off the right way!!!
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#5522923 - 01/06/15 06:24 AM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
BMD Offline
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#5523001 - 01/06/15 07:27 AM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
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#5523025 - 01/06/15 07:44 AM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
heathe Offline
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Registered: 09/23/10
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Loc: Brady TX
Nice ram
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#5523116 - 01/06/15 08:35 AM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 1953
Loc: Mesopotamia
up texas

#5523134 - 01/06/15 08:42 AM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
Circle NA Ranch Offline
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Registered: 10/25/13
Posts: 398
Loc: Comfort, Texas
Wow! Nice Ram!
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#5523739 - 01/06/15 01:50 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
Trozacky Offline
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Registered: 04/06/10
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Very nice Ram! Congrats.

#5523767 - 01/06/15 02:09 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
breadman Offline
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Registered: 08/19/14
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Loc: huntsville texas
awesome !!! love those mouflons
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#5524022 - 01/06/15 04:39 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
TonyinVA Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 1918
Loc: Virginia, USA
great looking ram ..congrats

P.S. I will take a 15 yard shot all day long :-)

#5524041 - 01/06/15 04:53 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
txtrophy85 Offline
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Registered: 08/12/05
Posts: 22252
Wow! Great sheep
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

#5524113 - 01/06/15 05:33 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 9597
Loc: Bandera, Tx
Great looking Sheep. He has some age on him.

#5524421 - 01/06/15 07:52 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
Hilonesome Offline
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Registered: 03/15/12
Posts: 432
Loc: Lone Camp Texas
Nice Ram for sure! My favorite Method of Hunting to boot!

#5524539 - 01/06/15 08:41 PM Re: Great stalk on a Mouflon. [Re: Stones1950]
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