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Wyoming bighorn #7631098 10/13/19 01:21 AM
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Finally had the sheep cooperate today. They moved to a spot we could hunt them. Took the biggest ram out of the band of 5. Glad it's over and I'm happy with him.
Thankfully our newly retired taxidermist has already said he would do the mount for me.
He offered a Texas heart shot and I took it. Recovered the bullet from just under the skin on the chest, full body length on the 165 gr Grand Slam, Sako A7 300wsm. I'll get a pic of the bullet some time tomorrow. About a 60-75 yard shot.
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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7631106 10/13/19 01:31 AM
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Wow!! nice. A dream hunt for sure.

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7631153 10/13/19 02:41 AM
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Amazing life you are living Wytex.

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7631165 10/13/19 02:57 AM
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cheers Well done.


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7631413 10/13/19 04:54 PM
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Very nice! Congratulations!


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7631673 10/13/19 10:49 PM
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Congrats on the awesome trophy!


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: roushmanf150] #7631689 10/13/19 11:15 PM
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Originally Posted by roushmanf150
Congrats on the awesome trophy!


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7632378 10/14/19 06:18 PM
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For those that might be interested, I had him rough scored.
176 6/8 is what he came out.
38 and 37 4/8 length
16 2/8 and 16 4/8 in bases
circs: 15 3/8 and 15 4/8
12 and 12 1/8
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= 176 6/8

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7633361 10/15/19 07:31 PM
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Beautiful.

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7633377 10/15/19 07:56 PM
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Awesome! Glad you got it done and on a heck of a sheep.

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7633389 10/15/19 08:10 PM
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Congrats


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7633496 10/15/19 09:49 PM
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Outstanding!

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7633791 10/16/19 04:43 AM
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Congrats on a beautiful ram!

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My first pics don't really do him justice but my ram makes the B&C book. He ended up at 181 1/8. I'll post the score sheet when I get the official one form the scorer.
We were all quite surprised as his mass makes all the difference.
This is a DIY hunt for anyone with max PP.

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cheers


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7695773 12/22/19 02:56 PM
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Wow!!! Congrats.

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7700229 12/28/19 02:44 AM
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Nice ram! Congrats! cheers


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7700317 12/28/19 05:11 AM
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That’s a stud, hope you did a full body mount on him.

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Originally Posted by krmitchell
That’s a stud, hope you did a full body mount on him.


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Outstanding ram Sir! thanks for sharing.... up


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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7700675 12/28/19 08:35 PM
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Dream hunt! clap

Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7702096 12/30/19 02:12 PM
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It will be a shoulder mount, no room or funds for a full body. Thankfully our taxi that is retiring agreed to do him, along with 4 other rams from this year.
He was the largest from the area this year.

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Nice job. Beautiful Ram..

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Re: Wyoming bighorn [Re: Wytex] #7712980 01/09/20 08:16 PM
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Beautiful Ram.... how many points does it take...? I have been putting in for a few years now.... nowhere close yet I know. Below is a picture of my dad and me from the one he got in Nebraska a few years..... (yes Nebraska has bighorns... but only usually two permits/year are allowed).

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