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Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX #7990425 09/28/20 03:18 AM
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Three generations of Sanchez’s loaded up and we headed to the Chinati Mountains of far west Texas. We had the privilege of exploring on 36,000 acres and here we are. Ethan and I paper, rock, scissored to see who would be on the trigger first. Well I lost and he wasted no time. We spotted a group of aoudad and Ethan made a phenomenal shot at 280 yds with the 26Nosler to drop a great ewe. It was his first mountain trip and to say he’s hooked is an understatement.He's 8 years old.
About 16 hours later we found 3 rams on the top side of a ridge at 1500 yds. We watched them and determined one was an old ram that we needed to go after. We shortened the distance and I got set up for a 599 yd shot with the 300PRC. I squeezed the trigger and the 14 year old ram fell in his tracks. We climbed to the top and were at an elevation of 7300 ft when we made it to him. I’ll be limiting the tortillas after this hunt!
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Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990454 09/28/20 04:23 AM
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Sounds and looks like a great trip. Good job on getting your son out and hooked on the outdoors and good looking ram!

Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990476 09/28/20 09:22 AM
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Awesomeness, pure awesomeness!

Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990483 09/28/20 09:38 AM
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Great trip! That looks like heck of a ram you got .


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Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990486 09/28/20 09:51 AM
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That’s awesome. Great hunt and good shooting.


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Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990502 09/28/20 10:19 AM
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Great pics and recap.......congrats! cheers


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Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990547 09/28/20 11:44 AM
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Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990548 09/28/20 11:44 AM
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That is totally awesome. I wish my sons would have got to hunt with my Dad. I hunt with my sons and grandsons and there is nothing better.


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Looks like y'all had a great hunt. The picture with you helping your son up the mountain sent me back to the memory hole. My Pop had to tow me up allot of hills down in the trans/pecos area when I was a kid. He was a long legged old boy and it wore me out trying to keep up, went up many a hill hanging on to his belt loop.


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Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990560 09/28/20 11:56 AM
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awesome stuff


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Congrats


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You made memories that will last two life times. Congratulations to the both of you. up


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Awesome trip and experience, Adrian. Glad Ethan got to get involved in the action. Hope he is as hooked as Major was after he got his first turkey.

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What an awesome hunt and over all experience for both of y'all. Congrats up

Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990831 09/28/20 03:42 PM
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Awesome pics and experience.


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That’s awesome. Great hunt and good shooting.

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Great job all around! up


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too cool. awesome goat!

Re: Aoudad Double Up, Marfa, TX [Re: DeerTamales] #7990901 09/28/20 04:45 PM
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