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Umpqua Hunter
11-10-2012, 06:20 PM
My wife did it! She got her California Bighorn ram here in Oregon. We were starting to wonder if it was gonna come together. She got her ram on the afternoon of the 8th day on a 9 day season. It green scores 166 3/8 B&C. It was by far the best ram we saw on the hunt.

http://i1101.photobucket.com/albums/g437/jimcaddock/1.jpg

BKC
11-10-2012, 06:33 PM
Nice ram and a great picture! I like all the light browns against that sky. Congratulations to your wife ! I always like sheep with that big broad nose.

6mm Remington
11-10-2012, 07:22 PM
Way to go for her, well and you also! What a beautiful ram and a darn nice photo. If you could find some old barn wood and have that picture blown up to an 8x10, get it matted and put into the frame, boy that would look sharp. Christmas present!!??

How was the pack out? That is some big......steep country.
David

Drhorsepower
11-10-2012, 07:47 PM
Congrats uh, a well deserved trophy for sure!

Umpqua Hunter
11-10-2012, 08:07 PM
BKC...thanks!

David....It WAS huge country country. I've been on several sheep hunts and honestly I got vertigo on a couple occasions. There was one spot a smaller ram was hanging out and I thought he might be our last day back-up, problem was I had no idea how I'd get to him. The first pack was with the horns and cape and was in the dark and took about 4 hours. The second trip for the meat the following morning took me about 4 hours round trip.

DR...thanks buddy!

packer58
11-10-2012, 08:44 PM
Umpqua............That is one sweet ram, congrats to your wife. She must be proud of her ram and i'm sure that your proud of her. Good job and awesome pic.

hardstalk
11-10-2012, 09:28 PM
The chip missing would have me looking him slight left on the mount! Sheep are awesome. Warriors of the cliffs i call em. Congrats! Quite the accomplishment.

hvfd21walker
11-10-2012, 10:30 PM
That is awesome. Congrats to your wife and you.

potsie
11-10-2012, 11:13 PM
Awsome ram great pic congrats

HayHay98
11-11-2012, 01:44 PM
Congrats on a great ram!!!

Muleys 24/7
11-11-2012, 03:40 PM
That's a great ram! congrats!

bullelk
11-11-2012, 04:39 PM
Congratulations. That would be a fantastic hunt.

HuntWYODon
11-11-2012, 04:49 PM
That's an awesome Ca. Bighorn ! Congrats and well done ! Great picture too !

sjsmallfield
11-12-2012, 11:52 AM
Big congrats to your wife Umpqua! Great ram and pic as well.

CoHiCntry
11-21-2012, 06:47 AM
Nothing quite like sheep... congrats!

RUTTIN
11-21-2012, 07:26 AM
Congrats to your wife! Great looking ram, I love the chip out of his horn adds character.

Ikeepitcold
11-21-2012, 07:34 AM
Real awesome man! Looks like some great country and wow what a sweet ram! Congrats to you and the wife.

Timberstalker
11-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Fantastic ram Umpqua! I've been wonerding how the hunt went. Congrats to your wife, I'm glad the hunt went well for you both. Holding out for a good ram is hard to do, great job finding "THE ONE"