NM Public Lands: Barbary Sheep Do-It-Yourself Style Hunt
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After a day of scouting and nearly two days of hunting I haven’t seen a single Barbary sheep. On top of that, my legs were now telling me all about the last two days of abuse. The canyon I was peering into curved out of view. If I wanted to see more, I would need to take about a mile long detour around a hill to the right. Alternately, I could take a narrow sheep trail along a very steep edge of the canyon rim for about a ¼ mile to the next little saddle. I took the challenge and made it to the saddle, rolling only one rock down the canyon wall. At the saddle I glassed again, ate again, drank a fair bit of water and laid back against my backpack.
I don’t know if any of you will agree, but I am going to put it out there. There are so many great things about hunting. I think one of the greatest is earning a nice harvest. The second best part of hunting is a great nap! …Read the Rest