We covered more than one hundred and sixteen miles total, and seeing the two float planes land on the smooth river surface made it all worthwhile.
We rolled into camp that night very late and shared the good news with Steve and Nate. We had more meat to pack out, but our hunt was over. Four bulls in 48 hours exceeded our wildest expectations.
I looked at 20 rams, walked countless miles, lost over 20 lbs, and spent the better part of summer in a tent. My goal was to take a mature ram and in the end, I surpassed my goal
Hearing that the results had been released, I opened up my oldest son Trey’s FWP profile and saw he was “successful” in the draw. Then I opened up my younger son, Tyson’s, and saw he was also “successful”!
After about 45 minutes, it finally happened. I felt the wind hit the back of my neck. I immediately drew back and like clockwork, the bull’s head whipped upright.
Being born and raised in Montana, I have been very fortunate to hunt big game every year. I have taken some respectable mule deer but have had a few giants escape my bullet in years prior.
11-year old Jackson Brunetta passes his hunters safety course and celebrates by bagging his first turney.
Three hours later, after dealing with plenty of anticipation and sunburned skin, I caught a flash of velvet through the branches.
Run through this checklist and see if there might be a few archery improvements you can make to shoot better now.
Art Pearce heads north to the Yukon to try his hand at Dall Sheep. What he finds is an experience that will never be topped.