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Bighorn Sheep Tracking Effort Sets Sights On Future Lambs

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently got up-close and personal with 20 bighorn sheep ewes in an effort to track their future offspring. The goal is to get a handle on the species’ population struggles in the Pine Ridge area of northwestern Nebraska. Continue reading Bighorn Sheep Tracking Effort Sets Sights On Future Lambs

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Bighorn Sheep Lottery Permit Applications Begin April 18

bighornramThe Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for a 2016 bighorn sheep lottery permit beginning April 18. Only Nebraska residents are eligible.

The application period ends Aug. 5, and the permit, the only one authorized for 2016, will be drawn Aug. 18. Applications must be accompanied by a $25 nonrefundable application fee.

Apply at a Nebraska Game and Parks office or at OutdoorNebraska.org. The 2016 bighorn sheep season is Nov. 29 – Dec. 22.

Nebraska’s 20th Bighorn Likely A Record Setter

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Terry Bogle poses with the bighorn sheep he harvested on private property southeast of Crawford. Bogle harvested the trophy ram after winning the permit lottery. In the background are landmarks Crow Butte, at left, and Little Crow Butte.

Not only will a bighorn sheep harvested near Crawford in Nebraska’s Pine Ridge region on Wednesday have the special distinction of being the state’s 20th, but also will likely go down as the state’s largest on record. Continue reading Nebraska’s 20th Bighorn Likely A Record Setter

SCI Foundation Auctions Rare Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Hunt!

hunttagSafari Club International Foundation President Joseph Hosmer announced SCI Foundation has partnered with the Fort Bellknap Indian Community Council and Bud Martin of Redbone Outfitting to auction off a rare one-hunter Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep hunt. Continue reading SCI Foundation Auctions Rare Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Hunt!