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A Sheep On Every Mountain

AZ Game & Fish Commission Chairman, Edward “Pat” Madden (center), AZ Game & Fish Commissioner Eric Sparks (right) and Special Assistant to the Director, Kent Komadina (left)

It’s before dawn and four of us are in a truck bouncing along a potholed road headed out to a remote location for a hunt. The atmosphere is friendly, good-natured ribbing and talk of past successes and failures in the field. It’s deer season in Arizona and scenes Continue reading A Sheep On Every Mountain


Desert Bighorn Capture and Release

Recently Safari Club International was fortunate to be selected to cover a live capture and release of 30 Desert Bighorn sheep. We were able to capture the entire event and present a small teaser gallery of just a few of the images taken during the capture and release. More detailed articles and videos will be coming soon.

Scrivens Ram – Back Home in the Desert

Scrivens-Ram-profile-080416Known as the “Scrivens” ram, this desert bighorn has travelled a whole lot more since a meat hunter took it in 1942 than it ever did when it was walking and running around on its own four hooves. Continue reading Scrivens Ram – Back Home in the Desert

Birthday Bighorn

birthday-bighorn-mountainIt was 8 a.m. and the heavy overcast dawn prolonged the absence of daylight. Quinn Rusing was celebrating his 10th birthday by lying on a relatively flat but very rocky hilltop, trying to acquire a Continue reading Birthday Bighorn