As I looked down at my ram laying on the shelf below us, I realized that I had finally killed a ram. The excitement and emotions got even higher as I picked my way down the cliff towards him. This was our seventh year of hunting sheep in this unit, …Read More »
California MRS 2023 – Things to Come
California is a state of limited opportunities when it comes to species like pronghorn, elk and bighorn sheep. Some of those opportunities are getting better and some are not. While some species aren’t doing so well in California (and in other states), the elk are doing well. Elk numbers are …Read More »
Sheep Hunt Shut Down!!!
Add this one to the list of “piss poor” policy decisions coming out of this administration. On Tuesday, July 26 a committee of unelected bureaucrats chose to shut down Dall’s sheep hunting in two entire hunt units within the mostly federally managed Brooks Mountain Range in northern Alaska. Having hunted …Read More »
New Mexico – No More Non-Resident Tags?
The New Mexico hunting regulations go by four-year rule cycles with the NM Department of Game & Fish, (G&F) calendar year beginning April 1, 2022 thru March 31, 2023 for the current hunting season. Of interest, is the fact that this year is the end of the current rule …Read More »
Sheep Week in Reno is Back!
Help us keep wild sheep on the mountains. Wildlife conservation can’t afford to take time off. Wild Sheep Foundation’s annual Sheep Week will be virtual and in-person this year! Whether you travel to Reno or not, Sheep Week is better than ever with more sheep hunt auctions and raffles than …Read More »
Protecting the Bighorns in the Tetons
Bighorn sheep are such an iconic species out West and tens of thousands of hunters want to hunt them each year, yet few get to due to the bighorn’s limited range and population densities. With the ever encroaching and expanding human population out West, especially after the craziness of the …Read More »
Hunting Dall’s sheep in the last wilderness with Guy Eastman
Guy Eastman hunts for a Dall’s sheep in the last wilderness of the Northwest Territory. Guy is retracing the hunting adventure pioneered by his grandfather Gordon Eastman in the Mackenzie mountains. He is joined by his brother Ike Eastman for this journey to hunt mountain caribou and Dall’s sheep. This …Read More »
WYOMING RANGE SHEEP WARS! – What’s Your Take?
The U.S. Forest Service is considering changing its domestic sheep grazing management plan to once again allow domestic and wild sheep to mingle in the Bridger-Teton National Forest of the Wyoming Range. Obviously this consideration is stirring up a lot of controversy as wild sheep do not do well …Read More »
Eastmans’ Family History
Mike Eastman shares the story of how the Eastman legacy of filming and fair-chase hunting began with his father Gordon. The late Gordon Eastman was a pioneer in the industry, and even worked with Walt Disney for part of his career.Read More »
What You Don’t Know About the AZ Sheep Draw
True or False – If you have the most points of anyone applying for a particular sheep hunt in AZ you are guaranteed to draw it. False – for any one of five reasons. I’ll bet the last one will shock you. You were ineligible There were more people than …Read More »