North American Sheep


Here is a 14 day horseback hunt, 12 HUNT- ING DAYS, in one of the highest density dall sheep populations in the Yukon Territory. Scattered remote cabin accommodations are in one of the least physically demanding sheep areas making this a top choice for harvesting your ram. This small family run outfit’s main concern is for everyone to be successful and have a great hunt.

2021 season finished with 9 of the 12 hunters taking home a ram, one hunter passed and 2 hunters were older and not in sheep shape.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic.

2019 finished with 10 rams taken for 13 hunters. The best ram taken was over 39 inches and they took a few 12 and 13 year old rams, overall averaging an impressive 155 plus gross score. One hunter was on a group of rams when bad weather settled in on the second hunt and it just never cleared out, one hunter missed 2 rams and a hunter was just not physically able to get to the sheep.

Rams typically average 36 to 37 inches and 10 1/2 years in age. All horseback 14 days, 12 actual hunting days, with more than 6 rustic cabin accommodations with wood heat scat- tered throughout the area. Cabins are mostly located from 3200 feet to 4000 foot elevations and the highest mountain in the area is at 7000 feet. They typically take 3 sheep hunters per hunt starting August 1 to mid September for a total of about 12 per year. On the last sheep hunt in mid September moose or caribou can sometimes be added on a trophy fee basis of $8,000 for moose and $7,000 for caribou.

$27,975 all inclusive guided 1×1, charter flight, license, tags, government royalties, hunter preservation fund and tax. Most hunters take their sheep horns and cape with them on the flight home as long as they get checked in town by Fish and Game saving shipping costs. Next available opening is in 2023, book now for 2024 with a $9,000 deposit. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz has been on this hunt. Hunt DS393.  DS393 Hunt Photos.


Here is a hard working family operation that has an exceptional sheep and moose concession. They only take a small number of hunters to maintain top trophy quality and high success.

2021 they had 12 hunters take 12 rams with the top ram going 40 inches and scoring in the mid 160’s.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic, they did take a few rams with Canadian hunters.

2019 produced 10 rams for 10 hunters, including a ram that went over 41 inches. Sever- al really good 38 and 39 inch rams were 12 or 13 years in age and a blue wolf was also taken. They also had the 2 repeat sheep hunters wanting only a book sheep and neither scored but passed on legal rams.

All inclusive horseback hunts are priced at $32,500. 12 days with 10 actual hunting days INCLUDING ROUND TRIP CHARTER FROM WHITEHORSE, LICENSE, GOV- ERNMENT ROYALTIES AND TAX. Sheep hunts will run from August 1 into October. Grizzly can be added on a trophy fee of $10,000.

In September they offer a 14 day combination hunt for sheep, moose and grizzly for $48,500. 2023 horseback moose hunts are $28,500 all inclusive for 8 hunting days starting mid September into October.

Next available sheep openings are in 2023. HCU’s Craig Green and Cliff Graham has hunted this concession. Hunt DS135.  DS135 Hunt Photos.

12 DAYS $34,000 BACKPACK
10 DAYS $32,000

The outfitter rotates his sheep camps to maintain good mature ram numbers and there has never been any resident pressure in this 7,000 square mile concession. The main base camp has hydroelectric power for all the cabins along with email. Once your ram is taken most hunters fly back to the main base camp for relaxation and some fun lake trout and grayling fishing.

2021 they only had 13 hunters due to the late border opening and all 13 killed rams.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic.

2019 finished with 21 rams taken for 22 hunters, including a 41 inch ram and one bow- hunter that took a ram with archery gear. They did their normal average of 36 to 37 inch rams with 10 plus years in age. Quite a few sheep hunters also tagged mountain caribou.

Hunts start July 15 and run to early Sep- tember. 10 day backpack/raft hunts guided 1×1 are $32,000 and 12 day horseback hunts are $34,000 plus licenses, preservation fund of $100 and 5 percent HST tax. Mountain caribou can be taken for a $8,000 trophy fee.

They also offer a 12 day backpack combination hunt with a base price of $15,000 and trophy fees of $16,000 for sheep, $15,500 for moose and $8,000 for caribou on August 28 to September 8.
Hunters charter from Norman Wells for approximately $1,900 round trip. Limited openings for 2023. HCU’s Cliff Graham and Bob Wodzisz have hunted out of this camp.  Hunt DS250.  DS250 Hunt Photos


This Yukon area is known to have the highest dall sheep density per square mile. Here is a terrific horseback hunt with unquestionably high success on quality rams. Parts of this area is very physically forgiving, which makes it a good choice for older hunters still wanting to take one last ram.

2021 they hosted 13 hunters, but 2 had to leave early due to a personal problem. All re- maining 11 hunters tagged rams including a 40 incher.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic.

2019 put 12 rams in the salt and some really good rams were taken along with a couple moose on the late season combo hunts.

These are 1×1 horseback hunts, typically with a wrangler and a string of horses. Hunters are flown into one of two base camps where they normally meet their guides and travel by horseback into their hunting area. Tents are the main accommodations throughout the hunt.

Sheep hunts are priced at $32,500 for 10 hunting days and are all inclusive. THIS IN- CLUDES ROUND TRIP CHARTER FROM WHITEHORSE, LICENSE, GOVERNMENT ROYALTIES AND TAX. They also offer a September 14 day combination sheep, moose and grizzly hunt for $48,500, all inclusive. A grizzly can be taken on a straight sheep hunt

with a $10,000 trophy fee. Hunts start August 1 and continue into September. Next avail- able opening is in 2023.  Hunt DS145.


This northcentral British Columbia area has high sheep numbers with good quality partially due to the remoteness of the area as it is not conducive to resident pressure.

2021 finished with 9 rams in the salt for 11 hunters, including 2 taping the magical 40 inch mark. One hunter passed on a legal ram and the other unsuc- cessful hunter did not have any opportunities at a legal ram.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic, although he did take 3 Canadians and they all scored on rams.

2019 sheep season finished up with all 11 hunters taking home a ram. Three hunters were stuck in camp with the heavy snow for 6 days and when the sun finally came out everyone tagged rams the next day. Best ram went 40 inches scoring in the mid 160’s and overall average was 9 1/2 years in age.

He runs 3 back to back 14 day horseback hunts starting July 30 and finishing mid September priced at $65,000 with the last hunt being a mixed bag hunt for moose, goats and sometimes caribou.

Hunters arrive in Fort Nelson, overnight and then charter to the main lodge for about $2,500 at their own expense, along with license, tags, hunter preservation fund and 5% tax. Flights

from base camp to the hunting area are includ- ed. Next openings are 2023.  Hunt SS277.


This outfitter has a large 4,500 square mile concession in northcentral British Columbia with a good stone sheep population.

2021 his 9 hunters tagged 8 rams and the unsuccessful hunter passed on a ram. All the rams were in the 37 or 38 inch class, no monsters were taken.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic.

2019 finished with his 14 hunters tagging 8 rams. Best ram went 39 inches grossing about 165. One hunter hit a ram in his horn and another hit one in the leg, but the biggest prob- lem was the early snowfall on the second hunt dropping 2 to 4 foot of snow. That hunt finished with only 2 days being huntable and only one ram was taken for the five hunters.

This is a 14 day horseback hunt in the Cassiar Mountains. The first sheep hunt August 1 to 15 is $52,500. Later hunts running from Au- gust 15 to October 15 are priced at $56,500 and you can take a sheep, moose, mountain goat, caribou, black bear and wolf. This sheep hunt allows you to take additional species at no ex- tra charge.

The Cassiar Mountains in his area run up to 6,500 feet and timberline is at 4,500. The valley floor is about 3,000 to 3,500 feet above sea level. Hunters arrive and overnight in Whitehorse. Drive to Watson Lake and round trip charter to camp for a total of $2,500 plus licenses, 5 percent HST tax and $250 hunter preservation fund. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz and Cliff Graham have taken stone sheep with this outfitter. Hunt SS491.


This outfitter grew up in his concession when it was owned by his father. All this knowledge of the area is a major factor to his high success on all the species he hunts here, including shiras moose, mountain goats, mule deer, elk, bears, cougar, lynx and bighorn sheep.

2021 he had 4 bighorn hunters kill 3 rams, rams were mostly in the 150 to 160 inch class. The unsuccessful hunter was on some good rams, but it just didn’t come together.

2020 Canada border was closed due to Corona virus pandemic.

2019 he had 2 tags. First hunter put a ram in the salt and the second hunter was unsuccessful passing on a group of 8 rams looking for something special.

Rams normally score from 150 to 170 and average 7 to 8 years old. 10 day hunts starting August 25 and continue throughout September are priced at $75,000. It is a 6 hour horseback ride to his high country camp. Once there it is basically short rides each day to different hunting areas. Very limited openings call for availability. Hunters are picked up in Penticton. Hunt BS292.  BS292 Hunt Photos.


This longtime aoudad outfitter has some of the best free range aoudad ranches West Texas has to offer. Most rams taken will be in the 28 to 30 inch class and they have taken a few exceptional rams as big as 34 inches. He has 2 main ranches consisting of 240,000 private acres, all top quality with lots of sheep. HCU has never had an aoudad sheep hunter go home without a ram with this outfitter.

2020/2021 winter/spring season continued at 100 percent with all 24 hunters taking home a ram, including some top end trophies.

2019/2020 winter he hosted 28 sheep hunters and all 28 took home a ram. On his last hunt he had 2 hunters take 32 and 31 inch rams. Best ram of the season went 34 inches.

These ranches are located south of Marfa in west Texas in mountainous country with eleva- tions up to 6,000 feet. Rams typically average over 28 inches, with most shots ranging from 150 to 400 yards.

Not every year is going to be 100 percent success, but he has always had 100 percent op- portunity with a very high success rate. He has been hunting rams in West Texas for over 30 years and manages his country for trophy rams being careful to only take the most mature rams every year. All hunts are 4 full days of hunting, ranch/bunkhouse accommodations, includes meals, 2×1 guiding at $5,550 or $6,150 for 1×1. Texas non-resident license is only $48. Hunts begin just after Thanksgiving and go to mid April.

Hunters need to be in shape and prepared for long distance shooting, as some shots are across canyons and fairly open flat land. Spot and stalk, using pickups and quads to tra- verse the country is the method of hunt- ing. Hunters can fly to Midland or El Paso and rent a car for the 3 hour drive to one of the ranches.  Hunt AU11.  AU11 Hunt Photos.


This outfitter has 40,000 private acres in “The Canyon” of the Texas panhandle where he hunts some of the most awesome looking country for big aoudad. It is rough country, but the ranch has a good road system and they access it with Polaris Ranger side by sides.

2021 had 18 hunters take 16 rams averaging an amazing 31 inches! Both unsuccessful hunters either passed or missed rams. They had added more country bordering the large ranch, so they took a few more hunters.

2020 finished with 11 hunters killing 10 rams with an overall average just over 30 inch- es. Smallest was 28 and best went 34 inches.

In 2019 four of the rams taken went over 32 inches. They had 12 hunters kill 9 rams, the 3 unsuccessful hunters were on the last hunt and the sheep moved into more flat country, where they just could not glass them up.

4 day hunts from mid February to mid March are priced at $3,500 with a $3,000 kill fee and includes super lodge accommodations with excellent meals. Once you tag out on your sheep you can fill the time by hunting hogs and predators. Hunters fly into Amarillo and rent a car for the 45 minute drive to the lodge. They also offer separate 3 day hog/predator hunts for $1,500. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz has been on this hunt. Hunt AU565.