Texas Aoudad Hunts
Texas Aoudad Hunts
A keen sense of smell, incredible hearing, and a coat that perfectly matches their surrounding makes Texas aoudad hunts one of the most challenging hunts out there.
Texas aoudad hunts are much like hunting Rocky Mountain sheep or Desert bighorn. Patience is a virtue, as long periods of glassing is required to spot sheep that blend in amazingly well with their surroundings. Guides will spend as much time as necessary locating a mature ram. Once a good ram is spotted, it requires a successful, well planned stalk to get within shooting range.
Why you should consider Texas aoudad hunts:
Aoudad Hunts in West Texas
Aoudad hunts in West Texas are free range, true mountain sheep hunts for a fraction of the cost.
Texas aoudad hunts are special. These animals have a large wild population even though they’re an introduced species…and hunters are the benefactors. They offer a chance for the average hunter to go on a true mountain sheep hunt at a fraction of the cost. If you’ve considered hunting aoudad sheep in Texas, the time is NOW! The cost will only continue to go up. We’d love to help, get in touch with us to start planning.
Texas aoudad hunts can be done with any weapon you choose. While archery hunting is possible, and an experienced bowhunter can get within bow range, bowhunting for aoudad is tough. You will be faced with situation to either shoot long distance, or a long stalk to shorten the distance. The problem with the second option is if you lose sight of your ram while trying to get closer, he may have naturally moved off as they move often. A rugged, rocky-outcropping perfectly conceals the aoudad rams, while the mountainous desert landscape and fluctuating wind and temperature variations provide the hunter with little assistance in their pursuit.
Aoudad sheep in Texas are the best value in the sheep hunting world.
- Over the Counter. NO DRAW REQUIRED!
- Best value in the sheep hunting world.
- Spot and stalk at it’s best
- November through February
- 100% shot opportunity the last few years.
- High success rates on trophy rams. 28 to 30 inch+ rams are a realistic expectation. A 32 inch Ram was taken in 2018, and bigger rams have since been spotted.
- Comfortable Western Bunkhouse.
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Sheep and tag numbers are on the increase which is good news all around. If you wish to sheep hunt, let us know now and we will in turn provide you with a reminder and information when the drawing time draws near. This is very special hunt and should be considered by anyone who calls himself a hunter, at least once before you retire the boots and rifle.
I love to hunt elk. Guiding hunts, floats, and fishing are all very special ways for me to earn a living. The difference is that… “I have to Sheep Hunt!” For me, there is no other place that I have found and no other experience that compares. I am sure there are many rams taken each year beside the road, on the trail or next to the river… those have nothing to do with what I am speaking of. In the 80’s and 90’s I guided countless Bighorn and Dall Sheep hunts. We would drop a hunter off at the airstrip (successful or not) sometimes on the proverbial verge of death, only to gather up the next victim and head out again. It never grew tiring, in fact it was just the opposite. “Exhilarating” would be more appropriate. I love every aspect of the sheep hunt. The terrain, camaraderie, the camping, the rocks. I love the rocks. Bighorn Sheep tags became more difficult to acquire through the 90’s and on into the new millennium.
I never in my wildest dreams ever thought I’d be drawn for an Idaho Bighorn Sheep Tag. I’d been putting in for 10 years and was drawn for the 2017 early season tag. I had gone on a successful guided mule deer hunt in November 2016 with the same outfitter, and was so impressed with the operation that I decided to change sheep areas and put my sheep tag in for his area.