Bighorn Sheep Hunts

Bighorn sheep are the largest of the North American sheep both body size and horns. Males have been recorded to weigh in excess of 500 pounds. Their horns carry a lot of mass when compared to the other sheep species and can be quite impressive. Watching 2 large bighorn fight by ramming heads together just shows how powerful these animals are. They inhabit the Rocky Mountains into Alberta and British Columbia. There is the Rocky mountain as well as the California bighorn which is a slightly smaller subspecies of the Rocky Mountain bighorn. Legacy Outdoors offers high quality hunts for Bighorn sheep in North America.  We only work with the most reputable hunting outfitters in a region.   We have been helping Bighorn sheep hunters find the best hunts for a long time.   We constantly keep up with the outfitters and their hunting areas and many other factors that can affect stone sheep hunting success. We can help you find the best hunts where you have the best chance of success at harvesting a trophy Bighorn sheep.

Choosing the type of Bighorn Sheep Hunt!

The biggest obstacle in going on a Bighorn sheep hunt is often obtaining a tag. Tags are highly sought after and difficult to draw in the lower 48.  We do offer opportunities with guaranteed tags though and can also help you find the right outfitter for when you do draw that tag of a lifetime.

Bighorn sheep often dwell in rugged country. Many of the hunts are pack-in although a few can take place from a comfortable base camp or lodge but getting to the sheep country will usually start out on horses and end on foot so you will want to be in the best shape possible. We also offer back-pack style hunts for those that like that type of adventure. Legacy Outdoors can tailor a hunt to suit almost anyone. So whatever your abilities are, after a discussion, we can find the perfect hunt for you. No matter what kind of bighorn sheep hunt you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered.

When to hunt Bighorn Sheep!

Bighorn sheep are typically hunted from early August to late November. The areas they call home are rugged and wild and weather can certainly play a role later in the season. The early season opportunities offer a better chance to see the rams bachelor up allowing you to field judge them side by side. The peak of the rut however takes place in November and offers more opportunity to see the rams that may have been laying low in a hard to find place. The type of weather a hunter prefers can also be a driving factor when to hold the hunt.

Best places to hunt Bighorn Sheep!

There are opportunities to hunt Bighorn in several states, but far and away the top trophy state to hunt them is Montana. Alberta also claims a large portion of the record book rams. Alberta is the best place to secure a tag, as tags are available through the outfitters. Legacy Outdoors represents the best Bighorn sheep outfitters in North America. We can discuss the type of experience and trophy quality you are looking for and recommend the right hunt for you.

Canada Sheep Hunts

We offer Bighorn sheep hunts in both British Columbia and Alberta. Most hunts are fly-in hunts utilizing both horses and back-pack style hunts. Final stalking will almost always be on foot. Cabin based or spike camp tent-based hunts. Tags are obtainable without having to draw as long as you hunt with an outfitter. There is a very real possibility to take home a record book Bighorn. With the ability to offer several other species in combination with the bighorn sheep, we can customize your hunt.

Lower 48 Bighorn Sheep Hunts

We offer hunts in the lower 48 in several states. Most tags are hard to come by so we will help guide you to the hunts that provide the best opportunity. Most hunts we will be utilizing both horse and back-pack style hunts, though some will start out from a comfortable camp or lodge. Final stalking will almost always be on foot. Cabin based or spike camp tent-based hunts. We can customize your hunt to your needs.

California Bighorn Sheep Hunts

We offer hunts in California, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Nevada. Most tags are hard to come by so we will help guide you to the hunts that provide the best opportunity. 

If you are looking for a great Bighorn Sheep hunt, give us a call or fill out the form below and let us help you find the perfect Bighorn Sheep hunt for you.

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