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Offline jstone

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Found a dead big horn sheep
« on: November 24, 2017, 09:31:34 PM »
I found a dead big horn sheep. Looks to have been dead a while. Scavengers have eaten I‎t all. Can i take the horns? I donít think so but i would like to confirm

Thanks

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 09:34:47 PM »
NO!

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2017, 09:40:17 PM »
What state?

(different states have different rules)
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2017, 09:51:27 PM »
Ok thanks. And itís Washington State. Found I‎t bow hunting today.

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2017, 10:00:38 PM »
If it's skull and horns are in good shape, you should call WDFW and see if they can salvage it.  They may give it to a school or use for hunters education.  Just a thought. 

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2017, 10:00:55 PM »
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2017, 07:03:14 AM »
Call it in. They will want to try and figure out why it died. Lead poisoning, disease etc.

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2017, 07:23:43 AM »
NO!

Yep, federal offense if caught with one not plugged by a department of fish and game from which state or province it came from in North America.
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2017, 07:47:31 AM »
As mentioned above please let fish and game know, there are a bunch of different things going on with the sheep herds, some are in trouble and every loss is important.
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2017, 07:55:41 AM »
On occasion they will let you keep it.   Roll the dice if you want to be legit. If itís a trophy, the odds arenít in your favor.    If you decide to keep it illegally, I guess you roll the dice the other way whether or not youíll get busted.
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2017, 04:30:10 PM »
I left I‎t but i know where I‎t is. I will call them a see if they care. I‎t was a swakane ram. 3/4 curl if not a hair more

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2017, 06:36:49 PM »
Nice find.  If it we're me they would be in my house by now.
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2017, 07:24:42 PM »
Nice find.  If it we're me they would be in my house by now.

 You talking about the Feds? :chuckle:
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2017, 07:25:55 PM »
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2017, 07:42:52 PM »
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