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Title: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on January 14, 2020, 05:07:57 PM
Looking for a starting point for an OTC unit in New Mexico for Audad. If any one has any info for me to get started I sure would appreciate it. My son is in the Air Force in Shreveport and we are going to meet in New Mexico for a week hunt in a month or so

Thanks in advance , Dave
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: Stein on January 14, 2020, 06:38:55 PM
I don't have any first hand experience but have heard from several people that the OTC tags are real tough hunting with few animals.  It looks like beautiful country though.
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on January 15, 2020, 12:51:19 AM
I don't have any first hand experience but have heard from several people that the OTC tags are real tough hunting with few animals.  It looks like beautiful country though.

 I have heard the same things 

Tough country, hard to find, dont need water, few and far between, hard to spot, not during the rut " SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD TIME TO ME"
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on January 16, 2020, 04:55:06 AM
Seems like this is top secret info. I have talked to a couple of guys who have done it and wont even let go of the unit let alone an area within the unit. Im going to keep at it though. Did get some help from the NM game dept
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on January 18, 2020, 12:32:12 PM
Anyone ever hunt Audad? Public or private
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: teanawayslayer on January 18, 2020, 02:48:55 PM
@time2hunt
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: GurrCentral on January 18, 2020, 02:53:25 PM
Anyone ever hunt Audad? Public or private

I have not, but Audad are on my list! Pretty cool looking critter IMO!
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on January 18, 2020, 03:10:11 PM
My son and I are researching the heck out of it. Going down the last week of Feb. Should get 6 days of hunting in. I'll send you some info when I get back. Good, bad or indifferent  :tup:
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: CJ1962 on January 19, 2020, 06:10:29 PM
Good Luck. Definitely interested in how it goes.


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Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on February 02, 2020, 02:08:08 PM
Headed down the first week of March. Ended up with no intel at all for OTC public land. A week hunting with my son even if we dont get on them is better then a week working. 1/2 % chance to get one. "SO YOU SAY THERES A CHANCE"
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: actionshooter on February 03, 2020, 09:21:49 PM
Headed down the first week of March. Ended up with no intel at all for OTC public land. A week hunting with my son even if we dont get on them is better then a week working. 1/2 % chance to get one. "SO YOU SAY THERES A CHANCE"

That's a great attitude... good luck!
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: follow maggie on February 03, 2020, 09:52:05 PM
Have you looked into White Sands?  There is also hunting allowed on the Macgregor Range, an hour North of El Paso, but I donít know if there any aoudad there.
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on February 04, 2020, 05:31:45 AM
Have you looked into White Sands?  There is also hunting allowed on the Macgregor Range, an hour North of El Paso, but I donít know if there any aoudad there.

From my understanding the only hunting in Whitesands is by draw. Its too bad because the range on the West side looks really good.

Pretty sure McGregor is draw only also because its out of unit 34 public portion. I will double check though

Thanks
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: Skyvalhunter on February 04, 2020, 06:25:47 AM
Friends of mine just got back from there a month ago. Both were successful with nice rams
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on February 04, 2020, 09:27:23 AM
Friends of mine just got back from there a month ago. Both were successful with nice rams

Do you know if they were OTC public or on draw tags?
Do you know what unit they were in?
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: Yelper Guy on February 04, 2020, 10:19:57 AM
Time to spill the beans Skyvalhunter! :tung:
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: zwickeyman on February 04, 2020, 11:55:33 AM
Very nice
Title: Re: Any one hunted Audad public land OTC in New Mexico
Post by: idaho guy on February 11, 2020, 07:56:15 AM
Following along. I didnít even know what an aoudad was till I screwed up and read a few hunting magazines.  :chuckle: :chuckle: now  I really want to hunt them. I would like a do it yourself hunt on public also. I wish I had information for you anyways please post a follow up interested in how this one goes.