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2020 OREGON BIGHORN SHEEP TAG OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE

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2020 OREGON BIGHORN SHEEP TAG OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
SOLD
160,000.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Jan 18 @ 21:03UTC-8 : PST
During the week of January 14-19th you will be able to contact Auction Support at 406-404-8765.
A 5% buyer’s premium will be added to the final bid price of this special permit/tag (unless prohibited by statute.) Proceeds will be dedicated to WSF Conservation Initiatives. If the winner of this item refuses to pay the premiums required, the item shall be offered to the next highest bidder for the price he/she bid.
2020 OREGON BIGHORN SHEEP TAG
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
Don Whittaker
P: 503.947.6325
E: don.whittaker@state.or.us
BOOTH# 1313
With four huntable Rocky Mountain bighorn herds and 14 California bighorn herds, the choices facing Oregon bighorn sheep hunters are tough: uplifted rock faces or deep river canyons; high alpine wilderness or high desert mountain ranges; jet boating America’s deepest river gorge, wrangling horses, or backpacking. However, with the perseverance sheep hunters are known for, the benefits can be spectacular. Oregon bighorn sheep hunters consistently take Rocky Mountain bighorn rams over 180 inches, have booked over 20 rams greater than 190 inches, and a state record Rocky Mountain bighorn of 203 5/8 Boone & Crocket score. California Bighorn Hunters in Oregon consistently see rams over 170 and have taken 50 over 175 with 6 of these scoring over 180. In 2018, one incredible California bighorn scored at 185 1/8 Boone & Crocket.
Any individual interested in hunting bighorn sheep in Oregon can bid on the 2020 Oregon Special Bighorn Auction Tag, even those who have previously held an Oregon bighorn sheep tag. For a minimum bid price of $25,000.00, the successful bidder will have a 4 month season running from August – November. The season for this special auction tag opens prior to all other controlled bighorn hunts in Oregon, giving exclusive early access to the herds. This includes all Rocky Mountain and California bighorn hunts with authorized tags in 2020. An Oregon Hunting License (resident or nonresident) is included if the successful bidder does not already have a license.
All funds generated from the special bighorn auction tag are statutorily dedicated specifically for bighorn sheep management and research in Oregon. Ten percent of the purchase price is donated to WSF. The continued leveraging strength provided by this program has allowed the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife to develop one of the most successful bighorn restoration programs in the country and participate as a leader in research and management programs that ensure wild bighorn sheep will continue to be an integral part of our heritage.
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