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TEXAS - DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP PERMIT

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A 5% buyers premium will be added to the final bid price of this special permit/tag (unless prohibit... Show more..

A 5% buyers 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.


TEXAS - DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP PERMIT
TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE
P: 512.389.4800
Froylan Hernandez - Desert Bighorn Sheep Program Leader
P: 432.837.0666 ext. 227
E: Froylan.Hernandez@tpwd.texas.gov
Mark Garrett - Trans-Pecos WMA
Project Leader
P: 432.837.3251 ext. 229
E: Mark.Garrett@tpwd.texas.gov
BOOTH #1225

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proud to announce the donation of one Desert Bighorn Sheep Permit to the Wild Sheep Foundation for auction to the highest bidder at the 2018 WSF Sheep Show in Reno, Nevada.
Restoration of desert bighorn sheep in Texas has been an ongoing project since the 1950s. Through the cooperative efforts of the Wild Sheep Foundation, Texas Bighorn Sheep Society, private landowners and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, we have successfully restored desert bighorns in Texas to the population levels of the late 1800s.

The permit provides the opportunity for one lucky winner to hunt for one desert bighorn ram in the beautiful mountains of West Texas on one of the following State of Texas Wildlife Management Areas: Elephant Mountain, Sierra Diablo, or Black Gap. Based on recent increases in bighorn and permit numbers in Texas, the hunt will most likely occur between September 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. The hunt will be for 10 days or until a ram is taken, whichever comes first. TPWD will provide lodging, meals, on-site transportation, and guide services.
The hunter is required to possess a valid Texas hunting license (approximately $315 for a non-resident). Proceeds from the sale of this permit will go to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Desert Bighorn Sheep Program and used exclusively for desert bighorn restoration and management in Texas. Proceeds from past hunts have paid for the restoration of desert bighorns into sheep habitat which has been void of bighorns for over 50 years. Your support is very much appreciated!
During the week of January 12th-20th you will be able to contact auction support at 406-404-8765 for any questions regarding the auctions.
SOLD 145,000.00USDto floor
This item SOLD
at 2018 Jan 19 @ 22:01UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
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