Where to hunt Four Horned Ram
The uncommon looking four-horned sheep originated among domestic sheep many centuries ago. Their precise origin is unknown; different four-horned sheep are found in Iceland, the Hebrides, Spain, and the British Isles. Valued for lean meat, sturdiness and resistance to disease, but above all for their strange appearance, four-horned rams were introduced to many countries, where escapees formed wild feral populations. Four-horned ram hunting is offered in such countries as Argentina, Ireland, and South Africa.
The most affordable four-horned ram hunting options are found in South Africa, where the daily rates can be as low as $250, and the shooting fee - $1,000. On the average, however, expect to pay $400 a day in daily rates and $1,500 as the shooting fee. In included Argentina four-horned ram hunting can be a part of a package deal that may cost up to $20,000, depending on what other species (water buffalo, red deer, etc.) are included in the offer.
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When to hunt Four Horned Ram?
As a feral/exotic animal the four-horned ram can be hunted all year, and the best time for hunting is dictated by factors such as weather, and seasons for other animals that the hunter is after. In Ireland, for instance, the stag season runs from September to December, and the hind season from November to February. The prime time to visit Argentina is the red stag rut that proceeds from the end of March to the middle of April.
Hunting methods All hunting methods (10)
The most common method of hunting four-horned ram is spot and stalk. Often, the spotting part is opportunistic – if the hunter and the guide notice a suitable trophy ram during an unsuccessful hunt for other species, the hunter may choose to take the opportunity and hunt this animal. Then the hunters make a careful approach to the ram, taking into account the direction of the wind, available cover, and millions of other details. For an extra challenge, choose a short-range weapon, such as a muzzleloader, a handgun, a crossbow or a bow.
Why hunt Four Horned Ram? All hunts (21)
All four-horned sheep were not bred selectively, that is, in most cases the animals were left to themselves for reproduction. They retained much of their original wilderness, and even on estates where they are kept as ornamental animals are usually highly suspicious of humans and may even be aggressive to them. A few generations in the wild, and they are as difficult to harvest as any wild sheep. Four-horned ram hunting can be a good introduction to sheep hunting in proper habitat. When selecting a trophy, focus on symmetry rather than length, and an unusual and striking “devil sheep” trophy will never fail to attract attention.
Free-Range Hunting in Ireland Ireland
We can hunt the Feral Mountain Rams, Four Horn Rams, Hybrid Mountain Goats and Foxes year round. Our hunting season for stags runs from September 1st thru December 31st and hinds from November 1st thru February 28th. Our busiest season is the rut. It generally runs from the beginning of September thru the first week of November. All of our guides are very experienced in stalking these animals. We are able to accommodate the newest hunters, to ones with disabilities. The hunts are a combination of spot and stalk and high seats.
Trip duration: 1 - 5 days
Hunting season: 27 Feb 2018 28 Feb 2020
Free State Plains Game Hunt South Africa
We are a registered, legit company that offers a professional, reliable and dedicated hunting service to all clients. Our mission is to create a remarkable hunting experience to make your Safari a memorable one. We offer a wide variety of plains game, dangerous game as well as bird hunting.
Trip duration: 3 - 14 days
Hunting season: 1 Mar 2019 30 Nov 2019
Eastern Cape Trophy Hunt 2x1 '2019 South Africa
We offer our clients access to the best hunting areas in South Africa. We believe in ethical hunting and pride ourselves in offering the client just that. Paperwork for firearms is available and temporary import permits will be arranged before arrival. Please inquire for available dates.
Trip duration: 3 - 10 days
Hunting season: 1 Jan 2019 31 Dec 2019
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