Ep 48: Alyssa Nitschelm On Her Oregon Mountain Goat Hunt

Alyssa Nitschelm On Her Oregon Mountain Goat Hunt

Today we’ll be sharing a successful first hunt story of a woman from Oregon. Alyssa Nitschelm decided to start hunting this year and applied for the usual things in Oregon’s hunting draw like deer, elk, and pronghorn. However, she didn’t draw any of those species and instead hit the jackpot by drawing a rocky mountain goat tag this year instead. Here’s the story of her successful Oregon mountain goat hunt.


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What We Covered

1) Why Alyssa decided to start hunting.

2) How she drew this once in a lifetime mountain goat tag.

3) What Alyssa did to prepare for the hunt.

4) What the hunt was like.

5) What advice she would offer to other new hunters.


Follow Alyssa on Instagram at alyssanitschelm

Learn more about the .280 Remington cartridge Alyssa used on her hunt by reading the article below.

270 vs 280 Remington vs 280 Ackley Improved vs 7mm Rem Mag

Regardless of the cartridge you choose to hunt with, I STRONGLY recommend wearing ear protection while hunting. Read the article below for some really good options.

11 Best Hunting Ear Protection Options For Sportsmen in 2020


Based in Bend, Oregon, Nosler manufactures several lines of high quality hunting ammunition. Alyssa and her dad trusted the legendary Nosler Partition bullet for this once in a lifetime hunt and it got the job done for them!

While mountain goat, moose, and sheep tags are never easy to draw, your odds of success are only truly 0% if you don’t apply. If you want to make an informed decision on which states are best for you to try your luck in for tough to draw species, then I also recommend heading over to GoHunt and signing up for their INSIDER membership to start researching those once in a lifetime tags you’ve always been dreaming of. Certain states are much better than others for non-resident applications for moose, goat and sheep, and spending a little bit of money with a GoHunt Insider Membership to get the best information to plan your application strategy can save you a lot of time and money in the long run. 

Check them out at GoHunt.com and Use the promo code “BIGGAMEHUNTER” when you sign up for a new INSIDER membership to get $50 in store credit at the goHUNT gear shop. So, not only will you get the most up to date western drawing odds, but you’ll also get a discount on some good quality hunting gear to go along with it.

GoHunt is an AWESOME resource and is one of the products that made the cut for my gift list. See what else is on the list by visiting the link below.

101 Best Gifts For Hunters


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