Ep 168: Bighorn Sheep Hunting With Steve Speck

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Steve Speck from Exo Mountain Gear is on the show today to talk to us about his recent bighorn sheep hunt in Idaho. That hunt was quite the adventure and really tested the limits of human endurance, but he got it done and tagged a great looking sheep on his hunt. In this episode, we’re going to talk about how Steve drew that tag, the story of his hunt, some lessons he learned along the way, and what the future holds for him.

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What We Covered

1) Introduction to Steve Speck.

2) General discussion of the tag situation in Idaho and how Steve drew his tag.

2) What Steve’s mindset was going into this hunt.

4) Story of Steve’s bighorn sheep hunt.

5) The rifle set-up Steve used to kill that sheep.

6) Discussion on essential gear for a bighorn sheep hunt.

7) How this bighorn sheep hunt was different from Steve’s recent Dall Sheep hunt in Alaska.

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Resources

1) Exo Mountain Gear Instagram Page

2) Check out The Hunt Backcountry Podcast that Steve co-hosts with Mark Huelsing on Apple Podcasts

3) Web Site For Exo Mountain Gear

4) Below is a photo of Steve and his bighorn sheep.