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California Chapter Wild Sheep Foundation
California Chapter of Wild Sheep Foundation
Celebrating these milestones:
25th Anniversary of CA DFG Managed Sheep Hunts
10th Anniversary of CA WSF (Formerly CA FNAWS)
1st (in a long time) Full Time CA DFG Sheep Coordinator Hired

Join the California Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation at the Marriott Rancho Cordova for the ninth annual fundraiser on Saturday April 30. Individual tickets are $85. Raffle ticket packages and other fundraiser registration options are also available. Prior to the evening activities, take a tour of the California DFG Wildlife Investigations Lab from 1-3 p.m. or visit with exhibitors starting at 3 p.m. at the Marriott.

Visit the website at or call 650.472.3889 for further information and reservations.

Special Tags on auction:

• Desert Bighorn Tag - CA
• Alaska Bison Tag - Chitina #D1450
• Alaska Moose Tag - Kenai GMU 15B
• Alaska Muskox Tag - Nunivak Island DX001 or DX003
• Desert Bighorn Hunt - Tiburon Island

One Baja Sur and one Tiburon Island Desert Sheep permits are available on auction this month at Wild Sheep Foundation Chapters!
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The Wild Sheep Foundation made five Desert Bighorn Sheep tags available on auction at WSF/FNAWS Chapter Banquets in 2011. Only two permits are left! We will offer one Tiburon Island permit and one Baja Sur El Vizcaino Biosphere permits at chapter auctions during April for the November 2011 through March 2012 Mexican desert bighorn season. These permits are in addition to the 33 permits we sold on auction during the Feb. 9-12, Wild Sheep Foundation Convention and Sporting Expo in Reno, Nev., raising more than $2.64 million. You can review all permits including streaming video of many of them as well as the entire 2011 Sheep Show Auction Catalog online at

During the 2010-11 season on Tiburon, WSF & Desert Hunt hunters took six rams scoring over 180 Boone & Crocket points including the new No. 1 black powder ram!

WSF/FNAWS Chapters Banquets and Auctions.

For Auction, phone bidding or additional information please contact the following:

Oregon FNAWS (Baja Biosphere Permit) Auction Date: April 9. Warm Springs, Ore.
Contact Mike Boethin at (541)480-6203 or email at or visit their website at

California WSF (Tiburon Permit) Auction Date: April 30. Sacramento, Calif.
Contact Adam Casagrande at 925-984-4538 or email at or visit their website at

700 taxidermy mounts to sell at Fort Worth World Class Big Game Trophy & Western Auction
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More than 700 exotic and unusual taxidermy mounts are being liquidated at the celebrated World Class Big Game Trophy & Western Auction in Fort Worth, Texas. One of the largest sales of its kind in the country, it will have thousands of items for sale to the general public. The hunting trophies being offered are from a museum and private collections of big game hunters including the legendary Bill Weiss, who earned the coveted Outstanding Hunting Achievement Award by the Dallas Safari Club. More

Hunters skeptical of Wisconsin's focus on chronic wasting disease in deer
Wausau Daily Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Tediously slow but invariably lethal, chronic wasting disease is the most significant threat ever to face Wisconsin's whitetail deer population and its hunting culture, wildlife officials say. But tell that to a hunter and you likely will see an eye roll or hear criticism of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' CWD management efforts. More

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Minnesota elk officially scores 458 4/8
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The massive elk found by northern Minnesota hunter Ryan Muirhead and friends has scored 458 4/8 inches, ranking the bull as the fourth best non-typical elk of all time. The beast was discovered in Kittson County, and was freed by the group with a two-by-four and elbow grease. The bull eventually succumbed to its injuries two days later. After notifying the Minnesota DNR, Muirhead was able to claim the trophy and now has a amazing mount and story to go with it. More

North Slope musk ox could benefit from grizzly hunt
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is hoping a liberal, spring grizzly bear hunt on the North Slope will reduce the number of muskox killed by bears. Since the mid 1990s, the North Slope muskox population has declined from about 800 to 350, approximately 200 of which consistently reside in Alaska. The rest bounce back and forth between Canada and Alaska. More

Dentist by trade, hunter by passion
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To people in Quakertown, Pa., he's your friendly neighborhood dentist. But give lifelong Quakertown resident Gordon Roeder two weeks and a small video crew, he becomes Doc Outdoors, the latest outdoors star on the Sportsman Channel. More

Hunting season sees additional moose licenses
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The 2011-12 Hunting and Trapping Guide and big game applications have been mailed to all qualified resident big game hunters in Newfoundland and Labrador. Changes for the hunting season this year include an increase of 5,020 licenses for moose and a one-week extension to the hunting season, both pertaining to moose on the island portion of the province in established hunting zones. More

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