A Lesson in Hunting Aoudad
A few years ago, I ventured out to West Texas to hunt aoudad in the mountains south of Alpine. We arrived at the ranch, where I was questioned about my rifles and given the standard briefing by the ranch manager. The rifles I brought were a Schultz & Larsen M65DL in .358 Norma and a custom Mauser in .250-3000.
The manager was not familiar with either one, but after I explained, he seemed to think the .358 Norma might do the trick. After all, he said, “aoudad are hard to kill, and they don’t leave much of a blood trail.” Continue Reading