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By Karla Pomeroy
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Worland bowhunter draws dream tag; bags record ram

WORLAND - After 22 years of racking up preference points for a bighorn sheep tag, Matt Lentsch of Worland drew the coveted license this year. Not only did this year prove fortuitous in drawing the tag, but Lentsch was also able to bag a record ram. Lentsch said, "My ram will be the new Wyoming state record ram harvested with a bow." He harvested the ram on Aug. 5, in Area 12 east of Lovell, near Devils Canyon.

 

October 14, 2017

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Matt Lentsch of Worland poses with his hunting partner Kevin Ryan of Thermopolis with the record-setting bighorn ram Lentsch got this summer with his bow.

WORLAND - After 22 years of racking up preference points for a bighorn sheep tag, Matt Lentsch of Worland drew the coveted license this year. Not only did this year prove fortuitous in drawing the tag, but Lentsch was also able to bag a record ram.

Lentsch said, "My ram will be the new Wyoming state record ram harvested with a bow." He harvested the ram on Aug. 5, in Area 12 east of Lovell, near Devils Canyon.

Lentsch said, "I got it back in August but had to wait the 60-day drying period before I could have it officially scored. The ram officially scored 186 inches making it the largest...



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