So how will this new relationship work? Lee says that FNAWS is taking over the administration of ISHA, and that FNAWS officers will now serve as officers of both organizations. The quarterly FNAWS Wild Sheep magazine now features a section dedicated to ISHA with information about international sheep hunting, stories and reports and photographs of members and their trophies. Also, ISHA's annual party will now become a part of FNAWS' annual convention.
On ISHA's side, the organization will continue maintaining the records for the Super Slam, which currently lists 171 hunters who have accomplished this goal. The Super Slam consists of taking any 12 of the 41 recognized separate species of wild sheep, six of which must be taken from their native habitats in the "Old World." They will also continue to bestow ISHA's only two awards - the Supper Slammer of the Year Award (for the Super Slammer who provides exceptional service to the Association); and the bi-annual ISHA International Hunter Award (which goes to the member who has done the most to promote international sheep hunting).
Lee says about 90 percent of ISHA's 535 members are already members of FNAWS, and he is hoping to structure a dual membership package of some kind that will encourage FNAWS members to........(continued)