Strait says his father killed a ram that green-scored 181 right away. Shortly afterward both he and his brother, hunting different places, shot 183 B & C rams. The Romeros had pre-scouted and had a team of five to six people assist each hunter, including assistant guides and porters who carried equipment and supplies. All the hunting was on foot, covering five to six miles a day. Although this is a mountainous area, Strait says it is not as demanding as the Yukon or British Columbia.
Strait says this was the most organized hunt they have ever experienced. They arrived late in the day and were immediately taken to a hotel in Kino Bay for the night. A boat came to the hotel to pick them up in the morning and take them to the island. The staff was waiting for them at the dock and took them the 2½ hours to the camp, located on the back side of the island. The camp consisted of three giant tents, a bathroom, shower and dining tent fully equipped with generator power and refrigeration.
He says the meals were excellent, featuring grilled shrimp wrapped in bacon, steaks, stuffed peppers and lobster. Packed lunches included fresh fruit and power bars for snacks. When they returned in the evening, dinner was ready and they were greeted with ice cold drinks and fresh guacamole and chips.........(continued)