While his Black Mountain operation has a history of producing outstanding trophies, Grounds is perhaps best known for his sheep hunts. He has produced several rams scoring 177 B & C points and larger. These rams have been recognized in the prestigious FNAWS awards program, selected from the "best of the best." Amazingly, these rams were not killed in the Aravaipa or the Kofa units, and they weren't even from the Mexicana subspecies, considered by many hunters to be the largest rams. Instead, he primarily hunts the Nelsoni rams located in the northern sheep ranges of the state, where he produces rams exceeding 172 points (B & C minimum score) almost every year for at least one of his clients. Last year was no exception as he continued his 100 percent hunter-success record. He hosted seven sheep hunters who all killed rams eight years old or older and which scored around 160 points or more. The biggest ram scored an impressive 174 B & C points. One hunter killed a smaller ram on the eighth day of his hunt after passing on a higher scoring ram.
When you hunt with Black Mountain, you can stay the month-long sheep season for the cost of only $6,000. Considering that this is the hunt-of-a-lifetime, this is not an exorbitant........(continued)