Rachel, her father and grandfather went into Ram Country in Alaska, and she got a full-curl Dall sheep from 280 yards.
"I knew I could do it," Rachel said.They will eat the meat - it is frozen - and the head and horns are being mounted as a trophy.
She nestled into the stock of the .243, trying to get as steady as possible, and squeezed the trigger. The rifle roared. And Rachel had herself a spectacular full-curl ram with 38-inch horns.
Hunting is one of those sports that women have been excluded from - mostly by tradition. But Rachel comes by her hunting honestly - her mother killed a black bear at 11. [hat tip KABA]