The Bulls in
this beautiful rugged country are not as educated to bugeling as in many
other areas. This Wilderness area offers outstanding opportunities for
taking trophy class animals. There is little to no hunting pressure on
game in this area. It is not uncommon to see any other hunters during
your entire hunting trip.
neat and comfortable with wood stove heated wall tents, cots, and
are located far enough away from the areas the elk frequent, yet close
enough to hunt to on foot every day. We normally keep little to no
livestock in camp. When we first started outfitting, we would keep all
the horses and mules in camp and we always found ourselves having to
hunt further and further from camp every year. Our strategy now days is
to go undetected. This is easier accomplished without a herd of horses
and mules in camp. It is not uncommon to have elk less than a 1/2 mile
from a quiet camp. Many of my competitors keep a heard of mules
and horses in camp. They also have to wake up 2 hours earlier to
saddle stock and ride 1 hour in the dark to be in position to hunt the
elk that wouldn't tolerate their loud camp.
there's two things I've learned about elk hunting over the years, they
are elk don't like people and they hate getting shot.
many requests for groups of 4-6 hunters in a camp. We understand one of
the big reasons for hunting is for the comradity of friends and we will
gladly accommodate groups of 4. We prefer groups of 2 hunters per
camp. If you are a group of 6, please consider 3 groups of 2. This is
less profitable for us, but always produces higher hunter success.
are committed to helping our hunters go home with an elk. Our camps and
advice are all centered around this commitment. Not the almighty