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British Columbia Mule Deer - Hunt #63-MD




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This outfitter offers two different hunt options for mule deer in southwest BC. They have a high country alpine camp and a low country ranch hunt. Both hunts are 7 day hunts which is an added bonus in country as scenic as this.

Deer numbers have been steadily growing here due to their aggressive wolf harvesting program. Most of the deer hunters they have had are repeat clients that saw some great mule deer while hunting other species so they returned to hunt deer. A limited number of deer hunters will be taken – 6 per year in the early season and 4 during the rut. Maximum group size is 4.

Alpine camp – Here is a hunt that is truly a high country classic. Horses take the hunters into pristine mountain country where local hunters seldom venture. Hunters stay at remote cabins, or if they desire, extremely remote tent spike camps. Unlike western US, tree line here is at 6000 feet elevation. Hunting is typically done between 6000 – 7000 feet.

Another unique aspect of this hunt is that you can rifle hunt bucks in velvet. The season opens September 1 and bucks are normally in velvet for at least a week. Bucks typically score 150-180. Shot opportunity has been 100% on bucks 155 or better.

Ranch hunt – Hunters stay at the outfitter’s ranch in modern cabins. They can hold this hunt later than the alpine hunt due to milder weather at the lower elevation. Hunts can be booked during the November rut. Unlike the alpine hunt, hunters may see local hunters during this hunt. Shot opportunity has been nearly 100% on bucks 150 and better.

This is also great black bear country and you can add on a black bear hunt to either of these hunts for $750 with a $750 kill fee. This area also holds several packs of wolves which can be harvested for no additional charge.

Licenses are over the counter with no draw required. License costs are as follows: non-resident hunting license $189, deer tag $131, bear tag $189 and wolf tags $52 each.

Both hunts includes: meals, lodging, guiding, airport pick up and drop off, field care of animals.

Alpine Hunt – 7 Day Hunt – 2×1 Guiding $5200 or 1×1 Guiding $6500 - September 1 – October 15

Ranch Hunt – 7 Day Hunt – 2×1 Guiding $4200 or 1×1 Guiding $5000 – September 1 – December 10

Additional costs: $200 NRHPF and 2.5% tax.

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Colorado Mule Deer - Hunt #70-MD




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A private land hunt in western Colorado (two different GMU’s) that has a great track record of producing trophy bucks. These properties are not over hunted and are managed so that big deer can be taken every year.

The ranches range from 5,000 feet to 10,000 feet in elevation with a wide variety of terrain consisting of cedar and sage up through the oak brush to aspen and dark timber stands, this helps create good hunting opportunities for all seasons. The method of hunting employed is matched to the hunter’s abilities and preferred hunting style.

The number of preference points needed varies by season, GMU and whether you apply for the unit-wide tag or a private land only tag. Please call or email to discuss the options.

License cost is $361 plus a $10 habitat stamp. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply – Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

Includes: meals, lodging, 2×1 guiding, field care and caping of animal, delivery of meat to processor, Montrose airport pick up. 1×1 guiding is available at additional cost.

A bear may be harvested during your elk or deer hunt for a $500 trophy fee – must purchase bear license prior to hunt to do this.

5 Day Hunt - $4500. Trophy fees also apply and are based on score as follows: 170-179 add $500; 180-189 add $1000; 190-199 add $1500 and 200+ add $2000.

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Alberta Mule Deer - Hunt #12-MD




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Alberta Mule Deer

A few openings remain for 2014. Taking reservations for 2015. This one always sells out far in advance.

Hunt in southwest Alberta for trophy mule deer. This hunt takes place primarily on private ranches totaling over 30,000 acres. There is also 100,000 acres of public land available.

This unit has some tremendous mule deer bucks due to a limited amount of resident tags which are by draw only. Limited tags along with a harvest management program by the outfitter has resulted in some tremendous bucks being harvested. It is realistic to harvest a 175 B&C or better buck on this hunt. Bucks up to 200 B&C have been taken.

Hunting is done by walking and spot/stalking or using trucks to glass deer and then plan a stalk to get within range. The country is open grassland with deep draws. The grasslands are bordered by pine forests in the higher elevations. Locating deer is easy to do and seeing good numbers of bucks makes for an enjoyable hunt. Many hunters see 20+ bucks per day.

In addition to excellent rifle hunts, this outfitter has had tremendous success spotting and stalking trophy mule deer in archery season. Some of the biggest bucks are harvested by archers.

After harvesting a mule deer, and depending on guide availability, hunters may add an elk hunt for $750 upfront and a $750 kill fee plus license cost. The elk inhabit the same ranches as the mule deer but have a large home range and are not always on the properties. The bulls are typically raghorn meat bulls with an occasional 6×6.

The outfitter has an 85% repeat client rate so openings are limited. Only four hunters are taken per hunt. Licenses are guaranteed through the outfitter.

Hunt includes: meals, lodging, guides, airport pick-up and drop-off.

6 Day Archery Hunts - $8000 for 1 hunter/guide

6 Day Rifle Hunts - $7000 for 2 hunters/guide and $8500 for 1 hunter/guide

There is a 5% tax and license cost is approximately $250 for deer and $300 for elk.

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Nebraska Mule Deer - Hunt #37-MD




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If Nebraska isn’t on your short list for a trophy mule deer hunt, maybe it should be. Located in western Nebraska, these hunts are held on over 40,000 acres that are either owned or leased. This area has wide open prairie, agriculture fields, cottonwood stands and pines. Bowhunts, rifle and muzzleloader hunts are held. Crossbows are legal to use.

Hunts are conducted on various ranches including Ranch A which is a trophy ranch. Mule deer bucks on this ranch typically score 165+ with some 190+ having been harvested. The best time to kill a big buck on this ranch is in early archery season (Sept. and Oct.). Property B is actually several parcels where the bucks tend to score 140-165.

During the course of the hunt, a hunter will normally spend some days on stand and others doing spot and stalk with a guide. Hunters may elect to do the entire hunt from stands. Stands consist of ladder stands, ground blinds or on the ground from high vantage points.

Includes meals, lodging, guide, field care and skinning of animals. License cost is $209 plus a $20 habitat stamp. Hunter Education Certification is required for everyone age 12 through 29.

5 Day Archery Hunt - Property A - $5000 2×1 guided or $6000 1×1 guided
Property B - $4000 2×1 guided or $4850 1×1 guided (Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2014)

5 Day Archery Mule Deer / Antelope Combo - $6000 2×1 and $6850 1×1 on Property A (Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2014)

4 Day Rifle Hunts - $3975 3×1 guided or $4450 1×1 guided can be on Property A or B (Nov. 15-23, 2014)

4 Day Muzzleloader Hunts - $3700 2×1 guided on Property A or B (Dec. 1 -31, 2014)

Can also be done as a mule deer / whitetail two-buck hunt. See Hunt #37-MDWD

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South Dakota Mule Deer - Hunt #28-MD




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This one sells out fast. It is best to book 12-18 months out.

Hunt western South Dakota for trophy mule deer bucks. Multiple game-rich ranches totaling over 100,000 acres are leased by this outfitter. A limited number of hunters are taken and the rifle hunts sell out quickly so please plan accordingly.

Rifle hunting is done by spot and stalk and stand hunting while archers use spot and stalk. The terrain consists of river bottoms, brushy draws, crop fields and food plots. Seeing 50-100 deer a day is not uncommon. This hunt is held in the West River Deer Area west of the Missouri River.

Mule deer rifle tags require a draw with the deadline usually being in April. There is also a 2nd and 3rd application deadline in August for any leftover tags that may be available. A deer preference point can be purchased online until December 15. The cost is $10 for non-residents.

Archery tags are guaranteed and are good for a whitetail or mule deer. The season usually runs from the 3rd week in September through the end of December.

The rifle season starts the 2nd full weekend in November and runs for 16 days.

Included: meals, lodging, 2×1 guiding for rifle hunters and 1×1 for archers, rifle hunters can reserve 1×1 guiding for an additional $200 per day. Closest airport is Rapid City.

Combination hunts offering mule deer / whitetails or mule deer / pheasants are available for an additional fee. 5 day, 2 buck hunt for a whitetail and mule deer is $6850. See Whitetail Hunt #28-WD.

3 Day Rifle Hunt - $4250 (plus 5.5% sales tax)
4 Day Rifle Hunt - $4750 (plus 5.5% sales tax)
5 Day Archery Hunt - $4650 (plus 5.5% sales tax)

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Colorado Mule Deer / Elk Combo - Hunt #74-EMD




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Hunt private ranches in NW Colorado for mule deer and elk. This hunt is a great value for a two species hunt.

This area has excellent numbers of elk and deer. The elk are typically legal bulls that score in the 250-270 range. Deer however are better than average and selective hunters have a chance of killing a 170+.

Bull tags for archery (either sex), 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons are unlimited and over the counter. 1st and 4th rifle season bull tags are via the draw but have been 100% draw odds with zero preference points. Muzzleloader (either sex) tags require one preference point to draw.

Deer tags require one preference point to draw but landowner vouchers are often available for 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons.

Includes: meals, lodging, 2×1 guiding, airport pick up and drop off, field care of your animals and delivery to processor.

License cost is $604 for bull elk and $364 for deer plus a $10 habitat stamp. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply – Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states. Application deadline is early April but over the counter tags can be purchased when you arrive for the hunt.

5 Day - $5550

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Colorado Elk, Mule Deer or Elk /Mule Deer Combo - Hunt #50-EMD




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This outfitter has three hunt options available. The hunts can be for elk or deer as a single species hunt or as an elk / deer combo. The price is the same whether one species or two is hunted.

Non-resident license fees are $601 for bull elk, $451 for cow elk and $361 for deer. A $10 habitat stamp is also required. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply - Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states. Application deadline for limited licenses is April 1, 2014.

Option 1: This hunt takes place on multiple leases in western Colorado. The terrain is from 6000-8000 feet and consists of canyons, pinion/ juniper, alfalfa fields, oaks and aspen. The average bulls harvested on this hunt are 5×5’s with bigger bulls taken every year. Bucks are respectable 3×3 and 4×4 points.

A farmhouse serves as base camp. Hunters are taken afield via 4×4 vehicles to the various ranches. Hunting is by spot and stalk or out of blinds. The hunting method is determined by the property hunted and the physical condition of the hunters. This hunt is suitable for all ages and physical abilities.

Elk archery tags are either-sex and available over-the-counter. Muzzleloader bull tags are via the draw and have been taking 3 preference points to draw. First and fourth season bull tags are via the draw but have been 100% draw with no preference points. Second and third rifle season bull tags are unlimited and available over- the-counter.

Preference points needed to draw a deer tag in 2013 were as follows: 2nd and 3rd rifle season - 70% odds with zero points. If you don’t draw the deer tag and still want to hunt deer, the outfitter can coordinate getting a landowner voucher for you - cost is normally in the $1000 range.

Includes: meals, lodging, transportation while hunting, airport pick up (Grand Junction, Colorado), field care of your meat and trophy.

The prices below are for a single species hunt or the two-species combo.

7 Day Archery Hunt - $4500 2×1 guiding or $5750 1×1 guiding - Aug. 30 - Sept. 28, 2014

7 Day Muzzleloader Hunt - $4500 2×1 guiding or $5750 1×1 guiding - Sept. 13-21, 2014

5 Day Rifle Hunt - $4500 2×1 guiding or $5750 1×1 guiding

2014 dates: 1st season Oct. 11-15; 2nd season Oct. 18-22; 3rd season Nov. 1-9.

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Option 2: This is a cabin-based do-it-yourself hunt situated on 700 acres of private land that has public land on 3 sides. The private parcel has excellent bedding and feeding areas and consistently holds elk.

The cabin has wood heat, propane cooking stove, 4 beds, cold water, lanterns for lighting and an outhouse. It is accessible via 4×4 (in good weather) or quads and is behind a closed gate. Hunters bring their own food and get their game back to camp on their own. This one always sells out fast so plan accordingly. Group sizes needed to book are: 2-4 for archery and muzzleloader season and 3-4 for rifle season.

Elk archery tags are either-sex and available over-the-counter. Muzzleloader bull tags are via the draw and have been taking 3 preference points to draw. First and fourth rifle season bull tags are via the draw but have been 100% draw with no preference points. Second and third rifle season bull tags are unlimited and available over- the-counter.

Preference points needed to draw a deer tag in 2013 are as follows: 2nd rifle season - 19% drew with zero points and 3rd rifle season took 2 points.

Includes: lodging, water, wood, propane, maps, pre-hunt orientation, private and public land hunting.

The price below is for a single species hunt or the two species combo.

$2500 per person

Archery - Aug. 30 - Sept. 28, 2014 - 7 day hunt

Muzzleloader - Sept. 13-21, 2014 - 7 day hunt

Rifle - 2014 dates - 1st season Oct. 11-15 - 5 day hunt

2nd season Oct. 18-22; 3rd season Nov. 1-9 - 7 day hunt

4th season Nov. 13-17 - 5 day hunt

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Option 3: Unit 40 trophy elk hunt. If you have 5 or more preference points and are looking for a hunt in an area known for producing trophy bulls, this hunt is one to consider.

This is a tent-based public land hunt. Hunting methods in this area will be spot and stalk and sitting by water holes. This is a great hunting opportunity to harvest bulls in the 320-340 range.

Preference points needed to draw an elk tag in 2031 were as follows: archery 6; muzzleloader 13; 1st rifle season 20; 2nd rifle season 11;  3rd rifle season 11 and 4th rifle season 10.

Includes: meals, lodging, transportation while hunting, airport pick up (Grand Junction, Colorado), field care of your meat and trophy.

7 Day Archery or Muzzleloader Hunt - $4500 2×1 guiding or $5500 1×1 guiding

5 Day Rifle Hunt - $4500 2×1 guiding or $5500 1×1 guiding

2014 dates: 1st season Oct. 11-15; 2nd season Oct. 18-22; 3rd season Nov. 1-9

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British Columbia Elk / Mule Deer / Bear Combo - Hunt #30-EMD




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Hunt southeastern BC in the heart of the Rockies for Rocky Mountain elk. Hunting is by horseback and on foot.

This is one of those rare opportunities to hunt elk during the rut with a rifle. Archery hunts also occur during the early part of the rut. Bulls must have at least 6 points on one side to harvest. Shot opportunity has been approximately 75% on 6×6 or better bulls.

Elk are the primary species on this combo hunt and once your bull is down, the emphasis changes to mule deer. Past clients who have killed their elk early in the hunt, have enjoyed a 70-80% success rate on mule deer. Mule deer must have at least 4 points on one side. Average score is right around 160 B&C with some better.

Black bear can also be harvested at no additional cost, except of the license fee. Black bear numbers are down but there is still a decent chance of seeing some. Color phases include blond, various browns and black.

This is a hunt where a client’s physical condition has a great bearing on his success. The terrain is steep and elevation is 6000 - 9000 feet. Elderly hunters and hunters not in “mountain shape” can be accommodated and can hunt out of stands overlooking meadows.

The main camp can be reached by truck and has multiple cabins, shower house and even a cabin for a couple. Other cabins are reached by horse and are used as needed.

Hunters can fly into Cranbrook, B.C. and be met at the airport or fly into Kalispell, MT., rent a vehicle and drive 2 1/2 hours to meet the outfitter. Another option is to fly into Spokane, WA and drive to meet the outfitter. Airfare at Spokane is usually more affordable.

Included: meals, lodging, guiding, game retrieval and care of game.

License fees: Elk $250; Mule Deer $125; Black Bear $180. Licenses subject to 12% tax. NRHPF (Non-Resident Hunting Preservation Fund) fee of $150.

8 Day Hunt - 1 hunter per guide, $6800.00 U.S. (plus 6% GST) (Sept. 10-17), (Sept. 21-28) (Sept. 30-Oct. 7)
8 Day Hunt - 2 hunters per guide, $5800.00 U.S.each (plus 6% GST) same dates as above
7 Day Archery Hunt - $4750.00 U.S. (plus 6% GST) (Sept. 1 - Sept. 9)

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Wyoming Mule Deer - Hunt #64-MD




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Hunt private ranches in north central Wyoming.

The properties hold good number of deer and bucks typically score in the 140-155 range with the top end being around 170.

Application period for deer license is January 1 - March 15. This unit runs 100% on draw odds for deer. A hunter’s safety card is required if born after January 1, 1966.

4 Day Rifle Hunt - $3600 (begins Oct. 15) -  2 hunters / guide

Can also be done as mule deer / antelope combo for $4450 - see Hunt 64-MDPA.

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Wyoming Mule Deer & Antelope - Hunt #64-MDPA




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Mule deer / antelope combos are a very popular option for this outfitter. Their private leases in north central Wyoming hold good numbers of deer and antelope. The norm is for hunters to harvest both species.

Hunting is done via truck, spot and stalk or from blinds depending on the situation and hunter’s preference. The terrain on the ranches ranges from flat to rolling with some good draws that allow hunters to use the lay of the land to close the distance for a shot.

Muleys are in the 140-155 range with some around 170. Antelope are in the 13-15 inch category.

Application period for deer license is January 1 - March 15. This unit runs 100% on draw odds for deer. A hunter’s safety card is required if born after January 1, 1966.

Includes meals, lodging, 2×1 guiding, field care and skinning of animals. Add $750 for 1×1 guiding.

5 Day Archery Hunt - $4150 (Sept. 1 - Sept. 30)
5 Day Rifle Hunt - $4450 (Oct. 15 – Oct. 31)

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Wyoming Mule Deer & Antelope - Hunt #06-MDPA




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This private ranch hunt has good numbers of mule deer and antelope, so why not hunt both and book a combo hunt? The price is over $1000 less than if you hunt both species on a single species hunt.

Hunting is by spot and stalk. This is a fun hunt with lots of game to see and lots of bucks to choose from. Mule deer score 140-170 with some larger. The antelope are typically 13-15 inch.

Includes meals, lodging, 2 hunters/guide, airport pick-up and drop-off, transportation of meats and mounts to processing plant or taxidermist.

Draw odds are 100% for this unit. Application dates are Jan 1 - Mar. 15. Leftover tags, if available, can be applied for in early July. A hunter’s safety card is required for rifle hunters if born after January 1, 1966 - not needed for archery hunters. Crossbows are legal to use during archery and firearm season.

5 Day Hunt - $5000 (Oct. 1 - Oct. 14)

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Colorado Mule Deer / Elk Combo - Hunt #49-EMD




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(This is the same outfitter that offers Hunts #49-MD and #49-E for mule deer and elk separately.)

Many hunters choose to do a combo hunt and hunt for two species on one trip. The hunt offers excellent odds to harvest both an elk and mule deer. These combo hunts are held in archery season, the first 5 days of the second rifle season and the first 5 days of the third rifle season.

Non-resident license fees are $601 for elk and $361 for deer. A $10 habitat stamp is also required. Application deadline is April 1. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply -  Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states. Application deadline for the deer tag is also April 1, 2014.

Please look at Hunt #49-MD and Hunt #49-E1 for more specifics such as hunting methods and license information.

5 Day Archery Hunt - $5000 at Main Lodge and $6000 at Lodge “B”
5 Day Rifle Hunt - 2nd Season $5500 Main Lodge - $6000 Lodge “B”
5 Day Rifle Hunt - 3rd Season $6000 Main Lodge - $6000 Lodge “B”

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Colorado Mule Deer - Hunt #51-MD




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If you’re looking to cash in your preference points on one of Colorado’s premier trophy deer units, this hunt may be what you are looking for. In 2012 it took non-residents 4 points to draw for archery, 8 points for muzzleloader, 8 for 2nd rifle and 14 for 3rd rifle. Colorado residents drew the tag with 4 points in archery, 5 points in muzzleloader, 6 in 2nd rifle and 9 in 3rd rifle.

The goal is to get clients on bucks scoring 170 or better. Horses are used to access the primitive area where no motorized vehicles are permitted. Hunting may also be done by driving to lower country and then doing spot and stalk by foot.

Camp is accessible via 4wd vehicles and consists of heated wall tents. Hunt staffing includes guides, a wrangler and a camp cook.

Only 4-6 hunters are taken per hunt. Shot opportunity is extremely high. In fact in 2011, they had 100% shot opportunity in all seasons.

License cost is $361 plus a $10 habitat stamp. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply - Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

Includes: meals, lodging, guide, use of horses, field care of your meat and trophy, delivery of meat to processor and delivery of cape/antlers to taxidermist.

5 Day Archery Hunt - $4500 1×1 guiding - Aug. 24 - Sept. 22, 2013

5 Day Muzzleloader Hunt - $4500 - 2×1 guiding - Sept. 14-22, 2013

5 Day Rifle Hunt - $4500 - 2×1 guiding - 2nd season Oct. 19-23, 2013; 3rd season Nov. 2-10, 2013

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Nebraska Mule Deer / Whitetail Combo - Hunt #37-MDWD




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There aren’t many places where you can buy over-the-counter deer tags and hunt whitetails and mule deer on the same hunt. This hunt is for one muley and one whitetail.

The ratio of muleys to whitetails is around 50/50. Hunts are conducted on various ranches including Ranch A which is a trophy ranch. Mule deer on this ranch are typically 165 and up. Bucks 190+ have been taken from this ranch. Property B is actually several parcels where mule deer tend to run 140-165. Whitetails are similar in size on both Property A and B and are normally 120-150 with some up to 170.

Located in western Nebraska, these hunts are held on over 40,000 acres that are either owned or leased. This area has wide open prairie, agriculture fields, cottonwood stands and pines. Bowhunts, rifle and muzzleloader hunts are held.

The hunter to guide ratio is 3 or 4 hunters per guide. During the course of the hunt, a hunter will normally spend some days on stand and others doing spot and stalk with a guide. Hunters may elect to do the entire hunt from stands. Stands consist of ladder stands, ground blinds or on the ground from high vantage points.

Includes meals, lodging, guide, field care and skinning of animals. License cost is $209 plus a $20 habitat stamp. Hunter Education Certification is required for everyone age 12 through 29.

Two buck hunts (one mule deer and one whitetail)

6 Day Archery Hunt - $7000 on Property A and $6000 on Property B (Sept. 15 - Dec. 31)

5 Day Rifle Hunts - $6500 on Property A (Nov. mid-Nov.)

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Colorado Mule Deer - Hunt #49-MD




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This hunt is held on private properties that total nearly 25,000 acres in western Colorado. These properties are some of the best in the west when it comes to habitat and game management. Food plots and irrigated alfalfa fields help grow trophy antlers and also draw and hold animals on the properties. The outfitter also has rights to some bordering BLM land.

Two lodges are utilized. The main lodge utilizes multiple ranches for hunting. Lodge “B” sits on a ranch with extensive acreage so the hunting is done right there. Archery, muzzleloader and rifle hunts are held. Hunting is done from stands or by spot and stalk.

Archery and rifle hunters have had approximately a 70% chance of drawing a buck tag with no preference points and a 100% chance of drawing with one preference point. There are also limited landowner vouchers available for no additional fee for those that applied in the drawing and were not drawn. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

Shot opportunity has been 95%. Bucks have averaged in the mid-160’s with some bucks scoring 190-200+. Hunters typically see many deer along with trophy bucks.

License cost is $361 plus a $10 habitat stamp. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply -  Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states.

Includes meals, lodging, 2 hunters/guide, field care and skinning of deer.

5 Day Archery Hunt - $5000 at Lodge “B”
5 Day Muzzleloader Hunt - $5000 Lodge “B”
5 Day Rifle Hunt - 2nd Season $5000 Main Lodge - $5500 Lodge “B”
5 Day Rifle Hunt - 3rd Season $6000 Main Lodge - $6000 Lodge “B”

See Hunt #49-EMD for Elk/Mule Deer Combo hunts with this outfitter. You can add an elk hunt to the mule deer hunt for slightly more money.

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Colorado Mule Deer - Hunt #46-MD




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If you are a non-resident of Colorado and sitting on 9 or more preference points (7 for archers), this is an excellent place to cash them in. Colorado residents will need at least 4 points to draw both archery or rifle. If you don’t have enough preference points, a limited amount of landowner vouchers are available. This hunt sells out fast so book a year or more in advance.

Shot opportunity has been 100% for the past 10+ years.

Hunting is done on public and private land with the vast majority of deer being taken on private ranches. Hunting is done by spot and stalk and stands. Trucks are used to get to hunting locations and then hunting is on foot. This can be an easy hunt or tough hunt depending on the client’s preference and physical abilities.

Camps typically consist of 6-10 hunters with one overlap day between groups. Guiding is listed as 3/1 but is normally 2×1 and is adjusted as hunters tag out.

Non-resident license fees are $361 for deer plus a $10 habitat stamp. Application deadline is April 1, 2014. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must have a hunter education card to apply -  Colorado accepts hunter education cards from other states.

Hunts are held during archery, muzzleloader and rifle seasons. 2nd season rifle hunts typically see more elk hunters on the first part of the season and more deer hunters on the second half of season. 3rd season is mainly deer hunters.

Includes meals, lodging, guides, caping of deer.

5 Day Hunt - $5000 with drawn tag or $9500 with landowner voucher

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Wyoming Mule Deer & Elk Combo - Hunt #06-EMD




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Private ranch hunt combo hunt for deer and elk. This hunt offered on a very limited basis — only four hunters per week.

A high % of the bulls score from 300-350 B&C with some larger and the mule deer 150-170 B&C with an occasional 180+. Considering that the shot opportunity has been over 90%, this hunt is a great option for the hunter looking to harvest two western trophies on one trip.

Hunting method is primarily glassing and then spot and stalk.

It is recommended that hunters apply for a preference point for elk ($50) during the July 1 - September 30 period. Having the point greatly increases the odds of being drawn. We will assist with applying for the preference point. It is also recommended to allow the outfitter to apply for you in the elk draw. It may take several years to obtain this tag. No preference points are needed to draw the mule deer tag.

Application dates are January 1-31 for elk and Jan. 1 - Mar. 15 for deer. Elk licenses are drawn usally drawn around February 22 and the deer license deadline is March 15 so a hunter desiring the combo hunt can wait to see if he draws the elk license before applying for deer which is 100% draw odds. The outfitter will also put you in for the deer draw after you draw for elk. A hunter’s safety card is required for rifle hunters if born after January 1, 1966 - not needed for archery hunters. Crossbows are legal to use during archery and firearm season.

Includes meals, lodging, 2 hunters/guide, airport pick-up and drop-off, transportation of meats and mounts to processing plant or taxidermist.

7 Day Hunt - $8400 (Oct. 15 - Nov. 5)

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British Columbia Mule Deer (Whitetail Bonus also) - Hunt #30-MD




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Hunt southeastern BC in the heart of the Rockies. Hunting is by horseback and on foot.

Mule deer must have at least 4 points on one side. Average score is right around 160 B&C with some better. An added bonus is that a whitetail buck may also be harvested for no additional fee, other than the license cost. Whitetails normally run in the 120-130 B&C range with 150 being the top end.

With such a long season, hunters can choose to hunt bachelor groups of bucks in September or wait until the November rut. Trophy bucks have been taken throughout the season. If taking a whitetail is also a priority, the later season hunts offer a much chance of scoring on a decent buck.

This is a hunt where a client’s physical condition has a great bearing on his success. The terrain is steep and elevation is 6000′ - 9000′ . Elderly hunters and hunters not in “mountain shape” can be accommodated and will hunt primarily out of stands overlooking meadows.

The main camp can be reached by truck and has multiple cabins, shower house and even a cabin for a couple. Other cabins are reached by horse and are used as needed.

Hunters can fly into Cranbrook,B.C. and be met at the airport or fly into Kalispel, MT., rent a vehicle and drive 2 ½ hours to meet the outfitter. Another option is to fly into Spokane, WA and drive to meet the outfitter. Airfare at Spokane is usually more affordable.

Included: meals, lodging, guiding, game retrieval and care of game.

License fees: Mule Deer and Whitetails $125. Licenses subject to 12% tax.

7 Day Hunt - 1 hunter per guide, $5000 U.S. (plus 6% GST) (October 21 - 27), (Nov. 1 -7), (Nov. 9 -15)

7 Day Hunt - 2 hunters per guide, $3800 U.S.each (plus 6% GST) same dates as above

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Sonora, Mexico Mule Deer - Hunt #10-MD




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Do you want to hunt some of the biggest mule deer bucks anywhere? If so, Sonora, Mexico is THE place to go. No where else will your odds be better of harvesting a 30 inch buck or a buck scoring 180-200+. The way we look at is - you can take several trips somewhere else for the price of this hunt BUT the odds are you will not have the opportunity to kill a buck like the ones killed on this hunt every year. In January 2013, they took 3 bucks over 200 inches.

We are fortunate to be associated with one of Mexico’s finest outfitters who has an outstanding track record for big bucks and satisfied customers. His percentage of repeat hunters is high due to the huge mule deer, customer service and the entire Sonoran experience.

This is not a high-fence hunt but free range. Hunts are conducted on various private ranches all of which have low harvest quotas to ensure future trophies. Hunting is via high-rack trucks and glassing from vantage points.

Hunters fly into Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico where they are picked up and transported to the lodge. At the hunt conclusion, hunters are also driven back to the airport or to a hotel in Hermosillo.

Hunt also includes: lodging (Mexican style houses), meals, beer, trophy care, delivery of your buck to taxidermist in Hermosillo, in field transportation and one guide per hunter.

The outfitter will take care of your paperwork for hunting and weapons licenses, trophy exportation papers or shipping your mounted trophy back to you.

Not included are: cost of hunting permits, hotel accommodations before and after hunt dates, taxidermy, packing, dipping and shipping of trophies, cost of mandatory councilor letter and gun permits. Mule deer license cost is $300 and weapons license is $250. There is no draw required for the mule deer license.

Up to four hunters can be accommodated per hunt.

6 Day Rifle Hunt - $9,500 (mid-December through end of January).

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Wyoming Mule Deer - Hunt #06-MD



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Private ranch hunt. Expect to see good numbers of mule deer with bucks scoring 140-170 with a few above that.

Methods include glassing and then stalking within shooting range. Success rate has been 100% shot opportunity. Can be done in September with archery gear or in October-November with firearm.

Includes meals, lodging, 2 hunters/guide, airport pick-up and drop-off, transportation of meats and mounts to processing plant or taxidermist.

Draw odds are near 100% for this unit. Application dates are Jan 1 - Mar. 15. Leftover tags, if available, can be applied for from July 10-20. A hunter’s safety card is required for rifle hunters if born after January 1, 1966 - not needed for archery hunters. Crossbows are legal to use during archery and firearm season.

5 Day Hunt - $3800 (Rifle Hunt: Oct. 1 - Nov. 5 & Archery Hunt: Sept. 1-24) )