AOO2 – Shiras Moose Hunt in Washington with Archery Outwest Outfitters
Shiras Moose Hunt in Washington State
Did you finally draw a tag? Are you looking for how to start applying? Either way, we can help!
If you’re a hunter looking for a close up hunt with one of North America’s largest big game animals then this hunt will meet your standards! This outfitter specializes in taking Shiras moose and is prepared to get you the animal that will meet your expectations. These moose are known for being plentiful and of the highest quality.
Although this is a draw only hunt it’s good to start making plans as this is one hunt you want to take. As you prepare for this hunt applying for the draw now is a must as it will take time to draw this tag. Washington Shiras moose should be on every avid hunters list as this hunt is one never to be forgotten!
- Both bull and cow hunts.
- This hunt is moderately physically as the terrain that is hunted is very different and varied.
- Thousands of public and private acres of land to hunt on! Some of the best Shiras Moose hunting in the state.
- Excellent trophy quality with monster bulls taken on a regular.
- This is a draw only hunt. Although it is fairly tough to draw for this hunt it is highly recommended. If this hunt peaks your interest its best to apply for draw in units 117, 121, 108 and 101.
- Opportunity and success rate are VERY high, often 90-100% annually.
- Options to combo with black bear, elk and/or deer.
- Hunter Orientation
- Transportation during the hunt
- All meals
- Meat and Trophy preparation
*Prices subject to change without notice, so lock your price in with a deposit asap.
Lodging and Accommodations
The cabin you will stay in is located right next the the Columbia River right outside Kettle Falls, WA. Lodging is clean and well kept. Hunters staying here will have access to a comfortable cabin with the needed amenities such as toilet, sink, shower, fridge, kitchenette, TV and Free WIFI. The cabins each have either a queen or full size bed as well as futons if needed. Lodging can change depending on the unit you draw in.
All meals for this trip are provided for you. The outfitter will provide a simple breakfast and lunch with a wonderful home cooked meal to finish the day off. Be prepared for some good old home cooking!
The guides for this outfitter are all avid archery hunters which is a big plus if you are also using a bow! They will know exactly where to put you to achieve the best results as possible. Most hunts are guided 1×1. When the animal has been taken the guide will field dress and prepare you trophy for transport. All transportation in this hunt is done by 4×4, ATV and foot. These guides are all very qualified and ready to help you get the animal you desire.
Located one hour north of Spokane, WA you have the option to rent a car or to get picked up by the outfitter for an additional fee.
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Suggested Gear List
This is a general gear list for a typical regular season hunt in the West.
❏ Underwear (1 pair per day)
❏ Base Layer Top and Bottom (2 – 3 pairs per week) *we suggest merino wool
❏ Lightweight Camo Jacket
❏ Windstopper Camo Jacket
❏ Midweight Camo Jacket
❏ Lightweight Camo Vest
❏ Lightweight Camo Shirt (3 – 5 per week) *you can get away with fewer shirts if you wear merino wool.
❏ Lightweight Camo Pants (1-2 pair per week)
❏ Midweight Camo Pants (1 pair per week)
❏ Rain Gear
❏ Blaze Orange (rifle hunts) *check regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Lightweight Gloves
❏ Midweight Gloves
❏ Camo or Neutral-colored Cap
❏ Camo Stocking Cap or Camo Beanie
❏ Camo Head Net
❏ Elk Decoy (if applicable)
❏ Cow Calls (if applicable)
❏ Bugle and Bugle Tube (if applicable)
❏ Ground Blind
❏ Folding Chair
❏ Bow Holder
❏ Day Pack
❏ Water Bottle
❏ Large Backpack
❏ Wind Direction Indicator
❏ Hunting Knife
❏ Topo Maps or Mobile Mapping Software
❏ inReach GPS
❏ Scent Elimination Spray
❏ Water Bladder (2L)
❏ Fire Starter Kit
❏ Game Bags
❏ Caping Salt
❏ Dry Bag
Buy the highest quality optics that you can afford.
If you’re a backcountry diy hunter, this gear list is accompanied by a podcast with Steve Speck of EXO Mountain Gear is must listen if you want to go on a backcountry, backpack hunt.
Use enough gun. We suggest these calibers: .270 Winchester; 7mm Remington Magnum; .30-06 Springfield; .300 WSM; .300 Winchester Magnum; .300 Weatherby Magnum; 30 Nosler; .338 RCM; or .338 Winchester Magnum. Other options might be: 6.5 Creedmoor; .280 Ackley Improved; or 28 Nosler.
The Outdoors International team shoots Hoyt.
❏ Bow *check regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Arrows (at least one doz.)
❏ Broadheads *check regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Release *an extra release is recommended
❏ Soft Bow Case
❏ Hard Bow Case
❏ Lip Balm
❏ Insect Repellant
❏ Moleskin for blisters
❏ Super Glue
❏ Prescription Medication
❏ Duct Tape
❏ Pain Reliever
❏ Extra Glasses and/or Contacts
❏ Quality Polarized Sunglasses
❏ Personal Toiletries
❏ Video Camera and/or GoPro
❏ Extra Batteries for all Electronics
*This is a sample/generic gear list. For more specific details for the time of year you are traveling to, we recommend checking with your outfitter, hunting consultant or your destination’s local Wildlife Management Agency.
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