Our Idaho outfitter offers a wide variety of backcountry big game hunts for both elk and mule deer, ranging from their early season guided hunts; DIY archery drop camps; all the way to their late season combo hunts for elk, mule deer, and wolves!
September Rifle Rut Hunts!
Not only can you hunt with your bow, but this outfitter is able to offer a rifle elk hunt during the rut. That’s right, for those not interested in the challenge of trying to harvest the great wapiti with stick and string can still hunt during the rut in September with their rifle!
We suggest you get in shape for a better experience.
Idaho has earned a reputation for being steep and rugged, these hunts should be taken seriously as any mountain hunt, and can be physically difficult. It would be in your best interest to be in elk shape. However, our outfitter has still been able to accommodate most hunters as their guides are experts in their crafts and the horses are gentle and well broke.
Typical Daily Schedule
On the guided camps you can expect to wake up early to a hearty camp style breakfast prepared by your camp cook. After breakfast hunters and guides will prepare for departure for the day on horseback or on foot, season and camp location dependent. Be prepared to hike here and there as well as ride the horses to and from hunting areas every day.
Hunting tactics vary across the entire season, as the earliest archery hunt starts at the end of August, and the last hunt going till mid November. Tactics are adjusted accordingly to most effectively harvest intended game.
Our Idaho elk guides also offer some solid, backcountry drop camp hunts.
If you’re an experienced elk hunter, this is a great opportunity.When you’re ready to start planning your hunt, just contact us. Be sure to let us know exactly what you have in mind, and we’ll do our best to help you find the perfect outfitter and get it booked.
If our Idaho backcountry elk guides sound intriguing, contact us today for more details.
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Bren Hasslen –
This was three days of exhausting, exciting, and intense hunting. Just what the doctor ordered!!! This is hunting at its truest. By foot and horseback. Couldn’t get any better.
Danny Torrell –
Normally I skip over these reports because I’m not a writer. But after working with Kyle, he deserves my time. I couldn’t have asked for more. I’ll be using him again. So that’s as good as it gets for you guys lol
Kyle Hanson –
This outfitter knows his area well. Guides and staff were top notch. One of the guides was even born and raised in this area on an old homestead ranch, he knew it like the back of his hand.
Lee Albright –
I had an awesome elk hunt in Idaho. It was arguably the best hunting experience I’ve had so far.
John Hampey –
This trip was exactly what my dad and I were looking for in an elk hunt.
Having Kyle as a consultant helped my dad and I to find the outfitter that fit what we wanted in a trip. With previous experience with the outfitter and the location Kyle was able to speak very knowledgeably about the trip and what to expect.