If you’re looking for a traditional, backcountry mule deer hunt, this is the trip for you. Our famous Frank Church Wilderness mule deer hunting trip is one of our most sought after mule deer hunts. Since the Frank Church Wilderness is so remote, hunting pressure on the deer in this area is very low. Not only is it remote, it also takes place during the rut AND in a migration corridor! The quantity and quality of bucks is amazing! On a normal year, you should see 10 to 20 bucks a day on average.
This is a classic wilderness mule deer hunt.
Located in the beautiful wilderness of Idaho’s famous Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area this is one of our most sought after mule deer hunts for good reason. Frank Church Wilderness mule deer hunting can be out of this world if you hit the migration/rut/weather right. In fact, we’ve never been on this hunt and not seen at least one good buck during the course of a week.
The type of hunt that people dream about.
Fly into the wilderness, get picked up with horses and a pack string to ride into camp…the camp is a classic tent-style with a cook, wranglers and guides. Lots of deer, and it’s during the rut. AND THEY’RE MIGRATING TOO! It just doesn’t get any better.Get More Information About This Trip
Stay in comfortable wall tents with wood stoves.
There are two hunters to one tent so there will be plenty of space. All meals are provided as there is a cook in camp that will make all the meals. The days will start with one of their camp cooks hearty breakfasts. After breakfast hunters and guides will get on horses and head in the woods. Be prepared to hike here and there as well.
These hunts book out every year, so contact us quickly if you’d like to go.
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Louis DiGiovani –
The camp was wilderness luxury with top notch tents, wood stoves, cots with 2″ foamy mattresses, and gourmet meals.
Chris Cantler –
Thank you to OUTDOORS INTERNATIONAL for pointing us in the right direction! We are looking forward to going on this hunt again sometime soon.
Gregory Mescan –
Great fly into the forest service airstrip. 8 hours in by horseback. Primitive camping, which is what I wanted. Did not see anyone while in the backcountry, which is what I wanted.
A true Western adventure all the way around.
Raymond Thomas –
This was a once in a lifetime hunt for me and all my expectations were met or exceeded. I would recommend this hunt to anyone.
Jacob Walkenhauer –
We had our minds made up well before the hunt was over that we wanted to come back and luckily we were able to book it again. I for one absolutely cant wait for the day we fly back into the Frank Church Wilderness.
Gary Ball –
The outfitter and all the guide’s – personnel were 110% courteous, appreciative and well mannered. He runs a tight ship
My little brother Steve had a BLAST!
Tony Shafer –
This Idaho backcountry hunt was truly a hunt of a lifetime!!
Hughie Blacke –
My guide was very knowledgeable and worked hard to get a great deer for me. The food and accommodations were great and the wilderness setting was amazing. I’d like to go back for a wilderness elk hunt.
Kody Carr –
The hunt was an amazing experience, trip, staff, hunt, food, sleeping quarters, and horses were all top notch.
Ron Hicks –
For a true remote backcountry wilderness hunt experience, I highly recommend this Idaho mule deer hunt. This outfitter has 35 years experience, quality stock, comfortable camps, and outstanding guides and staff for a unique wilderness experience.
Paul Julander –
Truly a first rate outfitter. From the camp, food, to the knowledge and hospitality of the team this was an awesome experience. Camp was in large outfitter style tents with wood burning stoves. Meals were homemade, and far beyond what I expected in the backcountry, all served in the main tent, which was warm clean and dry.
No hesitation recommending this hunt to anyone, and would certainly do it again.
Jace Myers –
Great trip, amazing time, great mule deer hunting. Kyle and Outdoors International always put me in the best situations to get the best opportunity in the wilderness.
Patrick Kissel –
What a great week in the wilderness of Idaho! These mountains are as rugged and beautiful as I expected. The Frank Church Wilderness is rich with plenty of mule deer to satisfy any hunter. I plan to go back in 2023 with my dad for another trip. He always wanted to hunt in the Frank and he absolutely loved this hunt!
Andy Nagel –
Extremely awesome, challenging, beautiful would love to do it again trip! The Frank is incredible! We saw a lot of deer, rams, elk, coyote and other game. The group of four filled out a day early with four beautiful Idaho timber muleys. Our outfitter took every chance to make our hunt unforgettable. Jake our guide was the best!
Duffy Hammond –
It was a trip like no other. The scenery was amazing along with the guides that were out there with us hunters. Great food on a daily basis. This was a great backcountry mule deer hunt.