Backcountry Idaho Elk Guides
- All hunts are 7 days. 5 full hunt days with 2 days for pack in/out.
- Guaranteed tags (when applied for by application deadlines)
- September archery elk hunts.
- October rifle elk hunts during the rut.
- Late season elk, mule deer, wolf combo hunts.
- A few DIY drop camps for archery elk are also available.
- 80% success rate on guided hunts.
- 200-280 inch 5×5’s and 6×6’s, with the occasional 300+ inch bull can be expected.
- Great mule deer bucks have been taken during the late combo hunt.
- Comfortable wall tent camps
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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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