HUNTER: Kyle Hanson
HUNT: Idaho Frank Church Wilderness Black Bear
CONSULTANT: Outdoors International
Another epic Idaho Wilderness Bear hunt in the books!
We opted to do this hunt as a fly-in, true backpack style hunt. Without a doubt one of the top three hardest hunts I’ve been on. The Frank Church is the steepest and most difficult terrain I’ve had the privilege to experience.
Amazing hunt that I wouldn’t hesitate to do again!
- How would you rate your trip overall? Great Top notch in every category, it’s become an annual event coming here! Last year we had an amazing hunt as well.
- How were your guide(s)? Great.
- How was your lodging? Great.
- How was the food? Great. Bear Chile is delicious.
- How was your outfitters communication? Great.
- How physically demanding was your trip? Extreme.
- How would you rate your consultant? Great. Self coached on this one!
- Would you book another trip with OUTDOORS INTERNATIONAL in the future? Yes.
- Can we use your stories and/or photos on our website? Yes.
- Can we use this in social media? Yes. My Instagram handle is: @khansonoutdoors
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Our hunt was excellent.
We saw bucks every day along with all other sorts of wildlife. Mountain goats, bears, and foxes were common sights. Fishing and crabbing was special bonus. The food was excellent, the crew was amazing. Outdoors International did a great job of finding exactly what we were looking for.
What an amazing experience!
The hunting lodge was out of this world!, Rooms, food and the scenery were all A+. Our guide was exceptional and had us on Shiras moose all five days. We saw over 30 total with at least 10 bulls. They had a plan for everything including taxidermy and game processing.
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