ELK HUNT #K9CO3
Trophy Elk Hunts in New Mexico
- This hunt is for trophy bulls on private ground in New Mexico.
- Rifle, Archery or Muzzleloader hunts are available.
- New Mexico Unit 34 – We have guaranteed tags that can either be on a specific ranch OR unit-wide.
- New Mexico Unit 36 – Unit-wide tags/guided hunts are available.
- New Mexico Unit 37 is by draw only. Contact us if you are successful.
- Most hunts are spot and stalk/calling style, but early season waterhole hunts are also available.
- Guaranteed NM Elk Tags
- 1:1 Guiding
- Transportation During Hunt
- Field Prep of Trophy and Meat
- Transportation to Meat Processor
*Prices subject to change without notice, so lock your price in with a deposit asap.
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Lodging and Accommodations
Two Lodging Options:
- Unit 34 – Clean, comfortable cabins in Unit 34
- Units 36 and 37 – Nice tent camps with 12×14 Kodiak Canvas tents.
- Breakfast sandwich breakfast.
- Lunch is typically a sack lunch with snacks.
- Dinner is a hot meal to fill you up after a long day of hunting.
Fly into El Paso, Texas
At El Paso, you’ll rent a car and drive to Cloudcraft, New Mexico where you’ll meet your outfitter.
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Let's start planning your hunt!
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Typical Western Hunt
❏ 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.