Wyoming Hunting Lodge
Hunting Wyoming is a dream for many...and this hunt is one for the books. The lodge, the chef, and most of all....THE ELK!
Wyoming elk hunting on private ranches totaling nearly 1 million acres. This outfitter offers Wyoming elk hunting on a vast array of different areas, from low country, to steep mountainous terrain. What is great about this elk hunt is that these ranches fall into the general elk tag pool, which are a 100% draw for non-residents. The properties are so large that the outfitter is able to provide mature animals.
You’ll be hunting Wyoming elk and mule deer from a beautiful lodge.
With over 8,000 square feet of luxurious living space, the hunting lodge sits in the middle of 100 square miles of mountain wilderness that is teeming with trophy mule deer, lots of elk, and trophy Shiras moose. This magnificent lodge is surrounded by quaking aspen, cedar trees, bubbling streams and even features a couple of fishing ponds.
With 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and 3 great rooms and plus many other accoutrements, a stay at this ranch is one you’re not likely to forget. Whether you are enjoying a chef prepared meal, or relaxing from a long day of hunting in our hot tub, this ranch immediately feels like home. From the enormous log structure to the western décor, you may even want to come back in the summer with the family for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding or just to hang out and get some down time.
Benefits of hunting Wyoming with this outfitter:
- Great option for corporate groups.
- Both rifle and archery elk hunts (archery guides are experienced bowhunters).
- When hunting Wyoming elk, you can combo with mule deer.
- All hunts are on private ranches, totalling nearly 1 million acres.
- Opportunity rates are nearly 100% for both rifle and archery hunters.
- Success rates are 90%+ for rifle hunts, and 60%+ for archery hunts.
- Mule deer average 160-180 inches, with a buck or two over 200″ taken yearly.
- Elk average 260-310 inches.
- Guiding is usually 1:1, however you can save some money on a 2:1 hunt.
- Guaranteed tags if you apply prior to the January 31 deadline. If you don’t draw a tag in Wyoming, this outfitter has another hunting lodge in Utah as a backup.
- Archery mule deer hunts are 5 days (1:1), and rifle hunts are 4 days (1:1 or 2:1).
- Elk hunts are 5 days (1:1 or 2:1)
- 1×1 Guiding
- Meals – Lodge hunts are chef prepared meals, and on tent camp hunts, you will have a cook in camp.
- Transportation during hunt
- Airport Pickup
- Field prep of trophy and meat
- Transport of trophy and meat to taxidermist and processor
*Prices subject to change without notice, so lock your price in with a deposit asap.
Lodging and Accommodations
You’ll be staying at a beautiful 5-star lodge.
Experience a truly magnificent guest ranch and lodge, located on 110,000 acres in the Uinta Mountains near Evanston, Wyoming for your hunting trips, corporate retreats, family reunions, weddings, and more. Located on 640 acres of fenced pristine private property, this stunning rental lodge has all the amenities of home with the added benefit of being nestled amidst majestic evergreens, aspen, streams and fishing ponds. The rental lodge is surrounded by 100 square miles of private property to maximize your wilderness experience. Access is just two hours from the Salt Lake International Airport.Queen Mountain Guest Ranch has 8,000 square feet of furnished living space so there is room for everyone with 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a large & spacious kitchen and 3 great rooms. Washers and dryers for your laundry are located on two levels. Depending on your preferences, a professional chef is available to prepare your meals for you!
Situated on 3 levels, there are 2 big screen Plasma satellite TV’s, wireless internet, and Verizon and AT&T as well as VOIP phone access. The fireplaces, hottub, multiple spacious decks, fire pit for bonfires and barbecue grill all help make your visit so memorable, you will want to make Queen Mountain Guest Ranch a regular destination for years to come.
The streams and ponds contain Rainbow trout, Bonneville and Colorado Cutthroat trout fishing for both fly fishing and angling alike. Hiking, 4-wheeling, mountain biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, shooting instruction, and horseback riding are just a few of the many recreational activities available to visitors.
This outfitters guides are dedicated to providing the best of service for you! You can expect either 1×1 or 2×1 style guiding depending on which one you choose. Most of the trip will be done on horse back and foot. There is no requirements of prior horseback riding for this hunt. Your guide will also take care of your trophy so you won’t need to! If desired they will even cape your animal professionally for your mount! All guides are first aid trained, your safety is their number one concern. If you ask anyone about their experience with this outfitter they will say their guide was one of the most memorable parts of their trip!
Typical Daily Schedule
You will be up in the dark, hunting at daylight, locating game via glassing, bugling, tracking. The elk dictate the rest—it’s an adventure!
Access is easy. It sits about two hours from the Salt Lake City International Airport and is just about a half hour away from Park City, a historic mining town and ski resort. Airport pick-up and drop-off are including in hunting packages so there’s no need to rent a car (unless you want to). We know that as top-of-the-line hunting outfitters, your hunting experience will be unmatched when you harvest your animal while staying here.
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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.