Idaho Spring Bear Hunt Report by Kyle Hanson

I was fortunate to take two old mature bears on this trip.

Hunter: Kyle Hanson Date: May 3-9, 2022 Trip Taken: Idaho Frank Church Wilderness Black Bear Consultant: Outdoors International Another epic Idaho Wilderness Bear hunt in the books! I was fortunate to take two old mature bears on this trip. One color phase Chocolate and a Black, Black bear which turns out to be the oldest […]

Idaho Mountain Lion Hunt Report by Davie Parten

Idaho South Fork of the Salmon River

Hunter: Davie Parten Date: January 19-25, 2022 Trip Taken: Idaho Mountain Lion Hunt Consultant: Kyle Hanson | Outdoors International I flew into the mountains near McCall, ID where i was greeted by my outfitter. We made a short drive to a very nice wall tent camp. After getting set up and gear sorted, we went […]

Idaho Steelhead Fishing Report by Hank Jensen

Steelhead fishing on the Clearwater River in Idaho

Angler: Hank Jensen Date: January 27-31, 2022 Trip Taken: Idaho Steelhead Fishing on the Clearwater River Consultant: Patrick Kissel | Outdoors International If you like to steelhead fish, this is an amazing trip. Great fishing, food and fun! The outfitter does a great job of hosting and Patrick Kissel is one of the best guides […]

Idaho Clearwater Steelhead Report by Ernie Sorensen

Idaho Steelhead Fishing on the Clearwater River

Angler: Ernie Sorensen Date: Jan 28-31, 2022 Trip Taken: Idaho Steelhead Fishing on the Clearwater River Consultant: Patrick Kissel | Outdoors International Great service, excellent accommodations and we caught a few steelhead! How would you rate your trip overall? Great steelhead fishing trip. Took care of all aspects of trip. Made our priorities his number […]

Idaho Mountain Lion Hunt Report by Mary Sue Moore

Mountain lion hunting in Idaho

Hunter: Mary Sue Moore Date: December, 2021 Trip Taken: Mountain lion hunt in Idaho Consultant: Gary Colbath | Outdoors International First of all I would like to thank Outdoors International for finding the hunt of a lifetime for me. Gary is awesome, he always finds what we are looking for. He always takes time to […]

Western Hunter Gear List

Packing out an elk

So you’re wanting to do a hunt out West…you’re gonna need the right gear. Here is a Western hunter gear list that we’ve put together for a “typical” hunt. 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 […]

Middle Fork Salmon River Fishing Gear List

a float trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is the perfect family vacation

The Middle Fork Salmon River has absolutely incredible fishing for wild, native Cutthroat trout, Rainbow trout, and whitefish which range from 4-18 inches in length. We recommend that you use 4 lb. test fishing line or heavier and 5X leader or larger. Muddler Minnows and split shot are a good combination for use with a […]

Middle Fork Salmon River Packing List

The put in at Boundary Creek. Make sure you read our Middle Fork Salmon River packing list.

Our outfitter on the Middle Fork Salmon River, will provides everything except for your personal items. However, it is important to understand that you are responsible for certain things to insure a successful trip. The two most important are: a good positive attitude, and the gear list below. If you have particular items you wish […]

Idaho Wilderness Deer Hunt Report by Patrick Kissel

Glassing in the Frank Church for mule deer

Hunter: Patrick Kissel Date: November 8, 2021 Trip Taken: Frank Church Wilderness Mule Deer Hunt Consultant: Outdoors International November 8 We flew in to the airstrip in the middle of the Frank Church via two Cessna 206’s it was a beautiful flight. The guides and pack string were waiting for us as we landed. After we […]

Frank Church Wilderness Combo Hunt Report by Kyle Hanson

Kyle with a Frank Church mulie

Hunter: Kyle Hanson Date: November 13-19, 2021 Trip Taken: Frank Church Wilderness Mule Deer, Elk Combo Hunt Consultant: Outdoors International My Late Season Idaho Mule Deer hunt was an overwhelming success! This hunt is one of my personal favorite Idaho hunting trips. There is nothing else quite like chasing Late Season Mule Deer in the […]