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F R O M TH E O F F IC E O F TH E W Y O MIN G G O V ER N O R

MATT MEAD Dear Fellow Hunters and Outdoor Enthusiasts,

BOARD of DIRECTORS President Jeff Smith | Sundance, WY Vice President Sy Gilliland | Casper, WY Secretary/Treasurer Dax McCarty | Douglas, WY Board Members Budd Betts | Dubois, WY Taylor Engum | Shoshoni, WY Lee Livingston | Cody, WY Carlton Loewer | Jackson, WY Terry Pollard | Pinedale, WY Carl Sauerwein | Cody, WY Tyler Sims | McFadden, WY Dustin Stetter | Dubois, WY Brian Taylor | Kelly, WY

As I have in past years, I am pleased again this year to write an introduction to the 2018 Wyoming Outdoors publication. This is the go-to planning guide for an outing in Wyoming. It offers a wealth of information on hunting, fishing and all kinds of summer and winter pursuits in our great state. If you've been on a Wyoming adventure before and used this guide, you know its value. If you are planning your first trip, with this publication in hand, you have all you need. I was born and raised in Jackson, Wyoming. I have been an outdoor enthusiast from childhood on. I climbed the Grand in high school, am an avid snowmobiler and skier, and hunt and fish every chance I get. I enjoy participating in these activities, as well as others, in Wyoming because frankly the outdoor opportunities here are unparalleled. Our rivers, mountain ranges, and national and state parks and forests provide many things – wildlife, scenic beauty, and something elusive in our busy world -solitude. Our 11,000 farms and ranches provide open spaces and distinctive character to the land. We have bountiful game both big and small. The fifth season in the year to us is hunting season. The Wyoming Outfitters & Guides Association and its members bring this 2018 edition of Wyoming Outdoors to you. These are experienced professionals who know Wyoming inside and out. They can help you put together a great trip to the Cowboy State. Hoping you will visit us soon and best regards, Sincerely, Matthew H. Mead, Governor

Board Members/ Guide Representatives Mike Aberle | Sundance, WY Dusty Schell | Bar Nunn, WY

F R O M TH E W Y O G A P R ES IDEN T

JEFF SMITH

Administrator Laurie Marcovitz | Casper, WY

Welcome to the 2018 Edition of Wyoming Outdoors. As you page through this publication, you will find Wyoming’s best professional Outfitters and Guides.

W YOMING OU TFIT TERS & GUIDES ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 2650 159 N. Wolcott, Ste. 117 Casper, WY 82601 phone: 307.265.2376 email: wyoga@wyoga.org website: www.wyoga.org

Whether you are looking for a premier hunting experience, a family pack trip vacation or a back country fishing excursion, these professionals can offer you a World Class, Memorable, Outdoor Experience. The members of WYOGA spend countless hours, effort and dollars to stay on the forefront of issues that affect all sportsmen. They are committed to protecting our hunting, fishing and other outdoor interests throughout the state. Over the years, WYOGA has fought legislatively to ensure resident and non-resident sportsmen continue to have the proper allocation of licenses to pursue big game and trophy game animals. The members also spend countless hours and resources on the issues that concern sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts, such as delisting of the grizzly bear, wolf and predator control, and access to public lands. WYOGA has a great working relationship with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The mutual understanding of proper management and issues that affect both the wildlife and their habitat ensures future generations will enjoy the opportunities that sportsmen experience today.

For General & Advertising Info, please contact: Laurie Marcovitz, Administrator

Wyoming’s abundant wildlife, scenic beauty and friendly people make this great state one of the premier destinations in North America. Come experience what the “Cowboy State” has to offer. Sincerely,

For a MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION:

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2017 STATISTICS Total WY Outfitters: 323

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Deer 2,410 2,030 84% Antelope 2,758 2,586 94% Elk 3,219 1,971 61% Black Bear 130 60 46% Moose 40 38 95% Sheep 98 85 87% Mt. Goat 13 11 85% Mt. Lion 56 37 66% Wolf 14 5 36% Total: 8,738 6,823 78%

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TABLE of CONTENTS

WYOMING OUTFITTERS & GUIDES ASSOCIATION

MEMBERSHIP dIRECToRY OUTFITTERS by COMPANY NAME

This list below is alphabetized by “Outfitting Company Name” 88 Ranch Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Absaroka Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Allen’s Diamond 4 Wilderness Ranch. . . . . . . . . 58 Backcountry Hunting Logistics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Bald Mountain Outfitters, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Bar-Nunn Hunting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Barlow Outfitting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Bear Basin Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Bear Track Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Best of the West Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Big Country Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Big Horn Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Boulder Basin Outfitters, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Box Creek Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Box Y Lodge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Brush Creek Ranch Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Butte Creek Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 C 4 Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 C K Hunting & Fishing Camp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Camp Creek Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Cole Creek Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Cross C Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Darwin Ranch/Linn Outfitting, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Dodge Creek Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Double “Y” Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 East Fork Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Elk Mountain Outfitters, LLC/ Wapiti Ridge Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Extreme Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Fiddle Back Ranch, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Five Star Expeditions, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Grand Slam Outfitters, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Great Plains Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Green River & Bridger-Teton Outfitters, LLC . . . 62 Greys River Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Grizzly Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Gros Ventre Wilderness Outfitters, Inc. . . . . . . . 65 Heart Spear Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 High Pine Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Jenkins Hunting Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Livingston Outfitting, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lost Creek Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Massive Buck Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Meeks Brothers Outfitting, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Mill Creek Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Morning Creek Outfitting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Muddy Draw Outdoors, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Mule Creek Outfitting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Mule Shoe Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Nelson Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Nols Rocky Mountain (NHO). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Non-Typical Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Offgrid Outdoors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Outfitters of the Wyoming Wilderness . . . . . . . . 64 P Cross Bar Trophy Hunts, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Paintrock Adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Paradise Guest Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Pathfinder Hunting & Fishing Consultants, Inc.. 60 Pennoyer Outfitting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Powder Horn Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Rand Creek Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Red Desert Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Robert Model Outfitter, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Rough Country Outfitters & Guides. . . . . . . . . . . 64 Saratoga Safari. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Savery Creek Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Seven J Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Sheep Mesa Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 SNS Outfitter & Guides/Jackson Hole Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Spearhead Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Spotted Horse Ranch, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Spur Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Swift Creek Outfitters & Teton Horseback Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 T Lazy T Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Table Mountain Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . 60 The Ranch at Ucross. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Thomson Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Thorofare Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Timber Canyon Ranch Outfitting, LLC. . . . . . . . . 66 Timberline Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Triangle X Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Triple Three Outfitters, Ltd.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Trophies Plus Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Trophy Mountain Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Trophy Ridge Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Turkey Track Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Two Ocean Pass Outfitting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Tyler Sims Outfitting, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Wagonhound Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Western Gateway Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Wild Man Adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Wilderness Trails, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Wolf Lake Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Wood River Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Wycon Safari, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Wyoming Professional Hunters, Ltd.. . . . . . . . . . 63 Wyoming Wilderness Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Wyoming Wildlife Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Yellowstone Outfitter Hunting & Fishing Camps & Wagons West. . . . . . . . . . 62

Governor’s & President’s Letter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Member Directory List / TOC / Advertisers . . . . . . . 3 Wyoming Hunter Defense Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Wildlife Migrations in Wyoming Article . . . . . . 12–13 2018 Hunter of the Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Unraveling the Preference Points Mystery Article. . 20 WYOGA Hunting Stories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 & 38 Big Game Rifle & Archery Awards. . . . . . . . . . 29–35 2018 Honorary Lifetime Member Award . . . 42 & 52 2018 Guide of the Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Honorary Lifetime Members List, WYOGA Voting   Guides List & Agency Personnel List . . . . . . . . . 48 2018 Agency Personnel Award. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 WYOGA Membership Directory. . . . . . . . . . . . 58–66 WYOGA Yellow Pages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72–73

ADVERTISERS

Absaroka Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Bald Mountain Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Best of the West Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 & 50 Big Horn Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Boulder Basin Outfitters, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Box Creek Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 C4 Outfitters & Camp Creek Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . 5 CK Hunting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Cross C Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Dallas Safari Club - DSC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Dodge Creek Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Elk Mountain Outfitters, LLC/ Wapiti Ridge Ranch. . 16 East Fork Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Five Star Expeditions, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Greys River Outfitters, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 High Pine Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 IDE Land & Leasing Company. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Livingston Outfitting, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Lost Creek Outfitters, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Massive Buck Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Maven. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Meeks Brothers Outfitting, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Mooncrest Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Mule Shoe Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Non-Typical Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Offgrid Outdoors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 P Cross Bar Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Park County Travel Council. . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover ProDesign. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Ramkota Hotel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Rand Creek Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Rough Country Outfitters & Guides . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Seven J Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 & 69 SITKA Gear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 SNS Outfitter & Guides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 & 27 Sportsman's Warehouse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Spotted Horse Ranch, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Stone Glacier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Back Cover Swift Creek Outfitters, LLC & Teton Horseback  Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 & 15 Table Mountain Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Teapot Creek Precision. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Tegeler and Associates. . . . . . . . . Inside Front Cover Thomson Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Timberline Hospitalities, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Timberline Lodge Sporting Club. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Timberline Lodge - Big Country Outfitters. . . . . . . 43 Timberline Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Town Square Inns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Triangle X Ranch Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Trophy Mountain Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Turkey Track Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Tyler Sims Outfitting, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 & 23 Wagonhound Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 & 57 Western Gateway Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Wild Sheep Foundation - WSF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Wilderness Trails, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Wood River Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Wyld Gear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Wyoming Game and Fish Dept.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Wyoming Game & Fish Dept. Deadlines. . . . . . . . . 75 Wyoming State Board of Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Wyoming Wilderness Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Wyoming Wildlife Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Yellowstone Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Publication Design: Mark Schuler/ProDesign Printing: Royle Printing Cover Photo: Adobe Stock © Wesley Aston

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C4 Outfitters and Camp Creek Outfitters Private Land Hunts from 4x4 vehicles for Trophy Elk, Deer and Antelope ____________ National Forest/Wilderness Horseback Hunts & Lodge Hunts

Carlton Loewer • BG-098 • cell: 307-413-6446 • carlton@blackpowderranch.net • www.blackpowderranch.net

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Washakie Wilderness Area of Northwest Wyoming.

Absaroka Ranch

• Over 35 Years in the Outfitting Business. • Archery & Rifle Hunts for Elk & Deer. • Hunting from Wilderness Camp or Ranch Cabins. • 80% Success for over 35 Seasons.

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P.O. Box 929, Dubois, WY 82513 • (307) 455-2275 • absaroka@wyoming.com • www.absarokaranch.com Robert Budd Betts, Jr. • WY BG #174 • All activities authorized by U.S.D.A. Forest Service

Specializing in Elk & Bighorn Sheep Hunts from Our Wilderness Camp

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307-587-3404

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WHDF & WYOGA BEGINNING THIS YEAR (2018), the Wyoming Hunter Defense Fund will no longer be managed as a separate organization. The WHDF will be managed under the WYOGA umbrella. This move will provide a more efficient tax structure for WYOGA. In turn, this will allow WYOGA to make the best use of funding to provide members with a continued political presence and influence. If you would like to continue to support the WHDF through WYOGA please make your contributions payable to: WYOGA for WHDF mail to: P.O. Box 2650, Casper, WY 82602 Thank you in advance for your continued support!

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MOONCREST RANCH Guided hunting provided by: Robert Model Outfitter, LLC Robert Model, Outfitter License BG223 We have the only permitted hunting camp in elk Hunt Area 53, Trout Creek Drainage, Wapiti District. We also offer a unique venue for meetings, banquets and weddings.

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WYOMING IS HOME to some of the longest big game migrations in the lower 48 and these animal movements are among the most spectacular and awe-inspiring of any natural phenomena. Across the state, more than 90 percent of mule deer, elk, pronghorn, moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, bison and white-tailed deer are migratory. One visit to Wyoming’s high country in the middle of winter, and it’s easy to see that with no vegetation exposed through the deep snow, animals would die if they didn’t leave. Fact is -- Migrations bolster animal fitness and migratory individuals usually outnumber resident populations. Migratory animals are able to move to new habitats, reduce their risk of attacks by predators and avoid food shortages by seeking highquality forage as they migrate. Some seasonal movements can take months as animals stop at key foraging sites to replenish expended energy and rest before continuing on. From highelevation summer ranges in western Wyoming to the low-elevation winter ranges in the southern reaches of the state, mule deer may take up to two months in the fall and another two months in the spring to make their seasonal movements. This means for nearly a third of a year they are trudging along in search of nutritious

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forage. This adaptive strategy has been repeated annually for generations and is passed on from mother to young. While most Wyoming big game migrate, some do not. Historically, resident populations faced a disadvantage by staying on the same range the entire year and using up resources. However, as predator populations have grown and shifted around, the benefits of staying in one place are increasing. Now migratory big game contend with up to four times the number of grizzly bears and wolves as resident herds that stay near developed areas. Wyoming wildlife managers and researchers have observed reduced survival rates, lower numbers of young and shifts in distribution of migratory elk as herds try to avoid predators. At the same time resident elk herds that reside in areas where predators are controlled and foraging habitats are fertilized and irrigated, have increased in size. There has always been interest in big game movement patterns in Wyoming. Early indigenous people followed game migrations and, in the early 1900s, Wyoming residents attempted to monitor and map annual elk movements from Yellowstone National Park. In the 1930s the Wyoming Game and Fish Department began mapping

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elk routes while conducting aerial surveys. By 1945 the department started track surveys along U.S. Highway 26-287 east of Moran Junction as elk migrated toward the National Elk Refuge. Today detailed movement patterns of wildlife are mapped through the use of GPS radio collars. In the late 1990s a University of Wyoming researcher named Hall Sawyer mapped the 100-mile path of the pronghorn in western Wyoming. Soon after, others began collaring elk from herds in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and animals from adjacent herds of mule deer, bighorn sheep, moose, bison and mountain goat. One of the more notable mule deer movements was From left to right, migration corridors (blue) and stopover areas (red) in the Sublette, Baggs and Platte Valley mule deer herds from 290 radio-collared mule deer. documented as researchers began monitoring deer east of Rock Springs near Interstate 80. Radio-collared deer traveled 150 miles north to the Hoback area and one collared animal covered 255 miles as it made its way to summer ranges in eastern Idaho. With the ability to precisely map wildlife movements the conservation of migration corridors in Wyoming suddenly started to receive a lot of attention. Game and Fish began working on policies in 2015 and the Commission adopted Wyoming’s Corridor Strategy in early 2016. The strategy builds on a 30-year-old process for identifying important big game seasonal ranges. Corridor designation requires that managers evaluate GPS movement data collected over several years to Wyoming’s expansive habitats are home to some of the most impressive big game migrations in the lower 48, including 150-mile mule deer corridors and elk routes where thousands of animals pour through narrow identify areas where more than one mountain passes. marked animal made a seasonal trek Wyoming Department of Transportation, landowners, between summer and winter range. Areas where animals outfitters, hunters, anglers, conservation groups and the pause to forage and rest are identified as stopover oil and gas industry to identify and conserve Wyoming’s areas. Using this method wildlife managers and research treasured big game migrations into the future. To learn partners, have identified corridors in the Sublette, Platte more about the collaborative effort to designate migration Valley and Baggs mule deer herds. corridors and identify conservation actions visit the Game and Fish wildlife managers remain committed Department’s website or go to the Migration Mapper with to working closely with a wide variety of stakeholders the Wyoming Migration Initiative. including researchers, federal and state land managers,

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I WAS BORN DECEMBER, 1944 on a small farm 15 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan. When I was three years old my parents bought a 2000 acre farm near Grant. I have lived in the grant area for the last 70 years. I learned at a young age to work long and hard. After graduating from high school in 1962, I worked with my parents on a small farm implement business, my dad purchased in 1960. He used it to support his farming which had grown to over 3,000 acres. I took over management in 1965, incorporated the business in 1967 and finally started buying him out in 1968. The business was growing fast. I then bought property and built a new dealership and after 30 years of a very successful run, I sold out in December of 1998.

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I met my wife Jane and we married January 22, 1971. We have three daughters and two sons. We have 11 grandchildren from 5-16 years old. We bought and sold several farms which was very profitable. We also kept three farms that we rent out. We live on a 40 acre hobby farm that we moved into on July 4, 1971. We raised horses and longhorn cattle. I enjoyed breaking horses to ride and drive. My hobbies are horses, hunting, and snowmobiling. I started hunting pheasant and white tail deer when I was 12. My first elk hunt was 1978. I’ve hunted in Montana, Idaho, Alberta Canada and Afton, Wyoming. My first hunt with Budd Betts, Absaroka Ranch was in 1984. This was also my first elk kill. I hunted with his outfit about 25 times thru 2015 for a total of 17 elk. We grew a great

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“WHAT THE HECK DO YOU MEAN, I didn’t draw my dang Wyoming elk license again!!!” I’m sure most of us have either said, or at least heard this very statement, quickly followed by a few other choice words of disappointment! So, if you are like many Non-Resident Sportsmen, you have at least a few questions surrounding Wyoming’s Big Game Preference Points System! In an effort to help folks better understand how the Preference Points System works, a few facts, figures, opinions and application strategies will be presented. Understanding the dynamics of the WGFD Big Game License Drawing, may be of real benefit to you in successfully drawing that coveted Antelope, Deer, Elk, Bighorn Sheep or Shiras Moose license, when, where and how you wish to hunt them in future years! WGFD first introduced Preference Points for Resident and Non-Resident Bighorn Sheep and Shiras Moose in 1995. Preference Points for Non-Resident Elk, Deer and Antelope began in 2006. At this time, Preference Points are not available to Wyoming Resident hunters for these species. Jennifer Doering, WGFD License Section Manager, states several key points they communicate to their applicant customers are “Preference Points are only considered for an applicants first choice, for full price license applications, and she reminds us that Preference Points must be purchased at least every two years, or they will be forfeited and lost after the second year of not purchasing your points.” Wyoming license draws are allocated at 75% for preference point holders, and 25% for all applicants, providing all applicants an opportunity to draw a license. For a complete run-down on Preference Point totals and drawing odds for each species, check out the WGFD web-site at wgfd.wyo.gov. Brian Nesvik, WGFD Chief Game Warden, commented that “Preference Points were originally intended to provide hunters with predictability and reasonable assurance that over time, their chances of drawing high demand areas would increase. Specifically for Non-Resident, they were intended to help hunters predict how often they would draw a tag for their favorite areas. It appears now, that as the number of Preference Point holders and the maximum number of preference points available has increased, and the level of predictability has decreased, at least for some hunt areas. This conflict with the original intent is definitely something we have been hearing about from Sportsmen.” Scott Talbott, WGFD Director, suggests that “hunters should determine what type of hunt they would prefer, IE; private land, public land, back country, front country, outfitted, non-outfitted, 4X4 or horseback, etc; prior to applying for a license. By reviewing the WGFD web-site Demand Index, an applicant can determine the hunt area they may be successful in drawing a “Regular or Special” license for, based on their personal interests and number of Preference Points they have accumulated at the time of application.

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So, inquiring minds want to know, why has the Preference Points System became so bogged down? Why have so many sportsmen accumulated so many points? Why is “Point Creep” happening? The answers to these tough questions may be found in a variety of factual data, and personal opinions by many, who have studied the dynamics of, and participated in the Preference Points Systems since its inception. One reliable theory, is that during the previous presidential administration’s depressed economy and uncertain times, many conservative sportsmen chose to just stay home, save their money, and stack up another preference point for the future! And stack em’ up they have, to the tune of 66, 574 NR Antelope point holders, 65,293 NR Deer point holders, and a whopping 77,484 NR Elk point holders!!! Of course, just a percentage of these Preference Point holders actually applied for licenses in 2018. And as the economy continues to improve, consumer confidence, spending and desire to travel has greatly increased, as well as the the number or NR license applications for all of Wyoming’s big game species! However, there is a silver lining in this massive cloud of NR Preference Points! With Wyoming’s generous Non-Resident quota of 16% for Elk, 20% for Antelope Deer and Shiras Moose, and 25% for Bighorn Sheep, many applicants are rolling through the points system each year, creating a virtual “light at the end of the tunnel” for future applicants! In Particular, Wyoming’s Elk population has never been higher, quality has never been better, and we are truly living in “the good old days” for quality elk hunting! In fact, Wyoming’s general permit elk hunting opportunities rival our neighboring states special permit units, and required only three Preference Points to guarantee a license was drawn in 2018! A common misconception among applicants is; the more Preference Points it takes to draw a license, the better the hunting must be! This is not the necessarily the case, as many factors influence the number of Preference Points required to draw a particular limited quota license, IE; local demographics, how many tags are issued per area, is it predominantly private land with limited access, or easily accessed public land or remote back-country wilderness. The dedicated professionals of the Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association, strongly encourage all sportsmen and women, planning to hunt in Wyoming in the next several years to decide when, where and what type of hunting experience you are looking for. Then, do your research within WYOGA’S statewide variety of topnotch, professional outfitters and guides, offering everything from soup-to-nuts hunting opportunities that will best suit your needs, wants, dreams and desires! In order to guarantee your hunt reservation with one of Wyoming’s top quality, WYOGA member outfitters, we suggest that you book your dates early, even several years in advance ,while you are accumulating the Preference Points necessary to guarantee your license is drawn! Thanks, and good luck applicants!

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“BEAR STORY” TO HUNT BEARS or not to hunt bears? That’s a question I’ve pondered for many years. I’ve backpacked and hunted the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges in my home state of Washington since I was a Boy Scout. After a handful of encounters in some very majestic places, bears took on a special, almost sacred significance to me. For many years I chosen to not actively pursue bears and focused my efforts on deer, elk and turkeys. Then, during a 2015 spring backpacking trip in Washington’s Blue Mountains, I had a stare down with a large blond boar that got my blood pumping and activated an innate desire that had been lying dormant for all these years. Spring bear hunting in my home state is a limited quota hunt that can take years to draw. I knew Robb Wiley of NonTypical Outfitters had a long history of successful bear hunts. I hunted Antelope with Robb in 2014 and was very impressed with his professionalism, character and commitment to giving his hunters the best experience possible. So when I decided to pursue bears there was no question that NTO was my preferred choice. The planning for this hunt started in January 2017 when Robb and I discussed a bear he'd captured on trail camera in a remote drainage in the Bridger-Teton national forest. Some big bears had been taken from this area before so he knew there was good potential. Robb shared with me the type of hunt that I should expect and to prepare myself for “high adventure”. Four months later I meet up with Robb. We loaded up our gear and made the drive to camp. Camp was located alongside a creek in a site not far from where mountain men used to hold rendezvous to trade their fur pelts. I could picture in my mind what their camps might have looked like and felt honored to be sharing the same ground that had been used by these men and the native peoples long before them. After meeting the guides, Dylan and Nick, I checked gear for the next day’s hunt and confirmed zero on the rifle. That evening we enjoyed the sounds of the creek while sitting fireside and discussing plans for the morning. The first day of the hunt, Dylan and I rode our horses to a high vantage point and spent the day behind optics. It was a great day with lots of deer and elk sightings but no bears. Riding back to camp that night was my first experience riding a horse in utter darkness. I was uneasy at first, but quickly grew to trust Clyde, my surefooted mountain horse. Riding across the rushing creek waters toward the glow of a wall tent was spectacular. Day 2, we rode to a different vantage point and spent a long, wet day behind the glass. We got caught by a torrential downpour on an exposed ridge and dodged thunder and lightning while we led the horses to lower ground (this was part of the high adventure Robb spoke of). That evening we watched a good boar Dylan estimated to be about 6' long feed 300 yards away. Now a 6' boar is no slouch but we knew bigger bruins roam this country. I spent several minutes going back and forth whether to take a shot – earning the bear the nickname “HemHaw”. It was difficult to pass this bear up but it was only day 2 of the hunt. I was second guessing myself the entire ride back to camp and hoped I wouldn't regret my decision. The next few days involved more riding to vantage points and glassing, glassing and more glassing. The moon phase was perfect and we were betting on catching a bear "cruising" mid-day setting up a spot and stalk opportunity. By this point in the hunt we had seen two sows, one with twin cubs (cute little buggers) and, of course Ol’ “Hem-Haw”. Nothing was moving mid-day, perhaps because of the warm weather. Regardless, we were getting a little discouraged and the mental toughness game was setting in. The beautiful mountains, abundant deer and elk sightings and Dylan making afternoon cups of coffee helped keep me going. On the ride back to camp that night the stars were absolutely amazing. I hummed some Chris LeDoux songs from the saddle while watching the northern lights ripple across the horizon. I was in my kind of church. Robb had steel targets set out at 400, 500 and 700 yards near camp. Each morning we spent time sending a few rounds downrange. I like having confidence in my gear and validating that the system is dialed in. It’s one thing to confirm a rifle’s zero after a long road trip, but it takes confidence to a whole other level when you can shoot at distance throughout a hunt. Monday night we made a fireside decision to relocate the next morning to a different drainage. It was a more difficult to access area that would require several creek crossings with

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BY RON SIMMONS

waters swollen from rapidly melting snow pack, then a climb on foot up a steep ridge tangled with snow drifts and blowdown. Tuesday evening found Dylan and I sitting on the spine of a ridge looking across a deep canyon toward a series of intersecting finger ridges. This was our first time into this area so, to be honest, I wasn't terribly optimistic. We spent several hours glassing, waiting for the magical last light moments when bears often like to appear. At exactly 8:01 PM I was scanning the far side ridge passing from right to left when my glass fell upon a very large bear bathed in the light of the setting sun. After spending nearly 40 hours behind optics this week, it was an absolutely unbelievable moment to gaze upon this animal. I whispered to Dylan..."there's a bear...and he's huge... that's him". I gave a description on where to spot the bear and he started scanning. Next thing I hear is "yes sir that’s him… that our super cruiser...” The next 30 minutes were a test of patience and self-control. The bear was moving down the ridge and would ultimately shave off a lot of yardage so we let him come. I had to convince myself I was looking at a bear and not a gorilla - he looked like a dump truck waddling downhill. I spent this time in prayer asking for the Lord’s guiding hand. Dylan kept me calm by saying “this is what we came here for...this is what we've worked hard for all week...we've been taking these shots on steel all week.” This really helped me to focus. By this time I'd established a solid shooting position and had the bear in the scope. We were sitting on a slight downhill so I had built up a solid position using my pack, puffy coat in a stuff sack, and shooting sticks. This is a position that Robb taught me earlier in the week and one I practiced each day. This position makes a very solid field rest and allows for a natural point of aim. The bear stopped at a range of 520 yards. The kestrel was calling for 7.4 MOA up. Dylan kept repeating to me...”break down the shoulders”. These big bears are tough customers and breaking down the shoulders is the best way to anchor them. I went through my mental checklist; elevation and windage dialed, parallax adjusted, focus on the reticle, gentle trigger press, and follow through on the trigger. I told Dylan that I was on the bear and ready for the shot. I recall him saying "as soon as he turns broadside...point of the shoulder". I could see him plug his ears through my peripheral vision. I took a couple deep breaths and started my trigger press. The break felt clean and the 300WSM sent the 200 grain Hornady ELD-X on its way at 2900 fps. Even with a muzzle break I was not quite able spot the shot, but as I recovered from the recoil I could tell the bear had reacted. It looked like he hunched slightly and then quickly started to move. I chambered another round but was unable to get back on the bear before he was gone behind some trees. After the shot, we listened intently for crashing or death moans but the distance and the creek sound in the drainage below made it impossible to hear. The next few minutes we were finally able to mentally relax, take stock of what happened and recount events. We were both still in disbelief that this magnificent bear had appeared and that we just took a shot at such a spectacular animal. I gave thanks to God and had faith that the shot was true. We packed up our gear and started descending down the ridge to where the horses were tied. It's now dark and we reach the horses by headlamp. We start riding, cross the creek and try to find our way up the other side. We were both excited to confirm a hit and recover this bear. Things got a little western as we pushed the horses

up the ridge, around blowdown and over some slopes that were best not tacked in the dark. We stopped, got ourselves calmed down, then dismounted and led the horses to a safe point where we tied them then climbed the rest of the way on foot. There was no point in getting a horse hurt or one of us taking a fall…more of the as promised “high adventure”. We climbed about 500 feet on foot to where we last saw the bear. With headlamps we did our best to pinpoint the exact location where the bear was standing. We searched for blood via headlamp being careful not to disturb the area and damage sign. We picked up tracks but no blood. We stayed on the trail as it entered snow on the backside of the ridge but found no blood in the snow. How can that be I'm thinking? We followed these tracks in the snow for approximately 50 yards and decided that pressing further in the dark at a potentially wounded bear was a bad idea. We decided to come back in the morning to resume the search in daylight. It was a long, quiet and solemn descent back down the mountain and ride to camp. Doubt had crept in and without finding any blood in the snow I was concerned that I had blown this opportunity. The next morning we talk with Robb on the phone, explain events and reported that based upon no evidence of a hit we concluded it was a “clean miss”. Robb told me that bears are tough and can go a long ways, even with a good hit (thus the need to break down the shoulders), and that all that hair absorbs blood like a sponge. Then Robb said, “Ron I’ve been watching you shoot all week, there is no way you missed that bear…. I’m going to meet you guys at the trailhead and we’re going to get your bear”. After some breakfast, we saddle the horses and a pack mule and make our way back up the mountain. In the daylight, we are able to find a much easier path and ride the horses without danger. We tie the animals up about 100 yards from the top and resume our search. We start looking for hair and blood at the location of the shot but none was to be found. We started looking for a bullet crater in the event I had missed. Robb instructed us to fan out and start moving down the last known travel route of the bear. After about 40 yards of careful tracking I hear Nick shout out "Hey guys I've got a bear over here...you better get over here!!!” Now my mind interpreted this as I've got a live bear over here so with the rifle in the high ready I hustled in his direction repeating "Where? Where?". I now caught sight of Nick and can tell he's looking at the base of a nearby tree surrounded by deep snow. As I approached I could see the mound of a bear at the base of the tree. We carefully approached and with Dylan and Robb now beside me my doubt was replaced with the surreal reality of success. Robb sidled up beside me and said…”Clean miss, huh?” We celebrated and gave thanks to the Lord for helping us find this bear. It was all we could do to pull him out from under the tree and up onto the hill. The shot had impacted in the right shoulder, took out the lungs and exited just aft of the ribs. The bear died quickly. We had been within 20 yards of him last night but had walked around him in the dark. It was just the Lord’s way of testing my patience and allowing us all to be present together when we found the bear. After laying eyes and hands on the bear, Robb made it clear to me the trophy quality of this animal. It didn’t take much discussion to convince me that a life-size body mount is the only way to honor this creature. The hide when stretched from nose to tail measured 7'4" and the skull measured right at 20". He is a bruiser with one ear split clean in half and the left upper incisor tooth pointing forward at about 45 degrees from an old injury. After taking pictures we packed meat and hide down to the horses. It was a bit of a mountainside rodeo convincing the mule to shoulder this bear but he finally calmed down and accepted the smell of danger. Watching Robb hypnotically convince this mule was fascinating and one of the highlights of the trip for me. This week in the mountains of the Wyoming Range was a gift from the Lord, an epic adventure that culminated in taking the bear of a life-time; a week where I made new friends and memories worth far more than the price of admission. It was an adventure I will never forget and will never grow tired of re-telling the story to family and friends. Bears are more sacred to me now than ever and I can’t wait to have “clean miss” home where I can give thanks for him every day.

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MULE DEER TYPICAL RIFLE 2nd

1st

The Sam Coutts Mule Deer Typical Rifle Award

3rd

Hunter

1st Matt Taylor 2nd Denny Palazzi 3rd Neil F. Fleury

Outfitter

Guide

Wagonhound Outfitters Barlow Outfitting Grizzly Outfitters

Shanon Peterson Bob Barlow Brad Borgialli

SCI Score 182 7/8 181 7/8 178 4/8

MULE DEER NON-TYPICAL RIFLE 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

1st Michael Bower 2nd Michael Gilliland 3rd Kelly J. Beckers

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Outfitter

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SCI Score 227 7/8 187 6/8 185 1/8

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MULE DEER TYPICAL ARCHERY 2nd

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Hunter

1st James Day 2nd Stephen Hall 3rd Ron Gould

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Cole Creek Outfitters Kelly Glause Triple Three Outfitters Raoul Morejohn Table Mountain Outfitters TJ McCulloch

SCI Score 175 0/8 158 1/8 153 7/8

MULE DEER NON-TYPICAL ARCHERY 1st

Hunter

Outfitter

Guide

1st

Troy Spolum

Big Horn Outfitters

Dustin DeCroo

SCI Score 183 7/8

WHITETAIL DEER NON-TYPICAL RIFLE 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

1st Carl Cheetham 2nd Tom Cheetham 3rd Tim Skaggs

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SCI Score 154 0/8 150 2/8 148 7/8


WHITETAIL DEER TYPICAL RIFLE 2nd

3rd

Hunter

Outfitter

Guide

1st John Edwards Wagonhound Outfitters 2nd Luke Farris SNS Outfitter & Guides 3rd Dennis Thompson Wagonhound Outfitters

Robert Lesnar Mark Warr Matt Kelly

SCI Score 159 7/8 152 5/8 152 2/8

BIG GAME HUNTING

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WHITETAIL DEER TYPICAL ARCHERY 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

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SCI Score 158 4/8 141 6/8 137 5/8

ELK NON-TYPICAL RIFLE 1st

2nd

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Outfitter

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Guide Brock Campbell Mike Aberle Cougar Sanchez

SCI Score 361 3/8 353 2/8 342 1/8

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ELK TYPICAL RIFLE 2nd

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SCI Score 363 1/8 354 2/8 348 3/8

ELK NON-TYPICAL ARCHERY 1st

2nd

Hunter

Outfitter

Guide

1st Wayne R. Deason Elk Mountain Outfitters 2nd Bud Calbeck Seven J Outfitters

SCI Score

Brady Price Mike Aberle

373 5/8 325 3/8

ELK TYPICAL ARCHERY 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

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Guide

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SCI Score 355 5/8 351 5/8 344 6/8


MOOSE RIFLE

3rd

Hunter

1st Greg Wisener 2nd Lee Anderson 3rd Cody Trowbridge

Outfitter

Guide

Barlow Outfitting Bald Mountain Outfitters Thomson Outfitters

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SCI Score 328 5/8 321 2/8 303 0/8

BIG GAME HUNTING

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1st

MOOSE ARCHERY 1st

2nd

Hunter

Outfitter

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Guide

SCI Score

Big Horn Outfitters Bald Mountain Outfitters

Tim Peterson Travis Pollard

280 5/8 270 4/8

BIG HORN SHEEP RIFLE 1st

2nd

The Courtney “Cort” Feeley Big Horn Sheep Award

3rd

Hunter

Outfitter

1st Thomas Schrader Elk Mountain Outfitters 2nd Kent Fisk Elk Mountain Outfitters 3rd Daniel J. Galles East Fork Outfitters

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Guide Mike Wakkuri Mike Wakkuri Bruce Kopperud & Taylor Engum

SCI Score 182 5/8 182 3/8 178 4/8

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MOUNTAIN GOAT RIFLE 1st

BIG GAME HUNTING

Hunter

Outfitter

Guide

1st

John Brewer

Barlow Outfitting

Dale Clark

SCI Score 29 3/8

BEAR 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

Outfitter

Guide

1st Bennett Schreyer Bald Mountain Outfitters 2nd Ron Simmons Non-Typical Outfitters 3rd Christopher Browning Wagonhound Outfitters

Ryan Banigan Dylan Smith Dax McCarty & Erick Mares

SCI Score 20 2/16 19 12/16 19 10/16

MOUNTAIN LION 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

1st Brian Schlidt 2nd Nick Wilson 3rd Fabian Latocha

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Outfitter

Guide

Heart Spear Outfitters Five Star Expeditions Great Plains Outfitters

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SCI Score 15 2/16 14 14/16 14 12/16


ESTATE BISON The Marion Scott Estate Bison Rifle Award

2nd

3rd

Hunter

Outfitter

Guide

1st Jeremy Evans P Cross Bar Trophy Hunts Mick Wolf 2nd Vinton L. Woodyard P Cross Bar Trophy Hunts Patrick Fiedor 3rd Fred C. Gutwein, Jr. P Cross Bar Trophy Hunts Patrick Fiedor

SCI Score 71 2/8 69 0/8 68 3/8

BIG GAME HUNTING

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ANTELOPE RIFLE 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

Outfitter

1st Tom Carr 2nd Aaron Lentz 3rd Richard Griffiths

Guide

SCI Score

Massive Buck Outfitters SNS Outfitter & Guides SNS Outfitter & Guides

Matt Swartz Randy George Justin Leinonen

86 1/8 84 6/8 83 3/8

ANTELOPE ARCHERY 1st

2nd

3rd

Hunter

1st Gregory Stroup 2nd Walter Jones 3rd Steve Duke

972-980-9800

Outfitter

Guide

Cole Creek Outfitters Cole Creek Outfitters Cole Creek Outfitters

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SCI Score 84 7/8 81 6/8 79 1/8

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“ALWAYS LOOK BEHIND…” BY AARON LENTZ

AFTER AN EXCEPTIONAL 2016 ELK HUNT, my father and I couldn’t wait for another opportunity to hunt with SNS Outfitter and Guides. Fortunately, we didn’t have to wait long and successfully drew antelope tags in 2017. We quickly made travel plans and started counting down the days until our return to Wyoming! While my father had taken several Wyoming antelope in the 1970’s, this would be my first opportunity to chase “speed goats”. I have always been intrigued by antelope because it is such a unique species to North America. With only one preference point, this was not considered a “record book” hunt and my expectations were focused on spending quality time with my father, enjoying the wide open landscape, and harvesting a beautiful antelope buck to share with friends and family. Upon arrival in Casper, we met our guide for the week, Randy George. Within minutes we started to develop a friendship and camaraderie with Randy that fellow hunters and outdoorsmen can certainly appreciate. I was impressed by his guiding experience and his knowledge of the ranch we would be hunting. On top of everything else, the weather forecast looked perfect. There was no chance I would be able to sleep the first night in camp! The next morning dawned clear and crisp. After a hearty breakfast, we were on our way and within minutes we were glassing antelope. We spent the morning exploring the ranch and saw hundreds of antelope, including some beautiful bucks. Randy convinced us that it was worthwhile to be selective this first morning and look for one of the spectacular bucks that called this ranch home. It wasn’t long until we spotted a true monster. Even at 500 yards, the mass and height of his horns stood out among the sagebrush. It set

up for a perfect stalk and my pulse began to increase. There was one small problem. The buck was on the neighbor’s property. After checking our GPS position, we confirmed that this buck was off limits and regretfully moved on in search of another Wyoming giant. Needless to say, our optimism was sky high after this encounter. We continued moving around the ranch and spotted numerous herds of antelope. It was late morning when we pulled to the top of a tall rise in order to glass the valley in front of us. Maybe it was having one too many cups of coffee in the bunkhouse, but my father felt the call of nature and walked to the back of the truck. He immediately notified Randy that we had just driven past a good buck feeding in a low swale. Randy took one look through his binoculars and quickly announced, “he’s a toad!” I had never heard

this expression to describe an antelope, but Randy’s excitement dispelled any doubts about his size. We swiftly planned our strategy and within minutes I had a stable rest from 200 yards out. The shot was true and a once-in-lifetime antelope was on the ground. As we approached, he just kept getting bigger and bigger. The old warrior had a complete cataract that likely blinded any vision from his left eye. This was serendipitous as we had driven within a hundred yards of him just minutes earlier. His position in a low spot combined with the course of the road almost saved him that morning. As a practicing urologist, I appreciated the irony of what led to my father spotting the massive antelope! After harvesting my buck, it was time to find something special for my father. It didn’t take long and that afternoon we jumped an amazing non-typical antelope with a third horn growing just above his eye. The extra horn partially obstructed his left eye. Whether it was his limited vision or the ongoing rut, this buck was wild and unpredictable. It took two days of glassing, hiking, and stalking until everything came together. A buck that we couldn’t get within 500 yards of was ultimately taken at less than 50 yards after the most exciting stalk I have ever been part of. The buck’s unique frame and elusiveness highlighted an unforgettable 3 days of hunting. I can’t thank Randy George and SNS Outfitter and Guides enough for their professionalism, hard work, and friendship. My father introduced me to the outdoors and sharing this experience with him is a memory that will last a lifetime. Without him, the trip and the magnificent buck would have never happened. Now I guess it’s time to book that mule deer hunt…

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2018 HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBER AWARD BIG GAME HUNTING

MARION SCOTT

AM A LIFELONG RESIDENT OF NORTHEAST WYOMING and lived all my 85 years on the Ranch on north Wildcat Creek where my grandfather homesteaded 101 years ago. I started hunting at an early age and shot my first Mule Deer buck at 14 years old. We started taking nonresident hunters about 1949 so began my guiding experiences for Mule Deer and Pronghorn Antelope. I married the love of my life, Mary McClure in 1953 and she has continued to be my best friend, hunting and business partner since. We raised 4 wonderful daughters and have 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great -grand child, all great family additions and such a blessing for us. Mary and I got the sheep-hunting bug and over 40 years hunting, each of us has a Grand -Slam of North American Wild Sheep along with 15 other North American species each. Mary and I started building our outfitting and guiding business on our Ranch soon after our marriage. My good friend and outfitting mentor, Leo Tass of Buffalo, WY encouraged us to join the WY. Outfitters Association. We began growing the business leasing hunting on nearby ranches and hired part time guides. In 1975 we attended our first WYOGA meeting in Dubois where Leo was elected President and chose me for his Secretary. Thus began my long period of working with the Association as a board member and two years as president.

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THE HIGH HONOR AND DISTINCTION of being selected as the WYOGA “Guide of the Year” for 2018 goes to Troy D. Laird of Tyler Sims Outfitting (TSO) located in McFadden, Wyoming. Any hunter who has shared time with Troy will speak of his infectious grin and his knowledge of hunting in the Cowboy State. The one term which is always present in a description of Troy Laird is “professional guide”. One of Troy’s guiding values and principles is to bring the highest professionalism to everything he says and does. Troy started life in the winter of 1966 in Perry, IA. He graduated from Basin High School (WY) in 1986 where he played football, basketball, and wrestled. When not playing sports, Troy spent his free time hunting and fishing. He still pursues hunting and fishing in his leisure time and has ranged from border-to-border and coast-to-coast following his passion for the outdoors. Troy now lives in Laramie, Wyoming where he has raised his family. Troy owns and operates

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philosophy of “paying it forward”. Troy has donated a great number of days to the Outdoor Dream Foundation either guiding young kids or traveling in the summer to see them. Troy Laird started his guiding career with Steve Sheaffer Outfitters of McFadden, WY in 2003. He later started his employment with Tyler Sims Outfitting and it is with TSO where he developed his reputation as a professional guide. TSO is well known for having a very high percent of return hunters. Many of those returning hunters request that they be teamed up with Troy. For countless hunters across America Troy Laird is the face of Wyoming and the hunting and fishing industry. Sportsmen ask to hunt with Troy by name and enjoy just spending time with this exceptional man in the beautiful Wyoming outdoors. Troy Laird is deserving of the award of WYOGA “Guide of the Year” and will be an outstanding representative of our industry!

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Gregg Fischer • Alpine, WY L.D. Frome • Afton, WY Don Gibbs • Tucson, WY Dale Good • Cody, WY Tim Haberberger • Alpine, WY Randy Haecker • Franktown, CO Ted Hale • Afton, WY Arlene/Bob Hanson • Wapiti, WY Randy Hopp • Newberg, OR Bill Isaacs • Everglades, FL Dean Johnson • Cody, WY

Vernon Kiefer • Jackson, MO Eugene Linn • Wilson, WY Dean Metzger • Sparks, NV Scott Millward • Jackson, WY Ed Moriarity • Jackson, WY Stanley Pennoyer • Thermopolis, WY Charlie Peterson • Jackson, WY Everett Peterson • Afton, WY Wayne Platt • Encampment, WY Gap Pucci • Jackson, WY Don Randle • Cheyenne, WY

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2018 WYOGA VOTING GUIDE MEMBERS Mike Aberle

Randy George

Dave Mcknight

Jessie Allen

Kelly Glause

Connor Metz

Erik Back

Brandon Gray

Kenny Morga

Clint Schneider

Jim Barton

Christopher “Joe” Gray

John Mort

Tilman Schneider

Susan Moyes

Daniel G. Schrems

Bill Nation, Jr.

Steve Sheaffer

Sundance, WY • Seven J Outfitters Lander, WY • Allen’s Diamond 4 Ranch Laporte, IN

Casper, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Bruce Boli

Meeteetse, WY • Wood River Ranch

Riverton, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides Evansville, WY • Cole Creek Outfitters Saratoga, WY • Rough Country Outfitters & Guides Hulett, WY • (2016 Guide of the Year) East Fork Outfitters

Colter Hansen

David Cardinal

Pavillion, WY • Swift Creek Outfitters

Dennis Cease

Jackson, WY • Swift Creek Outfitters

Casper, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Cole Hill

Laramie, WY • (2010 Guide of the Year) Rough Country Outfitters & Guides

Heith Hill

T.j. Clark

Jason Hill

Powell, WY • (2012 Guide of the Year) Wyoming Wilderness Outfitters

Keith Covington

Orem, UT • (2005 Guide of the Year) Two Ocean Pass Outfitting

David Dandridge

Alpin, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Ken Decker

Sheridan, WY • (2007 Guide of the Year) SNS Outfitters & Guides

Richard Fink

Evansville, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Pavillion, WY • Swift Creek Outfitters Casper, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Larry Jenkins

Freedom, WY • Jenkins Hunting Camp

Troy Laird

Laramie, WY • (2018 Guide of the Year) Tyler Sims Outfitting, LLC

Eugene Linn

Wilson, WY • (2016 Honorary Lifetime Member) Darwin Ranch

Wesley Livingston

Cody, WY • Livingston Outfitting, Inc.

Chance Marshall

Lander, WY • Extreme Outfitters

Sedalia, CO • SNS Outfitters & Guides Sundance, WY • Seven J Outfitters Sundance, WY • Seven J Outfitters

Dusty Schell

Bar Nunn, WY • (2014 Guide of the Year) (Wyoga Guide Representative) Rough Country Outfitters & Guides Sundance, WY • Seven J Outfitters Sundance, WY • Seven J Outfitters

Waynesboro, PA

Buffalo, WY • Little Bighorn Outfitters Rawlins, WY

Mike O’leary

San Diego, CA • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Tom Ordeman Albany, OR

Randall Otwell

Oshoto, WY • P Cross Bar Ranch

Gary Parker

Ansonia, CT • Rough Country Outfitters & Guides

Mark Phipps

Thermopolis, WY • Wyoming Wilderness Outfitters

Nycole Pollard

Pinedale, WY • (2006 Guide of the Year) Bald Mountain Outfitters, Inc.

Travis Pollard

Pinedale, WY • (2001 Guide of the Year) Bald Mountain Outfitters, Inc.

Saginaw, MI • (2011 Guide of the Year) Allen’s Diamond 4 Wilderness Ranch Yoder, WY • (2012 Honorary Lifetime Member) Tyler Sims Outfitting, LLC

Doug Shedd

Casper, WY • Rough Country Outfitters & Guides

John G. Shwartz

Wapiti, WY • Boulder Basin Outfitters, Inc.

Cameron Siplon

Casper, WY • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Aaron Smith

Pinedale, WY • Bald Mountain Outfitters, Inc.

Tylan Stutzman

Sundance, WY • Trophy Ridge Outfitters, LLC

Benny Tillerson

Prattville, AL • SNS Outfitters & Guides

Mick Wolf

Gillette, WY • P Cross Bar Ranch

Cougar Sanchez

Douglas, WY • Wagonhound Outfitters

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WYOGA AGENCY PERSONNEL AWARD RECIPIENTS 2008 Brian Nesvik

2010 Mark Bruscino

2012 Tim Fuchs

Daryl Lutz

Jacque Buchanan

South Pinedale Game Warden

Bear Management Program Supervisor

Outfitter and Guide Permit Administrator

Casper Region Biologist Supervisor

Bridger-Teton Forest Supervisor

Wildlife Biologist Jackson Region

2011 Amanda McKee

2013 Scott Edberg

Patti Schwind

Doug Brimeyer 2009 Gary Fralick

Wildlife Biologist and Survey Coordinator

Administrator, Wyoming State Board of Outfitters & Professional Guides

Kevin Hurley

WGFD Statewide Bighorn Sheep Program Coordinator

Jackson Region Wildlife Supervisor

2015 Cindy Stein

South Zone Recreation Program Manager BridgerTeton National Forest

2016 Jean Cole

Assistant Chief, Wildlife Division

Chief Fiscal Division, Wyoming Game & Fish Department

2014 Bill Long

2017 Scott Talbott

Program Director, Wyoming Wetland Society

Director, Wyoming Game & Fish Department

2018 Biff Burton

Game Warden, Wyoming Game & Fish Department

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GLENN TAYLOR

GLENN TAYLOR SAYS HE MIGHT have been “born to be an outfitter”. He was born in 1934, the same year that his parents, Verland and Joella Taylor, obtained their first outfitter’s license. You might say that Glenn grew up with the business. He and his brother learned early to be independent and to work with horses. When the family lived on the Elk Ranch, Glenn and his brother drove a team and sleigh to school at the Moose Head Ranch. It was quite a distance for two boys in the 2nd and 4th grades. Glenn has attended every school in Teton County except Zenith and Alta. He graduated from Jackson-Wilson High School and attended the University of Wyoming. It made a big impression on Glenn when his father Verland was tasked with tracking and killing a problem grizzly. After an 11-yearpursuit, tracking the old grizzly on snowshoes, and using 13 shots from a rifle too small for the job, Verland was finally able to prevail. The huge bear scored 9th in Boone and Crockett records for that year - 1945. Hunting and fishing were an essential part of the family’s livelihood every summer and fall. As their opportunities grew, Verland and Joella established permitted, back-country camps: on the head of the Gros Ventre in 1948; a oneyear temporary camp in 1949 on Pilgrim Creek; and a summer/fall location on the south fork of the Buffalo River. As Glenn was approaching adulthood, his parents purchased a ranch on the upper Gros Ventre River and later, one on Lower Slide Lake. Of course they were interested in moving their hunting operations closer to home. After a chance encounter on the trail, Mr. Faler from Pinedale encouraged Verland to apply for a campsite that Falers didn’t intend to occupy on the Gros Ventre River just north of Chateau Lake.

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BIFF BURTON |Game Warden, WG&F

BIFF BURTON HAS BEEN SERVING the people and wildlife of Wyoming for 39 years. He began his career with a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management from the University of Wyoming in 1978. For the next five years, he worked seasonally for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department mostly in northwest Wyoming feeding elk, doing construction, habitat development, fisheries, and wildlife surveys. In 1982, he became a game warden trainee and worked out of Cheyenne, Laramie, Casper, Lander, and Green River. He also worked on the

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MEMBERSHIP dIRECToRY Jessie, Jim and Mary Allen (BG006)

Jacob Berger (BG356)

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Remotely located in Wyoming’s Wind River Range, Jessie, Jim and Mary Allen’s Diamond Four Wilderness Ranch offers classic horse pack trips, fishing for golden cutthroat and gold bow trout, hunting and Dude Ranch vacations on 100,000 wilderness acres. Guided wilderness trophy elk, moose, bighorn hunts and private ranch hunts for mule deer and antelope since 1973. High success rates.

We offer big game hunting in the Upper Hoback Region of the Wyoming Range. High success, experienced guides, with gentle mules and mountain horses in the Bridger-Teton National Forest for elk, mule deer, black bear . Horseback pack-in camps and a drive-up camp. Antelope hunts on private land, BLM and Wyoming State lands. Archery and rifle hunts. We have winter hunts in Texas for javelina and wild boar.

Tim Barkhurst (BG008)

Robert Budd Betts, Jr. & Emily (BG174)

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SARATOGA SAFARI

Saratoga Safari has been outfitting for 45 years in the Medicine Bow Range. They hunt elk, deer, bear, lion, antelope, sheep and moose.

Bob Barlow (BG279)

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Huge hunting area in the Jedediah Smith wilderness, Gros Ventre wilderness, Hoback Snake River mountain ranges. Elk, mountain goat, bear, moose, mule deer, whitetail deer, antelope and sheep. Also including drop camps in the Bighorn mountains. Experienced staff. Excellent mountain horses, mules and tack. Wyoming native licensed outfitter since 1984.

Joel & Krystal Baum (BG238)

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P.O. Box 70, Wapiti, WY 82450 • 307.587.3200 travel@randcreekranch.com • www.randcreekoutfitters.com See our ad on page 67 Rand Creek Outfitters, LLC is a family owned and run business specializing in high quality lodge hunts for elk, deer, sheep, goat, antelope and moose. We also offer summer pack trips, horse rides and fishing trips in and around Yellowstone. Located between Cody, Wy and the East Gate of Yellowstone.

Edward J. Beattie (BG043)

FIVE STAR EXPEDITIONS, INC. P.O. Box 946, Chappell, NE 69129 Office: 308.874.3488 Cell: 308.874.4510 ed.beattie@hotmail.com See my ad on page 45

Private land trophy hunts for elk, mule deer, antelope and mountain lion. Success rates near 100% for all hunts. Great camps, highly experienced guides, state of the art equipment and professionally trained chefs. We use four-wheel drives and do some light hiking for hunting, using horses and ATV’s for game retrieval. We also outfit & guide fly fishing float trips on the Upper North Platte River in the Saratoga area and the Grey Reef area near Casper.

Cole & Elaine Benton (BG068) (MT #7296)

GRIZZLY OUTFITTERS, LLC

1921 Passaic Rd., Clearmont, WY 82835 307.736.2277 • grizout@vcn.com www.grizzlyoutfitters.net We specialize in trophy Elk, Deer, and Antelope hunts on private land. All hunts are fully guided. Excellent accommodations. Handicapped hunters and ladies welcome. We hunt Wyoming and Montana.

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Offering ranch-based and wilderness camp elk and deer hunting into abundant wildlife and virtually hunter-free area of Northwest Wyoming. Very high success rate. September bow hunts. October rifle hunts. November Cow Elk rifle hunts. References available. Elk areas: General for area 67. Deer areas: General for area 128 and limited quota for November.

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Dustin & Laura Child (BG114)

TROPHY MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS P.O. Box 1306, Afton, WY 83110 307.270.7014 • dlchild@wyoming.com www.trophymountainoutfitters.com See our ad on page 54

Wilderness outfitter specializing in rifle and archery hunts for trophy elk, mule deer, sheep, moose, and mountain goat. Come hunt the high country of western Wyoming from our wilderness pack-in wall tent camps. Lodge hunts also available along with antelope and mountain lion. Very high success on all hunts.

Jake Clark (BG178)

WYOMING WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS

1134 Road 14, Powell, WY 82435 Ranch: 307.754.4320 Cell: 307.272.6635 jake@wyomingwilderness.com www.wyomingwilderness.com Social Media: FB: www.facebook.com/wyomingwildernessoutfitters See my ad on page 37 Specializing in quality archery and rifle trophy elk and Big Horn sheep. Wilderness horseback hunts. Summer vacation trips to spectacular area’s of Wyoming’s wilderness and Yellowstone Park on numerous trails for all types of riding; friends and families, ladies, children or business clients. Family owned and operated since 1950. Working to please our guests.

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Dustin Decroo (BG156)

Mike Clark (BG161)

5671 Bittercreek Road, Afton, WY 83110 307.884.6356 mikeclark_hunt@yahoo.com www.wyomingoutfitters.net See my ad on page 41 We offer archery or rifle hunts for Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Black Bear, Whitetail Deer and Mountain Lion. Horseback rides, pack trips and fishing. Located on the Famous Greys River in western Wyoming. We offer the finest tent camp, meals, horses and experience in the business.

BIG HORN OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 1178, Buffalo, WY 82834 307.620.0390 dustin@bighornoutfitters.com rich@bighornoutfitters.com www.bighornoutfitters.com  See my ad on page 9 Big Horn Outfitters is a full-service hunting outfitter in the incredible Big Horn Mountains of northern Wyoming. We offer antelope, elk, mule deer, whitetail, moose, wild turkey, and prairie dog hunts. Your hunt includes private cabins, meals, and good company. Family friendly, easy to find, and located in historic Buffalo, WY.

Galloway Clover (BG170)

WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC.

P.O. Box 3700, Jackson, WY 83001 • 307.733.5171 wildernesstrails@msn.com • www.wildernesstrailsinc.com See my ad on page 74 Three generations of experience. Family owned and operated for over 60years. Prime wilderness camps in the Teton Wilderness area. Quality horseback hunts between Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks. Elk-70, 71 & 79, Deer-148 region E, Gray Wolf-6, Moose-14&15, Black Bear-22.

Mark & Valerie Condict (BG025)

GRAND SLAM OUTFITTERS, INC.

P.O. Box 767, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.5035 • Fax: 307.326.5322 vcondict@yahoo.com • www.grandslamoutfitters.com Specializing in trophy hunts for deer, antelope, elk and mountain lion. Family owned and operated on private lands and wilderness in Medicine Bow National Forest. Outfitter since 1978.

Wynn Condict (BG026)

WYCON SAFARI, INC. P.O. Box 1126, Saratoga, WY 82331 Cell: 307.710.7578 or 970.456.7580 wynn@wyconsafariinc.com www.wyconsafariinc.com

Guiding big game hunts in Southern and Western Wyoming since 1972..AND private ranch hunts for mule deer and elk over alfalfa fields and water tanks south of the Wyoming border...Hunt every year with over the counter- no draw tags..November-December Rutt hunts for mule deer..Aug. 31-Sept. 29 for archery elk with no draw tags..4 rifle seasons for elk...starting Oct. 13-17 1st rifle...Oct 20-28 2nd rifle..Nov. 3-11 3rd rifle...Nov.14-18 4th rifle...$661 for over the counter elk tags…Wyoming #026 & CO #2229.

Ross Copeland (BG086)

C K HUNTING & FISHING CAMP P.O. Box 129, Big Piney, WY 83113 • 307.260.6415 ckhunting@hotmail.com • www.ckhunting.com See my ad on page 44

2nd generation outfitter, 30 years guiding experience. High success on antelope, deer, elk & moose. CK Hunting camp is on a 6,000 acre ranch, borders Bridger-Teton National Forest, log cabin accommodations, hunting out front door.

Jim Dahl (BG079) • Joshua Cozzens. Co-Owner and Guide

MUDDY DRAW OUTDOORS, LLC

2390 N. 15th Street, Laramie, WY 82072 307.760.0951 • 307.320.5328 • muddydrawoutdoors@gmail.com www.muddydraw.com We offer elk hunts in trophy area 7 and antelope hunts in area 42. We operate on a private ranch in the Laramie Mountain Range. Our specialty is archery elk. Our fully guided hunts offer the opportunity to hunt trophy bull elk and antelope in an unbelievably beautiful setting.

Scott & Angie Denny (BG029)

TABLE MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 2714, Cheyenne, WY 82003 Office: 307.632.6352 TMOHunts@gmail.com www.TableMountainOutfitters.com www.HuntingWyoming.com www.THELIFEatTableMountain.com • www.THELIFEtv.net Social Media:: Television-Sportsman Channel-“THE LIFE”, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram See our ad on page 19 *Professionally Licensed *Full-time *Family owned and operated *High Success for many years *Hunting Multiple States to provide many different opportunities (Wyoming, Idaho, Nebraska). Join us on your next hunting adventure, whether it’s for Antelope, Mule Deer, Whitetail, Elk, Bear or Mountain Lion and come live “THE LIFE” with us! Want to learn more about us? Watch “THE LIFE “ on the Sportsman channel 1st & 2nd QT or catch past episodes on www.MOTVcom.

Terry Dolan (BG125)

THOROFARE OUTFITTERS

111 Catherine Drive, Woodland, WA 98674 • Office: 360.225.8800 matt@thorofareoutfitters.com • www.thorofareoutfitters.com Specializing in remote wilderness guided horseback elk hunts with excellent opportunity and harvest! Our camp offers great access to some of the finest sheep habitat in Wyoming as well. We also offer summer pack trips customized for fishing, photography, or just simply getting away from it all.

Carter Downing (BG011)

WILD MAN ADVENTURES

P.O. Box 1332, Thayne, WY 83127 • 435.757.2054 carterwma@gmail.com • www.wildmanadventures.com Wild Man Adventures, Inc. provides an experience that won’t soon be forgotten. We offer fully guided big game hunts. Specializing in both rifle and archery. Hunting accommodations range from cabins to wall tents. Pack trips are also available during the summer months.

Taylor & Hilary Engum (BG106)

EAST FORK OUTFITTERS

305 Missouri Valley Road, Shoshoni, WY 82649 307.399.8141 taylor.engum@gmail.com • www.Eastforkoutfitters.net See our ad on page 49 East Fork Outfitters offers trophy hunting in the rugged Washakie and Cloud Peak Wilderness Areas of the Shoshone and Bighorn National Forests. We offer Elk, Mule Deer, Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Wolf.

Jason Faigl (BG004)

RED DESERT OUTFITTERS

Ralph Dampman (BG353)

234 Flagstone Drive, Rock Springs, WY 82901 • 307.254.1877 Faiglrock@yahoo.com • www.reddesertoutfitters.com

17985 US Hwy 14, Carlile, WY 82721 • 307.756.9776 Cell: 307.756.2194 • Fax: same • trophy@rtconnect.net www.trophyridgeoutfitters.com

Red Desert Outfitters offers only first class trophy hunts. We are proud to offer antelope, mule deer, elk, moose and black bear hunting in Wyoming. We are life time residents of Wyoming and have outfitted and personally hunted our areas in Wyoming for over 25 years.

TROPHY RIDGE OUTFITTERS, LLC Fully guided hunts in N.E. Wyoming. Excellent mule deer, antelope, whitetail, elk, Merriam turkey, buffalo, mountain lion, prairie dog and varmints. Meals, cabins and lodging. Reasonable rates. Family owned and operated. Taxidermy services also. Please inquire for brochure and references.

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David & Paula Flitner (BG320)

THE HIDEOUT LODGE & GUEST RANCH P.O. Box 206, Shell, WY 82441 800.354.8637 • Fax: 307.765.2681 info@thehideout.com • www.theHideout.com

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Specializing in guided Trophy Deer and Elk Hunts on predominately private land. Antelope and Deer Combos recommended. Mt. Lion and Black Bear plentiful. High quality, low volume hunts with premier accommodations. Ideal for the discerning hunter. Call for references. Limited Slots.

Sy Gilliland (BG001) (MT #7214)

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SNS OUTFITTER & GUIDES/JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTERS, LLC

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P.O. Box 2827, Casper, WY 82602 307.266.4229 • Fax: 307.473.1701 E sns@huntwyo.com • www.huntwyo.com & G UID www.jacksonholeoutfitters.com See my ads on pages 26 & 27 Wyoming’s largest hunting operation in business since 1977. Offering top notch hunting on over 750,000 acres of leased property in Wyoming and Montana. Hunt the famous Greys River area from two hunting camps. Don’t take a chance, book with SNS and enjoy Wyoming’s finest outdoor experience.

Kody and Jordan Glause (BG023)

HEART SPEAR OUTFITTERS, LLC

P.O. Box 1861, Glenrock, WY 82637 307.247.3322 • kodyglause@yahoo.com www.heartspear.com

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Offering quality archery & rifle hunts on private land with high success. Specializing in Mtn. lion hunts. Also offering antelope, mule deer, whitetails, elk, color phase bear, Merriam turkey & prairie dogs. Inquire about combination hunts. We look forward to hunting with you!

Ron Good (BG149)

SHEEP MESA OUTFITTERS P.O. Box 1734, Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.4305 www.sheepmesaoutfitters.com

Tim & Cindy Haberberger

BOX Y LODGE

P.O. Box 3149, Alpine, WY 83128 254.381.0350 • boxylodge@gmail.com www.BoxYLodge.com The Box Y Lodge is located in the center of the Greys River in Western Wyoming. The Box Y Lodge offers year round vacations including winter snowmobile vacations, spring and fall hunting, summer guest ranch activities and cabin rentals.

Duaine Hagen (BG003)

Rusty Hall (BG157)

OFFGRID OUTDOORS

P.O. Box 12069, Ogden, Utah 84412 801-389-5444 rusty@offgridoutdoors.com www.offgridoutdoors.com • Social Media: Facebook, Instagram See my ad on page 25 Full-time outfitter, involved in the hunting industry since 1993. Offering trophy hunts for the following species: cougar, elk, shira’s moose, mule deer, whitetail, pronghorn antelope and spring turkey. Archery or rifle hunts, fully guided, hunting private land along with Forest Service and BLM. We hunt many limited quota areas and areas that do not require preference points to draw.

JD Hamaker (BG310)

MILL CREEK OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 327, Centennial, WY 82055 • 307.760.5584 tyhamaker@gmail.com • www.millcreekoutfitting.com Family owned and operated offering fully guided elk and antelope hunts on private ground. Hunting begins steps outside our fully furnished lodge, no early drives. We use 4x4’s to get around ranch, serve homecooked meals and have high animal to low hunter numbers. Located against the Snowy Range.

Garrett Henry (BG152)

88 RANCH OUTFITTERS, LLC 1937 Ross Road, Douglas, WY 82633 • 307.358.5941 Fax: 307.333.0075 • henryranch@wyoming.com www.88ranchoutfitters.com

88 Ranch Outfitters is a family owned business located on our ranch in the middle of the Powder River Basin in central Wyoming. We offer quality rifle antelope and deer hunting and specialize in archery antelope hunting. We have a modern hunting lodge that is both clean and comfortable and serve homemade meals.

B.J. & Vicki Hill (BG077)

SWIFT CREEK OUTFITTERS & TETON HORSEBACK ADVENTURES 180 W. Powerline Rd., Pavillion, WY 82523 Home: 307.856.1226 • Cell: 307.730.8829 • 307.730.8830 scohill@tcinc.net • www.horsebackadv.com See our ads on pages 14 & 15

We are located North of Jackson Hole and our elk hunting headquarters boarder Grand Teton National Park. We hunt the west side of the Teton Wilderness, John D Rockefeller Parkway and have 4 elk camps in the Gros Ventre. We are elk specialists all hunts are done on horseback. Great elk country, excellent guides, horses, food and lots of hard work equals high success ratio on trophy bull elk.

Al & Joyce Houston (BG246)

PATHFINDER HUNTING & FISHING CONSULTANTS, INC.

4110 Bikini Street, San Antonio, TX 78218 210.380.8850 • Fax: 210.654.0543 • pathfinderhunting@yahoo.com Private ranch hunts for elk, mule deer and antelope. We hunt the Horse Creek area northwest of Cheyenne. Very limited numbers of hunters. But very successful on trophy quality.

FIDDLE BACK RANCH, LLC

Dirk Jenkins (BG143)

Guided trophy hunts from secluded, scenic ranch in the heart of the Greybull River Drainage Range. Hunt trophy elk and deer from large contiguous private lands. Horseback or 4-wheel drive.

P.O. Box 7331, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801 307.890.6121 • dirk@gpohunts.com www.gpohunts.com

372 Road 4EU, Meeteetse, WY 82433 307.868.2140 • www.fiddlebackranch.net

Eli Hale, Alan Yeaman (BG173)

DOUBLE “Y” OUTFITTERS

510 Kennington Burton Road • P.O. Box 1591, Afton, WY 83110 Cell: 208.351.2240 • 208.270.1160 • Fax: 307.886.5647 cowboy@starvalley.com • www.doubleyoutfitters.com

GREAT PLAINS OUTFITTERS, LLC

GPO is a full time outfitting company. We offer hunts throughout the State of Wyoming on private and public ground. We have over 30 years’ experience in the outfitting industry. We give 110% to make your hunt everything you dreamed of. Give us a call today to book your hunt of a lifetime.

Big Game hunting at its best. Full service hunts for Elk, Deer, Antelope, Moose, Mtn. Goats, Mtn. Lion and Bear. We offer back country pack-in camp hunting, as well as a trail head based camp hunt. Our areas are well known for quantity and quality animals.

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JENKINS HUNTING CAMP Box 143, Freedom, WY 83120 • 307.880.1034 info@jenkinshunt.com • www.jenkinshunt.com

Jenkins Hunting Camp is a second generation outfitter offering horseback hunts since 1970. We have a tent camp with all the comforts of home. We specialize in trophy Mule Deer, Elk, Antelope, Moose and Bear. We are a family operated business with experienced guides and great food. We hunt Mule Deer in Regions G and H; General for Elk; Antelope in Areas 88 & 89; Moose in Areas 23, 24 & 10. We give 110% to ensure everyone has a trip of a lifetime!

Todd Jones (BG226)

PAINTROCK ADVENTURES

P.O. Box 52, Hyattville, WY 82428 307.469.2274 • Fax: 307.469.2273 todd@paintrock.com www.paintrock.com Late season private land cow elk hunts. That’s all we have now. Very high success rates. A huge THANK YOU to those friends and guests over the years! Taylor and Hilary Engum of East Fork Outfitters purchased the rest of our business and will serve you in the back country like no other.

Jake Keller (BG253)

BRUSH CREEK RANCH OUTFITTERS 66 Brush Creek Ranch Road Saratoga, WY 82331 307.327.5284 • Fax: 307.327.5970 inquiry@brushcreekranchoutfitters.com www.brushcreekranchoutfitters.com

At Brush Creek Ranch Outfitters we pride ourselves on providing a superb hunting experience combined with world-class lodging, amenities and service. With the acquisition of the historic Sanger Ranch of Wyoming’s Platte River Valley, our Ranchlands encompass 30,000 private acres. Our landscape is managed for conservation and success with experienced guides for both novice and seasoned trophy hunters. Enjoy premium big game archery and rifle hunts, upland bird hunts and exclusive wade or float fishing access to over 20 miles of wild trout waters. Dually-endorsed by ORVIS for fly fishing and wing shooting, Brush Creek Ranch was a 2014 & 2015 Finalist for Orvis Lodge of the Year and recently awarded the prestigious Beretta Trident Lodge designation. The Brush Creek Ranch Lodging Collection offers award-winning hospitality at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, the ultra-private French Creek Sportsman’s Club and the Magee Homestead sophisticated prairie hideaway, to ensure a luxurious once-in-a-lifetime experience for all.

Rock Ranger District, within elk area 70, bighorn sheep area 4 and operated from the Brooks Lake Lodge. These camps offer hunting opportunities for trophy mule deer, elk, antelope, bear, wolf, moose and sheep. Also offering summer activities such as progressive pack-trips, fly-fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, trail-riding or our long-range shooting school. The fourth camp is located on the edge of Lake Alice, which is one of the most beautiful and majestic, largest naturally formed mountain lakes in Wyoming. This is a pack-in summer camp set within “The Wyoming’s”, and provides fly-fishing opportunities for Bonneville Cutthroat trout and a ready environment for trailriding, hiking, or simply relaxing at camp around the fire, as well a realistic hunting setting for our long-range shooting school. All trips are professionally guided and staffed, complete with classic Dutch oven meals, comfortable wall tent camps, well-maintained equipment and gentle livestock. Also available are summer fly-fishing trips to pursue the Cutt-Slam in classic Wyoming style, progressive pack-trips, backpack trips and/or eco-trips horseback into the Forest and Wilderness areas of Wyoming for wildlife viewing.

Ron Lineberger (BG208)

BUTTE CREEK OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 2166, Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.6016 buttecreekoutfitters@gmail.com • www.buttecreekoutfitters.net We offer pack-in wilderness hunts for Elk, Deer, Sheep and Black Bear. Antelope and Deer hunts available from lodge. Limited numbers of hunters makes for very high success rates. Professional guides, gentle horses and a comfortable camp await clients. Summer pack-in trips with excellent fly fishing and photography opportunities available.

Peter Linn (BG101)

DARWIN RANCH P.O. Box 2407, Cody, WY 82414 LINN OUTFITTING, INC. 3900 W. Linn Drive, Wilson, WY 83014 • 307.413.1129 tetonoutfitters@gmail.com

Fourth generation outfitter and guide, Peter Linn provides a true horseback wilderness hunting experience in two historic locations. Hunt Elk, Mule Deer, and Moose from the luxury of the most remote guest ranch in Wyoming, the Darwin Ranch. Located at the edge of the Gros Venture Wilderness on the Bridger- Teton Nat. Forest, the Darwin offers rustic log cabins but also has its own hydro-electric plant so all amenities are available. Or, hunt Elk, Mule Deer, Moose and Bighorn Sheep from tent camps on the West side of the Teton Mountain Range. This opportunity takes place in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness, Targhee Nat. forest. Available are scenic pack trips, trail rides, cabins, meals and events at Linn Canyon Ranch in Victor, Idaho.

Lee Livingston (BG020)

LIVINGSTON OUTFITTING, INC.

2311 Lane Nine, Powell, WY 82435 307.527.7415 • livingston@tctwest.net www.livingston-hunts.com See my ad on page 38

Jerry Kennedy (BG108)

DODGE CREEK RANCH

11 Dodge Creek Ranch Road Rock River, WY 82058 307.322.2345 • Fax: 307.322.5984 jkennedy@wyoming.com www.DodgeCreekRanch.com

We operate from two wilderness horseback camps in Elk areas 55 & 59. Low hunter numbers in each camp help produce a high success rate. Professional staff along with gentle horses and well maintained equipment insure a quality hunt. Trophy bull elk our specialty. Summer, fishing and back-country horseback trips available.

Carlton Loewer (BG098)

See my ad on page 37 Completely outfitted, personalized hunts. Our privately owned ranch provides miles of excellent hunting. Located in the Laramie Range of Rocky Mountains and Laramie Plains. Excellent game habitat. Archery/rifle hunts. Ranch lodging or semi-wilderness cabin, home-cooked meals. Travel in 4x4’s to hunt area/stalk game you want. Excellent success rate.

Bruce R. Lindsey (BG024)

BEST OF THE WEST OUTFITTERS, LLC 366 East Green River Rd., Pinedale, WY 82941 307.221.4752 • bruce@bestofthewestoutfitters.com www.bestofthewestoutfitters.com See my ads on pages 11 & 50

Best of the West owns and/or operates four camps within the Bridger-Teton National Forest, three are located on the Wyoming Range managed by the Greys River and the Big Piney Ranger Districts. The lower drive-in camp is on South Piney Creek at the trail-head, with the upper pack-in camp located at the head of the East Fork of the Greys River, both are inside the renowned trophy mule deer region G and H, general elk areas 90 & 94, moose area 24 and bighorn sheep area 24 just West of Big Piney, Wyoming. Our third camp is located within the Teton Wilderness on Cub Creek, managed by the Black

307-266-4733

C4 OUTFITTERS 12420 S US Hwy 191, Jackson WY 83001 • 307.413.6446 carlton@blackpowderranch.net • www.blackpowderranch.net See my ad on page 5

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Tedd Jenkins (BG153)

Truck hunts for elk, deer and antelope on private land. We take very limited number of hunters so booking early is imperative. Perfect hunt for the disabled or elderly hunter not wanting horses. Comfortable cabins and lodge hunts.

Carlton Loewer (BG098)

CAMP CREEK OUTFITTERS

12420 S US Hwy 191, Jackson WY 83001 • 307.413.6446 carlton@blackpowderranch.net • www.blackpowderranch.net See my ad on page 5 Specializing in horseback hunting with rifle or bow. All big game and trophy game in Wyoming. Hunting in Bridger Teton National Forest. Private land hunts available.

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Lynn Madsen (BG085)

Dax McCarty (BG063)

P.O. Box 1149, Afton, WY 83110 307.654.1227 • 1.800.447.4711 • Fax: 307.886.5284 See my ad on page 76

1470 Esterbrook Road Douglas, WY 82633 307.358.9828 • Fax: 307.358-8481 dmccarty@wagonhound.com www.wagonhound.com See my ads on page 56 & 57

YELLOWSTONE OUTFITTER HUNTING & FISHING CAMPS & WAGONS WEST Hunt Trophy Elk and Sheep at Hawks Rest in the Teton Wilderness. Remote Camp. Hunt Elk during the bugle season. This is also a major migration route for Elk. Summer fishing, trophy cut throats on Yellowstone/Thorofare Rivers and Atlantic Creek. Orvis Endorsed.

Patrick & Jill Maier (BG224)

GREEN RIVER & BRIDGER-TETON OUTFITTERS, LLC

138-2 Forty Rod Road Pinedale, WY 82941 307.733.1044 • adventures@grbto.com • www.grbto.com

Top quality service in exceptional hunting areas, we specialize in archery elk and trophy mule deer. Hunt from our unique base camp in the National Forest with two historic cabins, where you stay in fully equipped teepees or wall tents. We also utilize another contiguous base camp and a backcountry spike camp that enables us to be where the best hunting is. We do antelope hunts on private and BLM lands, and hunt moose & bear, as well. Our other activities include backcountry trail rides, base camp horseback trips and pack trips; fly fishing by drift boat or in high country lakes and streams by horseback or ATV; and snowmobiling in remote areas in winter and early spring, suitable for all abilities. Experienced, professional guides, quality horses & well-maintained equipment facilitate a true wild Wyoming experience when you adventure with GRBTO.

Erick Mares (BG141)

HIGH PINE OUTFITTERS

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390 Boxelder Road, Glenrock, WY 82637 307.358.3497 highpineoutfitters@gmail.com See my ad on page 18

We specialize in trophy Elk in area-7, Deer in areas-65,14, Antelope in areas23,29,30, 113 and Lion in area-6. We also offer turkey and bear hunts. These are all good quality hunts on private property. Come and enjoy a hunt out west with your friends at High Pine Outfitters.

Rob Marosok (BG326)

WYOMING WILDLIFE OUTFITTERS 2698 West Loucks, Sheridan, WY 82801 307.673.0172 rmarosok@wyoming.com www.wyomingwildlifeoutfitters.com See my ad on page 43

WAGONHOUND OUTFITTERS

Wagonhound Outfitters is comprised of over 250,000 private acres in Elk area 7. Located S. of Douglas, Wyoming where we take a limited number of clients. We pride ourselves on making the best use of precious elk points with a high success rate on quality elk, mule and whitetail deer, and antelope. We also offer waterfowl, turkey, and spring bear hunting. All hunts are fully guided, including meals and top notch lodging.

Zane Meeks (BG177)

MEEKS BROTHERS OUTFITTING, LLC P.O. Box 75, Bondurant, WY 82922 307.690.0536 • info@meeksbrothersoutfitting.com www.meeksbbothersoutfitting.com See my ad on page 40

Meeks Brothers Outfitting is a family-owned and operated business. Zane is a 5th generation Jackson native. We offer hunts for elk, deer, moose, big horn sheep, mountain lion, mountain goat, bison, bear & wolf. Specialize in big game hunting! Look no further, book with us today & experience a hunt of a lifetime.

Clay A. Miller (BG117)

PARADISE GUEST RANCH

P.O. Box 790, Buffalo, WY 82834 • 307.684.7876 • Fax: 720.862.2126 fun@paradiseranch.com • www.paradiseranch.com Archery season elk hunts with all the amenities of an upscale guest ranch. East slope of the Bighorns, including Cloud Peak Wilderness.

Robert Model (BG223)

ROBERT MODEL OUTFITTER, LLC 69 Rattlesnake Creek Road, Cody, WY 82414 307.587.3620 • Fax: 307.587.3995 mcrest@mooncrest.com • www.mooncrest.com See my ad on page 8

We are the only permitted hunting camp in the Trout Creek Drainage of Elk Hunt Area 53. We also serve Deer Area 111 and Sheep Area 2. Guided horseback hunts from lodge and/or hunt camp. Have been a licensed outfitter for over 40 years.

David E. Moore (BG064)

SPEARHEAD RANCH

3493 Ross Road, Douglas, WY 82633 • 307.358.3607 david@spearheadranch.com • www.spearheadranch.com

Quality private land hunts for mule deer, whitetail and antelope. Rifle and archery hunts. Lodging at Best Western in Sheridan. Discounts for group hunts. We can accommodate disabled hunters.

David and Keith Moore-Archery and rifle hunts for antelope, mule deer & elk on our 58,000 acre ranch. Also offer on your own hunts for antelope with lodging. Family owned & operated since 1976. Antelope 26, Deer 22, Elk 122.

Kevin Marshall (BG249) Chance Marshall, Manager

David Nelson (BG095)

P.O. Box 7451, Jackson, WY 83002 307.690.7282 Fax: 307.739.0709 Chance@ExtremeOutfittersUSA.com www.extremeoutfittersusa.com Social Media: Facebook, Instagram (search Extreme Outfitters Wyo)

900 Big Goose Road, Sheridan, WY 82801 307.751.2262 nelsonoutfitters@gmail.com www.huntwyoming.com

NELSON OUTFITTERS

EXTREME OUTFITTERS

“Extreme Outfitters is a family-owned business led by Kevin Marshall and his oldest son Chance Marshall. Our family has a passion for huge antlers/horns and we constantly aim to kill giants! Our hunts take place in Wyoming’s prime areas for trophy animals, on both public and private lands. Our experience and versatility allows us specialize in making the most of your preference points (few or many), while providing an unforgettable experience. Your success is our highest priority. When you hunt with us, you are part of the family!”

Celebrating over 30 years of successful outfitting. We offer fully guided, archery and rifle hunts for Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Antelope and archery only Spring Turkey. We have over 100,000 acres of private leased ground along the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains and in Montana. Licensed in WY & MT.

Jon C. Nicolaysen (BG184)

COLE CREEK OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 797 Evansville, WY 82636 • 307.234.8940 • kglause@vcn.com Cole Creek Outfitters offers quality archery hunts for antelope, mule deer, and elk. Rifle hunts for antelope, mule deer, and elk. Located near Casper and Glenrock, Wyoming.

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502 Lincoln Street, Lander, WY 82520 800.710.6657 • rminforequest@nols.edu www.nols.edu

Lander, Wyoming, a gateway to the Wind River Range, is home to the NOLS international headquarters and largest branch. NOLS Rocky Mountain is one of nine bases around the world through which students of all ages develop leadership and outdoor skills such as backpacking, mountaineering, rock climbing, kayaking, horse packing, and more! Located at 502 Lincoln Street in Lander, the Rocky Mountain branch sells a full range of camping supplies to the public, including boots, backpacks, and bulk rations. NOLS offers $1.7 million annually in scholarships, and many universities accept college credit for NOLS courses.

Kirby & Melanie Peterson (BG#331)

BIG COUNTRY OUTFITTERS, LLC

P.O. Box 454, Daniel, WY 83115 • 307.859.8339 • Fax: 307.333.0096 wyoranch@wyoming.com • www.timberlinetrips.com See our ad on page 43 We offer it all!!! Trophy Big Game hunting and year round recreation Open year round for Summer Horseback riding and fishing, pack trips, and Winter Snowmobiling from our comfortable Timberline lodge. Ideally located adjacent to the Bridger Teton National Forest in deer area Region H, General Elk, area 88 Antelope, moose, Bear and Mountain Lion hunts. We offer hunts predator hunts for Coyotes and Wolves. Big Country outfitters are exclusively permitted for Do-it-Yourself assigned camps, and cabin rentals.

Terry Pollard (BG071)

BALD MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS, INC.

J.T. Nunn (BG293)

P.O. Box 754, Pinedale, WY 82941 307.367.6539 • Fax: 307.367.6542 tpollard@wyoming.com www.baldmountainoutfitters.com See my ad on page 55

BAR-NUNN HUNTING

253 Sodergreen Road, Laramie, WY 82070 • 307.721.7666 jtnunn@wyoming.com • www.bar-nunn.com Specializing in private land hunts for trophy antelope, deer, elk and mountain lion. We tailor each hunt to meet your individual needs and expectations. Visit our website to learn more about our operation and see the quality of game our hunters have taken over the past several years.

Craig Oceanak (BG002)

TIMBERLINE OUTFITTERS 9602 West Milliron Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009 307.635.7288 • Timber4In@aol.com www.timberlinehunting.com See my ad on page 74

Big game hunting during archery and rifle seasons for elk, deer, antelope, mountain lion, bear, and turkey. Combination hunts for mule deer and antelope is one of our specialties. Quality hunting at an affordable price! Call for details and a brochure or contact us anytime through our website.

Jamie P. Olson (DA029)

BOX CREEK OUTFITTERS

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715 N. 5th Street, Douglas, WY 82633 • 307.359.1848 joetoyoc@gmail.com boxcreekoutfitters.com   See my ad on page 47

At Box Creek Outfitters, we provide high-quality hunts, striving to create the best hunting experience possible in Antelope area 11, 26-1, 29-2 & Mule Deer Area 22. We offer full-guided archery or rifle antelope and rifle mule deer hunts on 45,000+ deeded acres in SE Wyoming. We include transportation to & from town to the hunting area. Water and lunches will be provided. Also, free shuttle services to and from the Casper airport are offered. See boxcreekoutfitter.com for more details.

James (Jimmy) Owens (BG281)

LOST CREEK OUTFITTERS, LLC

27 Jim Mountain Drive, Cody, WY 82414 307.259.7072 • 307.527.6251 lostcreekoutfitters307@gmail.com www.lostcreekoutfitters.com See our ad on page 71 Top notch quality hunting operation based in Cody’s Yellowstone Country specializing in trophy sheep hunts in Areas 1,2,3,4,5. Trophy lion hunts, big mountain mulies and bulls. Seasoned, hard working guides. Equipment, horses and effort second to none. Awesome wilderness fishing and pack trips in summer. Call for information and brochures.

Arnold Pennoyer (BG325)

PENNOYER OUTFITTING

3390 Owl Creek Road, Thermopolis, WY 82443 307.867.2412 • Fax: 307.867.2412 • pennoyeroutfitting@tctwest.net Ranch based outfitter offering first class guided all inclusive hunts at reasonable prices. Cabin accommodations and home-cooked meals. Hunt by horseback or 4x4 trucks. Located 40 miles west of Thermopolis in the heart of the Owl Creek Mountains. Hunt areas: Antelope 83, Deer 119/120, Elk 63/64, Moose 9, Sheep 5.

www.wyldgear.us

We offer quality Hunting and Fishing excursions into the Bridger Wilderness, Bridger Forest and surrounding areas depending on species & activities (see our web site). Our Hunting species include Elk (97), Deer (H), Moose (3,4,25), Pronghorn (87, 90), & Black Bear (19). We can offer three base camps plus a summer pack station near Elkhart Park. Our camp on Burnt Lake offers cabins on the Lake, which we utilize for summer activities as well as a trailhead to our two other hunting base camps at Blacks Lake and Horseshoe Lake. All weapons utilized. Horseback Wilderness hunting and private land hunting available. Our summer Pack Trips offer All Accommodation Pack Trips, Gear Spot Packs and Spot Packs into the Bridger Wilderness area. We are a family operation with over 40 years of experience in the area.

John A. Porter (BG254)

MORNING CREEK OUTFITTING

10 Creek Lane, Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.5343 • Cell: 307.899.5343 jport06@hotmail.com • www.wyominghunts.com Cody Wyoming based outfitter. Specializing in Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat, Elk and Mule Deer. All High country, Horseback Hunts for the Best Wilderness experience!

Darwin Powers (BG211)

POWDER HORN OUTFITTERS P.O. Box 395, Ranchester, WY 82839 • 307.655.9472 dap@wavecom.net • www.powderhorn-outfitters.com

Private ranches scattered throughout Northern Wyoming provide excellent opportunities to take trophy big game animals.

Bo Raines (BG183)

WYOMING PROFESSIONAL HUNTERS, LTD P.O. Box 1901, Mills, WY 82644 • 307.247.6226 bo@wyomingprofessionalhunters.com www.wyomingprofessionalhunters.com

We specialize in quality hunting experiences on privately controlled lands and employ only the most knowledgeable and courteous guides. In addition to our internationally recognized rifle hunting opportunities, we also offer some of the most well organized and successful archery antelope hunts in the state. We offer prairie dog shoots during June and July.

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Russ & Wanda Roberts (BG347)

WESTERN GATEWAY OUTFITTERS 11426 Ridley Rd., St. Onge, SD 57779 605.639.1589 • wgo@mato.com www.westerngatewayoutfitters.com See our ad on page 46

Full time outfitter since 2001. Private ranch hunts in northeast Wyoming and western South Dakota. Antelope, Mule Deer, Whitetails, Merriams Turkeys and Elk. All hunts fully guided by local professional guides on strictly managed leases. Excellent success on mature trophy animals. Home cooked meals and comfortable lodges. Maximum of six hunters per hunt for a quality experience. Call for brochures and references.

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Phil Rutt (BG030)

TRIPLE THREE OUTFITTERS, LTD.

30 Kolb Road Buffalo, WY 82834 307.684.2436 • triplethreeoutfitters@aol.com www.triplethreeoutfitters.com

Family run outfitting business outfitting for trophy elk, deer and antelope on private land and Bighorn National Forest. Summer family activities, ATV tours and prairie dog shoots. Outfitting is our only business! Give us a try.

Jeff & Deb Smith (BG158)

SEVEN J OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 569, Sundance, WY 82729 • 307.283.3443 sevenj@collinscom.net • www.sevenjoutfitters.com See our ads on pages 68 & 69 Full time outfitter offering fully guided hunts for trophy elk, moose, mule deer, whitetail, black bear, mountain lion, spring turkey and antelope with both bow or rifle. Excellent success on trophy class animals leasing over 250,000 acres of private land along with large national forest permits. First rate professional guides hunting in well managed areas. Also offering summer pack trips and trail rides.

Carl Sauerwein (BG164)

Pat Souza and Jared Souza (BG116)

BOULDER BASIN OUTFITTERS, INC.

TURKEY TRACK OUTFITTERS

3348 Northfork Hwy., Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.3404 • 307.250.0076 spadebit@tctwest.net • www.boulderbasinoutfitters.com www.wyomingsummerpacktrips.com See my ad on page 7 A 3rd generation outfitter - Camp is located in the Shoshone National Forest. Offering fully guided hunts for all Wyoming’s big game, specializing in elk and sheep. For an unforgettable family experience, we offer fabulous pack trips with great mountain fishing and scenery in the Washakie and Bridger Teton Wilderness. ORVIS endorsed fly fishing expedition.

Jim, Deb & Dusty Schell (BG207)

ROUGH COUNTRY OUTFITTERS & GUIDES

P.O. Box 973, Glenrock, WY 82637 307.436.2304 • jimsrco@aol.com www.roughcountryoutfitters.com See our ad on page 21

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

Providing quality trophy hunts on over 200,000 acres, exclusive private ranch leases! Personalized hunts for pronghorn, mule deer, whitetail deer. Specializing in awesome archery elk hunting. Limited quota elk areas 7. General permit elk areas 12, 15, 21 and 116. Spring hunts for black bear and Merriam turkeys. Consistent WYOGA Big Game Award winning outfit. True professionals serving the serious hunter since 1979. First class camps, meals, accommodations and guides. “For your immediate information, check out our comprehensive online brochure/website, extensive references upon request”!

74 Coleman Road Wheatland, WY 82201 Jared: 307.331.2647 • Pat: 307.331.2675 bowhunterwyo@yahoo.com www.turkeytrackoutfitters.com See our ad on page 51 We offer high quality guided archery and rifle hunts in southeastern Wyoming exclusively on private property. Elk hunts in area 7, deer hunts in area 64, and antelope hunts in area 103. In addition to our top quality big game hunts we offer world class waterfowl hunting, trout fishing, bow fishing for monster carp, varmint hunts, and hunts for the elusive Merriam Turkey. We will customize any hunt to fit the abilities and needs of each and every hunter. Are you ready for an adventure?

Dustin Stetter (BG191)

OUTFITTERS OF THE WYOMING WILDERNESS

P.O. Box 695, Dubois, WY 82513 • 307.455.2725 dstetter@wyoming.com • www.outfitterswyoming.com Second generation outfitter specializing in tailoring guiding hunting adventures for elk, sheep, moose, deer, and antelope. We are a family owned and operated business, with a remote base camp high in the Wind River Range, and offer all inclusive hunts and fishing trips from both our camp, and the town of Dubois.

Todd & Bev Stevie (BG144)

THOMSON OUTFITTERS

Patrick Fiedor (BG007) Marion & Mary Scott

P.O. Box 908, Pinedale, WY 82941 307.367.6507 • todd@wyohunt.com www.wyohunt.com See our ad on page 36

P CROSS BAR TROPHY HUNTS, LLC

8586 N. Hwy 14-16, Gillette, WY 82716 307.682.3994 • 307-660-3519 Fax: 307.682.3684 • pcrossbar@vcn.com fiedor1@hughes.net www.huntinfo.com/pcrossbar See our ad on page 43 Limited number quality private ranch 4-wheel drive trophy hunts for Mule Deer, Pronghorn, American Bison. Over 60 years’ experience providing individual, party, family, youth, elderly and handicap hunts. Located in historic Powder River Basin of N.E. Wyoming. Modern ranch accommodations and experienced guides. Good success in Wyoming license draw.

Family owned and operated since 1936. We specialize in limited entry trophy bull elk hunts. Located at head of the Green River, we hunt elk, deer, antelope, moose, sheep, black bear and mountain lion. We also offer full service summer vacation packages. Over 75 years family owned and operated in the same camp. Call us and let us make your Wyoming outdoor experience the best it can be.

Todd & Bev Stevie (BG144)

WOLF LAKE OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 908, Pinedale, WY 82941 307.367.6507 • 307.360.8040 todd@wyohunt.com www.wyohunt.com See our ad on page 36

Tyler Sims (BG349)

TYLER SIMS OUTFITTING, LLC

958 State Highway 13 McFadden, WY 82083 307.760.5596 • tyler@tylersims.com www.tylersims.com See my ads on pages 22 & 23 Tyler Sims Outfitting offers quality rifle and archery hunts on private ranches in Southeastern Wyoming. We outfit for Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope and prairie dogs. We are based out of a 4000 sq. ft. Lodge with cabins, which is ideal for married couples. All hunts are done with use of four-wheeled vehicles on some of Wyoming’s best private ranches. We offer high success, experienced guides, great accommodations, and great food. We also have a long range shooting range for those people who enjoy increasing their marksmanship. Hunters can fish three private fishing ponds stocked with Rainbow, Brooke and Browns. Free brochures, booklets and references upon request.

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Specializing in rifle bull elk hunts during the rut with a September 20th opening, also hunt mule deer, moose, sheep, antelope, black bear, mountain lion. Experienced guides with excellent success rates, comfortable camp and great cooks. We have both pack in and drive in camps to better suit the needs of our guests. Call us for your next hunting trip to Wyoming.

Bo Stocks (BG324)

SAVERY CREEK OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 159, Dixon, WY 82323 • 307.383.7117 • Fax: same sco@wyoming.com • www.saverycreekoutfitters.com Quality private land hunts for trophy Deer, Elk, Antelope, Lion & Bear. Fully guided with nice cabins, home cooked meals. Fishing, snowmobiling and recreational trips also available.

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Michael Stough (BG263)

Robert Turner (BG052) Lucas Turner Co-Outfitter (BG135)

WOOD RIVER RANCH

We offer elite guided trophy hunts in limited quota areas, as well as late season cow Elk hunts. With over 52,000 acres of private land, as well as two Wilderness Camps in the Shoshone, we can cater hunts to almost anyone. We take a limited amount of hunters each year to ensure the highest possible trophy quality and success rates. Come see for yourself what the best of the west looks like at Wood River Ranch!

Dave Sturm (BG231)

SPUR OUTFITTERS, LLC

P.O. Box 714, Encampment, WY 82325 • 307.327.6505 Fax: 307.327.5998 • dsturm@spuroutfitters.com www.spuroutfitters.com “Trophy big game hunts conducted on 70,000 acres of private land in southcentral Wyoming. Beautiful lodge accommodations, very high success rates. Antelope, mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, moose, black bear, mountain lion, prairie dog shoots. Archery and rifle. Also available-trap, skeet, and sporting clay ranges, pistol range, long range rifle range, fly fishing lodge on the upper North Platte River with over 10 miles of private fishing waters.”

Matt Swartz (BG311)

MASSIVE BUCK OUTFITTERS

740 W 52nd Street • Casper WY 82601 • 307.333.3319 Matt@massivebuckoutfitters.com • www.Massivebuckoutfitters.com See my ad on page 53 Specialize in “trophy elk and antelope hunts”. We accommodate youth & handicapped clients also.

TJ Tavegie (BG212)

BEAR TRACK OUTFITTERS

8885 Highway 16 West, Buffalo, WY 82834 • 307.620.0346 tj@beartrak.com • www.beartrak.com Bear Track Outfitters offers fully guided hunts in north central Wyoming. Species include antelope, elk, mule deer, whitetail deer and prairie dogs. We offer archery hunts for antelope, elk, and mule deer. With roughly 250,000 acres of hunting leases, our clients have plenty of room to roam. Please inquire for information on our website or give us a call.

Brian & Amy Taylor (BG270)

GROS VENTRE WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS, INC.

P.O. Box 55, Kelly, WY 83011 • 307.733.7715 taylorranch@wyoming.com • www.grosventreoutfitter.com Social Media: Follow us on Facebook Full service outfitter for Elk, Deer, Moose, Spring and Fall Bear hunting Bighorn Sheep and Bison. Summer pack trips & horseback rides. Late Fall Wolf Hunts.

Jon Toolson (BG134)

T LAZY T OUTFITTERS

TRIANGLE X RANCH

2 Triangle X Ranch Road Moose, WY 83012 307.733.2183 theranch@trianglex.com • www.trianglex.com See our ad on page 39 The Turner family has been in business for over 90 years. We offer hunting and packing in the Teton Wilderness. Specializing in hunting elk, moose, mule deer and summer pack trips into northwest Wyoming. A dude ranch, float trips and winter accommodations all in Grand Teton National Park. We take pride in good stock, good equipment and knowledgeable personnel.

Myron & Karma Wakkuri (BG070) Mike & Carrie Wakkuri (BG162)

ELK MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS, LLC/ WAPITI RIDGE RANCH

3056 W. Walnut, Wheatland, WY 82201 OR 396 Bluffview Rd, Wheatland, WY 82201 307.322.3223 • 307.322.3220 • wakkuri@q.com www.elkmountainoutfittersllc.com See our ad on page 16 The Wakkuri’s are Wyoming natives, full-time outfitters, providing quality outdoor experiences since 1970. We provide 4x4 and horseback hunting for Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Antelope, Big Horn Sheep, Moose & Turkey. Comfortable lodge or tent camps for rifle and archery hunting. Also offering trout fishing.

Kevin Watkins (BG012)

SPOTTED HORSE RANCH, INC.

12355 South Hwy 191 Jackson, WY 83001 800.528.2084 • Fax: 307.733.3712 info@spottedhorseranch.com www.spottedhorseranch.com See my ad on page 67 For over 55 years, the Spotted Horse Ranch has operated as a guest ranch and full service outfitter. We offer quality hunts out of two backcountry camps in the Hoback & Grayback Ridge area. High success for elk, deer and moose. Join us for a big game hunt or ranch vacation.

Mike & Esther Watkins (BG220)

TROPHIES PLUS OUTFITTERS

P.O. Box 44, Alzada, MT 59311 • 406.828.4512 trophiesplus@rangeweb.net • www.trophiesplusoutfitters.com Big Game Trophy Deer and Antelope hunts along with Merriam turkey hunts from 4 wheel drive on private ranches in NE Wyoming. In addition, our hunters may also hunt SE Montana at the same time as we do deer and antelope hunts there as well. Bow, Rifle or Muzzleloader.

P.O. Box 7182, Jackson, WY 83002 • 307.690.2207 www.tlazytoutfitters.com • info@tlazytoutfitters.com

Robert R. Wiley (BG351)

T Lazy T Outfitters is a family operated business operating in the Jackson area for the past 40 years. Jon Toolson, owner/operator, is a fourth generation Jackson Native and fourth generation Jackson Hole Professional Outfitter. Taking a maximum of 30 hunters per season enables us to specialize each hunt. All hunting is done by horse or mule, in exception to antelope which is done by 4X4 pickup truck. Specializing in Big Horn sheep and combination hunts.

P.O. Box 3644, Alpine, WY 83128 307.654.0000 • Fax: same mail@nontypicaloutfitters.org www.nontypicaloutfitters.org See my ad on page 6

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1261 Road 4DT, Meeteetse, WY 82433 • 307.868.9111 ranchmanager@woodriverranch.com • www.Woodriverranch.com See my ad on page 17

At Non-Typical Outfitters we offer an unmatched hunting opportunity. The amount of time spent before the season scouting for your trophy animal and preparing for your hunt is one of the things that separate us from the rest. We have a diversified hunting area with cabin accommodations as well as our forest camps. Here at Non-Typical Outfitters we have a focus on hunting one animal and taking that animal with one shot. We now offer a summer shooting class to help hunters obtain the skills for that one shot kill. This class is a practice of practical field positions for effectively killing big game with one shot and will give you the skills to make that one shot count, whatever the terrain, the animal, or the mountain throws at you.

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Eric Wilhelm (BG168)

THE RANCH AT UCROSS

2673 US Hwy 14, Clearmont, WY 82835 • 307.737.2281 FAX: 307.737.2211 • ucross2@blairhotels.com • www.blairhotels.com

Dreaming of owning your own place

Home of the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt. 4x4, 4-wheeler, and horseback hunts. Mule deer, antelope, black bear, spring & fall turkey. Prairie dog and predator hunts. Deluxe accommodations.

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Tyler Willis (BG110)

TIMBER CANYON RANCH OUTFITTING, LLC

54 Paradise Valley Road Laramie, WY 82070 307.331.1785 tylerwillis@timbercanyonranchoutfitting.com www.timbercanyonranchoutfitting.com

Fully guided antelope, mule deer, and elk hunts on 15,000 private acres located in the South Laramie Range. Hunts conducted out of a bunk house with home cooked meals. No packing in on horses or long drives from camp.

John R. & Diane Winter (BG225)

We have the Answer at a fraction of the cost! We’re offering 12 Exclusive Memberships to Timberline Lodge Sporting Club – just 70 miles from Jackson Hole, WY.

TWO OCEAN PASS OUTFITTING P.O. Box 182, Moran, WY 83013 or P.O. Box 311, Thermopolis, WY 82443 307.864.4664 • 1.800.RANCH09 • Fax: same info@twooceanpass.com • dwinter@wyoming.com www.twooceanpass.com

Hunt on horseback the famous Two Ocean Pass Country in the Teton Wilderness near Yellowstone National Park. Teddy Roosevelt’s favorite big game hunting area. Experience fishing and summer pack trips into Yellowstone Park and adjacent wilderness areas. The Winter family has been committed to Quality Service & Success since 1946.

Heath & Sarah Woltman (BG113)

BEAR BASIN ADVENTURES

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P.O. Box 1517, Fort Washakie, WY 82514 307.349.4630 • Cell: 307.840.3579 info@bearbasinadventures.com www.bearbasinadventures.com www.facebook.com/pages/Bear-BasinAdventures/361417014920 We offer first class, fair chase guided elk hunting in the Washakie Wilderness in Dubois. Our camp is a full service true western horseback hunt with small groups of hunters. Elk area: General for area 67. We also offer summer trips with great fishing and spectacular vistas.

Willard M. Woods (BG046)

CROSS C RANCH

Approved Members receive the following benefits: • 50% off any guided services for you and your guests. (Trophy Hunting, Horseback trips, Fishing and more) • Exclusive use of your own 2200 Sq. Ft log home with accommodations for 6 guests 4 weeks per year! • Lifetime, transferable membership secured by an equity interest, THIS IS NOT A TIMESHARE.

• Year-round access. • Low annual dues. • Access to all ranch and resort amenities. (Horses, Private stocked lake, etc) • Members can be a business, family or individual. • Ask about how you can re-coup over 80% of your purchase value in the first 10 years of membership!

Timberline Lodge was established in 2000 and has been a premier provider of lodging and recreation opportunities in Wyoming. We’ve been featured on the Best of the West, the Outdoor Channel and the Sportsmans Network. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy this beautiful property as an “owner”. Please contact us to schedule a no-obligation tour.

203 13th Street, Wheatland, WY 82201 • Shane: 405.308.5640 307.322.2452 • crossc.22@gmail.com • www.crosscranch.com See my ad on page 4 The Cross C Ranch is a 20,000 acre privately owned and operated Outfitting and Cattle Ranch located in Southeastern Wyoming’s Laramie Range. Enjoy our deluxe accommodations in a beautiful hunting lodge and hunt the best of what Wyoming has to offer for Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail, Antelope, Mountain Lion & Big Horn Sheep. Our hunting area is extremely diverse and non-pressured from large predators. Fly Fish year around on both of our coveted mountain rivers or multiple stocked ponds.

Sandra Wright & Justin Wright (BG283)

MULE SHOE OUTFITTERS, LLC P.O. Box 1555, Pinedale, WY 82941 • 1.888.803.7316 Sandy Cell: 307.360.6339 • Justin Cell: 307.360.8757 muleshoe@wbaccess.net • www.muleshoeoutfitters.com See our ad on page 10

“Mule Shoe Outfitters offers quality hunting trips and summer Pack trips into the Wind River Mountain Range on the Bridger-Teton Wilderness. We have three hunting camps available specializing in Big Horn Sheep, Mountain lion and Elk Hunts. Also offering Moose, Mule Deer, Black Bear, Antelope and Bobcat hunts; summer gear drops and spot packs.”

For more information on becoming a member:

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BIG HORN HUNTING IS OUR PASSION

At Lost Creek Outfitters we offer guided hunts for rocky mountain big horn sheep, mountain goat, elk, mule deer, and antelope. We offer hunts in two locations, in Cody on the Shoshone Forest and on private land near Casper. Our mission is to maintain our commitment of being a small high quality, hunting and pack-trip, operation. We strive to be the best outfitters in the business, not ‘just one of the good ones.’ We truly value and cherish our clients and the great friends they become. We want their experience with us to be prized for a life time. We are strictly a fair chase, legal operation who loves the wildlife and the opportunities we have to pursue them. We study and live with the game, we hunt and love sharing our experiences and knowledge with others.

JAMES (JIMMY) OWENS Licensed / Insured Outfitter Lic. #BG281 27 Jim Mtn. Dr., Cody, WY 82414 • (307) 527-6251 lostcreekoutfitters307@gmail.com

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WYOGA YELLOW PAGES CASPER REGION

WYOMING ALE WORKS........................................ 5900 E. 2nd St., Casper, WY 82609 • 307.472.5900

AMMUNITION & RELOADING

SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE..............................4120 East 2nd St., Casper, WY 82609 • 307.233.3700

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

CASPER TIRE, LLC..............................................705 N. Elm Street, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.234.9777

GIFTS, JEWELRY & CLOTHING

ALTITUDE VETERINARY HOSPITAL............................. 3155 CY Ave, Casper, WY 82604 • 307.234.7333 WESTSIDE ANIMAL HOSPITAL.............................631 S. Ash Street, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.472.5600

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VISIT CASPER....................................................................... www.VisitCasper.com • 307.234.5362

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RAND CREEK OUTFITTERS (BG238)...........3080 Northfork Highway, Waptii, WY 82450 • 307.587.3200

LODGING

BOULDER BASIN OUTFITTERS (BG164).............. www.wyomingsummerpacktrips.com • 307.587.3404 RAND CREEK OUTFITTERS (BG238)...........3080 Northfork Highway, Waptii, WY 82450 • 307.587.3200 WYOMING WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS (BG178)..www.wyomingwilderness.com • 307.754.4320/307.272.6635

GLENROCK COMPONENTS, INC....................... 223 South Fourth, Glenrock, WY 82637 • 307.436.9432 EL MARKO BOWLING ALLEY.................................2800 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 • 307.237.9558 THE CADILLAC COWGIRL................................ 147 S. Center Street, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.473.5858 BUMP AHEAD................................................ 147 S. Center Street, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.473.5858 SIERRA WEST GALLERY OF FINE HOME FURNISHINGS....133 South Center, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.472.2118 LEIGH CRIPE – STATE FARM INSURANCE............................ www.InsuringCasper.com • 307.237.7800 IDE LAND & LEASING COMPANY............... 159 N. Wolcott, Ste. 304, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.235.2500 COMFORT INN...................................269 Miracle Drive, Casper/Evansville, WY 82636 • 307.237.8100 DAYS INN....................................................... 301 East “E” Street, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.234.1159 MABUHAY MOTEL.................................... 302 West Birch Street, Glenrock, WY 82637 • 307.436.5468 RAMKOTA.............................................................800 N. Poplar, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.266.6000 SUPER 8 WEST.................................................. 3838 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 • 307.266.3480

MEAT PROCESSORS

COUNTRY STYLE MEAT PROCESSING................106 N. 4th Street, Glenrock, WY 82637 • 307.436.5439 HY-COUNTRY WILD GAME PROCESSING... 4704 W. Yellowstone Hwy, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.237.5379 PAT’S MEAT PROCESSING............................ 702 South 6th Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 • 307.237.7549

MOBILE SNACK COMPANY

MOUNTAIN MAN NUT & FRUIT CO., MANDY GEORGE..................mandygwyo@aol.com • 307.259.4921

OFF ROAD VEHICLES (ORV)

GLENROCK MOTORSPORTS..............................60 Shawnie Lane, Glenrock, WY 82637 • 307.436.2409

OUTDOOR COOLERS & ACCESSORIES

WYLD GEAR...............................................................................www.wyldgear.us • 877.595.9953

OUTFITTERS

BACKCOUNTRY HUNTING LOGISTICS (BG272)............................... www.520bhl.com • 307.315.0363

SPORTING GOODS TIRE DEALERS

VETERINARIANS

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

DUDE RANCHES FISHING TRIPS

FLY FISHING TRIPS

WILD MAN ADVENTURES (BG011)................................www.wildmanadventures.com • 435.757.2054

LODGING

BEST WESTERN PREMIER IVY INN & SUITES....................1800 8th St., Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.2572 BEST WESTERN SUNSET INN......................................... 1601 8th St., Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.4265 RAND CREEK OUTFITTERS (BG238)...........3080 Northfork Highway, Waptii, WY 82450 • 307.587.3200 YELLOWSTONE MOTEL.....................................247 Greybull Ave., Greybull, WY 82426 • 307.765.4456

OUTFITTERS

TWO OCEAN PASS OUTFITTING (BG225)...... www.twooceanpass.com • 307.864.4664 or 307.690.0185

PACK TRIPS

BOULDER BASIN OUTFITTERS (BG164).............. www.wyomingsummerpacktrips.com • 307.587.3404 RAND CREEK OUTFITTERS (BG238)...........3080 Northfork Highway, Waptii, WY 82450 • 307.587.3200 WYOMING WILDERNESS OUTFITTERS (BG178)...www.wyomingwilderness.com • 307.754.4320/307.272.6635

RESTAURANTS

REAL ESTATE

EIGHTH STREET...........................................................1800 8th St., Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.2572 GRANNY’S RESTAURANT.................................... 1550 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.4829

RENTAL CAR AGENCY

DEWEY WILDLIFE STUDIO, LLC....................... 3538 Cottonwood Ave., Cody, WY 82414 • 307.587.4863

RESTAURANTS

RAND CREEK OUTFITTERS (BG238)...........3080 Northfork Highway, Waptii, WY 82450 • 307.587.3200

TEAM WYOCITY AT REAL ESTATE LEADERS...109 W. 2nd, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.439.5554 or 307.337.2010 AVIS RENT A CAR.................................... 7400 W Yellowstone Hwy, Casper, WY 82604 • 307.266.1122 FIREROCK STEAKHOUSE........................................6100 E. 2nd St, Casper, WY 82609 • 307.234.2333 GALLOWAYS PUB................................................2800 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 • 307.237.9558 J’S PUB & GRILL...................................... 3201 SW Wyoming Blvd., Casper, WY 82604 • 307.472.3100 JOHNNY J’S DINER...............................................1705 E. 2nd St., Casper, WY 82601 • 307.234.4204 KEG & CORK ................................................. 5371 Blackmore Rd, Casper, WY 82609 • 307.337.4083 OLD CHICAGO...................................................... 3580 E. 2nd St., Casper, WY 82609 • 307.473.1900 THE GASLIGHT SOCIAL......................................... 314 W. Midwest, Casper, WY 82601 • 307.337.1396 WAYBACK BURGERS............................. 1220 Washington Blvd., Newcastle, WY 82701 • 307.746.9464

TAXIDERMISTS TRAIL RIDES

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

CODY COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE............................ www.codychamber.org • 307.587.2777 CODY YELLOWSTONE COUNTRY..................................... www.CodyYellowstone.org • 800.393.CODY CODY VISITOR CENTER...........................................836 Sheridan Ave, Cody Wyoming • 307.587.2777 GREYBULL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE................................ www.townofgreybull.com • 307.765.9431 THERMOPOLIS-HOT SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE... www.thermopolischamber.org • 1.877.864.3192 WORLAND TEN SLEEP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE...... www.wtschamber@rtconnect.net • 307.347.3226

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BEARLODGE MOUNTAIN RESORT...........1615 E. Cleveland Street, Sundance, WY 82729 • 262.689.8547 CANDLEWOOD SUITES............................... 904 Country Club Road, Gillette, WY 82718 • 307.682.6100 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITE..........1908 Cliff Davis Drive, Gillette, WY 82718 • 307.686.9576

RESTAURANTS

BUFFALO JUMP SALOON & STEAKHOUSE............. 5877 Old Hwy. 14, Beulah, WY 82712 • 307.283.1499 OLD CHICAGO................................................ 1100 E Boxelder Rd, Gillette, WY 82718 • 307.682.3303

SPORTING GOODS

SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE.........................91 Town Center Drive, Gillette, WY 82718 • 307.622.9100

TAXIDERMISTS

DEER CREEK TAXIDERMY......................................149 Main Street, Hulett, WY 82720 • 307.467.5698

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

CAMPBELL COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU... www.VisitGilletteWright.com • 307.686.0040

GREEN RIVER REGION LODGING

HAMPTON INN........................................ 1901 Dewar Drive, Rock Springs, WY 82901 • 307.382.9222 LA QUINTA INN......................................... 2717 Dewar Drive, Rock Springs, WY 82901 • 307.362.1770

MEAT PROCESSORS

SNAKE RIVER PROCESSING & TAXIDERMY............... 405 Meeker St., Baggs, WY 82321 • 307.383.6142

SPORTING GOODS

SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE..................... 1567 Dewar Drive, Rock Springs, WY 82901 • 307.209.4500

JACKSON REGION DUDE RANCHES

SPOTTED HORSE RANCH, INC. (BG012).......................www.spottedhorseranch.com • 800.528.2084

FEED STORES

FLAT CREEK SADDLE........................................................www.flatcreeksaddle.com • 307.733.1260

FISHING TRIPS

LODGING

DESERT INN MOTEL & RV PARK..................... 505 W. 2nd Street, Shoshone, WY 82649 • 307.876.2273 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS.....................................201 Airport Road, Rawlins, WY 82301 • 307.324.3760

PACK TRIPS

ALLEN’S DIAMOND 4 RANCH (BG006)..............................www.diamond4ranch.com • 307.332.2995

TAXIDERMISTS

KIM’S ART WILD TAXIDERMY & ART STUDIO BY KIM LUTZ...22 Russian Olive Lane, Lander, WY 82520 • 307.262.9380

TRAIL RIDES

ALLEN’S DIAMOND 4 RANCH...........................................www.diamond4ranch.com • 307.332.2995

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

CARBON COUNTY VISITORS’ COUNCIL....................www.wyomingcarboncounty.com • 800.228.3547

LARAMIE REGION FASHION & FINE ART

LAURA M. GALLERY..................................100 North First Street, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.8187

FLY FISHING TRIPS

HACK’S TACKLES & OUTFITTERS.....................407 N. First Street, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.9823

GENERAL STORE/MERCANTILE

SWEET MARIE’S MERCANTILE & BAKE SHOP...107 W. Bridge Street, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.5755 THE COUNTRY STORE..........................................303 South 1st, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.5638

GIFTS & MEN’S CLOTHING

LAURA M. BACKROOM.......................... 102 West Bridge Avenue, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.8187

HOME FURNISHINGS

LAURA M. BACKROOM.......................... 102 West Bridge Avenue, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.8187

LODGING

HOLIDAY INN................................................... 204 30th Street, Laramie, WY 82070 • 307.721.9000 HOTEL WOLF.......................................................101 E. Bridge, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.5525

SPORTING GOODS

SHIVELY HARDWARE COMPANY.................. 123 E. Bridge Street, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.8383 SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE........................3745 E Lincoln Way, Cheyenne, WY 82001 • 307.635.4500

TRADING POST

TROPHY MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (BG114)............ www.trophymountainoutfitters.com • 307.270.7014 WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC. (BG170)...............................www.wildernesstrailsinc.com • 307.733.5171

HAT CREEK SADDLERY & TRADING POST...... 107 W. Bridge Street, Saratoga, WY 82331 • 307.326.5755

FLY FISHING TRIPS

SARATOGA/PLATTE VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE......www.saratogachamber.info • 307.326.8855

SPOTTED HORSE RANCH, INC. (BG012).......................www.spottedhorseranch.com • 800.528.2084 WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC. (BG170)...............................www.wildernesstrailsinc.com • 307.733.5171

LODGING

JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTERS (BG001)........................www.jacksonholetrailrides.com • 307.699.3541 THE VIRGINIAN LODGE....................................750 W. Broadway, Jackson, WY 83001 • 800.262.4999 WYOMING INN OF LABARGE......................129 W. Birch Creek Dr., LaBarge, WY 83123 • 307.386.2654

OUTFITTERS

BOX Y LODGE (NHO).............................................................. www.BoxYLodge.com • 254.381.0350 GREEN RIVER & BRIDGER-TETON OUTFITTERS (BG224).....................www.grbto.com • 307.733.1044 SPOTTED HORSE RANCH, INC. (BG012).......................www.spottedhorseranch.com • 800.528.2084 WILD MAN ADVENTURES (BG011)................................www.wildmanadventures.com • 435.757.2054 WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC. (BG170)...............................www.wildernesstrailsinc.com • 307.733.5171

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

PINEDALE REGION ATV DEALERSHIP

BUCKY’S OUTDOORS...................................................... www.buckysoutdoors.com • 307.367.4561

DUDE RANCHES

MULE SHOE OUTFITTERS (BG283).............................www.muleshoeoutfitters.com • 1.888.803.7316

FISHING TRIPS

BALD MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (071) ......................www.baldmountainoutfitters.com • 307.367.6539 MULE SHOE OUTFITTERS (BG283).............................www.muleshoeoutfitters.com • 1.888.803.7316 THOMSON OUTFITTERS (BG144)................................................ www.wyohunt.com • 307.367.6507

LODGING

PACK TRIPS

VISIT PINEDALE LODGING..............................................www.visitpinedale.org/stay • 888.285.7282

REAL ESTATE

BALD MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (BG071) ................. www.baldmountainoutfitters.com • 307-367-6539 GREEN RIVER & BRIDGER-TETON OUTFITTERS (BG224).....................www.grbto.com • 307.733.1044 THOMSON OUTFITTERS (BG144)................................................ www.wyohunt.com • 307.367.6507

A-OK CORRAL (BG114) ................................................. www.horsecreekranch.com • 307.733.6556 TROPHY MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (BG114)............ www.trophymountainoutfitters.com • 307.270.7014 WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC. (BG170)...............................www.wildernesstrailsinc.com • 307.733.5171 CARLTON LOEWER, JACKSON HOLE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY....110 E Broadway, Jackson WY 83001 • 307.413.6446

OUTFITTERS

PACK TRIPS

SPORTING GOODS

BALD MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (BG071).................. www.baldmountainoutfitters.com • 307-367-6539 GREEN RIVER & BRIDGER-TETON OUTFITTERS (BG224).....................www.grbto.com • 307.733.1044 MULE SHOE OUTFITTERS (BG283).............................www.muleshoeoutfitters.com • 1.888.803.7316 THOMSON OUTFITTERS (BG144)................................................ www.wyohunt.com • 307.367.6507

SUMMER CAMPS

VISIT PINEDALE/DINING........................www.visitpinedale.org/discover/dining-guide • 888.285.7282

TRAIL RIDES

BALD MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (BG071).................. www.baldmountainoutfitters.com • 307-367-6539 GREEN RIVER & BRIDGER-TETON OUTFITTERS (BG224).....................www.grbto.com • 307.733.1044 MULE SHOE OUTFITTERS (BG283).............................www.muleshoeoutfitters.com • 1.888.803.7316 THOMSON OUTFITTERS (BG144)................................................ www.wyohunt.com • 307.367.6507

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

SUBLETTE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.......................... sublettechamber.com • 307.367.2242

SADDLE & TACK

FLAT CREEK SADDLE........................................................www.flatcreeksaddle.com • 307.733.1260 STONE DRUG............................................. 830 W Broadway Ave, Jackson, WY 83001 • 307.733.6222 WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC. (BG170)...............................www.wildernesstrailsinc.com • 307.733.5171 A-OK CORRAL (BG114) ................................................. www.horsecreekranch.com • 307.733.6556 JACKSON HOLE OUTFITTERS (BG001)........................www.jacksonholetrailrides.com • 307.699.3541 TROPHY MOUNTAIN OUTFITTERS (BG114)............ www.trophymountainoutfitters.com • 307.270.7014 WILDERNESS TRAILS, INC. (BG170)...............................www.wildernesstrailsinc.com • 307.733.5171 JACKSON HOLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ..................www.jacksonholechamber.com • 307.733.3316

LANDER/DUBOIS REGION

RESTAURANTS TRAIL RIDES

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

SHERIDAN REGION FLY FISHING TRIPS

DUDE RANCHES

JOEY’S FOUNDATION, INC............................. 109 S. Main Street, Sheridan, WY 82801 • 307.258.4012

FISHING TRIPS

SURESTAY PLUS HOTEL....................................... 65 US Hwy 16 E, Buffalo, WY 82834 • 307.684.9564 HAMPTON INN & SUITES..................................85 US Hwy 16 East, Buffalo, WY 82834 • 307.684.8899

HORSE LEASES

SHERIDAN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE... www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org • 307. 672.2485

ALLEN’S DIAMOND 4 RANCH (BG006)..............................www.diamond4ranch.com • 307.332.2995 ALLEN’S DIAMOND 4 RANCH (BG006)..............................www.diamond4ranch.com • 307.332.2995 BEAR BASIN ADVENTURES (BG113).......................... www.bearbasinadventures.com • 307.349.4630 WYOMING HORSES..................................................www.info@wyominghorses.net • 307.856.5708

www.mavenbuilt.com

LODGING

WYOMING CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTERS

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IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! HUNTING WITH AN OUTFITTER  IN THE STATE OF WYOMING

DON’T BE A VICTIM OF UNLICENSED OUTFITTERS OR GUIDES

Wyoming holds hunters responsible for knowingly booking with an unlicensed outfitter. Wyoming law states: W.S. 23-2-418. Compensation of person not licensed under this act prohibited; penalty.

BIG GAME HUNTING

PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN

(a) No person shall directly or indirectly compensate a person holding himself out as engaging in the business of or acting in the capacity of an outfitter or a professional guide unless that person provides proof that he is a licensed outfitter or professional guide as required by this act. (b) Any person violating this section is guilty of a misdemeanor as prescribed under W.S. 23-2-417 (a).

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Nonresident deadlines

Jan. 31 — Elk Feb. 28 — Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat, Bison May 31 — Deer, Antelope

Nonresident big game license applications start January 2

Laws 1997, ch. 79, § 3, provides: “The Game & Fish Department shall, through its publications, and other reasonable means, including providing information when mailing licenses to successful applicants, notify all applicants for game and fish licenses of the provisions of W.S. 23-2-418.” W.S. 23-2-417. Violation in general; penalties. (a) Any person violating any provision of this act is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000.00). (b) In addition to subsection (a) of this section, the court may in its discretion, revoke any license issued under this act or W.S. 23-1-101 through 23-6-208, to any person violating this act, for the remainder of the year in which the conviction occurs, and may suspend the person's privilege to receive any license under this act or under W.S. 23-1-101 through 23-6-208, for a period not to exceed five (5) years. If you are compensating anyone for hunting outfitted services, request to see a copy of their outfitter’s or guide’s license to be sure they are legal. Professional Guide licenses must be signed on the back by the employing outfitter. Outfitters are licensed for specific areas and species that are listed on their license. It is against the law for them to operate outside of their authorized areas. Licensing is for the protection of the public to ensure they have a safe and enjoyable trip. Landowners are exempt under W.S. 23-2-406 (a) (iv) (B) which states: "Landowner" means any person, firm or corporation holding title to, or occupying under a contract of purchase, agricultural land or any person whose family owns at least a majority of the stock in a Wyoming Corporation and who provides services specified in this paragraph on lands owned by the corporation and used primarily for agricultural purposes. Anyone wishing to receive further information on outfitters and guides, or a list of licensed outfitters in the State of Wyoming, may write to the Wyoming State Board of Outfitters and Professional Guides, 1950 Bluegrass Circle, Suite 280, Cheyenne, WY 82002.

Apply online at wgfd.wyo.gov

A current list of licensed outfitters is also on our website: http://outfitters.state.wy.us or you may call 1-800-264-0981.

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