NUMBER 1 UTAH RUT RIFLE HUNT
100 PERCENT PAST SEVERAL YEARS AVERAGE BULL GROSS SCORES 340 20,000 PRIVATE ACRES
FREE RANGE GUARANTEED TAG
2016 all 16 hunters again tagged big bulls on this unbelievable September rifle rut hunt. Top bull size was only a 360 this year and quite a few over 350 were taken. This is one of the very best free range elk hunts with a guaranteed tag.
2015 was another typical year and all hunters tagged bulls and they gross scored from 370 down to 320 Boone and Crockett.
2014 was a banner year for score with good rainfall in the spring and early summer. Hunters were 100 percent success on bulls gross scoring from 312 to 385 and over half the bulls gross scored 350 or better Boone and Crockett. This is not your normal elk hunt.
In 2013, over the course of 3 September rifle rut hunts all hunters tagged bulls, but size was down due to low rainfall averaging only 330 Boone and Crockett inches, best bull scored 368. Past years, depending on the amount of moisture, bulls have averaged gross scores of 345 to low 350’s, with the top bulls scoring over 380.
This 20,000 acre ranch located in southeastern Utah takes 12 to 14 elk hunters per year. It is in the CWMU program allowing them to conduct ri e hunts in September during the rut with guaranteed tags, no drawing. 5 day hunts guided 1×1 are $15,500 plus license and tax. Nice accommodations plus good home cooked meals and older hunters can physically do this hunt. This is a top shelf hunt for trophy animals in a beautiful setting. Hunters fly into Grand Junction, where they rent a car. 4 openings at press time for 2017. Hunt EKGE72.