NUMBER 1 COLORADO PRONGHORN
$3500 AVERAGE NEAR 80
100,000 PRIVATE ACRES
This is our top Colorado trophy pronghorn hunt. Last fall all rifle hunters killed bucks with a gross average of 78 inches and the top 2 bucks went 82 and 80. He also had 4 archery hunters tag 3 bucks in the high 70’s and the unsuccessful bowhunter missed.
In 2016 all 5 rifle hunters tagged trophy bucks and the top 2 grossed an amazing 86 and 84 inches, mainly due to two years of exceptional moisture.
3 days guided 2×1 is $3,500 October 7 to 14. Hunters apply for the tag, which has been 100 percent draw, but if for some reason you are unsuccessful he has landowner vouchers available.
Archery hunts are August 15 to September 20 at $2,450 guided 2×1 for 3 days and he has extended it up to 5 days in poor weather conditions. Archery tags are over the counter.
Bunkhouse accommodations, nothing fancy, with meals and well over 100,000 acres of private property in southeastern Colorado near the New Mexico border. Hunters fly into Denver or Colorado Springs and rent a car for the 2 or 3 hour drive. Draw deadline April 1. Hunt PG554.
$3000 NEW MEXICO 95,000 ACRES
AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER DATES
GUARANTEED TAG – NO DRAWING
This is just a fun hunt with plenty of good antelope to look over, real nice lodge accommodations and a guaranteed license on more private land than you have time to look at.
Last fall all 7 hunters tagged nice bucks and the best went 15 inches with decent mass.
2016 was the first time in 16 years that success was not 100 percent. The unsuccessful hunter had plenty of shots, but apparently had a scope problem. 9 of the 10 hunters did connect on bucks and most were in the 14 to 15 class with good mass.
In 2015 all 11 hunters took good bucks gross scoring in the 72 to 77 inch class.
Northeastern New Mexico has always produced heavy horned antelope and the numbers have been consistently high.
This outfitter runs two hunts, each are 3 day hunts, August 25 to 27 and September 7 to 9. Price is very reasonable at $3,000 guided 2×1 with a new lodge equipped with trophy room and all the amenities. Guaranteed landowner voucher is included so there is no draw, but you still need to buy the license and pronghorn tag. Hunters fly into Colorado Springs and rent a car. 2018 openings. Bob Wodzisz has been on this ranch. Hunt PG278. PG278 Hunt Photos.
COLORADO PRONGHORN HUNT
AUGUST 15 TO NOVEMBER DATES
GREAT FOR STUDENTS
GUARANTEED TAG – NO DRAW
This 20,000 acre ranch is in the Ranching for Wildlife program guaranteeing you a pronghorn tag, no drawings. Rifle hunts start August 15 and continue to run into early November. Early dates are perfect for students or teachers.
In 2017 all 14 hunters tagged bucks and the average buck grossed in the 70 inch plus category, with 3 exceptional bucks being taken close to 80 inches.
2016 was 100 percent success again, with one really good trophy buck.
In 2015 all 14 hunters killed nice representative antelope averaging in the 13 to 14 inch class.
3 day hunts guided 2×1 are only $2,500. Elk can be combined on this hunt for an additional $4,650 and this includes a fourth day of hunting.
This has been one of our most popular hunts due to the guaranteed tag (no drawing) liberal season dates, 100 percent success on quality bucks with great guides. Bunkhouse accommodations along with family style meals and airport pickup in Hayden make this just a really nice fun hunt. Next pronghorn openings are in 2018 or book now for 2019. Hunt PG226. PG226 Hunt Photos.
WYOMING PRONGHORN $2000
3 DAYS GUIDED 1X1
BOOK NOW FOR 2019
This hunt is fully booked for 2018 and hunters should look ahead and book for 2019 or even 2020. This outfitter has plenty of good pronghorn country in southeastern Wyoming Unit 45 and takes a very limited amount of hunters. Currently you can draw the special tag at $526 with one point or the regular tag with two points for $288. We strongly recommend hunters to obtain preference points to use down the road. Points can also be shared with fellow hunters.
Last fall he hosted 2 archery hunters with one hunter connecting on a nice spot and stalk and the other never really had a good opportunity. All 6 rifle hunters scored on bucks in the 70’s.
In 2016 he had 8 pronghorn rifle hunters tag 8 bucks gross scoring in the low to mid 70’s and one did make 80 inches, all nice bucks.
3 day hunt is only $2000 guided 1×1 with nice cabin accommodations on his family owned ranch with home cooked meals. Archery season is in August and rifle season runs from September 15 to October 31.
Hunters can acquire preference points from July 1 to October 31 so they will be available for future drawings. Go to the web and look up https://wgfd.wyo.gov and follow the simple instructions to purchase preference points currently priced at $30 for pronghorn and $50 for elk. Call us if you need assistance. Draw deadline is May 31.
Hunters fly into Denver and rent a car for the 3 1/2 hour drive or fly into Laramie or Cheyenne and pick up is free. Hunt PG558.
WYOMING TROPHY UNITS
REQUIRES 6 POINTS AND UP
5 DAYS $3000 1X1
This outfitter hunts many of the best trophy units Wyoming has to offer. Success has been 100 percent and depending on the unit most pronghorn taken score in the high 70’s and low 80’s. This is a small personal outfitter that typically guides most of the hunters and has been in these units for several years.
3 hunting days guided 1×1 is $2,500 or 5 days is $3,000 and most hunters book the 5 days. All the hunters stay at a Hampton Inn for only $80 a night in Rock Springs. Hunters do their own breakfast meal and the outfitter includes a packed lunch and supper in his home. Season runs September 20 to October 31 and earlier is usually best. Draw deadline is May 30 and you normally have results by mid-June. Hunters fly into SLC and rent a car or Rock Springs where the outfitter will pick them up.
This outfitter also does some trophy elk hunts in these trophy units and they do require max points and still the odds are not all that great. Elk archery or rifle is 5 days at $5,000. Hunt PG371.
4 DAY MONTANA ANTELOPE
ARCHERY ONLY $1850
Here is a no frills 4 day bowhunt for trophy sized pronghorns. This rancher/outfitter runs a small personal operation in southeastern Montana on 40,000 private acres that has produced many Pope and Young bucks. The trophy quality is defined by very good genetics along with a very limited amount of rifle tags. He typically only hunts archery pronghorn.
Last fall 12 of the 13 bowhunters tagged bucks and he believes all will make Pope and Young. One lady archer didn’t want to sit in a blind and went home empty.
2016 produced 4 archery bucks for all 4 hunters. The pronghorns gross scored between 72 and 77 inches.
2015 was a typical year with 4 archers killing 4 pronghorn bucks, including 3 that should make Pope and Young.
This is a no frills hunt with rustic trailer house accommodations, meals and guide service, all for only $1,850.
Hunt dates are August 15 to late September. Fly into Billings or Rapid City and rent a car.
Pronghorn draw deadline is June 1. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz has been on this ranch. Hunt PGB427. PGB427 Hunt Photos
MONTANA TRESPASS PRONGHORN
3 DAYS ONLY $700
This ranch manager has 2 ranches with pronghorn, both located in southeastern Montana. He has a 60,000 acre mule deer ranch located about 25 miles northwest of Alzada that includes a small rustic cabin for accommodations. He also has a 20,000 acre ranch 18 miles south of Ekalaka, where you can find a motel. Both ranches have good numbers of pronghorn. 3 day unguided hunt is priced at $700. Season dates are October 7 to November 12.
Draw deadline is June 1 and odds are under 50 percent, but you can put in as a group so everyone or no one gets a tag. This is a good value for a trespass hunt, but that is all it is, no guides, food or lodging with the exception on the mule deer ranch. Hunt PGUN534.