Antelope

NUMBER 1 HUNT – GUARANTEED TAG
COLORADO/NEW MEXICO BORDER
$3500 AVERAGE NEAR 80 INCHES
100,000 PRIVATE ACRES

This pronghorn hunt has produced our biggest bucks and the best overall average for the past couple years.

2018 he had 13 hunters tag 13 bucks with the top 2 bucks coming in near the 85 inch class. Most grossed from 76 to 80 inches. He hosted one archer and he killed a 79 inch buck.

In 2017 all rifle hunters killed bucks with agross 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.

e.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 with meals, nothing fancy, and over 100,000 acres of private property in southeastern Colorado near the NewMexico border. Hunters fly into Denver or Colorado Springs and rent a car for the 3 or 2 hour drive.Draw deadline early April.  Hunt PG554.

 

$3000 NEW MEXICO PRONGHORN
AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER DATES
GUARANTEED TAG – NO DRAWING

Northeastern New Mexico has always produced heavy horned antelope with good mass and the numbers have been consistently high. Here is a hunt with a nice lodge atmosphere, guaranteed tags and 60,000 acres of prime antelope habitat.In 2018 he had 4 hunters on the first gun hunt and 3 on the second hunt and all 7 hunters tagged nice mountable bucks.

In 2017 all 7 hunters tagged good representative bucks and the best went 15 inches with decent mass.

2016 was the first time in 16 years that successwas 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.

This outfitter runs two hunts, each are 3 dayhunts, August 24 to 26 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 tobuy the license and pronghorn tag. Hunters fly intoColorado Springs and rent a car. 2019 is booked full so book now for 2020 openings. Bob Wodzisz has been on this ranch. Hunt PG278.  PG278 Hunt Photos.

 

COLORADO PRONGHORN $2750
OPENS AUGUST 15
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 andcontinue to run into early November. Early dates are perfect for students or teachers.

In 2018 he hosted 16 hunters taking 16 bucks averaging in the 70’s, with the top pronghorn going an amazing 80 inches.

In 2017 all 14 hunters tagged bucks and the average buck grossed in the 70 inch category, with 3 exceptional bucks being taken close to 80 inches.

3 day hunts guided 2×1 are only $2,750. Elk can be added in early November for an additional $4,650 or $5,200 on the September rut hunt 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 sea- son dates, 100 percent success on representative bucks with great guides. Bunkhouse accommo- dations along with family style meals and airport pickup in Hayden make this just a really nice fun hunt. Next pronghorn openings are in 2019 or book now for 2020. Craig Green and Cliff Graham have hunted with this outfitter. Hunt PG226.  PG226 Hunt Photos.

 

WYOMING PRONGHORN $2000
3 DAYS GUIDED 1X1
20,000 ACRE PRIVATE RANCH

Here is your bargain priced pronghorn hunt with exceptional trophy quality for only $2,000.This outfitter has plenty of good pronghorn coun- try in southeastern Wyoming Unit 45 and takes a very limited amount of hunters.

2018 produced 10 bucks for 10 hunters rang- ing from 70 to 77 inches. One hunter did shoot a smaller one, but he hit the wrong buck.

In 2017 he had 2 archery hunters take one nice buck by spot and stalk. All 6 rifle hunters scored on bucks gross scoring in the 70’s.

In 2016 he had 8 pronghorn rifle hunters tag8 bucks gross scoring in the low to mid 70’s plus an 80 incher.

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.

Currently you can draw the regular tag with two preference points or the special tag with one point. We strongly recommend hunters to obtain preference points to use down the road. Points can also be shared with fellow hunters.

Hunters can purchase 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 about $30 for pronghorn and $53 for elk. Call us ifyou 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 Cheyenneand pick up is free. Next opening is 2020 or 2021.  Hunt PG558.

 

#1 WYOMING ARCHERY PRONGHORN
2018 – 8 ARCHERS TAG 7 GOATS
BOW 5 DAYS ONLY $2000
RIFLE 3 DAYS $2000

This outfitter has plenty of private land inUnits 103 and 38, which we expect hunters to draw a tag if they put in for the special draw without any points or need at least one point for the general draw.

In 2018 he hosted 8 archery hunters in Unit 103, where they killed 7 bucks averaging 65 to 70 inches and one really big buck about 78, the unsuccessful hunter missed two. On this hunt they mainly setup on trails between fields and at field corners. Riflehunts have continued to be 100 percent success.

He recently picked up some private land in Unit 38 that has high antelope numbers and some ex- ceptional quality. The main archery hunting method would be over waterholes. He would like to take 4archers and 4 rifle hunters in 2019 on this property.

Archery hunts are 5 days starting August 15and running to the end of September. Rifle huntsare 3 days in early October; both hunts are guided 2×1. This is a no frills hunt with basic cabin accommodations and meals.

Hunters can purchase 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 about $30 for pronghorn and $50 for elk. Call us ifyou need assistance. Draw deadline is May 31.

Hunters fly into Denver and rent a car for the 3 hour drive. Hunt PG264.

 

WYOMING TROPHY UNITS
REQUIRES 6 POINTS AND UP
5 DAYS $3000 1X1
AVERAGE 80 INCH PRONGHORNS

This outfitter hunts many of the best trophyunits in south central Wyoming. 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 at their own expense. Hunters do their own breakfast meal and the outfitterincludes 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 andyou normally have results by mid June. Huntersfly 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.  PG371 Hunt Photos

 

MONTANA ARCHERY ANTELOPE
4 DAYS 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 de-fined by very good genetics along with a very limited amount of rifle tags. He typically only runs archery antelope hunts.

In 2018 his 10 bowhunters tagged 10 bucks, averaging gross scores of 72 inches, with the best going 78.

In 2017 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.

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 prong- horn, 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. Both ranches have good numbers of pronghorn. 3 day unguided hunt is priced at $700. Season dates are October 7 to November 12.

Montana now allows you to purchase a prong- horn point with your application to improve your drawing odds and we strongly recommend it. Points can also be purchased from July to September, but a license must be applied for within 2 years of purchase. Draw deadline is June 1 and odds are under 50 percent with no points, 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.