NUMBER 1 PRONGHORN HUNT SE COLORADO – GUARANTEED TAG $3500 AVERAGE 75 TO 80 INCHES
This hunt takes place in southeastern Colorado just across the border from Raton, New Mexico, an area that continues to produce quality bucks, with the outside chance for a true Boone and Crockett record book pronghorn.
2020 his 9 hunters tagged 9 pronghorn and 3 were in the 80 inch class. Tallest bucks broke 16 inches.
2019 produced 7 bucks for 7 hunters. Top 4 bucks grossed 80 inches or better and the tallest pronghorn went 17 inches. He hosted 1 archer and he killed a monster grossing 82 inches.
2018 was also 100 percent kill 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.
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. Archery tags are over the counter.
He also has private land in Unit 34 on about 12,000 acres next to his trophy area where the bucks tend to score a few points less. He will run 2 hunters here for $3,000 on a 3 day hunt and in 2020 both hunters took very nice respectable bucks. In 2019 in Unit 34 the best buck of the two grossed high 70’s.
Bunkhouse accommodations with meals included. Hunters fly into Colorado Springs or Denver and rent a car for the 2 or 3 hour drive. Draw deadline early April. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz has been on this property. Hunt PG554.
COLORADO PRONGHORN $2750 OPENS AUGUST 15 GREAT FOR STUDENTS GUARANTEED TAG – NO DRAW
This hunt takes place in northwestern Colorado on 20,000 private acres 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, making for a long season with plenty of flexibility.
2020 finished with 13 bucks for 13 hunters averaging over 70 inches.
2019 all 10 pronghorn hunters tagged out with the top buck breaking the 80 inch mark.
In 2018 he hosted 16 hunters taking 16 bucks averaging in the 70’s, with the top pronghorn going 80 inches.
3 day hunts guided 2×1 are only $2,750. Elk can be added in early November for an additional $4,900 or $5,450 on the September rut hunt and this includes a fourth day of hunting.
Bunkhouse accommodations along with fami- ly style meals and airport pickup in Hayden make this just a really nice fun hunt. 2021 is full, book now for 2022. Craig Green and Cliff Graham have hunted with this outfitter. Hunt PG226. PG226 Hunt Photos.
NEW MEXICO PRONGHORN $3000 AUGUST HUNTING DATES
This outfitter located in southcentral New Mexico normally takes 4 hunters per year with 100 percent success on nice respectable bucks grossing in the 70’s.
2020 finished with the usual 4 hunters killing 4 bucks. He has several ranches, and they can hunt from August 15 to 27.
3 day hunt guided 2×1 is $3,000 plus 5% tax, with ranch house accommodations next to the out- fitters home and meals included. Hunters fly into Roswell or Albuquerque and rent a car for the 1 or 2 1/2 hour drive. 2021 openings. Hunt PG575.
ALL HUNTERS INTERESTED IN HUNTING WYOMING ELK, DEER OR PRONGHORN IN THE FUTURE SHOULD PURCHASE PREFER- ENCE POINTS FROM JULY TO OCTOBER ON THE WYOMING WEBSITE www.https://wgfd.wyo.gov
#1 WYOMING PRONGHORN $2000
3 DAYS SPOT AND STALK SNOWY RANCH OR LARAMIE RANCH
This is our top Wyoming pronghorn outfitter and the reason is exceptional quality, very limited amount of hunters, great overall experience and low price of only $2,000. He hunts 2 ranches, Snowy Ranch in Unit 45 has 20,000 acres and the Laramie Ranch in Unit 38 has 9,000 acres and is east of Laramie.
Currently the Snowy requires 2 points to draw the special or 3 points for the less expensive general draw. The Laramie should require 1 point for the special or 2 points for the general draw.
2020 he took 8 hunters on the Snowy and 3 on the Laramie, all with 100 percent success including a monster that may book and a 16 1/2 inch tall buck.
k.2019 ranches combined produced 14 bucks for 14 hunters and the top buck grossed over 81 inches, with the rest scoring in the 70’s. The tallest buck was 16 inches. Quality is similar on both ranches, but accommodations are different.
3 day hunt is only $2000 guided 2×1 with nice cabin accommodations on his family owned Snowy Ranch with home cooked meals. Archery season is in August and rifle season runs from September 15 to October 31. The Laramie Ranch includes motel accommodations and restaurant meals. Rifle season runs from October 5 to 31.
We strongly recommend hunters to obtain preference points to use down the road. Points can also be shared with fellow hunters, by averaging them in the draw.
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 $33 for pronghorn, $53 for elk or $43 for deer. 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. Limited openings for 2021. Hunt PG558.
NEW MEXICO PRIVATE RANCH TROPHY PRONGHORN $4500 TO $6500 INCLUDES LANDOWNER VOUCHER
This outfitter has a several large ranches in southcentral New Mexico near the town of Magdalena. Success has typically run 100 percent and prices include landowner vouchers, no draws.
3 day hunts guided 1×1 are priced from $4,500, $5,500 to $6,500 depending on the quality of the ranch. Bucks tend to score from the 70’s to low or mid 80’s depending on the year. Very basic cabin accommodations but could be upgraded to private lodge accommodations for $80 per night. Hunters fly into Albuquerque and rent a car for the 1 1/2 hour drive. HCU’s Cliff Graham and Bob Wodzisz have been on this hunt. Hunt PG820.
WYOMING PRONGHORN $2000 BOW 5 DAYS RIFLE 3 DAYS
This archery outfitter will run a 2×1 guided archery hunt for 5 days including accommodations and meals for only $2,000. His normal rifle hunt is 3 days and continues to be 100 percent kill. He has plenty of private land in Units 103 and 38, which we expect hunters to draw a tag if they put in for the special draw with 1 point or probably need at least 2 points for the general draw.
2020 he only had 6 rifle hunters and they all scored on bucks.
2019 all 8 rifle hunters tagged bucks in Unit 103. Unit 38 is more conducive for an archery hunt.
In 2018 he hosted 8 archery hunters in Unit 103, where they killed 7 bucks averaging mid 60’s inches and one really big buck scoring 78, the unsuccessful hunter missed two.
Archery hunts are 5 days in September and rifle hunts are 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 $33 for pronghorn, $53 for elk and $43 for deer. Call us if you 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 RIFLE/BOW AVERAGE 80 INCH PRONGHORNS
This outfitter hunts the best trophy units 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, includ- ing archery hunters. 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 outfitter includes a packed lunch and supper in his home. Season runs September 20 to Octo- ber 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. PG371 Hunt Photos
MONTANA TRESPASS PRONGHORN 3 DAYS ONLY $700
This ranch manager has 2 ranches 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 that has a refurbished pole building with 3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bath, stove/fridge, washer and dryer. Both ranches have good numbers of pronghorn. 3 day unguided rifle hunt is priced at $700. Season dates are early October to early November.
Montana now allows you to purchase a pronghorn 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 3 years of purchasing points. Draw deadline is June 1 and odds are under 50 percent with no points but are greatly increased with points and you can put in as a group so everyone or no one gets a tag. This is a good value for a private land trespass hunt, but that is all it is, no guides, no food and very marginal lodging. Hunt PGUN534.