NUMBER 1 TROPHY MULE DEER HUNT VELVET RIFLE HUNT $22,500 HARD HORNED HUNT $16,000
Last fall on the early velvet hunt one hunter creased a 209 buck that they later killed hard horned and ended up tagging a 213 inch buck. The other trophy hunter passed on several shot opportunities. They typically take 2 early September velvet hunters. On the next hunts 8 more bucks were killed, including the 209, 203, 199, 196, 192, 2 in the high 180’s and a low 180’s.
2015 was a spectacular year for big deer on this ranch. A very mild 2014 winter and a very wet 2015 spring produced super antler growth. This outfitter killed 9 bucks for his 9 hunters and amazingly 6 grossed over 200 inches along with a 197 and 2 in the 180’s.
In 2014 this out t ran 5 trophy mule deer hunters and they killed a 198, 194, 191 and a 186. The unsuccessful hunter missed a buck and passed on others.
2013 was down with all the bucks scoring from 182 to 189 and in 2012 all the bucks taken averaged a gross score of 195 inches. This 35,000 acre ranch normally averages gross scores over 190 Boone and Crockett and several bucks have been taken over the 220 inch mark. The ranch is in the Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit Program where they can set their own dates and the guaranteed landowner permit is included in the price. State license and tag still need to be purchased. Hunts typically take place in September and October.
The ranch is located in northeastern Utah along the Wyoming border. All hunts are guided 1×1 for 5 days including lodge accommodations and airport pickup in Salt Lake City. 2017 is booked full and if you are serious for 2018 or 2019 call for more details. This hunt typically books 2 years in advance. Hunt MD255.