Success of a guided hunt depends on the hunter as much as on the guide: you must, at the very least, bring the right stuff, get your shot right, but above all adopt the proper attitude. We surveyed our outfitters and here are the tips to do just thatContinue reading
Tag: hunting in North America
Handguns in the Backcountry: What, when, and why professional guides carry, and should you?
100% of hunting guides who responded to our survey find a handgun useful for their guiding duties. More than half carry a pistol wherever and whenever they legally can. About a third said they carry a handgun in the course of their guiding duties only when they are not carrying a long arm, e.g. during archery hunts or fishing, and a tiny minority packs a handgun “usually, but not always”.Continue reading
Hunting in California? A lot of people will be surprised at the very notion that the Golden State, famous for Hollywood, hippies, the Gold Rush and Silicon Valley, could be a hunting ground. However, even though a large part of Californians support gun control, and some are highly vocal about animal rights, it’s wrong to assume that every resident of the state is a firearm-phobic vegan. In fact, California is home to many passionate hunters and competent outfitters. This blog walks you through basic options for hunting in the Golden State.Continue reading
Hunting in Idaho: The undiscovered gem of the West?
With international hunting opportunities limited by COVID-19, many American hunters are seriously looking into domestic hunts, so wasting time is not recommended. But even aside from that, Idaho is a state where every hunter worthy of the name would like to go!Continue reading
Wilderness, Limited Draw, and Bipolar Weather: What you need to know about hunting in Wyoming
Non-resident hunting in Wyoming is as bipolar as the state’s weather: large tracts of public land wilderness and healthy herds of elk, cougar, bear, deer and antelope on the one hand, no OTC tags and a requirement to hire a licensed guide on the other. This blog will provide the most essential information for planning your hunt in Wyoming.Continue reading
Skookum Rams of the Brooks Range. By James Reed
It’s been a long time since we posted a story by James Reed. In the meanwhile, the BookYourHunt.com Director for North America has been on yet another dream hunt.Continue reading