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Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« on: February 23, 2018, 11:39:05 AM »
If a guy wanted a guided elk hunt (trophy), where would he go??  Lets pretend cost is not an issue (well within reason...LOL) and no High Fence hunt.  Would prefer a 340+ class bull for the money and assume it would be a ranch hunt with high success rates. 

Where would you look or have you gone with good success and good customer service. 

......and go!! 

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2018, 11:40:39 AM »
I'd look at region 7 in Wyoming, wagonhound ranch comes to mind.

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2018, 11:48:53 AM »
New Mexico, lots of options

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2018, 11:52:04 AM »
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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2018, 12:07:24 PM »
I'd look at region 7 in Wyoming, wagonhound ranch comes to mind.
That would be on my short list. It takes about 8 years for a non res to draw unit 7, however.
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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2018, 12:09:14 PM »
Re you looking just for a trophy or fabulous scenery like the Bob Marshall has. Maybe a true Wilderness experience?

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2018, 01:10:03 PM »
New Mexico, lots of options

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2018, 01:25:31 PM »
AZ White Mtns Apache tribe MONSTER ELK!!

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2018, 02:01:17 PM »
I would do Chama, New Mexico if money was not a consideration, LOL
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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2018, 02:01:43 PM »
AZ White Mtns Apache tribe MONSTER ELK!!

x2 or Bull ridge guide service out of nevada! I dont think either of these hunts would fall into a cost within reason  :chuckle:

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2018, 02:03:44 PM »
Re you looking just for a trophy or fabulous scenery like the Bob Marshall has. Maybe a true Wilderness experience?

More looking for a quality bull.  I am turning 41 this year and am starting to think I will never draw in this state.  I have shot elk over my years....just never a nice bull.  I hunt wilderness and definitely enjoy the "hunt" and "Scenery"....but this quest is for a bull worth mounting and putting on my all.   May be the only big bull I ever shoot.   :tup:

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2018, 02:05:02 PM »
look at J&J outfitters in wyoming
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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2018, 02:06:32 PM »
AZ White Mtns Apache tribe MONSTER ELK!!

It was like 10 to 15 grand there if I remember right. I seen some success pics over the last few years and I believe 340 is the bottom end of the scale. :tup:
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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2018, 02:23:15 PM »
I would probably call him up:

http://www.montanaoutwest.com/

I don't care if I kill the biggest bull on the hill, I just want a great camp, fun people to hunt with, hunting harder than I want and a chance at a 300" bull if I am lucky.

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Re: Guided Elk.....where would you go?
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2018, 03:36:49 PM »
Ellensburg unit 334 spike hunt! Should be able to eclipse 340+ no problem.
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