2023 Hunting Opportunity with SNS Outfitter and Guides

As the 2022 hunting season winds down, it’s natural to want to plan your next hunt. SNS Outfitter & Guides has been extremely busy booking our 2023 and 2024 hunting seasons. The trend the last few years has been for hunters to plan farther into the future when booking their hunts. This has caused many repeat SNS clients to be disappointed when they try to book a hunt and dates are full. In the hopes of avoiding any frustrations, [...]

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Rutting Mule Deer

November and the Mule Deer rut is on! Our Mule Deer and Whitetail are the last of our big game animals to go through the annual breeding season rituals. The action starts the end of October with the bucks starting to check does for any signs of coming in heat. In early November, the rut goes into full swing and can even last into early December.

 

The Mule Deer bucks go into the rut fat and sassy but its not long before they[...]

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Some of Best Hunting Conditions Wyoming has ever seen

It is remarkable what a difference weather can make in a hunting season. 

Here we are in mid October, still enjoying some of the best fall weather any of us can remember. We have had day after day of sunny skies, hardly any wind and temperatures in the mid sixtes and even low seventy degrees. When we had this type of fall weather, my father used to call it an “Indian Summer”. An “Indian Summer” is defined by Wikiped[...]

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Antelope license demand and herd health 9/2022

How come it has become harder to draw a non resident Wyoming antelope license? This question is often asked of Sy and Ambrosia when hunters call looking for a Wyoming antelope hunt. The answer involves three main factors. First, the over all demand from non residents desiring to hunt antelope has caused the draw odds to become more difficult. Second, Wyoming’s antelope population has experienced a decline due to a recent harsh weather event [...]

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Color Phase Black Bears with SNS in Wyoming

When you think black bear hunting you rarely think of Wyoming. Some of the better known black bear hunting destinations are Canada, Alaska, Minnesota, Maine, Idaho and Montana. Very few hunters realize how good the black bear hunting is in western Wyoming, but the word is getting out! 

When it comes to color phase black bear hunts, your options quickly narrow. Color phase bears can usually be found in most black bear populations bu[...]

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Wildlife Task Force: July 2022 Update

From the desk of SNS Outfitter, Sy Gilliland

It’s been over a year now that the Wyoming Wildlife Task Force has been meeting to discuss wildlife and licensing issues that affect all Wyoming hunters. It’s coming down to a couple very important issues that will affect your ability to hunt as a non resident in Wyoming. 

A major reason for the formation of the task force was to study and come up with solutions in how Wyoming[...]

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A New Wilderness Back Country Pack-in Elk Hunting Camp

Starting in 2023 SNS will take over operations of this incredible elk camp. During the fall of 2022 our staff will be assisting Taylor Engum with camp set up and tear down, learning horse trails and guiding elk hunters. After a full season, I am confident we will be ready to take over operations and will have developed the skill set required to run this wilderness back country pack in camp. 

The East Fork camp is a great [...]

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Wyoming Wildlife Task Force Update; June 2022

The Wyoming Wildlife Task Force [WWTF] has been busy working on wildlife and licensing issues for the last year. SNS outfitter Sy is the outfitter representative on the task force. Several subjects have been discussed and either rejected or approved and moved on to the legislature or commission or continue to take public comment. 

One topic that has drawn a lot of attention is an outfitter draw. The task force is currently [...]

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