Let’s Go! Your preparation guide to Hunting in the West

Interest in western hunting has seen a steady increase in demand. Competition for licenses and openings with reputable hunting outfitters is at an all time high. After months of planning and in some cases years of gathering preference points, you have successfully drawn that coveted license. You beat the odds now it’s the final countdown. It’s time to check your gear, shoot your gun and get your legs and lungs in shape.

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Mastering Preference Points

The preference point application period has once again come around. While many of the hunts offered by SNS do not take years to draw, we highly recommend the purchase of points to help ensure successful draw results.

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Antelope Young~ Born to Run

Doe antelope behavior makes a noticeable change as spring turns to summer in Wyoming. Antelope are typically on high alert. There is very little they do not see, hear or take an interest in. During the last few weeks of May and beginning of June however, some of their skittish behavior fades away. Pronghorn does seemingly adopt a far more lackadaisical mood. Could it be the heat?  

That is a good guess, but this shift in at[...]

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Preserving Wyoming’s Elk Feed Grounds; Chapter two

Wyoming’s elk feed ground program continues to be controversial! The outfitting industry has drawn a red line in the sand when it comes to protecting and requiring the Game & Fish to maintain their essential winter feeding program. Western Wyoming is unique in that we have almost limitless elk habitat except during the critical winter season. Our state has been feeding wintering elk for over 100 years. Wyoming operates 22 state fe[...]

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Cow Elk, a true Western Hunt

Western hunts have been on fire this year! Spots for 2021 hunts have become extremely limited. There is good news however, if you do not have your own hunt lined up yet, you still have a chance! We would like to welcome you to Wyoming this November for a cow elk hunt. At this time, we have just a few openings for our late season cow elk hunts.

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Wintering Conditions Report- 2021

These spring snow storms will provide much needed moisture and will help end our drought conditions. Here is a report from Gary Fralick our Game & Fish biologist who manages this famous mule deer herd.

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How Camp Envy got its name

The question is asked every year by new clients arriving at Camp Envy; “How did this camp get its name?” Let’s take a look back.

A tale of how Camp Envy got its name

SNS Outfitter has been hunting the property that Camp Envy is located on for well over 25 years. The original camp consisted of wall tents set up on the ground. The landowner came to us and asked if we would like to move the camp to an oil well site t[...]

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An Impactful Letter to Wyoming Senators helps protect non resident hunting

The Wyoming State Legislature recently was presented with a bill to reduce non-resident hunting licenses for the fourth time. SNS sent an email out asking our non-resident supporters to email the members of the senate Travel, Recreation and Wildlife committee to kill this bill. We also alerted several online hunting forums. The response was over whelming and the senators reported receiving over 600 emails from non-residents. Outfitter for SN[...]

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Horseback Hunt 101

Please enjoy this informative look at SNS Horseback hunting gear.

Every year the SNS receives questions about the equipment used on horseback hunts with our outfit. It’s often a hunter’s first time participating on a horseback hunt and the speciality equipment used can be a little intimidating. We thought it would be helpful to share with you the unique equipment used on SNS horseback hunts.

Riding back to camp after a succes[...]
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