2018 Fall Black Bear Season Recap

Although hard to believe, fall black bear season is underway — and let us tell you, we’ve had a great start to the season. The weather has been fantastic in the Greys River Valley, and we’re hoping for a few more weeks of warmth and sunshine. As we’ve mentioned before, the Greys River area is home to a portion of Wyoming’s premier black bear hunting. The area has higher elevations, beautiful scenery, and mountainous terrain. [...]

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Guide Attacked by Grizzly in the Teton Wilderness

The outfitting community in Wyoming is reeling at the loss of one of our own. On September 14, Mark Uptain was guiding a client in the Teton Wilderness when they were attacked by two grizzly bears. The client sustained minor injuries, however Mark’s injuries were fatal. The two grizzly bears involved in the attack have since been trapped and killed. A Go Fund Me account has been set up to help his wife Sarah and their five children. Please t[...]

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Recipe Feature: Antelope Jerky with Hi Mountain Seasonings

Antelope season is in full swing here in Wyoming, so what a better way to celebrate than to share one of our favorite recipe, Antelope Jerky. If you’re taking your Antelope home with you to process yourself, we would highly recommend giving this tasty recipe a try. Our friends at Hi Mountain Seasonings have really perfected their recipe and honestly we cannot compete with it. So, be sure to download the recipe below and let us know what [...]

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Fall Black Bear Hunting Season Preparation: Bear Baiting

    Baiting bears­ is a very labor intensive, time consuming, and challenging task. It’s not for the faint of heart. However, many hunters know it to be an effective way to harvest a black bear. For that matter, baiting is one of the most popular methods of hunting black bears throughout North America. Baits are typically comprised of grains, meat, pastries, popcorn, and different breads. They’re placed in[...]

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Meet Jan Gibbons – Dedicated Cook, Camp Host and Occasional Tour Guide

Meet Jan Gibbons, a dedicated cook, camp host, and your occasional tour guide at our Jackson Hole Outfitters camp. Along with her husband, Mark Gibbons, Jan has been a part of our team since 2011. These two make quite the duo. Every year, come late-May, Jan and Mark make the western trek from southern Illinois to Alpine, Wyoming.

Jan and Mark spend their summers at the Jackson Hole Outfitters camp. Despite their separate responsibilitie[...]

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End of Summer BBQ – Elk Burgers

Can you even believe that we’re 19 days away from Labor day. That is simply wild, summer has flown by! However, with Labor Day comes the all American BBQ’s, so with that in mind we’re here sharing our favorite Elk Burger recipe. As you can image, we’ve tested quite a few recipes throughout the years and one that we enjoy is a recipe from Desc[...]

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Last Minute Physical Preparation for the 2018 Hunting Season

There is no question you need to be prepared physically before heading out for your western hunting trip. Western hunting tends to be tough both physically and mentally. You’re carrying a heavy pack and you’re spending early morning and late nights out in the field. You’ll experience drastic elevation and temperature changes while packing your gear through the high country. These Western hunts will require a different type of planning an[...]

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The Summer Outlook for Hunting Season

With the 2018 hunting season just a little over a month away the outlook for SNS Outfitter and Guides season is looking to be a great one. The snowpack this winter was above average and melted off a bit quicker than normal with our early spring which truly worked out in our favor with our spring bear hunts, we had a record black bear season. Not only did the early spring lead to a great spring bear season, it also lead into a very wet [...]

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Benny Tillerson – SNS Guide and Long Time Friend

Benny Tillerson started hunting deer in Alabama in 1964 and to this day he gets the same thrill that he did when he shot his very first animal.

A retired firefighter captain from Montgomery, Alabama, Benny has hunted for much of his life.

He has trekked to several other States and countries for his hunts and has had the opportunity to take home a variety of animals.

One hot Alabama day, Benny was posted up in the f[...]

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Time’s Running Out for Good Deals – Book Today for 2018 Prices

Our 2019 new prices go into effect on August 1st, but if you book your 2019 hunt by July 31st you can still book at the 2018 price! Year after year our most popular hunts are filling up quicker than ever, so don’t wait to lock in your dates for next year’s adventure.

We already have limited openings on some of our most popular antelope and mule deer combo hunts as well as some of our more popular elk hunts. Although we are seeing sp[...]

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