An Antelope Hunter’s Photo Journal

Ever wonder what the experience is like, on a guided antelope hunt with SNS Outfitter and Guides? Here’s a photo journal from a recent 2017 hunt, taking you each step through one of our Wyoming hunting adventures! 

Welcome to camp! First, hunters can get settled into their rooms and get acquainted with the camp staff. 

Next, hunters have the opportunity to check their weapons. After a long trip to Wyom[...]

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The Guided Hunter’s Daypack: What (and What Not) to Bring

A guided hunt is an awesome experience. It often means seeing a new area for the first time, and sometimes hunting a new species for the first time. One of the most common questions we receive from our guided hunters is what they are responsible to bring. 

We send a checklist to each of our hunters before their trip. The needs of a hunter on an antelope hunt from town are of course much different than hunting elk or mule deer from [...]

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September Photo Blog: Antelope Hunting and More!

What a start it has been to our 2017 fall hunting season in Wyoming! Pronghorn hunting began with a bang when one of our clients took a beautiful record book antelope on opening day of rifle season! Plus, clients have already taken some outstanding black bears, mule deer and elk. 

Our hunters have seen a little bit of everything this month, from hot, sunny weather to snow in the high country. It’s exactly what you expect from Wyo[...]

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Fall Black Bear Hunting Roundup from Wyoming

We’ve had a fun fall bear season here in western Wyoming! If you’ve ever visited the Wyoming high country in September, you know exactly why this is one of our favorite hunts of the year. Rocky Mountain weather in September is typically sunny, with warm days and crisp nights, and the leaves are starting to change. Most importantly, the bears are getting very active! 

During early September, black bears enter a period of hyperph[...]

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Spot and Stalk Mule Deer Hunting Tactics

The open country nature of western mule deer means you are often forced into careful stalking scenarios during both archery and rifle seasons. Spot and stalk mule deer hunting is extremely visual and will truly test your patience. The experience is thrilling, especially when you creep within range and create a shot opportunity. 

Find and Observe

Glass, glass and glass some more. Before you start a stalk, find your deer. The [...]

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Update From Our 2017 Archery Antelope Hunts

We had a great time on the archery antelope hunts this season! Taking an antelope buck with a bow is a very challenging endeavor, and our hats are off to all of our archery antelope hunters who joined us this year. Antelope are cagey and they have outstanding vision. Pulling off a clean shot within bow range is no easy task. 

Congratulations to our 2017 archery antelope hunters on taking some very hard-earned trophies. We typically[...]

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What Rifle Should You Bring On A Western Big Game Hunt?

Each hunting season, we have the great opportunity of hosting many hunters on their first western big game hunt. But whether it’s their first time hunting out west or not, there are still plenty of pre-trip questions to answer. One common question we hear is regarding what rifle to bring on a big game hunt.

Our big game hunting guides have the opportunity to see a lot of animals hit the ground each year. We’ve seen the good, the bad[...]

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Four Late Season Mule Deer Rut Tactics

Hunting the mule deer rut is beyond exciting when timed right. Rut hunts are not available in all states and it doesn’t happen on an exact schedule. November is rut season overall with a peak that varies based on the region. Wyoming and Montana are two of the primary states where rut opportunities exist. Many are limited draw or require outfitter access to privately leased ranches. Here’s what to expect on a late season rut hunt.

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It’s Time to Purchase Your Wyoming Preference Points

Wyoming preference points are now on sale. If you didn’t earn a preference point in the draw this year (or draw your first choice license) you can now purchase a preference point. 

Preference points for deer, elk and antelope are now available for purchase. If you’d like to hunt Wyoming at any point in the future, purchasing a point now is a no-brainer. For a small preference point fee, you’ll open the door to some outstandin[...]

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