Wyoming Elk Country

Nearly every hunter dreams of experiencing a western elk hunt. The size of a bull elk rack along with time spent in majestic mountainous country conjures up dreams of pursuing these icons of the West. 

Dreaming of hunting these icons of the West?

Wyoming is home to over 110,000 elk and in the last 40 years, we have seen our statewide population double. Elk can be found in virtually every area of this equality state fro[...]

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Ralphin’ Around

SNS Outfitter & Guides is made up of some delightful and colorful characters. We hope to bring you a fun portrait of their personalities, experience, values and maybe even a few details about how they spend their time during the off season. We couldn’t think of any better character to begin these chronicles with than Ralph Hlebak.

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Wyoming Elk Feed Grounds: need your help

Winter feeding of wildlife is a hot button issue and often pits wildlife lovers, hunters and conservationists against one other. Elk are fed each winter by the Wyoming Game & Fish Department and the National Elk Refuge. As townships and ranchers established themselves out west, elk were left with very little intact natural winter range.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has tasked the department to hold a series of publ[...]

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Fall 2020 Hunting Opportunities with SNS

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Did you miss out on the Wyoming License deadlines? Not to worry! We have some limited hunting opportunities for the upcoming 2020 hunting season. 

Your first option would be a fall black bear hunt. This is a unique hunting opportunity! Very few outfitters offer fall black bear hunts, let alone the option of riding to the baits on on horseback. About half of the baits used in the fall[...]

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The 2019 Fall Black Bear Season is Underway!

We are thrilled to announce the results of the first week of fall black bear hunting. With the first week complete in western Wyoming, we’re happy to report that we have five bears on the ground thus far. This is no overnight task, as our guides spend a considerable portion of the summer scouting, baiting, identifying good locations for bear baits, and more.

With that in mind, let’s talk about how our guides prepare for you,[...]

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Spring Bear Hunting in Wyoming

With summer right around the corner, May happens to be one of our most favorite months of the year. You’re probably thinking, “why May?” since hunting season doesn’t officially begin until late-August with our archery antelope hunts. Well, let’s face it: we are fully underway with our spring bear hunts, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. 😉

So far, we already have a couple of bears down, photos to come[...]

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Limited Availability on Black Bear Hunts

Start your 2019 hunting season in Wyoming! For the hunter looking for a great black bear trophy and an excellent vacation, this hunt provides the best of both worlds. A high success rate on unique color phase bears, combined with a relaxing, laid-back atmosphere, make it easy to see why this is one of our most popular hunts.The Greys River area is home to Wyoming’s largest population of[...]
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2018 Wyoming Elk Hunt Recap

Wow, is this hunting season flying by quicker than normal? It seems like just yesterday we were counting to down the days until fall bear opened, now, as of October 27th we closed out our 2018 elk hunts. But, let’s not have us tell you about the season, let’s have our hunters tell you about it.

“This is just a note to tell you what an outstanding hunt I had out of the Box Y the week of 15-20 October.  I could not have asked for [...]

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2018 Wyoming High Country Mule Deer Recap

Whoa, the 2018 season continues to impress! It started with our archery antelope success, followed by exciting fall bear hunts, and wrapped up with Greys River mule deer hunts.

Our hunters worked hard, rode many miles on horseback, and glassed the horizon for an unnoted amount of time. But, their efforts were worth it — our hunters took phenomenal animals this year. The hunters were not alone in their hard-working efforts, though. Our gu[...]

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