Nutrition in the Field: A Hunter’s Guide to Staying Fueled

When it comes to hunting, staying properly energized and hydrated are key. After all, most hunts are physically demanding. In order to keep up with your guide, fellow hunters, and the animal you’re pursuing, proper nutrition is equally important as physical fitness. In other words, maintaining peak physical shape correlates to consuming nutrient-dense, whole foods. In an ideal world, a hunter is in good health — both in athleticism an[...]

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,[...]

Season Prep Tip: Sighting in Your Rifle

All rifles should be sighted-in before every hunt using the ammunition you plan to use. A gun that was sighted-in prior to your last outing could have been knocked out of alignment by a single jolt. That misalignment could mean the difference between a successful hunt and a disappointing experience. Rifles should be topped with quality scopes at a minimum of 3×9 power with a 40mm objective or larger. Remember, we take longer shots out[...]

FAQ: What Should I Tip?

“What is proper etiquette for tipping my guide and support staff (I.e. cooks, camp jack, etc) on my hunt?”

This is a question I get asked quite often this time of year and the answer is simple, yet complex. 

Let’s start with your guide. It is customary to tip your guide 10% of the hunt price for a single hunt since you will be working with the same guide for the entire hunt (check the price of the hunt y[...]

The Perfect Hunting Boot Recommendation

The countdown has begun to our 2019 fall hunts. We are sure you have spent the last few months preparing physically, mentally, and gathering all the necessary equipment for your western hunt. This is an exciting time and here at SNS want to make sure that packing the wrong equipment won’t stand in the way of that once in a lifetime hunt.

All of those in our outfit would agree that proper footwear is the number one necessity i[...]

The 2019 Hunting Outlook

The 2019 hunting season is a little over a month away and 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 little slower than normal in many parts of the state, which meant a late spring. Although we were pushing through snow we had a favorable spring bear season. Not only did the delayed spring lead to a great spring bear season, it also led into a v[...]

Memory Made: Wyoming Moose Hunt

Growing up in Wyoming and hunting from the time I was little it is very difficult to narrow down my favorite hunting memory. From the time I was old enough to walk I was old enough to tag along. I was rabbit hunting, prairie dog hunting, and varmint hunting from a very young age. These hunts built the foundation for all successful hunts in the future. Of all of my successful hunts there is one that is easily my favorite. This hunt did not[...]

July 1st: Purchase Your Wyoming Preference Points

Wyoming preference points go on sale July 1st.  Wyoming does not issue preference points automatically if you did not draw a first-choice license in 2019.

Instead, you must purchase points between July 1st and October 31st. If you drew a first-choice license in 2019, you will not be able to purchase a point for that species until the following year.

If you’d like to hunt Wyoming at any point in the future, purch[...]

ATTENTION HUNTERS: Late Season Cow Hunts Available

Attention all hunters: here at SNS Outfitter and Guides, we have a very limited number of 2019 late season cow elk hunts left. The late season cow hunt is our newest hunt, and we could not be more excited to offer this great opportunity to you. 

This hunt will offer all the amenities of Hunt #3, but it is shorter and more economical. After driving to our camp, ea[...]

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 s[...]