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[...]

Raising The Next Generation of Hunters

The Hunting industry is currently booming. Many Americans are realizing that the finest organic meat in the world roams in the wild. In the year 2020 more than 3 million American’s who have never purchased a hunting license bought their very first one. This is incredible news for the hunting industry and our future generation of hunters. As a parent or grandparent you may be wondering how to build an interest in hunting within your own children and grandchildren. This is our journey to build kids who love the outdoors and will respect the sport like we do.

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Conditioning for your Hunt & Life Beyond

Sheltering in place has its challenges. Our day to day choices effect our ability to thrive. Now may be the time to renew your efforts for physical fitness, mental health & your overall well being. Making the time and effort to condition ourselves will pay dividends, both in hunting adventures and in life beyond. Stay Well & Stay Active!

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Cow Elk Hunting with SNS Outfitter & Guides

Recently we have had an increased interest in our cow elk hunts. Here at SNS Outfitter & Guides, we offer two different options for our cow elk hunts, Regular season (October) and Late season (November). I will be breaking down the differences in the hunts for you today.

Regular Season (October) Cow Elk Hunts: These four-day horseback hunts in the Big Horn Mountain Range are fully guided and include room and board while in camp[...]

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[...]

Your Outdoor Fitness Elevated: Shed Hunting, The Do’s and Don’ts.

With spring in sight and many of you eager to get outside, we encourage you to take advantage of the warmer temps and test your outdoor fitness. Take the time and hit the trails! While you’re in the foothills, it’s a great time of year to keep an eye out for big game antlers. Although many take this task very seriously, we would like to remind you to check your state laws regarding shed hunting, and keep in mind the well-being of the wild[...]

Western Hunting: Your Workout Recommendations and Guide

You now have a western hunt book — possibly for the first time — or you’re returning for another unforgettable experience. Either way, you need to make sure your fitness is in check; and to be fair, hunting is hard and western hunting is even more difficult. From your gear to your emotions, everything can be put to the test during a western hunt. Even with the help of modern day technology, your fitness level is the only tool that can g[...]

Season Tips from Sy: Start Conditioning for Your Hunt

As we enter February there are many things to look forward to. The best thing is that we are one month closer to hunting season. I’m sure many of you have already started checking your gear and maybe you’ve even started working with your rifles. However, there is something every hunter needs to begin today to be prepared for their hunt this fall: conditioning. 

Conditioning is one of the most important parts of [...]