Wyoming: a Plentiful Playground

Thanks to Covid-19, our daily routines and priorities have clearly changed. What SNS is doing however, is ramping up planning and preparation for you! Let me explain why.

I was on a conference call with part of the SNS team when it was mentioned that a surge of interest would be likely following this time of isolation for Americans. I fully admit, at times I am out of the loop, busy with my family and nursing shifts. But I did risk [...]

From the desk of Outfitter, Sy Gilliland: 90/10 bill defeated

The Wyoming Legislature recently dealt with a second attempt by a singe state Senator to cut non-resident hunting licenses by half. In 2014 we faced an unexpected attempt by this same Senator when he introduced a similar bill. Fortunately the bill was killed by the Senate Travel, Recreation, and Wildlife Committee with a vote of 4-1. When this most recent bill was introduced the members of the Wyoming Outfitters & Guides Association (WYOG[...]

Chronic wasting disease: My perspective

Over the last few years, as the concern surrounding the impact of Chronic Wasting Disease has increased, we as outfitters and hunters are left searching for answers on how to deal with the impacts of CWD. There is no known cure for the disease which makes it a grave threat to infected herds of deer and elk.

So, what can be done, and what is being done? In 2019 I was asked to be a part of a CWD working group made up of public me[...]

Meet David Dandridge, Taxidermist and Hunting Guide

We’ve introduced him before, but we’re back again with David Dandridge. If you missed our first interview, you can read it here. This time around, we’re visiting with David about his taxidermy business, D & D Taxidermy. 

David has been a long-time hunting guide for SNS and ha[...]

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 [...]

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 and c[...]

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 spots fil[...]

REMINDER: Elk Application Deadline is January 31st

The elk application deadline is rapidly approaching. Why not make 2018 the year to dream big and shoot big? We can make it happen. The elk are plentiful, but the deadline is almost here and spaces are limited!

Whether you’re looking for an archery elk in the rugged and beautiful Wyoming range — or a trophy Elk on our ranch (a true western classic) — we will ensure that your hunt is everything and more.

Contact us today to book you[...]

A Guides Note: Mark Warr

“I live to hunt — no matter if I’m guiding or hunting myself. Either way, I’m a part of the hunt, and that’s what I love.”

For over 20 years, Mark Warr has devoted a piece of his life to SNS Outfitter & Guides. Devoutly loyal, he returns every single year. As a guide, a hunter, and the current camp manager, Warr is an SNS seasoned veteran. Everyone knows him, and no one forgets him. From the quality of the operations, to the gu[...]