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, tho[...]

Time is Running Out for Wyoming Preference Points

The deadline to purchase Wyoming preference points is quickly approaching, October 31st is the last chance for 2018. Whats the stipulation to purchase? You are eligible to purchase if, either you didn’t earn a point in the 2018 draw, or you didn’t draw your first choice.

You are able to draw preference points for antelope, deer, elk, and moose. For the majority of Wyoming’s hunts you’ll need a preference point(s)[...]

SNS Outfitter and Guides Fall 2018 Archery Antelope Recap

Thanks to our archery antelope hunters, the 2018 season started with a bang. This fall, the hunters’ success rate has been one for the books! We’ve witnessed fantastic goats thus far; and, based on their horn growth, we’re predicting a season best this year. To date, we’ve also been lucky with the weather. Early autumn has shown ideal hunting conditions: warm days leading to crisp, cool nights.

Without further ado, see below for[...]

Pack Your Layers for Fall Hunting with SNS Outfitter and Guides

Fall hunting — in both Wyoming and Montana — can mean variable weather and hunting conditions. With dynamic weather in mind, here are a few packing recommendations for those October and November hunts. First and foremost, you should pack layers. Layers are a critical element to hunting in the West. We typically experience cold mornings and warm afternoons, so having the ability to add (or shed) layers is key. In times of movement — [...]

Guide Attacked by Grizzly in the Teton Wilderness

The outfitting community in Wyoming is reeling at the loss of one of our own. On September 14, Mark Uptain was guiding a client in the Teton Wilderness when they were attacked by two grizzly bears. The client sustained minor injuries, however Mark’s injuries were fatal. The two grizzly bears involved in the attack have since been trapped and killed. A Go Fund Me account has been set up to help his wife Sarah and their five children. Please t[...]

2018 Fall Black Bear Season Recap

Although hard to believe, fall black bear season is underway — and let us tell you, we’ve had a great start to the season. The weather has been fantastic in the Greys River Valley, and we’re hoping for a few more weeks of warmth and sunshine. As we’ve mentioned before, the Greys River area is home to a portion of Wyoming’s premier black bear hunting. The area has higher elevations, beautiful scenery, and mountainous terrain. [...]

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 an[...]

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 sp[...]

SNS Outfitter and Guides; Spring Black Bear Update

Spring came early this year and we’re certainly not complaining about that. Early, warmer, moist springs make for the perfect combination when it comes to black bear hunting in Western Wyoming. With the warmer weather, snow is melting quickly from the Wyoming Range, and bears are being very active. So far, the 2018 season has been kicked-off with great success, we’ve had 100% shooter opportunity and our hunters have taken 7, b[...]

A Letter From A Hunter: Rich G.

Dear Sy,

Thank you for setting me up for such a memorable hunt. It was everything I had expected — and more. Without a doubt, David Cardinal is a first-class guide and an equally standout person. I am forever grateful for our hunt, and I’ll chalk it up as one of the top experiences of my life.

On a rather windy day in Wyoming, David set out with me and his son, Devin. As we drove around looking for an antelope — one that Da[...]