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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A look at the Southern Big Horn Elk Herd

Whether you prefer to read the Blog below or ride along with us, we appreciate your interest in SNS Outfitter & Guides!

Since the mid-1990’s, Wyomings elk population has experienced tremendous growth as have elk across the entire mountain west. The biologists in charge of managing these majestic game animals have many theories as to why elk numbers have exploded across the west. Wyoming’s statewide population estimate stands at 1[...]

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2019 Thank You – From SNS Outfitter & Guides

As the year comes to a close, and with it the 2019 hunting season. We wanted to say thank you to everyone that has hunted with us this year! We would also like to thank those who’ve already booked for 2020 and beyond we’re already looking forward to it! Without our hunters, we wouldn’t be here to share these incredible memories with you!

We not only value our hunters, but also our awesome crew. We would like to send a very big[...]

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November Recipe: Wild Game Roast

Whether you’re ready for not, the holidays are here! Luckily, we’re feeling prepared this year and have already tested a few recipes for when our families come to town. Without further ado, we’re sharing our wild game roast recipe. Not only is this recipe delicious, but it is ideal for large dinner parties, or if you’re looking for leftovers throughout the busy holiday weeks.

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End of Summer BBQ – Elk Burgers

Can you even believe that we’re 19 days away from Labor day. That is simply wild, summer has flown by! However, with Labor Day comes the all American BBQ’s, so with that in mind we’re here sharing our favorite Elk Burger recipe. As you can image, we’ve tested quite a few recipes throughout the years and one that we enjoy is a recipe from Deschut[...]

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The Summer Outlook for Hunting Season

With the 2018 hunting season just a little over a month away 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 bit quicker than normal with our early spring which truly worked out in our favor with our spring bear hunts, we had a record black bear season. Not only did the early spring lead to a great spring bear season, it also lead into a very wet summer.[...]

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Summer Time Grilling Recipe: Elk Kabobs

Get those skewers ready, we’re coming at you with the most delicious, mouth watering, elk kabob recipe. Dice up those elk steaks, hit you local farmers market, and let get this show on the road. But before we get too far into this recipe, you’re going to want to soak your skewers in water for at least on hour prior to beginning the recipe.

Mix all of your olive oil, soy, dry mustard, salt, pepper[...]

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A Clients Story — Memories with SNS Outfitter and Guides

Brad Wilson’s most vivid SNS memory was a horseback hunt — one that was just as serene and beautiful as a photographed postcard.

It happened to be his first time out West, as well as the first time killing an elk at the Orchard. Wilson will never forget it. As the story goes, Wilson and his crew spotted a heard about an hour and a half away (on horseback). After traversing over boulders and crawling around rocks, they managed to secure an [...]

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How to Prepare for Hunting Season: Fitness Edition

Disclaimer: while we aren’t doctors, these are fitness tips (for hunting) that we find beneficial. Please consult your physician or certified physical trainer if you have any questions.

Traversing a mostly untouched terrain, with a heavy pack of hunting gear in tow, is certainly taxing. From now until August, though, you can prepare your body to climb through rocky mountain slopes, brace muddy hillsides, and race after agile animals. Through[...]

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Elk Chili: Our Go-To Sunday Night Football Dinner!

It’s playoff season! Friends, family, football, and delicious food are all top-of-mind. This month, we’re stoked to use our ground elk in a hearty elk chili recipe. You can trust us when we say this is an easy recipe — one that you can throw in the crockpot mid-morning and have it ready for Sunday night football. Plus, as a bonus, you’ll likely have leftovers for the week ahead. 

For starters, we made sure to have[...]

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