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 [...]

How To Choose Your Outfitter

Admittedly, selecting the right hunting outfitter is not an easy process. With hundreds of thousands of outfitters around the world, there are numerous aspects to take into consideration. First, what species are you interested in hunting? Once you have that figured out, which state do you want to hunt in? Are you looking for an area where tags are easy to draw? Furthermore, are you looking for a trophy or simply want to fill your freezer?[...]

What I Learned Growing Up As An Outfitters Daughter

Written by Lindsey Wheeler

Whenever people find out that my dad is Sy Gilliland one of the first things they ask me is, “How many big animals have you killed?” I always look, smile, and say, “One.” This answer always astonishes people and they generally go on to ask silly questions like: Are you a bad shot? Do you not like hunting? You mean one a year? WHY? The answers to these questions are simple. No I am [...]

Start Your Antelope Hunting Adventure Today! Book with SNS Outfitter & Guides

Don’t wait! Book your fall antelope hunt today, just give us a call 307.266.4229.

Here in central Wyoming our winter has been very mild which in turn makes for an easy winter on our wildlife, namely antelope. With easy access to winter feed, the antelope around the state are in great shape and we are anticipating a banner year for horn growth. With that said, now is your change to hunt antelope in Wyoming th[...]

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Meet Erick Mares: SNS Guide and Avid Outdoorsman

Erick Mares looks forward to guiding in the Greys River valley every year. From the breathtaking scenery to the detachment from city life, there’s something about the outdoors that always feels like home to him.

Born and raised in Douglas, Wyoming, Erick is a long-time hunter and avid outdoorsman. He has proudly worked for SNS for almost 12 years. For him, it’s the people he meets that makes all of the difference — especially in the Grey[...]

Client Story: Kevin Moynahan Tells It All

Hey Sy and Ambrosia, 

This will be my 5th year hunting with SNS, and there is never a dull moment. Recently, I was hunting with my guide, Lex Dyer, looking for a freak antelope (which, we had spotted). Although we began our stalk, we were not able to get on the antelope. But, on our way back, Lex spotted a beautiful antelope, only 200 yards away. He told me, “Shoot that antelope! It’s a very nice one.” We were side hilling at th[...]

Then and Now: A Big Thanks to All Who Have Hunted with SNS

It’s hard to believe that we’ve wrapped up our 40th season here at SNS—time flies. It’s been another year of outstanding trophies, unforgettable memories, and first time hunters. We are thankful for all of the hunters who chose to experience their Wyoming (or Montana) hunts with us.

As usual, we kicked off our 2017 season at the Box Y Lodge in the Grey’s River Valley. The

More Hunting Photos From the 2017 Season

A big thanks goes to all of our hunters who joined us during the 2017 season! You are the reason we do what we do. Thank you for choosing SNS Outfitter and Guides, and we hope to see you on an adventure in Wyoming again. 

We’d also like to thank our guides, cooks, camp jacks, wranglers and staff for another outstanding season. These folks work tirelessly to give our clients a safe and enjoyable experience. 

Our Wyoming hunts and[...]

An Antelope Hunter’s Photo Journal

Ever wonder what the experience is like, on a guided antelope hunt with SNS Outfitter and Guides? Here’s a photo journal from a recent 2017 hunt, taking you each step through one of our Wyoming hunting adventures! 

Welcome to camp! First, hunters can get settled into their rooms and get acquainted with the camp staff. 

Next, hunters have the opportunity to check their weapons. After a long trip to Wyoming, it’s great t[...]

Fall Black Bear Hunting Roundup from Wyoming

We’ve had a fun fall bear season here in western Wyoming! If you’ve ever visited the Wyoming high country in September, you know exactly why this is one of our favorite hunts of the year. Rocky Mountain weather in September is typically sunny, with warm days and crisp nights, and the leaves are starting to change. Most importantly, the bears are getting very active! 

During early September, black bears enter a period of hyperphagia, w[...]