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[...]

The Master of Involvement; WYOGA President, Sy Gilliland

Being an Outfitter is far more than meets the eye. The amount of planning and organization that goes into doing the job properly is an enormous task. In additional to time spent overseeing thousands of details, being involved with protecting conservation rights goes with the role. SNS Outfitter, Sy Gilliland, is the master of involvement! His resume over 43 years of outfitting includes highlights such as; ground breaking legislative work that[...]

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[...]

Nutrition in the Field: A Hunter’s Guide to Staying Fueled

When it comes to hunting, staying properly energized and hydrated are key. After all, most hunts are physically demanding. In order to keep up with your guide, fellow hunters, and the animal you’re pursuing, proper nutrition is equally important as physical fitness. In other words, maintaining peak physical shape correlates to consuming nutrient-dense, whole foods. In an ideal world, a hunter is in good health — both in athleticism an[...]

Plan Your Wyoming Summer Trail Ride with Jackson Hole Outfitters!

Summer’s not over yet! Although we’re closing in on the first of August, we still have over a month left in our trail ride season. If you or anyone you know will be in the Jackson, Wyoming area this summer, be sure to spread the word! Nestled in one of western Wyoming’s most spectacular river valleys, this camp is our hub for our summer trail rides.

Do not hesitate to get your A[...]

The 2019 Hunting Outlook

The 2019 hunting season is a little over a month away and 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 little slower than normal in many parts of the state, which meant a late spring. Although we were pushing through snow we had a favorable spring bear season. Not only did the delayed spring lead to a great spring bear season, it also led into a v[...]

Memory Made: Wyoming Moose Hunt

Growing up in Wyoming and hunting from the time I was little it is very difficult to narrow down my favorite hunting memory. From the time I was old enough to walk I was old enough to tag along. I was rabbit hunting, prairie dog hunting, and varmint hunting from a very young age. These hunts built the foundation for all successful hunts in the future. Of all of my successful hunts there is one that is easily my favorite. This hunt did not[...]

July 1st: Purchase Your Wyoming Preference Points

Wyoming preference points go on sale July 1st.  Wyoming does not issue preference points automatically if you did not draw a first-choice license in 2019.

Instead, you must purchase points between July 1st and October 31st. If you drew a first-choice license in 2019, you will not be able to purchase a point for that species until the following year.

If you’d like to hunt Wyoming at any point in the future, purch[...]