Wildlife Task Force: July 2022 Update

From the desk of SNS Outfitter, Sy Gilliland

It’s been over a year now that the Wyoming Wildlife Task Force has been meeting to discuss wildlife and licensing issues that affect all Wyoming hunters. It’s coming down to a couple very important issues that will affect your ability to hunt as a non resident in Wyoming. 

A major reason for the formation of the task force was to study and come up with solutions in how Wyoming[...]

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A New Wilderness Back Country Pack-in Elk Hunting Camp

Starting in 2023 SNS will take over operations of this incredible elk camp. During the fall of 2022 our staff will be assisting Taylor Engum with camp set up and tear down, learning horse trails and guiding elk hunters. After a full season, I am confident we will be ready to take over operations and will have developed the skill set required to run this wilderness back country pack in camp. 

The East Fork camp is a great [...]

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Wyoming Wildlife Task Force Update; June 2022

The Wyoming Wildlife Task Force [WWTF] has been busy working on wildlife and licensing issues for the last year. SNS outfitter Sy is the outfitter representative on the task force. Several subjects have been discussed and either rejected or approved and moved on to the legislature or commission or continue to take public comment. 

One topic that has drawn a lot of attention is an outfitter draw. The task force is currently [...]

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SNS buys the East Fork Elk Hunting camp

We are excited to now own the East Fork Elk Hunting Camp!

We are excited to announce that SNS Outfitter & Guides has acquired a new elk hunting opportunity. In addition to our private land elk hunt and our Greys River elk hunt conducted out of the Box Y Lodge, we will now offer a wilderness elk hunting experience in the Shoshone National Forest. 

In the past, this camp was owned and operated by Todd Jones for 12 years[...]

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Planning a Western Hunt

Interest in western hunting continues to be very high. Because of this interest, its very important do some long range planning for your future hunts. Wyoming Mule Deer and Pronghorn Antelope hunts continue to be highly sought after each year. When you start the planning process, it is key to learn about the different licensing systems each western state uses to issue non-resident hunting licenses.

GLASSING FOR MULEYS

The sale of[...]

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Test your Pronghorn knowledge with SNS

 The Pronghorn Antelope is not an Antelope at all; it is the last remaining of its species today. Our North American Pronghorn are more closely related to a Giraffe than they are to African plains Antelope. Pronghorns are Ruminants with a four chamber stomach, forked horns that shed each year after the rut (unique in that they are the only horned animal that shed this sheath each year), the horn itself is a 2-part structure, an interior bone[...]

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Rutting Montana Mule Deer

Hunting Mule Deer in the rut is as good as it gets for avid deer hunters. Montana offers some of the best opportunities in the west to chase rutting Mule Deer. The Montana rifle season runs from late October through thanksgiving. This month long season gives hunters the opportunity to pursue Mule Deer through all the different phases of the rut.

During the summer and early fall Mule Deer bucks hang out together in bachelor gro[...]

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Mad about Muleys

Our Wyoming Mule Deer Hunts are mostly sold out for 2022, we do however have hunts available for hunters with Wyoming deer preference points. If you’re considering using your points in 2022 we have a couple options for you to consider.

Putting those Wyoming Preference Points to use!

Our Hunt #10 is a very good hunt with high success and a great option for hunters not wanti[...]

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Random Antelope Draw

The demand for our Pronghorn Antelope hunts has grown significantly. The interest is so great that antelope hunts are often selling a year in advance. We wanted to create a solution for those interested in hunting Antelope with our outfit. Our answer was to help our clients take advantage of the Random Antelope Draw in Wyoming and also apply for Montana Antelope licenses. Here is how it works:

Glassing for just the right buck

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