2023 Hunting Opportunity with SNS Outfitter and Guides

As the 2022 hunting season winds down, it’s natural to want to plan your next hunt. SNS Outfitter & Guides has been extremely busy booking our 2023 and 2024 hunting seasons. The trend the last few years has been for hunters to plan farther into the future when booking their hunts. This has caused many repeat SNS clients to be disappointed when they try to book a hunt and dates are full. In the hopes of avoiding any frustrations, [...]

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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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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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Dreaming of Elk Hunting; we’ve got you covered!

The questions is: How do you fulfill the urge to go elk hunting even when you don’t have enough Wyoming preference points to pursue a bull elk? SNS Outfitter & Guides has the answer! The solution is a Wyoming Cow Elk Hunt! 

This is the perfect hunt for those of you needing your elk hunting “fix”! It is economically priced, plenty of licenses are available, it doesn’t require any preference points, and sti[...]

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Wyoming Elk Country

Nearly every hunter dreams of experiencing a western elk hunt. The size of a bull elk rack along with time spent in majestic mountainous country conjures up dreams of pursuing these icons of the West. 

Dreaming of hunting these icons of the West?

Wyoming is home to over 110,000 elk and in the last 40 years, we have seen our statewide population double. Elk can be found in virtually every area of this equality state fro[...]

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Preserving Wyoming’s Elk Feed Grounds; Chapter two

Wyoming’s elk feed ground program continues to be controversial! The outfitting industry has drawn a red line in the sand when it comes to protecting and requiring the Game & Fish to maintain their essential winter feeding program. Western Wyoming is unique in that we have almost limitless elk habitat except during the critical winter season. Our state has been feeding wintering elk for over 100 years. Wyoming operates 22 state fe[...]

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Cow Elk, a true Western Hunt

Western hunts have been on fire this year! Spots for 2021 hunts have become extremely limited. There is good news however, if you do not have your own hunt lined up yet, you still have a chance! We would like to welcome you to Wyoming this November for a cow elk hunt. At this time, we have just a few openings for our late season cow elk hunts.

These hunts take place on a very large working cattle ranch located smack dab in the m[...]

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Horseback Hunt 101

Please enjoy this informative look at SNS Horseback hunting gear.

Every year the SNS receives questions about the equipment used on horseback hunts with our outfit. It’s often a hunter’s first time participating on a horseback hunt and the speciality equipment used can be a little intimidating. We thought it would be helpful to share with you the unique equipment used on SNS horseback hunts.

Riding back to camp after a succes[...]
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Ralphin’ Around

SNS Outfitter & Guides is made up of some delightful and colorful characters. We hope to bring you a fun portrait of their personalities, experience, values and maybe even a few details about how they spend their time during the off season. We couldn’t think of any better character to begin these chronicles with than Ralph Hlebak.

Ralph guiding from the Box Y Lodge during Mule Deer and Elk Hunting Seasons

Ralph is an exp[...]

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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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