Elk Hunts [and Camps] for all

SNS Outfitter has long been known as the west’s largest Pronghorn Antelope hunting operation, but in recent years it’s our elk hunting opportunities that have been trying to steal the show. Whether it is our outstanding reputation from 46 years of providing professional hunting experiences, an explosion in Wyoming’s elk populations or our recent acquisition of yet another elk hunting camp, SNS is well on our way to being known as[...]

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Testing your Elk Fact knowledge

The Rocky Mountain elk (Cervis canadensis nelsoni) is a subspecies of elk found in the Rocky Mountains and the only subspecies of elk found in Wyoming. Elk are also called Wapiti, a Native American word that means “light colored deer” or “white rump”. Wyoming’s statewide elk population is estimated at 113,000 animals and currently the highest its been in well over 50 years. Elk can be found across most of Wyoming and in many areas th[...]

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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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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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2020 Wyoming Elk Application Reminder

Deadline: January 31, 2020Draw Results: May 20, 2020 JOIN US IN WYOMING Fill your freezer and have an adventure

As a reminder, the elk application deadline is quickly approaching! We have a limited number of bull elk hunts open in 2020. Don’t hesitate to book the hunt you have been dreaming about today. For those of you building preference points for a future Read More