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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Rutting Mule Deer

November and the Mule Deer rut is on! Our Mule Deer and Whitetail are the last of our big game animals to go through the annual breeding season rituals. The action starts the end of October with the bucks starting to check does for any signs of coming in heat. In early November, the rut goes into full swing and can even last into early December.

 

The Mule Deer bucks go into the rut fat and sassy but its not long before they[...]

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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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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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Wintering Conditions Report- 2021

Another Wyoming Winter is coming to a close. As I sit here writing this update, the southeastern portion of Wyoming including Casper just received a dump of a foot of snow. The forecast shows another winter storm on the heels of this one headed to central Wyoming. This time of year we receive a significant portion of our annual moisture. A foot of heavy wet spring snow can bring a couple inches of much needed moisture.

During 20[...]

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How Camp Envy got its name

The question is asked every year by new clients arriving at Camp Envy; “How did this camp get its name?” Let’s take a look back.

A tale of how Camp Envy got its name

SNS Outfitter has been hunting the property that Camp Envy is located on for well over 25 years. The original camp consisted of wall tents set up on the ground. The landowner came to us and asked if we would like to move the camp to an oil well site t[...]

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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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Conditioning for your Hunt & Life Beyond

There is no doubt about it! The presence of Covid-19 has changed how we are currently living our lives. These days of social distancing absolutely have their downsides. I can’t help but appreciate, however, the heightened perspective that it has brought to many. I see people dialing in on what is truly important to them; faith, family and our health. Projects that have gone untouched for months, or even years, are getting checked off t[...]

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Wyoming: a Plentiful Playground

Thanks to Covid-19, our daily routines and priorities have clearly changed. What SNS is doing however, is ramping up planning and preparation for you! Let me explain why.

I was on a conference call with part of the SNS team when it was mentioned that a surge of interest would be likely following this time of isolation for Americans. I fully admit, at times I am out of the loop, busy with my family and nursing shifts. But I did risk [...]

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From the desk of Outfitter, Sy Gilliland: 90/10 bill defeated

The Wyoming Legislature recently dealt with a second attempt by a singe state Senator to cut non-resident hunting licenses by half. In 2014 we faced an unexpected attempt by this same Senator when he introduced a similar bill. Fortunately the bill was killed by the Senate Travel, Recreation, and Wildlife Committee with a vote of 4-1. When this most recent bill was introduced the members of the Wyoming Outfitters & Guides Association (WYOG[...]

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