Hunting Season Success in 2023

 

Introduction:

Welcome to SNS Outfitter & Guides, where each hunting season brings tales of success and adventure in the picturesque landscapes of Wyoming and Montana. If you’ve been following our journey, we’re thrilled to have you along. If not, consider this your warm invitation to join the excitement! Don’t forget to subscribe to both our newsletter & YouTube channel to keep abreast of [...]

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2024 Hunting Availability with SNS Outfitter

Last year, around this time, we shared our hunting availability for the following year. You may have noticed our loyal newsletter recipients received the insider info first and then we released it to the masses. Please keep in mind, our availability is fluid as bookings are busy this time of year and what is remaining will go quickly. If you have been itching for a true western hunt in Wyoming or Montana, or have been collecting Prefer[...]

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Twenty-Three Years of Hunting with SNS Outfitter & Guides

Tailgate Tales

[a collection of stories from SNS hunters throughout the years]

#3: featuring Sam Faggetti 

“Twenty Three years of hunting with SNS”

 

Twenty-three years of hunting with SNS

Our third episode of our Tailgate Tales series features longtime client and friend Sam Fa[...]

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Changes to Elk Hunting in Wyoming

A little history about Wyomings system for issuing coveted non-resident elk licenses. Wyoming has limited the number of non-resident full price bull licenses for over 40 years to a cap of 7,250 tags. This cap was put in place when our state had half as many elk as it currently does. Wyoming’s Elk hunt areas are managed either as limited quota or general licenses. Limited quota areas carve out 16% of the total quota to non-residents. [...]

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Firearm Preparation for your SNS hunt

Hunting season is just around the corner. Often clients struggle finding the time to make it to the shooting range. Most hunters are very experienced rifle hunters and today’s firearms and scopes are incredibly reliable, however there is always room for improvement. Here are a few tips to make sure you and your rifle are ready.

First up is to decide which rifle is the best choice for the hunt. Most hunters have an array of rifles to c[...]

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Gear Up for your hunt with SNS

You booked your hunt. You successfully drew your license. Your travel plans are made. And the long wait is over. The time has come, to pack up your gear! 

Each SNS hunt has its own specific packing list. This is a tried and true recipe for success. During SNS’ forty plus years, we have had plenty of experience fine tuning these gear lists. There is nothing frivolous on it or that should be omitted. If you pack all the ite[...]

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Mastering Wyoming Preference Points

Welcome to SNS Outfitter & Guides classroom. Today, our topic at hand is Wyoming Preference Points. This subject ranks high on our list of Frequently Asked Questions so we wanted to provide you with some “cliff notes” and help answer your most burning questions.

The world of hunting has changed a lot over the years. Back in the day, a person could go out and purchase a license over the counter in just about any area they[...]

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Critical Wyoming Elk Feed Grounds

Elk Feed grounds are critical to the health of Wyoming wildlife. This became even more evident after such a harsh winter in 2022/23. Had feed grounds not been in place, we would have seen even more devastating effects on all the wildlife. Elk would have infiltrated the mule deer winter ranges and impact the antelope herds as well. It remains our belief that these grounds need protected and maintained.

When the topic of feed grou[...]

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It’s not all bad news! Central Wyoming Antelope faired well

While you may have heard the news of what a hard winter some areas of Wyoming experienced this year, you likely have not heard, how well the antelope in central Wyoming faired. Bad news always travels more quickly after all, but we wanted to reassure our clients. The worst winter conditions occurred in southern and south western Wyoming, fortunately areas we do not hunt. Our trophy areas in central Wyoming have maintained the same antelope buc[...]

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Randy George, 2022 WYOGA Guide Of The Year

SNS would like to congratulate our own Randy George who was named as the Wyoming Outfitter & Guides Association, “Hunting Guide of the Year” for 2022. I was able to steal away a few moments of his time before the banquet dinner to hear about how he got into the guiding industry, what keeps him coming back for more and a very memorable hunt from his first time guiding. Please enjoy my interview with Randy and find the article from WYOGA[...]

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