Wyoming Backcountry Horseback Mule Deer Hunt
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Description

This is a great adventure to hunt the iconic Wyoming mule deer off of horseback! This is a 2:1 fully guided 5 day hunt. This hunt will be based out of a motel in town near Cody, Wyoming. Hunter will eat breakfast early in the morning at the motel and plan to be out hunting by daylight. The hunting is done on horseback along with some hiking. Hunter will hunt along the base of the mountains and the large creek drainages and canyons running back in the mountains. This is the winter range for deer. The deer you will be hunting are the heavy horned mountain bucks. Anyone who puts out an effort and turns down the smaller bucks will go home with a buck from 24 inches wide into the low 30's class. Most of them have at least 4 points on each side. This hunt requires the hunter to draw their tag. 2 points are needed to draw in the regular draw. In the special draw you will draw 100% with no points.


Details

  • Species: Mule Deer
  • Average Classification: 140 - 170
  • Shot Opportunity: 85
  • Weapon: Rifle
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB17577-02
  • Tag Availability: Draw
Classification details:

Larger bucks may be in the area. Mature bucks are targeted.

Weapons description:

Rifle hunters should be prepared for 300 yard shots


Options

1:1 Upgrade

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Option for a 1:1 upgrade.

  • 1:1 Upgrade $800.00
  • Non-hunter

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    Option for a non-hunter observer. At $500 day for 5 days.

    • Non-hunter $2,500.00

    • Available Dates

      October 30, 2021 - November 03, 2023


      Pricing

      • Member Price: $5,000.00
      • Non-Member Price: $5,900.00

      Licenses in not included in the hunt price. 3% USFS fee is not included in the hunt price. *10 SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR 2021


      Group Options

      Option for a non-hunter. Option for a 1:1 hunt.

      Location

      Cody, Wyoming, United States of America


      Refund Policy:

      Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.

      Description

      This is a great adventure to hunt the iconic Wyoming mule deer off of horseback! This is a 2:1 fully guided 5 day hunt. This hunt will be based out of a motel in town near Cody, Wyoming. Hunter will eat breakfast early in the morning at the motel and plan to be out hunting by daylight. The hunting is done on horseback along with some hiking. Hunter will hunt along the base of the mountains and the large creek drainages and canyons running back in the mountains. This is the winter range for deer. The deer you will be hunting are the heavy horned mountain bucks. Anyone who puts out an effort and turns down the smaller bucks will go home with a buck from 24 inches wide into the low 30's class. Most of them have at least 4 points on each side. This hunt requires the hunter to draw their tag. 2 points are needed to draw in the regular draw. In the special draw you will draw 100% with no points.


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      • Lodging & Accommodations: Client Provided/Hotel
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        Lodging & Accommodations Scale

        5 - Cabin/Lodge

        4 - Bunk House/Trailer

        3 - Wall Tent

        2 - Backpack Tent

        1 - Client Provided/Hotel

      Outfitter will supply a motel for the hunt. There will be 2 hunters in each room.

      • Menu & Food: Full Kitchen
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        Menu & Food Scale

        5 - 5 Star Catered

        4 - Full Kitchen

        3 - Field Kitchen

        2 - Backpack Food

        1 - Client Provided

      Catered meals will be served. Cook will be hired prepare home-cooked meals.

      • Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking
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        Physical Conditions Scale:

        5 - All Vehicle Access

        4 - Light Hiking

        3 - Moderate Hiking

        2 - Heavy Hiking

        1 - Extreme Back Country

      Outfitter will use horseback for primary mode of transportation, but depending on the amount of snow, hunter should be prepared for 1-2 miles of hiking. More physically fit will provide better shot opportunity.


      Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

      Final destination city is Cody, Wyoming. Outfitter will arrange for a motel for this hunt. Hunter will need to get to their hotel the day before the hunt starts. Outfitter will pick up hunters from the motel each day for hunting.

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      Description

      This hunt will take place in late October and early November. Hunter should be prepared for colder weather with snow very possible. Outfitter will provide a motel room for this hunt along with meals. This is a horseback hunt but hunter should be prepared with good durable and waterproof boots because hiking will be required to put a stalk on an animal. Full gear list to be provided when booked.


      What Outfitter Provides

      • Field Gear
      • Horses, tack & Saddle
      • Meals
      • Motel Room

      What to Bring

      • Wind/Snow gear
      • Waterproof and insulated hiking boots
      • Hunting hat & gloves
      • Cold weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
      • Thermal Base Layers
      • Gaiters
      • Binoculars & Rangefinder

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