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Description

A great opportunity to hunt the mighty Bison in the badlands of South Dakota! Hunter will stay on the private ranch and all meals will be provided. This is a 2:1 or 1:1 fully guided 2 day hunt. The ranch spans over 20,000 acres in the badlands. Hunters should be prepared to hike in some rocky country. Horseback hunts can be arranged if requested. This is a private land ranch where bison are contained. No hunting license is required. The best time to hunt is in the months of December-February when the coats are prime.


Details

  • Species: Plains Bison
  • Average Classification: 900 - 1200
  • Shot Opportunity: 99
  • Weapons: Rifle, Archery
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB20135-10
  • Tag Availability: Landowner Voucher
Classification details:

Live weight of a heifer cow bison is roughly 900-1200 lbs. Calves 450-600 lb (tender meat) Cows 900-1200 lbs Young management bulls 1200 -1500 lbs Large trophy bulls 2000+ lbs

Weapons description:

Rifle hunters should be prepared for a shot within 100 yards.
Archery hunters should be prepared for shots up to 40 yards.


Options

Non-hunter

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Option for a non-hunter observer. Price is $150/day for 2 days.

  • Non-hunter $300.00

  • Available Dates

    December 15, 2022 - February 15, 2025


    Pricing

    • Member Price: $3,950.00
    • Non-Member Price: $4,450.00

    *THIS PRICE IS FOR A COW BISON. Cow Bison is 3950 Heifer Bison is 4950 Meat/Management Bull is 6300 Trophy Bison 8500


    Group Options

    Option for size/sex of bison for the hunt. Option for a non-hunter.

    Location

    Buffalo, South Dakota, United States of America


    Refund Policy:

    Deposits are not refundable. When you make a deposit or payment that money is used to reserve your adventure dates and we cannot sell them to anyone else. If for some reason you have to cancel, you will lose your deposit and any payments you have made. If you are concerned that you might get sick or otherwise have to cancel, we suggest buying trip insurance. There are insurance companies that specialize in providing insurance policies for outfitter bookings and hunts. One such company we recommend is globalrescue.com. It is also our policy, depending on the adventure you booked and at our discretion, that if you have to cancel and we are able to book a replacement for you at the regular price we will work with you to apply your deposits to another adventure. Please note that we cannot refund or roll state or government license fees, application fees, draw results, or tags.

    Description

    A great opportunity to hunt the might Bison in the badlands of South Dakota! Hunter will stay on the private ranch and all meals will be provided. This is a 2:1 fully guided 2 day hunt. The ranch spans over 20,000 acres in the badlands. Hunters should be prepared to hike in some rocky country. Horseback hunts can be arranged if requested. This is a great opportunity to hunt an iconic species on the plains and badlands!! Option for a non-hunter for an additional cost.


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    • Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge
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      Lodging & Accommodations Scale

      5 - Cabin/Lodge

      4 - Bunk House/Trailer

      3 - Wall Tent

      2 - Backpack Tent

      1 - Client Provided/Hotel

    Hunter will stay in a nice clean and comfortable ranch house for this hunt. Outfitter will supply bedding, towels, etc.

    • 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

    Hunter can expect warm meals during their stay. Homestyle cooking-meat and potatoes.

    • 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

    Hunter will need to be prepared for a proper hunt. The hunt takes place over 20,000 acres and terrain can vary from prairie to rocky outcroppings and cooleys. Horses can be arranged if desired.


    Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

    Final flight destination is Rapid City, South Dakota. Hunter will be required to rent a car to get to the ranch. Ranch is located near Hermosa, South Dakota

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    Description

    Majority of these hunts will take place in January and February when the hides are the best. Hunters can expect to do some hiking in a range of terrain. Depending on what trophy class of bison is targeted could make the hunt more strenuous (trophy bull bison are often found on their own in more secluded areas). Hunter should expect snow and cold/windy weather. Full gear list to be provided if requested when booked.


    What Outfitter Provides

    • Meals
    • Lodging
    • Field Transportation
    • Meat Transfer-to local butcher shop
    • Trophy Care

    What to Bring

    • Rifle or Bow with plenty of ammunition
    • Cold Weather Hunting Gear-Layering System Recommended
    • Hunting Hat & Gloves
    • Gaiters
    • Binoculars & Rangefinder
    • Durable & Comfortable Hunting Boots
    • Thermal Base Layers

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