Guided:We had 19 guided elk hunters this year, 5 passed cows and we had 8 bulls missed, one cow missed and several other close calls on bulls. We had 7 elk harvested and our one muzzleloader hunter killed a cow. We were 26% on kills and 70% on shot opportunities at bulls or cows. Additionally, not included in our stats, both Fred and Michele also harvested bulls.
Non-guided: We had 7 non-guided hunters that stayed in our wall tent camp this year and they harvested one bull and one cow. We also had two cows passed and multiple close calls. Our non guided hunters were 28% on kills and 57% on shot opportunities.
Ron from Missouri with guide Fred.
Fred shot this young bull at 18 yards.
Jonathan from Ohio and guide Cole snuck up on this beautiful bull.
Fred called this bull to 20 yards for Joe from Michigan.
Guide Cole and Tyler from North Carolina harvested this beautiful cow after missing a 6×6 and 5×5 bull. This was his first elk hunt.
Non guided hunter Talon from Michigan with his longbow bull.
Matt from Texas shot this bull that guide Zach called in 25 yards for him.
Neighbor and long time family friend Mike Palmer shot this great bull with us this year.
Michele shot this beautiful 6×4 that a client had missed a week earlier.
Non guided hunter Darrell from Michigan with his beautiful cow.