Outfitters for Drop Camp Elk hunt?

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by gcamp54, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. gcamp54

    gcamp54 Well-Known Member

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    I'm starting to plan a 2011 Elk hunt and I'm interested in using an outfitter for a drop camp. I'm not limited to a state at this point. I looked around here for some threads but haven't found much. I do have one outfitter I saved from a previous post, Tenderfoot Outfitters in Colorado. Any suggestions for an outfitter would be appreciated. Thought I should start here amongst the wealth of experience and knowledge first. Thanks in advance.

    Gordon
     
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  2. 3006savage

    3006savage Well-Known Member

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    I used Sable Mountain approx 3 years ago. Of 4 hunters 3 got cows and the fourth hunter missed a 6x6 standing broad side at 190 yards.

    Sable Mountain Outfitters

    We were at the Johnson Lake camp site. It was not a good area for long range shots. 400 yards max at the parks there.
     

  3. gcamp54

    gcamp54 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply. Just a few questions. What season were you hunting in? Approx. what elevation did you see the elk? What was the weather like at the time?

    Gordon
     
  4. 3006savage

    3006savage Well-Known Member

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    It was second rifle season. There was around 15 inches of snow and the elevation was around 8,200 feet but we could hunt up to 10,000 feet. I think the 3rd season can be very risky weather wise so I would go second season or earlier.