Hunting for Elk, Deer, Bear and Moose with fly fishing in Montana
This outfitter offers hunting and fishing adventures in Northwest Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness Area. The "Bob" contains more than one million acres of rugged wilderness beauty untouched by roads of any kind. The only way to access the wilderness is on foot or horseback. The outfitter will Personal y guide you, in limited groups of 6 - 8, so you get their full personal attention, and so the bountiful fishing, hunting and natural beauty is preserved for generations to come. Groups take guided 10 day trips, which include 8 days of actual hunting.
All hunts are for combination deer, elk, moose and bear plus fishing opportunities are available whenever you like.
Elk Hunting: early season rifle hunt in September when Elk are in the rut. Bugling a bull out of the brush will be an experience you'll never forget. You will find that trophy mule deer roam the ridges, whitetail deer populate the river bottoms, and occasionally we hunt an expanded area and stay in remote spike camps. Horses will take you most of the way, and hunting is then on foot.
*Experienced and familiar guides
*Average shot distance is usually less than 200 yards, some as close as 30 feet
*Most game taken within 2 miles from base camp
*Elevations range from 4400 to 8000 feet
Accommodations are usually large wall tents with comfortable cots and warm wood stoves. Hearty meals will be served family style to tame any wilderness size appetite.
Hunting Dates: Hunts start September 15th and run to November.
We offer 7 and 9 day trips along with seven-day and nine day 2 x 1 fully guided trips.
1 x 1 Hunting Trips: (4-5 per year) a professional Montana hunting guide will personally work with you in designing the kind of 1x1 trips you would like. Hunt for Trophy Deer and Elk on this Montana hunting adventure for 10 days. This is a higher percentage hunt during the bugle season, spiked out in some very remote areas. It is not a hunt for everybody, but if you are in good physical condition and can do a fair amount of hiking in the mountains, then this can be a very good hunt. We may use several outpost camps during this Montana hunt, depending on game movements.
This trophy hunt will be during the rut in September and early October, it can be for rifle or archery.
Fly fishing: From July through October, our tent camp keeps you within 2 minutes of river and some of the best Montana Fly-Fishing the South Fork of the Flathead River has to offer. Access to the river is unlimited; you can fish for miles or just several hundred yards.
Just bring your sleeping bag, personal gear, and fishing gear.
Groups are limited to 6 to 8 to keep it small and informal. Airport pickup is available from the Kalispell, Montana airport.
Big Game Elk Hunting in Montana, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Black Bear, Moose, Mountain Goats.
Our Montana horseback pack trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness area put you into the best of Montana elk hunting, whitetail deer hunting, Moose, Black Bear, Mountain Goats, Mule Deer, and fishing Montana has to offer. All hunts are for combination deer, elk and bear plus fishing opportunities are available whenever you like.
Montana Elk Hunting During The Rut with a rifle!
In The Bob we can offer early season rifle hunting when elk are in the rut and bugling. If you have never hunted elk during the rut this is an experience you will never forget. There are only a few places you can hunt elk during the rut with a rifle, the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana is one of them. The rut usually runs from about September 10th through the first week of October
Montana Elk Hunting, starts September 15th and run to November. Elk is our number one animal and you will find that trophy mule deer roam the ridges, whitetail populate the river bottoms, and occasionally we hunt an expanded area and stay in remote spike camps. Horses will take you most of the way, and hunting is then on foot.
Groups of four to six hunters take guided 7 or 9 day Elk hunting trips, which include a day in and out and 5 or 7 days of actual hunting in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Hunting accommodations include large wall tents with comfortable cots and warm wood stoves. Hearty meals will be served family style to tame any wilderness size appetite.
Experienced Montana Elk hunting guides
Average shot distance under 200 yards, some as close as 30 feet
Most game taken within 2 miles from base camp
Elevations range from 4400 to 8000 feet
Montana Elk Hunting starts September 15th and run to November. We offer 7 and 9 day trips.
7-day two hunters per-guide, fully guided trips are $3,195.00 per-person
9-day two hunters per-guide, fully guided trips are $3,995.00 per-person
Montana hunting License fee not included in price.
Included in this price is the following
First night lodging is included in your trip price is your first night lodging at the beautiful lodge, a two hour drive into the mountains and situated on the Spotted Bear River. See pictures in our photo album.
You will have your own rustic cabin. Take a hike; enjoy a great evening meal, including beverages, in their beautiful lodge or on their deck overlooking the Spotted Bear river. In the evening you can set around a great camp fire and just take it all in!!
In the morning you will have a great breakfast, fix a trail lunch and then take a 30 minute drive to the trailhead, where you will be assigned your horse for the week have a short orientation and head into the wilderness for a great adventure!
If you are flying, we also furnish airport pickup and transportation to the Lodge from Glacier International Airport, Kalispell, Montana.
Special One-on-One Montana Hunting Trips (One Guide Per Hunter)
A professional Montana hunting guide will personally work with you in designing the kind of one-on-one trip you would like. Hunt for trophy deer and elk. This Montana Elk hunting adventure is 10 days long.
This is a higher percentage hunt during the Elk bugle season, spiked out in some very remote areas. It is not a hunt for everybody, but if you are in good physical condition and can do a fair amount of hiking in the mountains, then this can be a very good Elk hunt. We may use several outpost camps during this Montana hunt, depending on game movements. This trophy hunt will be during the Elk rut in September and early October, it can be for rifle or archery.
We only do 4 or 5 of these a year, so you need to book early. The cost of this hunt is $5,495.00.
Fill out our request form for details.
If you want an easy hunt with guaranteed results, we can make a
recommendation to you of other options. If you want a true wilderness
hunting experience, with the opportunity to get a nice animal then this is the place. Any animal you harvest will be
earned and definitely a trophy, regardless of the size.”
Hunting Itinerary & Gear List
Arrive the afternoon of the day before your trip starts
If flying, (Glacier International Airport, Kalispell, Montana is your destination, be there early afternoon) we will meet you at the airport and take you to The Lodge where you will stay the first night.
We will pick up your duffel and gear the day you arrive.
Keep out just what you will need for that evening and the ride in the next day. (Hunter orange, warm coat, Gloves, Rain gear, Rifle, Comfortable shoes to walk in, Water Bottle) It is a good idea to pack these things on the top of your duffel so you will have easy access to them.
Your gear will be packed up that evening and you will not have access to it until you get to camp.
Have a small handbag to leave at motel or trail head with a change of clothes for the trip home.
For The Ride In
Saddles have “horn bags” will hold lunch, small water bottle (12 to 16 oz) pop bottle works fine, small camera. Wear loose fitting pants, hunter orange, warm coat, (can be tied behind saddle as day warms up). Comfortable boots to walk in, rain gear, wide brim hat is nice if it rains. Gloves. We have scabbards for rifle. On the ride in, do not intend on caring a small backpack on your back, it is just too uncomfortable.
Wake up at 5:30. Breakfast at 6:00.
Arrive at trailhead at 7:30, Head for Salmon Forks at 8:30, arriving 4 – 4:30
Hunt, Fish, Enjoy the Bob Marshall Wilderness.
Last day we leave at 9:00 AM arrive at trail head 4:00 PM Down at motel 7 PM
If needed there will be shuttle service to and from the airport. Most people fly out the next day.
Suggestions For Gear
Duffel Bags: There are so many out there! A 34 to 36 inch size works well for us. Just bring what you have. Put in a small water bottle (12 to 16 oz), Bic lighter, small flashlight, Fishing rod in hard tube case. Also bring some kind of a small pack for carrying your goodies in when you are out hunting.
Remember a warm sleeping bag, small pillow if needed, we furnish foam pads.
All personal items, we have hand soap, & shampoo in camp. Bring own towels. Clothing & Shoes
Comfortable shoes for around camp, good well broke in waterproof hunting boots.
Don’t forget a warm jacket, rain gear, two pairs gloves, lots socks, approx 3 changes of clothes, Gaiters (fleece Type) Roll of orange survey tape for marking trails. Florescent orange vest, Montana requires 400 sq. inches. Compass
Camo hunting clothes are fine, I wear real tree early in season and change to wool later. Some of the new synthetic wool is great.
You want to be able to dress in layers, so you can take some things off as day warms up. Polypropylene underwear is great or Cabalas has Silk blend underwear that is great.
Have your rifle sighted in for 150 yards. Bring One box of ammunition that is the same as what your rifle is sighted in with.
Frys meats will do a excellent job of cutting and freezing your meat, cost is about $.65lb
Temperatures – 20s to 30s nights 45 to 60 days.
Try to keep duffel to 50 lbs
We have a hot shower, washbasin, first aid kit, Hand soap, & shampoo (Bring own towels)
Any special medications, bring own.
Any food allergies let us know.
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