Next Hunt Travel Tips
Hunters have unique travel requirements. It doesn’t matter where you’re going or what you’re hunting you need to plan right to maximize success and minimize cost. You may be going to Colorado Elk hunting, South Dakota Pheasant hunting or to Arkansas for a Duck hunt, for the best experience, Know Before You Go!
We have posted some detailed articles from our ProStaff that provide specific suggestions on topics such as getting your non-resident license and tags, what to ask an outfitter before you book, the importance of hunt timing and several others.
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Over-the-counter, limited draw, landowner tag, there are a number of ways to secure your right to hunt depending on where and what you want to hunt. This story breaks down your options and what you need to know about each.
To travel on the hunt you’ve always dreamed about is going to take some planning well in advance. These tips will tell you how far ahead you need to start planning with consideration to the type of hunt you want to take, lead time needed on booking with an outfitter and tag draw deadlines
Do-it-yourself, fully-guided, drop camp—these are a few of the types of hunts you can choose for your next hunt. Here are the pros and cons of each.
Great hunts aren’t just for the rich, but they’re not free either. Everything has a cost and we’ll list ranges for what you can expect to pay—from the high-end to the low-end—by species and possibly even by locale. We also offer some hints on where to find bargains.
Selecting an outfitter can be one of the most important decisions you’ll make in ensuring an enjoyable and successful trip. Here’s a list of top considerations you need to make before settling on the right one.
Know what to ask an outfitter (and more importantly how he should answer) before sending him your check and booking a hunt with him.
These are the key items you’ll need before leaving on your trip. Make sure you have everything with this handy checklist.
Seven tips on ways to save space and pack efficiently whether you are traveling by plane, train or automobile.
Rifles, bows, optics…they’re as big an investment in your hunting trip as the actual cost of the hunt, so don’t arrive with gear that was damaged en route. Here are some tips on what to look for in a case and how to pack it right so that the baggage beasts at the airport don’t crunch your scope or bow limbs.
How necessary is travel insurance and what does it actually cover? When is it a smart buy?
Don’t wait until you have the trophy of a lifetime lying on the ground to figure out what you’re going to do with it. Leave for your trip with a game plan on how you will transport meat, antlers, hides, etc., what your outfitter is willing to do to help and if you should use a local taxidermist or not.
Do-it-yourself hunts can be fun, cost-effective and surprisingly successful trips. Here’s how to plan your next self-made adventure.
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British Columbia Hunting Information
British Columbia is an excellent hunting destination that offers a wide variety of game species. Vast wilderness areas and pristine coastlines provide world class adventure hunting for those seeking that trip of a lifetime. BC is arguably best known for big coastal black bears, Canada moose, grizzly bear, mountain lion, Dall sheep and Stone sheep. Hunters can book a hunt with an outfitter and avoid the license drawing process common in most U.S. states.
Illinois Hunting Information
Illinois is widely known as a top trophy whitetail destination. Illinois also has some great waterfowl hunting, especially in southern portions of the state.
Oregon Hunting Information
Oregon is not known to be a trophy big game producing state. That said they do have good quantities of animals such as Elk.