Elk Hunting – Challenge Hunt

2019 Challenge Hunt Dates, Fees, and License Info

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HUNT FEES

  • BASE HUNT FEE ELK - $3,800

  • ADD GUIDE TO BASE HUNT - $1,800

2018 CHALLENGE HUNT DATES

Archery Elk

  • PICK 5 DAYS FROM SEPTEMBER 8 – SEPTEMBER 23

RIFLE DATES

  • OCT 12-16 (ELK ONLY)

  • OCT 19-27 (ELK OR DEER) - PICK 5 DAY TIME PERIOD

  • NOV 2-10 (ELK OR DEER) - PICK 5 DAY TIME PERIOD

  • NOV 13-17 (ELK OR DEER)

License Info

ARCHERY ELK LICENSES ARE AVAILABLE OVER THE COUNTER. ELK MUZZLELOADER LICENSES ARE NOW UNIT SPECIFIC WITH 90% CHANCE OF DRAW WITH NO POINTS, 100% WITH ONE OR MORE POINTS. FIRST RIFLE ELK TAGS ARE THROUGH THE DRAW AND AVAILABLE WITH 0-1 PREFERENCE POINTS OR THROUGH THE LEFT OVER LICENSE SYSTEM. 2ND SEASON AND 3RD SEASON ELK LICENSES ARE AVAILABLE OVER THE COUNTER.

ALL DEER LICENSES FOR THIS RANCH ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DRAW, LEFT OVER LICENSING SYSTEM OR THROUGH THE LANDOWNER VOUCHER PROGRAM. NOVEMBER 14-18 DEER TAGS WILL REQUIRE THE HUNTER TO HAVE AT LEAST 5 RESIDENT OR 9 NON-RESIDENT PREFERENCE POINTS TO DRAW THE TAG, OR BE ISSUED THROUGH A LAND OWNER VOUCHER FROM THE RANCH.

$120 MEAL FEE AND $50 PER NIGHT LODGING FEE INCLUDED IN THE RIFLE HUNT FEE.

Hunt Info

Challenge Outfitters (license #373) operates hunts indepently from Bull Basin Outfitters and is based out of a tent/yurt camp located on the border of the Piney Valley Ranch in game management unit 36. While the camp is actually on private property, the hunts are conducted on both private and adjacent public lands located in the White River National Forest. Clients access the camp by four wheel drive roads through the ranch. The camp is a combination of yurts and tents that provide for cooking and sleeping during the hunt. The camp is furnished to provide for heat, cots, lanterns stoves and all cooking utensils, clients bring their own personal gear and food.

Several thousand acres are available to hunters on the Ranch and in the National Forest, and numbers of clients are limited in the camp at a time to between 4-6, ensuring for a high quality experience. The area is ideal elk habitat, and clients have in the past have had very good success during the rifle and archery seasons. Access through much of the area is either by foot, and guests can determine how they'd like to customize their hunt. Guides can be added to the base price of the hunt for fees listed in the panel to the left.

This great hunt is designed to meet the needs of several types of hunters, but all enjoy great elk hunting in an ideal setting to pursue elk. Please call us to discuss any questions you may have about this great hunting opportunity.

Challenge Outfitters (License #373) is an equal opportunity service provider and employer. Challenge Outfitters operates under special use permit from the USDA Forest Service, White River National Forest.