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Elk, Mule Deer, Bear & Wolf Hunting Blog

Here you will find information about our hunts, our area as well as special offers and issues that affect us or are important to us.

We are looking for summer help for Horse Rides at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Utah

Wild Idaho Outfitters is the horseback riding concessionaire at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. We are looking for qualified wranglers to give horseback rides at Snowbird. Duties would include, but are not limited to:

Show your support for kids with diabetes

Wild Idaho outfitters is proud to be supporting Camp Hodia, a youth camp program that supports children with type 1 diabetes. We are donating a 3 day 2 night Frank Church Wilderness experience to support their mission to provide camp sponsorships to kids with diabetes.

Don’t be a fooled this April 1st

April 1st is a very important day in the life of an Idaho hunter. It is the first day you can put in for trophy species bighorn sheep, moose and mountain goat as well as, my favorite day, the first day of the spring 2016 backcountry bear hunting season.

Annual Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association Dinner and Auction

The annual IOGA dinner and auction takes place this Thursday December 3rd at the Riverside hotel in Boise, Idaho. Proceeds go to the Idaho Natural Resources Foundation, whose mission is to “The Idaho Natural Resource Foundation works to conserve our wild land, rivers, and wildlife for future generations to enjoy and interact with.”

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the gang here at Wild Idaho Outfitters. With the storm moving across the west this day we do hope you find yourselves snuggled up next to a warm fire, hot cup of coffee or cocoa nearby, and are able to take a few quiet moments to reflect on all the blessings we individually and collectively share as Americans. I for one am grateful for this country. As we read about refugees trying to escape their country

No Horse Rides this Summer at Snowbird

Normally about this time each summer, we are announcing that the horses are coming to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, but this year is different. Snowbird began a large scale construction project that will consume all of this summer and next so we won’t be offering rides again at Snowbird until summer 2017.

April is the Time to Apply for Trophy Species Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Mountain Goat

Beginning April 1 you can apply for what Idaho terms as “trophy species” including bighorn sheep, mountain goat and moose. As much as I disdain having to draw for any hunting opportunity, these 3 species are rare enough that it is impossible to maintain a healthy herd AND offer an over the counter opportunity, so they regulate through a drawing process. The beauty, and yes I did say beauty, of Idaho’s draw......

Idaho’s Spring Bear Season Officially Opens Today!

Although it has been a mild winter, it still seems like it has been a long one waiting for spring bear season to finally arrive here in Idaho! April 1 is the “official” opener for many of the backcountry units, but in normal years the bears are still comfortably snuggled in their winter beds under feet of snow.

Join Us in Reno at the Sheep Show

Wild Idaho Outfitters will be representing all Idaho Outfitters at the annual Sheep Show in Reno, Nevada on January 8-10, 2015. You have heard me talk about how wonderful Idaho is to hunt, if you want more detailed info and you find yourself in Reno that weekend, be sure to stop by the Idaho Outfitters and Guides (IOGA) booth and lets talk Idaho hunting and fishing.