2012 was another good year for this small outfit. The first hunt went 4 for 4 including a 360 plus bull, 350, 330 and a 6x6 300-inch bull. The second hunt also went 4 for 4 with a 350, 330 and 2 at 300 inches. He also took 2 bowhunters and both scored on 320 bulls.
This outfitter has limited his property to only three hunts for a combined total of 10 hunters on close to 100,000 acres of prime private property. In 2011 all 8 hunters took bulls with the top going 350 Boone and Crockett. In 2010 he took 11 bulls for 11 hunters averaging just over 320 and the best bulls grossed 350 Boone and Crockett. In 2009 he had 12 hunters all take bulls, including 4 over 350 points. In 2008 6 bulls grossed over 330. In 2007 they had 6 bulls gross over 340. As you can see if you really want to take a good bull then here is the place. Hunters over 70 years in age have taken trophy bulls on this hunt.
He has several ranches in northeastern
NEW MEXICO CHASE RANCH
CONTINUES 90% SUCCESS ON
BULLS AVERAGING OVER 300 INCHES
This hunt continues to produce good quality bulls at an affordable price year after year with guaranteed landowner vouchers included, no license drawings. Last fall the first rifle hunt in early October produced 8 bulls for the 9 hunters and the unsuccessful hunter missed 2 bulls. All were good respectable bulls with the best one grossing in the 320’s. The second hunt produced 5 bulls for 6 hunters with the top bulls scoring 336 and 2 more in the 300’s. On the third hunt later in October 3 hunters took 3 bulls. He also ran a fourth hunt and both hunters scored on 2 bulls. The 2 later hunts in December had not yet taken place at press time.
2011 season started off with 12 hunters taking 9 bulls and 7 scored over 300 inches. The best went 350 and 2 more were taken right at 330. The second hunt 7 of the 8 hunters tagged out, including 3 over 300 inches and on the third hunt all 3 hunters scored with the best going 310.
In 2010 over the course of 3 hunts, 19 hunters had tagged 17 bulls and the top 3 grossed 330 inches.
This 12,000-acre ranch in
The first 5-day hunt, October 1 to 5, guided 2x1 including landowner voucher is $5,500 with a $2,000 trophy fee. Second hunt, October 11 to 15, is $4,750 plus $2,000 trophy fee. Third hunt, October 22 to 26, is $3,750 plus $2,000 trophy fee and December hunts are $3,750 with a $2,000 trophy fee (dates are approximate). If you draw blood the trophy fee is paid. Hunters can expect to hear some bugling on these early hunts and black bear can be taken for only a $500 kill fee.
He also offers a 6-day archery hunt for $3,750 plus $2,000 for September 9 to 15 and a higher priced $4,500 plus $2,000 trophy fee September 17 to 22. In 2012, 6 archers took 4 bulls, including 2 scoring in the 330’s.
Old ranch house accommodations with satellite TV, phone and screened
in porch. 3-day cow hunts are also available for only $1,200.
Hunters fly into
PRODUCING TROPHY BULLS
HCU has worked with this outfitter several years and in 2012 he
picked up some new properties in northern
This very small outfitter ran 14 rifle elk hunters on 30,000 private-acres over the course of 5 weeks and 12 bulls were taken. He had 7 rifle hunters on the first hunt and all 7 scored on bulls averaging over 300 inches. His second hunt had 4 hunters kill 3 bulls, including a big 360-inch bull. On the third hunt he only took one hunter and they saw a few bulls, but never got the opportunity to take a shot. His next hunt had one elk hunter and a mule deer hunter. The elk hunter took a monster bull close to 400 inches on the first morning that was with about a 330 bull. His mule deer hunter took a 170-inch buck the fourth morning. On his fifth hunt he had 3 mule deer hunters and one elk hunter in camp. The elk hunter tagged a 270-inch 6x6 the first morning and all 3 mule deer hunters scored on a 181, 170 and 160-inch bucks.
These 5-day hunts include landowner voucher, no draw, lodging, meals and 2x1 guiding. First rifle elk hunt is priced at $6,500 plus a $500 trophy fee. All other rifle elk hunts are $5,000 plus a $1,500 trophy fee. His 7-day archery hunts are also $5,000 plus a $1,500 trophy fee. Mule deer are priced very reasonable at $2,500 plus a $1,500 trophy fee for 5 days. Hunt EKNM680.
COW ELK HUNTS $950
100% SUCCESS PAST YEARS
runs cow elk hunts from November 18 to January 31 on the famous
He also has the Red
River Ranch in southeastern
Both of these hunts have landowner vouchers included so you are guaranteed a tag, no drawing. Hunters buy a state license and their cow elk tag. Hunt EKC933.