It costs a lot of money to hire the services of a top notch Moose Hunting Guide. To get the most out of a guided or outfitted hunting trip, (which for the most of us would be a trip of a lifetime) you have to have enough information before you make your choice.
If you have never used a moose hunting guide or outfitter before, it is up to you to do your research and check them out, you will want the best value that is available.
Once you arrive at moose camp and you discover the camp is overcrowded with hunters or the success rate is low or camp food is poor or... Well, it is too late then!
Face it, if you have a really bad experience you will, no doubt never hire the services of a moose hunting guide again. Furthermore you would likely discourage anyone else from doing the same.
It is so much better to arrive at camp and find the other hunters buzzing with excitement, eager to share with you the results of their own Hunts. They talk of Giant Moose, Awesome Guides, Great Food and Comfortable Quarters. You don’t even notice the rain dripping from your nose, because to are so taken by these greetings.
We all want to get the most distance from our hard earned dollars, so we should set a criteria that moose guides should follow. I doubt that we can set a standard for all moose hunting guides to follow, but I am sure we can name the things that we expect from a guide then all we need to do is find out if a particular guide has or does the things we want.
Use this list of questions to interview your potential moose hunting guide or outfitter. Make sure that the money you invest in this trip is well worth it.
If you prepare and get your questions answered long before you go, you will have time to plan for that trip, The Trip of a Lifetime.
As an alternative if you wanted someone else to do it all for you try Located in central British Columbia, the prime hunting grounds of the Caribou offers many species to hunt. Big Country Outfitters specialize in moose and monster black bear hunts, but can also deliver: wolf, mule deer, cougar, lynx and mountain goat hunts. They have an extremely high success rate which keeps their clients coming back again and again.
Alaska moose hunting: A unique opportunity now exists for women wishing to hunt Alaska. Women Hunting Alaska are dedicated to helping women find the perfect adventure in Alaska. If you or someone you know has a dream of hunting Alaska, allow Julia to arrange a hunt for you.
After hunting your Moose, why not hunt Africa? Shakari Connection goes into the nuts and bolts of planning an African hunt from how to choose a company and PH to how to budget for a hunt and much more.
Above all... be safe and have a great time.
“Go out into the outdoors, participate and experience excitement and beauty of the majestic moose.”
P.S. Take lots of pictures and come back here, post them and share your Moose Hunting Stories and tell us about your Moose Hunting Guide.
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