If no luck there well head to the utah book cliffs and try our luck there. Hunting reports 2015 classic african safari hunting. Ram hunts in the book cliffs rattlesnake and nine mile range creek units. They have been hunting these areas for over 25 years on a personal level and professionally for nearly 10. The bucks we harvest generally score from 70 to 80. Then to top it off he has a colorado unit 21deer tag for the second season which i will try to be a good spotter for him. The hunting report is written by hunters who understand what hunters want and need to know before they book a hunt or board an airplane to travel around the world on that huntofalifetime. The book cliffs is a giant hunting area that offers great potential for trophy elk and deer. Bulls scoring 320340 are reasonable expectations with a moderate possibility of a bull exceeding 350. Species taken giant eland, harness bushbuck, bohor reedbuck, kob, hartebeest, waterbuck. Big game drawing odds and points report utah division of wildlife. In part eight of our series, we stop in at utahs book cliffs. The utah division of wildlife resources utah hunt planner is an interactive map designed to help hunters research hunting units. Though the biggest buck we saw was on a small piece of private land.
The first change established lots of new hunts for 2015, which includes the following. Mar 30, 2014 hello hunters, i just signed up, i have never been to africa and i am looking to book a plains game hunt in south africa in july 2015. Double c guides and outfitters a premium hunting guide. Hunting reports 2014 classic african safari hunting. All other freshwater lakes and rivers discussion and reports. I was able to draw a muzzleloader tag in the book cliffs unit which is on the eastern boarder of utah and colorado, about midway down the. The game shed is available for our guests to use, to hang their harvest. This is a friends le elk hunt and i was fortunate to get an invite. Little book cliffs wilderness study area backcountry post. The hunting report is written by hunters who understand what hunters want and need to know before they book a hunt or board an airplane to travel around the world on that huntofalifetime in continuous publication for almost 40 years, the hunting report was sharing reports from fellow hunters and reporting real hunting news before email, online forums, or facebook were. Check out their website at double c guides and outfitters or contact hunters trailhead for more details. If you like hunting, were here to get you all set up with everything you need.
I would like to thank everyone that gave advice and encouragement on this site. Archery elk and mule deer hunting season in utah is one of only a few times where it is possible to hunt two species at the same time. The book cliffs are an enormous area that spans two states. Book cliffs transportation corridor study grand county, ut. Buffalo hunt helps you understand how very important buffalo were to the native americans. After a 4 year wait, the book cliffs area of northeastern utah had finally opened for mule deer. Book cliffs the book cliffs holds the potential for a giant mule deer. Hunter harvest of bison on the henry mountains, 1950 to 2015. Leaving in the am eastmans hunting journals official forums. Please post your striper reports here with a date in the subject line. Lynn hadlock writes, shanna hadlock drew a limited entry book cliffs north rifle tag for 2014. Area hunted cameroon north ph guav johnson species taken giant eland, west roan, harnessed bushbuck, western, cob, west hartebeest, red flanked duiker. Our hunters will usually get the opportunity to look over dozens of 4x4s while they search for that one special buck. Utahs limited entry units, starts on the jan 29th the.
In continuous publication for almost 40 years, the hunting report was sharing reports from fellow hunters and reporting real hunting news before email. About 500 bison occur in the book cliffs and grand canyon herds that are disease free. Info on rocks and minerals found in wyoming and the surrounding states. Sep 16, 2015 in an increasingly crowded and paytoplay world, americas 640 million acres of public lands including our national forests and bureau of land management landshave become the nations mightiest hunting and fishing strongholds. Double c knows this area well and will work hard to insure a successful hunt.
Maps for the region book cliffs wildlife management unit. It walks you through everything from the spiritual importance of buffalo, to pre, during and after hunting. Book cliffs elk and deer hunts fully guided trophy hunts. The area begins about 50 air miles south of vernal, utah and extends south to the book cliffs divide. This is an extremely remote unit that holds a great herd of mature bucks. Double c guides mule deer hunting book cliffs, henry. Main canyon in the little bookcliffs wild horse area is a part of the main book cliffs range extending from the western colorado, to the eastern utah. In an increasingly crowded and paytoplay world, americas 640 million acres of public lands including our national forests and bureau of land management landshave become the nations mightiest hunting and fishing strongholds. We hunt the book cliffs, rattlesnake, nine mile and san rafael units. The book cliffs area is an exceptional trophy elk and mule deer unit. Oct 01, 1988 buffalo hunt helps you understand how very important buffalo were to the native americans. Access throughout the unit is very good with many oil and gas mining roads. At this time utah has some of the best elk hunting in the world.
Its going to be a full month of hunting starting monday morning. Made some great friends and saw lots of elk and scenery. Rifle mule deer hunt on the book cliffs mossback duration. Double c guides elk hunts and elk hunting in the roadless. The columbia missourian reports that state officals expect to issue between 30 and 40 elk permits, but not until the states heard of 100 animals doubles in size. The big picture on collaborative land management from. This is especially true in the west, where according to the u. Khlcf annual report iii table of contents message from khlcf chairman richard kessler 2 khlcf mission 3 khlcf accomplishments 4 properties purchased by khlcf in fy 2015 5 properties protected by khlcf 1994 2015 6 khlcf stewardship awards 9 fy 2015 new property grants 10 khlcf financial information impact of khlcf projects on kentuckys. Colorado river cutthroats returned to the book cliffs colorado river cutthroats returned to the book cliffs. The size of the area, and difficult terrain, can make it a very challenging place to hunt.
Double c guides and outfitters a premium hunting guide on. Book cliffs, bitter creeksouth the bitter creek portion of the book cliffs is a huge area that holds a very healthy population of elk. Limited entry book cliffs bull elk hunts and wasatch bull. We had other encounters with decent bucks that i couldnt get on film. Jan 26, 2015 the book cliffs unit probably provides one of the most enjoyable hunts in the state. I will be bringing my two sons, they will be 19 and 18 they will be doing most of the hunting, i will be with them and my wife she doesnt hunt 4 of my choices were kuche safaris, comre safaris, blue cliff safaris and amanata safaris, have any hunted with. Project fy 2015 purchased properties fy 2015 khlcf acquisitions agency county acres burnett wwca garrison tract dow mccreary 6. The columbia missourian reports that state officals expect to issue between 30 and 40 elk permits, but not until the states heard of 100 animals doubles in size grunt tube for a bugle. The tags for these hunts and seasons can be drawn out in the utah online public big game drawing or purchased at a conservation tag auction. Book cliffs roadless has a high hunter success rate 50% to 81. We specialize in trophy bull elk, mule deer, bison, bear and lion. Research hunts and units before you apply in the big game drawing, and any of utahs other hunt drawings.
Come along as richard slaugh films the rutting muleys of the ut bookcliffs. Lessons learned from bison restoration efforts in utah on western. Map shows roads, water features, campgrounds, other recreation sites, points of interest, and township and range lines. Double c guides and outfitters formarly wasatchuintah guides and outfitters is a small yet personal guiding outift operating in some of utahs top producing hunting areas. Book cliffs a project involving everything from backpacks to helicopters and taking hundreds of hours to complete is almost done. Limited entry book cliffs bull elk hunts and wasatch bull elk. Point, book cliffs hunting, dinosaur, utah field house, and starvation, the study calculated the.
A list of bear units, season dates, rules and regulations for the 2015 black bear hunting and pursuit. Black bear harvestobjective harvest, by hunt, utah 2015. A few 190200 inch deer are taken each year, but these are the exception and not the norm. Baryte and calcite found in concretions ranging from a half an inch to over 6 feet with some concretions in a linear configuration, up to the size of a sedansaloon. Today, theres a limited draw hunt for trophy elk and mule deer here.
Vernal, ut outdoor sporting goods store sportsmans warehouse. Nov 27, 2006 book cliffs buck post by 79ford sun aug 07, 2011 1. The wind would do strange things, a lot of doesfawnssmall bucks to work around, thick brush in some places, no cover in others, dry crunchy conditions, and hunting pressure. As reported in a recent utah study, the transfer of public lands would mean. The uintah and ouray indian reservation is on the west side of the book cliffs. We are gt outfitters, specializing in eastern utah big game. Aprilmay shed hunting utah 2018 book cliffs duration. Saskatchewan deer hunting with jim benton chambered for the wild 2015 duration.
We are still open year round and are still hunter friendly. See our harvest reporting page for information on reporting your game harvest data. Looking to book my first safari in south africa hunting. Stretching almost 200 miles from price, utah, to palisades, colorado, the book cliffs comprise the longest continuous escarpment in the world. Predators, new roads, overhunting and poor fawn crops had decimated the previously plentiful deer to the point that the. We offer elk, deer, antelope, bighorn sheep, buffalo, cougar and bear hunts. Between price, utah and grand junction, colorado, highway 6 and interstate 70 cross 170 miles of barren and windswept terrain.
There are lots of 150 class bucks with 2224 inch spreads on the unit. Hello hunters, i just signed up, i have never been to africa and i am looking to book a plains game hunt in south africa in july 2015. Book cliffs bucks scouting before the hunt 819 youtube. Deep canyons filled with thick oak brush provide excellent mule deer habitat. It wraps up by explaining the extinction of them and how that affected the natives. Fish and wildlife service, 72 percent of sportsmen depend on. Book cliffs post by bhemingway801 thu mar 05, 2015 2. The utah hunt planner also provides the legal hunting boundaries approved by the utah wildlife board. Their small size insures that you get a high quality experience as they have only a couple hunters in. The area is specifically designated for wild horses, so wild horse habitat is the primary concern here. Elk and deer archery hunting seasons run simultaneously and allow for a great combination utah elk and mule deer hunting experience.
There are few things in hunting more exhilarating than to hear the bugle of a mature bull elk on a crisp fall morning, and fortunately. Your book cliffs hunt will begin at the trail head with a short horse orientation, packing and cargoing your hunting gear and heading off by horseback and mule train on about an hour and a half journey into some very remote and rugged country whose inhabitants include elk, mule deer, black bear, coyotes, forest grouse and a whole host of other. Colorado river cutthroats returned to the book cliffs. The canyon is located a few miles east of mount garfield and is easily accessible from i70 the main interstate from denver to utah. Jul 07, 2014 2012 limited entry book cliffs bull elk hunt. I will be bringing my two sons, they will be 19 and 18 they will be doing most of the hunting, i will be with them and my wife she doesnt hunt 4 of my choices were kuche safaris, comre safaris, blue cliff safaris and amanata safaris, have. The way that it looks is that the hunt includes both a and c in the any weapon hunt. I kind of thought it looked a bit like a starfighter of some kind. Lynn hadlock lynn hadlock writes, shanna hadlock drew a limited entry book cliffs north rifle tag for 2014. It was a tough dry hunt, and was able to anchor this monster just a couple of days into the hunt.689 62 1530 935 481 494 1355 509 792 203 678 267 173 1174 1304 297 1124 1075 243 926 1198 58 348 1027 933 1257 935 1485 1019 124 368 1381 717 970 1269 445 948 526 385 1285 1499 195 711 721 178 651 1304 343