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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.

The Best Friend is a Friend with a Boat

The only thing better than owning a boat - is having a friend who owns a boat. I am lucky enough to have a friend who happens to own lots of boats: rafts to be more specific. His name is Ari Kotler and he is the owner of SOAR Northwest, a company that floats the main Salmon River and the Selway River here in Idaho.

Looking Forward to Idaho Units 27 & 28 Fall 2016 Hunts

It seems like just yesterday we were pulling out of spring bear camp and here it is now the middle of August. We are only days away from setting baits, 2 weeks away from fall bear season and one month away from all our fall combo hunts.

Investing in Trail Work

Wild Idaho Outfitters invested some serious time, money and effort into trail work this summer. We hired a crew of four young men who worked long hours and cleared over 30 miles of trail in the “Frank” by cutting or moving 1,985 logs from the trails over a 4-week period. All this work was done with hand tools.

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.

First Hunting Season of 2016 Opens

Now that all the hoopla surrounding the Holidays are over and the New Year is officially underway, it is time to get down to the serious business of planning for all the hunting seasons the upcoming year will provide.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

From the gang here at Wild Idaho Outfitters, nestled snuggly under the peaks of the Southeastern edge of the Salmon River Mountains, one of the gateways to the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness area, we want to take a moment and wish all who read this a very Happy and Joyful Holiday Season!

Non-Resident Licenses and Tags Went on Sale December 1st 2016

The word is out and Idaho has been rediscovered as an amazing big game hunting destination as nonresident deer tags and many elk zone tags sold out this year for the first time in about the last 8 years. Hunters are finally realizing that hunting out west does NOT need to be complicated: simply come to Idaho and buy your tags over the counter and go hunting…