I hunted with Beaver Trap Outfitters in Wyoming under the previous owner and had a good hunt. I got to hunt with the current owner also that trip and he is a great guy. Ross will hunt you as hard as you are willing to hunt, if you are in good shape I'd bet on him finding you bulls. He has a website you can look up.
Thanks Tdub. Do you happen to remember what bullet you were using?
Badger, If you want to get that point, you have until the end of September to buy it. Maybe someone else knows the cut-off date.
Good luck, and get that 7mm/08...it'll get the job done without all the noise & recoil of the magnum calibers. I know a young lady who gets her elk every year with a .243. She is one heck of a shot with that rifle, and knows it's limitations.
Going with an outfitter for your first hunt is a good plan, but than again I'm biased:) I can't speak of grizzlies, but frankly the wolf situation prolly isn't as bad as it's made out to be. Wyoming offers some fine elk hunting. My advice, when you do go with an outfitter take the time to learn about elk and elk hunting and even camp-building from them. Don't just make it a tag-along hunt, but use it as an opportunity to learn. A good outfitter who is willing to teach can take several years off the learning curve.
Thanks shootbrownelk. I purchased my point last night. Also the info. on calibers is good stuff. I have decided to go with the 7mm-08 for sure. Any other info. is greatly appreciated.
Thanks Twobear. That is some really good advice. I am more about the hunt than taking an animal anyway. Don't get me qrong it is a lot of money to not bring an elk home but if I see some elk that would be a good hunt in my book. I have never been out west so I am already excited even though it is a xouple years away.
What is the situation on nonresident tags in Montana? Is it on a draw?