Category Archives: Guides & Outfitters

What’s happening in the world of professional guides and outfitters.

Professional Hunter Spotlight – Carla Lucas of New Zealand Trophy Hunting

Carla’s camaraderie with her coworkers sparked her desire to be a Professional Hunter. Her position as outfitter manager coupled with her love of the outdoors made it a natural transition. During her 12 years with New Zealand Trophy Hunting, she learned to hunt and developed a strong passion for the mountains and the animals. Continue reading Professional Hunter Spotlight – Carla Lucas of New Zealand Trophy Hunting

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New Zealand Trophy Hunting Offers World Class Adventures

Providing New Zealand’s finest red stag hunting has produced several former world records and there will be more.

The red stag typically rut from mid-March through mid-May. At this time, they will also be in the roar. When a stag roars, it is a guttural, hair-raising, lion-like sound that will be sure to get your heart racing. If you are a bow hunter, this is your best opportunity for hunting this majestic animal. Hunting a roaring stag at close quarters is one of the world’s most unforgettable hunting experiences.

Hunts for fallow deer, Pacific whitetail, wapiti/elk, Sika and Sambar deer are also offered.

Professional Hunter Spotlight – Chris McKinnon – Bonnet Plume Outfitters

Chris loved the outdoors and hunting from his earliest memories. Mentored by his family, he began hunting and by age 16 was working at outfitting camps and at age18 began guiding.   He considered other careers but had an epiphany when he realized he could make a living doing what he loved, so he decided to pursue a career as a professional hunter.  He has been in the guiding business for 27 years and outfitting for 24 years. Continue reading Professional Hunter Spotlight – Chris McKinnon – Bonnet Plume Outfitters

Hunting The Mackenzie Mountains Of Canada’s Northwest Territory

The Mackenzie Mountains of the NWT cover a vast stretch of absolutely wild and untouched land (54,000 square miles or 34.6 million acres) running east of the Yukon border and west of the Mackenzie River, and unfolding their breathtaking beauty from the British Columbia border to the south all the way north past the Arctic Circle to the northern tundra that sweeps on into the Arctic Ocean. There are no roads, no towns or villages, no year-around residents and very few resident hunters. This is a primordial land Continue reading Hunting The Mackenzie Mountains Of Canada’s Northwest Territory