FAQ : The Experience of Preserve Elk Hunting

the experience

Do you want the experience of a lifetime? There should never apprehension about booking a hunt on a hunting preserve ranch. We would like to address some questions you might have with this list of answers.

What is the hunting method on White Peaks Ranch?

Our primary hunting method is spot and stalk. During the rut, we use calling techniques, decoys, and waterhole setups as well.

What is the difference between a hunting preserve and public land hunting?

With current state management programs, elk herd numbers are declining drastically. The years of shooting a 6×6 bull every year with an over-the-counter permit are almost forgotten in today’s hunting world. White Peaks Ranch provides the same quality hunting experience you will find in the wild, with two differences. You WILL see more elk, and you WILL take a trophy home. We guarantee it! We have the ability.

How many acres will I be hunting on?

White Peaks operates over 10000 acres of private land. We have to Ranches to choose from. Our Idaho guided elk hunts take place on a 4000 acre hunting preserves and our Utah guided hunts take place on a 1500 acre preserve..

How do I know this is a real and accredited elk outfitter?

Please view the Elk Hunting organization website to see elk outfitters in our area and more information. http://www.elk-hunting.org/elk-hunting-outfitters/utah-elk-hunting Also you may review our ratings on http://www.outfittersrating.com

How difficult is this hunt going to be?

This hunt will be one of the most exciting hunts you will ever participate in. We have expert guides that will help in every situation. Our monster bull elk are smart. You will be surprised at the challenge that lies before you. Our guides are some of the most qualified elk callers and hunters in the West, and will be sure to get you into a shooting position. Goto our YouTube page to watch videos of the experience our guided hunts can offer.   http://www.youtube.com/user/WhitePeaksHunting

What does a “guaranteed hunt” mean? What if I don’t harvest an elk?

Our guarantee is that you will be presented with an opportunity to harvest an elk. Our clients do not pay for their hunt package until they harvest the animal of their choice. In other words; No Kill, No Pay! You will be able to return on a future hunt to harvest your bull elk.

Where do the elk on White Peaks come from?

The elk harvested on our hunts are native born White Peaks elk. We manage our own herd numbers and genetics, thus producing the highest quality trophies in the industry.

When is the bugle (rut) season?

Generally, you will see bugling elk and rut activity on our ranches between September and October.

What are the weapon restrictions?

There are very few restrictions, however, we recommend a .270 caliber or better for rifles, 40# peak draw weight for bows, and broadheads with a minimum of 100 gr. weight.

Who will my guide be? Are they real hunters?

Part of the experience is having the best outfitters and guides in the business. Your host and outfitter will be Austin Atkinson. He is a professional hunter from Arizona. He currently holds a guide license in Alaska, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona.  He has guided hunts for everything from Mule Deer to Grizzly Bear. His experience comes from many years of guiding successful in Utah and Idaho. He is accompanied by Greg Golightly, an Idaho outfitter and elk expert. A small handful of guides work each season on White Peaks Ranch. You will come as a client and leave as a friend.

Why should I choose White Peaks over other High Fence hunting ranches?

With White Peaks you get personal attention to your hunting style. We keep our operation small, so that you can have the experience you desire. Our prices are the most reasonable on the market and our lodges are first-class.  We have spent years acquiring prime land in the Rocky Mountains that provided the World-Class hunting opportunities you desire. We have the best high fence hunting ranches in the west. Both of our Utah and Idaho high fence ranches have superior genetics. You will have the experience of a lifetime when you take home that monster bull elk.