This outfitter has several private ranches to hunt in
western Oregon near the town of Roseburg. The hunt is
typically 100% success and the area holds plenty of blacktail bucks. In
2013 5 hunters took 5 blacktails with the best going 130 inches.
In 2012 they were 4 for 5. One hunter took a cougar
while deer hunting and another missed one. Cougar can be added for the
$15 license and the kill fee is $1,000.
In 2011 his 5 hunters had tagged 5 blacktails.
In 2010 his 6 hunters scored on 6 bucks and they typically saw 6
to 8 bucks daily. In 2009 he hosted 9 rifle hunters and they tagged 8
bucks, with one hunter passing. The best buck grossed 145 and the
average was 115 to 120 Boone and Crockett. In 2008 he had 9 hunters and
all scored on good bucks, with 5 making the Boone and Crockett record
book. The area has plenty of open hillsides, great for glassing.
5-day hunt guided 2x1 with bunkhouse accommodations
and meals is $4,100 or 1x1 is $4,850. He only takes up to ten hunters
total from mid-October through the first week of November.
The last 2 weeks are best for rut and this is not a physical
hunt. License is $150 and over the counter tag is $370, no tax. This
hunt needs booked at least a year in advance.
He also offers
whitetail for $6,800 and this includes a landowner voucher. Success has
been 100% on bucks scoring over 105 inches and he only takes a couple
each year. The area holds a high number of whitetails and hunts will be
September 29 to October 15. Hunters fly into Eugene
or Portland and rent a car.