2007 TO 2012
52 HUNTERS TAG 51 BILLIES
This outfitter only had 4 goat hunters in 2012 and
all scored, except for a bowhunter that made one climb and decided goat
hunting wasn’t for him. He did end up taking a moose and elk in
the low country.
In 2011 all 15 goat hunters took home billies and
in 2010 all 8 hunters took billies. This outfitter located in
northeastern B.C. has a near perfect record over his last 5 years,
including several bowhunters. They have exclusive guiding and
outfitting rights to over 4 million acres.
10-day 1 on 1 hunt is $12,500 and you can add
additional animals on a $3,500 trophy fee basis. If you and a
buddy want to share a guide the price drops to $11,250. Success
typically runs near 100% on both moose and elk.
He offers your choice of horseback hunt, river hunt or
backpack hunts. Spike camps are the norm and dates are August 25 to
October 15. Hunters fly into Fort Nelson
and charter to base camp that is INCLUDED IN THE PRICE along with taxes
and government royalty fees. Hunters pay for license and tags. THIS
OUTFITTER ALSO OFFERS YOUTH PRICES FOR 18 AND UNDER WITH AN ADULT ON A
2X1 BASIS FOR ONLY A $3,500 TROPHY FEE.
from this Hunt.
8 DAYS 1X1 HORSEBACK $9900
OR 2X1 ONLY $6900 EACH
This is quite a deal considering about all 25
hunters in 2012 that wanted a billy got one and this would include 4 or
5 in the 10-inch or better category. In 2011 his 17 moose/goat
combo hunters took 15 billies and 15 bulls. This is typically a
horseback hunt, but sometimes depending on the area it can be backpack.
In 2010 all 15 goat hunters were successful, including 4 billies going
over 10 inches. All the moose hunters were successful as well,
including 4 record book bulls being taken. As you can see this is
a high success hunt in an area that holds plenty of mature billies.
This 4,500 square mile area located only 60 miles
from the Yukon border in the Cassiar Mountains
has high goat numbers and most hunters are tagged out in 3 days.
Moose numbers are also quite high in his area and being near the Yukon border the bulls have fantastic
The outfitter has decided to offer some bargain
priced hunts, especially for a couple hunting pals that are willing to
go guided 2x1. 8 hunting days 2x1 is $6,900, 1x1 is $9,900 and a
second animal is $3,500. 10 hunting days 2x1 is $8,900 or 1x1 is
$12,900 and a second animal is $2,000 trophy fee. Prices may
increase 5% for 2013 or figure par on the dollar with the Canadian
Mountains in his area run
up to 6,500’ and timberline is at 4,500’. The valley floor is about
3,000 to 3,500 feet above sea level and they normally hunt between 4,000
and 5,000 feet for goats. Hunters arrive and overnight in Whitehorse. Rent a car to Watson
and roundtrip charter to camp for $1,500 plus licenses and 7% HST tax.
HCU’s Bob Wodzisz and Cliff Graham have hunted this area. Hunt MG491.
from this Hunt.
NUMBER 1 TROPHY GOAT HUNT
At press time in 2012 all 10 rifle hunters had
taken a billy, INCLUDING 3 OVER 52 INCHES (ONE SCORED 53 1/2). 6
archers had scored on 4 billies and the 2 unsuccessful hunters later
took billies with a rifle. Extremely hot weather hampered the
In 2011 every bowhunter had scored on a billy,
including a couple over 50 inches. They also had a few gun hunters
and only one had not scored making them 14 for 15 on total hunters.
In 2010 they took 10 archery goat hunters and 9 had scored on billies,
including a 52 1/2-inch 10 year old billy that should rank in the top 5
all-time Pope and Young record book. They had also hosted 2 gun
hunters and both took Boone and Crockett goats on their first day of
This outfitters 4,000 square mile area in the
Mountain range has produced more of the
“Top Fifty” record book goats than any other area and also has the
highest goat density area in North America.
They specialize in bowhunts and their clients have taken many book
billies with archery gear.
The fall hunt is from August 15 to October 15.
10 days 1x1 is $10,400 plus a $2,000 trophy fee. Black bear can be
added on a $2,000 kill fee and they take some monster coastal bears.
Hunters are flown to one of 30 remote lakes for this backpack hunt.
The late season winter hunt runs from October 15 to
November 30. Hunters stay at the outfitters home and take day
trips driving logging roads in the area. The billies are rutting
and are found in lower elevations. This hunt can be done by older
hunters and is less physical. 10-day 1x1 is $13,900 plus $2,000
Prices do include charter flights, but not license,
tags or tax. Hunters are met in Terrace. Hunt MG473.
from this Hunt.