Cross Hair Consulting

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Cross Hair Consulting

Rated 5 out of 5.0 based on 7 Outfitter reviews.

Contact: Wade Derby

Location: Oakley, California

Species Hunted: Whitetail Deer, Black Bear

State(s) Hunted: CA


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Submitted by: Peter Bonneau

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Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2013

Hunt Date: Nov 1, 2012

Species Hunted: Elk

Days Hunted: 6

Hunt Type: Guided

Primary Terrain: Foothills

Method: Rifle

Price Range: 5000-6999

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A top notch consultant

I had researched elk hunts for over three months online when I decided to use Crosshair Conslting. Wade Derby was extremely informative. He gave me his honest opion on every hunt he offered and would not send me to anyone he had not already worked with. He knows the quides he works with and what they are capable of. I can not praise Wade enough for his excellent recomendation. My hunting party of three had a 100% success taking a 5x5 a 6x6 that scored 330 and my 6x8 that scored 322. A foot note here** Wade was the ONLY person to make sure I took the ongoing wolf pressure into account before booking. So why not let the pro's who know, help you plan the hunt of your dreams like I did?

note: The following reviews predate the numeric rating system and are not included in this outfitter's overall rating.

outfitter review submitted by: Bruce Brown on Oct 15 2006

Species Hunted: Rocky Mountain Elk

Game Quality: outstanding

Accommodation Quality: outstanding

Camp Condition: excellent

Food Quality: excellent

Guide Experience: outstanding

Other Personal Experience: outstanding

Overall Impression: outstanding

Recommend: Yes -Highly Recommend

Reviewer Comments: The hunt I went on was hunt 3 on Wade Derby books high quality hunts with excellent outfitters. If you are looking for high quality hunts this is the place to book through. This elk hunts was outstanding. Over 30 plus bulls over six days. I harvested a nice 6x5 bull that was 40 inches wide. Highly recommned this to any archery elk hunter

outfitter review submitted by: Sean J. Lancaster on Jul 20 2004

Species Hunted: Cape Buffalo Hippo

Game Quality: Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Excellent

Camp Condition: Excellent

Food Quality: Excellent

Guide Experience: Excellent

Other Personal Experience: Excellent

Overall Impression: Excellent

Recommend: YES

Reviewer Comments: Excellent hunt in the Chewore Consession of Zimbabwe. I saw over a hundred Buffalo and many other species. Took a nice Klipspringer, Impala, Hippo, Buffalo, Waterbuck and a Baboon. Zimabwean people are very friendly and i had no problems. The camp was the best i have ever been in anywhere. Wade is a good guy very honest and sincere. Call him for a great hunt for Buff 925-679-9232

outfitter review submitted by: Don Mustgrave on May 6 2004

Species Hunted: deer elk

Game Quality: good

Accommodation Quality: good

Camp Condition: good

Food Quality: good

Guide Experience: good

Other Personal Experience: good

Overall Impression: good

Recommend: yes

Reviewer Comments: wade is a booking agent, and he is very honest.he will represent any hunt as truthfully as he know's it to be. he dosen't take free hunts and he only represents reputable outfitters

outfitter review submitted by: Karl Wallace on Sep 10 2002

Species Hunted: Whitetail, Axis, & Blackbuck

Game Quality: Fair to Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Hotel to Nice Ranch House

Camp Condition: Fair to Excellent

Food Quality: \\\'Do it yourself\\\' to exce

Guide Experience: semi guided to fully guided

Other Personal Experience: Good to Excellent

Overall Impression: Fair to Excellent

Recommend: Yes

Reviewer Comments: I have hunted through Wade's services on four different hunts. From economy hunts to 'all inclusive' hunts, Wade will tell you upfront what to expect. Wade has personally hunted with most of the outfitters that he 'books' for, so he speaks from experience. While success can be measured several ways, enjoying yourself and having the opportunity to hunt quality game is my personal goal. Wade has helped me achieve this through his service. In closing, I would like to add that I am planning my fifth hunt through CrossHair Consulting as I complete this review.

outfitter review submitted by: Steve Smirga on Jan 19 2002

Species Hunted: buffallo,mt.goat,whitetail

Game Quality: execellent

Accommodation Quality: good

Camp Condition: excellent

Food Quality: excellent

Guide Experience: excellent

Other Personal Experience: excellent

Overall Impression: excellent

Recommend: yes

Reviewer Comments: those are just a few of the animals i've harvested with wade. if you want a hassle free excellent hunting trip for any animal give wade a call.

outfitter review submitted by: Steve Smirga on May 23 2000

Species Hunted: grizzly

Game Quality: enormous grizzly

Accommodation Quality: very cozy

Camp Condition: excellent

Food Quality: excellent

Guide Experience: very knowledgable

Other Personal Experience: very knowledgable

Overall Impression: excelent hunt, and area

Recommend: highly recomend

Reviewer Comments: wade personally hunts at every outfit he represents, and makes sure everything is to his satisfaction. wade's a very honest person and tells you exactly what to expect.

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