Dampier Hunting Lodge

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Dampier Hunting Lodge



Rated 0 out of 5.0 based on 7 Outfitter reviews.

Location: Wyoming

Species Hunted: Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope, Turkey

State(s) Hunted: WY

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outfitter review submitted by: Marty Kuss on Jul 7 2006

Species Hunted: Antelope

Game Quality: Very Good

Accommodation Quality: Very Good

Camp Condition: Great

Food Quality: Maryilyn\\\'s a GREAT COOK

Guide Experience: Very Good

Other Personal Experience: Good

Overall Impression: Great

Recommend: Yes

Reviewer Comments: There where 4 of us that hunted,all got Antelope with many bucks sighted.I didn't shoot the 1st day just took movies I had many bucks that I could have taken.The food was very good,Maryilyn Jims wife took great care of everybody.


outfitter review submitted by: Shawn Bailey on Nov 30 2003

Species Hunted: antelope

Game Quality: many 10"-12" and some 13"-15" with a few going 15"+

Accommodation Quality: Top Knotch

Camp Condition: n/a

Food Quality: Very good home cooking

Guide Experience: good-excellant

Other Personal Experience: excellant

Overall Impression: very good

Recommend: yes

Reviewer Comments: Booked a 3 day hunt for 2003. Saw many, many antelope, bucks and does. We hunted private land. A very large ranch (of several 10,000 acres). Opening morning nine hunters went out and all tagged out by the late afternoon. Bucks taken ranged from 10"-15". Paitence is the key to getting the 15"+ buck. Maryilyn takes care of getting your licnese. After the hunt they arrange meat processing and taxidermy for an extra fee. This hunt is 50% 4x4 and 50% walking. Bring good binoculars.


outfitter review submitted by: Ron Bieber on Jun 18 2001

Species Hunted: Mule,White Deer,Antelope,Elk

Game Quality: many great Trophy Heads

Accommodation Quality: the best

Camp Condition: the best

Food Quality: the best

Guide Experience: great,they know the area

Other Personal Experience: the best

Overall Impression: the best

Recommend: YES,if you wont great hunt

Reviewer Comments: I have hunted Wy for about 20 yrs.,and this is truly a great lodge to hunt and relax after a great day in the field,I have hunted with Jim for 3 yrs. had a great hunt each season going back this yr.If you wont a truly trophy good antler animal great food great lodge you owe to your self to call Jim.Fell free to contact me Ron Bieber 610-6826206 EM Kershaw2CS@aol.com


outfitter review submitted by: Eric Brown on Nov 11 2000

Species Hunted: Mule deer

Game Quality: excellent

Accommodation Quality: excellent plus

Camp Condition: good

Food Quality: better than at home

Guide Experience: very experienced

Other Personal Experience: all good people

Overall Impression: excellent

Recommend: definetly

Reviewer Comments: I hunted with Dampier's 9 years ago and wanted to go again, so I was a little depressed when I heard Dampier's had been sold. I tried other places the last 2 years only to have a sub par hunt. When I heard the original owners (Jim and Marilyn) were back I booked a hunt this year and was once again rewarded with an overall excellent experience. I not only took an excellent mule deer but had a great time, a true vacation, while doing it.


outfitter review submitted by: Ed Brown on Nov 10 2000

Species Hunted: Deer & Antelope

Game Quality: Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Best I\\\'ve ever seen in25 y

Camp Condition: perfect

Food Quality: homecooked & plentiful, great

Guide Experience: 20 yrs, knowledge & humor

Other Personal Experience: same

Overall Impression: super

Recommend: absolutely YES

Reviewer Comments: Excellent lodge, food, guides & plenty of fine heads to choose from...plenty. Dampier's owned the place for 25 yrs or so, sold it 3/4 yrs ago. The new idiots ran it into the ground, ticked off both hunters & ranchers & blew the area. Dampier's got it back. I'm so glad they have restored it to it's former great place. They really care that you get a nice animal & also that you have a fine trip. Only place I've ever gone to more than once, and I've been there more than a dozen times.


outfitter review submitted by: George Stehle on Nov 9 2000

Species Hunted: Deer, Antelope, & Turkey

Game Quality: Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Excellent

Camp Condition: NA

Food Quality: Excellent

Guide Experience: Excellent

Other Personal Experience: Excellent

Overall Impression: Well done.

Recommend: Yes

Reviewer Comments: Please note that this lodge has been repossesed by Dampier's from previous owner, Paul Orvis. Under Orvis, the name of the lodge was Solder Creek Lodge. Mr. Orvis is reputed to have defrauded many hunters. Dampier's, the current and original owners maintain a excellent reputation among the hunting community. Dampier had no control or influence in this business while under Orvis's Solder Creek Lodge. Dampier's Hunting Lodge can be contacted at (307) 746-4797, or at dampierlodge@vcn.com.


outfitter review submitted by: Fred Zech on Dec 25 1999

Species Hunted: Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope

Game Quality: none

Accommodation Quality: n/a

Camp Condition: n/a

Food Quality: n/a

Guide Experience: poor

Other Personal Experience: poor

Overall Impression: poor

Recommend: no

Reviewer Comments: I was defrauded out of my $3,300.00 deposit and did not get to hunt as Mr. Orvis left the state of Wyoming for Texas after the bank foreclosed on the hunting lodge. Previous owner, Jim Dampier, has taken over the operation. It seems that there are at least 10 other hunters who have also be defrauded out of their hunt deposit monies. If any of you are reading this please contact Jim Dampier at (800)251-9165 or (307)746-4797. We are trying to get the authorities involved to bring Paul Orvis to justice. I can be contacted by e-mail at DHOEKS@worldnet.att.net. Thanks, Fred Zech

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