Elkhorn Outfitters Inc

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Elkhorn Outfitters, Inc.



Rated 4 out of 5.0 based on 7 Outfitter reviews.

Location: Colorado

Species Hunted: Elk, Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope, Mountain Lion

State(s) Hunted: CO

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Submitted by: Matt Halpin

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Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2012

Hunt Date: Dec 3, 2011

Species Hunted: Elk

Days Hunted: 5

Hunt Type: Guided

Primary Terrain: Foothills

Method: Rifle

Price Range: 5000-6999

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Unbelievable amount of elk

Great hunt. Owners and guides are top notch. Only reason I didn't give the hunt 5 stars is because we unfortunately got stuck in the same lodge as the group of alcoholics that were there at the same time as us. We couldn't fill our tags And get out of there fast enough.


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


outfitter review submitted by: Jay Johnston on Mar 11 2008

Species Hunted: Elk

Game Quality: good

Accommodation Quality: good

Camp Condition: good

Food Quality: good

Guide Experience: very good

Other Personal Experience: no complaints

Overall Impression: very favorable

Recommend: without hesitation

Reviewer Comments: Dick and Cheryl Dodds run a top notch elk hunt in North Colorado. All details were considered, hundreds of elk seen, and the food was good. This is not a rich mans hunt with a fancy lodge, just a high quality, helpfull outfit that was a huge improvement over my 2006 hunt in NW Colorado (See "Higher Ground" review this site)Elkhorn seperates the hunters, and you can expect to see dozens if not hundreds of elk and deer a day. If you have any skill with a rifle, you will do well here. Very recommended.


outfitter review submitted by: Chris Peterson on Dec 26 2006

Species Hunted: Elk

Game Quality: Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Excellent

Camp Condition: Excellent

Food Quality: Excellent

Guide Experience: Excellent

Other Personal Experience: Excellent

Overall Impression: Excellent

Recommend: Definitely

Reviewer Comments: Son and I went on a mid December cow elk hunt and it was fantastic and exceeded all expectations. Everything was perfect and we saw a wide variety of game and numerous elk. Guide (John) is very competent. Very customer oriented. All buildings and accomodations are comfortable.


outfitter review submitted by: Greg Blockhus on Nov 30 2006

Species Hunted: Elk

Game Quality: Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Very Good

Camp Condition: Excellent

Food Quality: Excellent

Guide Experience: Excellent

Other Personal Experience: Excellent

Overall Impression: Excellent

Recommend: Definitely

Reviewer Comments: Dick's operation is one of the most hunter friendly, and is the best I have been able to attend. The knowledge of his guides, the quantity of game, the quality of the camp personnel were all terrific.


outfitter review submitted by: Jeff McKinney on Oct 21 2005

Species Hunted: Elk

Game Quality: Good

Accommodation Quality: Great

Camp Condition: Great

Food Quality: Good

Guide Experience: Good

Other Personal Experience: Great

Overall Impression: Great

Recommend: Yes

Reviewer Comments: My Guide Jim? knew his stuff. Very expereienced guide and joy to hunt with. My other guide was a nice kid but not really woods-smart. I think Dick has a great operation and would suggest them if you are looking for a good, quanity hunt where you will see a lot of elk.


outfitter review submitted by: Keith Rollyson on Dec 29 2003

Species Hunted: Pronghorn

Game Quality: Excellent

Accommodation Quality: Excellent

Camp Condition: Excellent

Food Quality: Excellent

Guide Experience: Excellent

Other Personal Experience: Excellent

Overall Impression: Great Hunt

Recommend: Highly

Reviewer Comments: First class hunt. There were 9 hunters in camp and all of us filled our tags. Pronghorn were so numerous that we could have filled our tags by noon on first day. Excellent opportunities for 14"+ bucks.


outfitter review submitted by: CJ on Oct 26 2001

Species Hunted: Antelope

Game Quality: Poor 10" or less

Accommodation Quality: like 6 guys in a fishhouse

Camp Condition: poor - transfer case needed re

Food Quality: poor

Guide Experience: poor, at field judging

Other Personal Experience: poor

Overall Impression: poor

Recommend: NO WAY!

Reviewer Comments: I saw a total of 3 antelope bucks and shot one that the guide told me it was a typical 13" buck, and it turned out to be a non-typical 10". The guide left a full bladder and rectum in the animal after field dressing it. When I went to butcher it, the meat was contaminated with urine, and fecal matter. The sleeping quarters was like having to sleep in a small fish house with 6 guys. Too cozy for me! When I booked the hunt I was told by a very reputable consulting firm that the average hunter sees up to 50 bucks a day! Not based on my experience. Large amounts of antelope in NW Colorado do not exist there!

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