West Outfitters, LLC
offers Wyoming big game hunting, fishing and pack trips in
the breathtaking country of the Absaroka Mountains. We will be most
happy to assist you with your transportation once you have reached
Wyoming. We can make arrangements to pick you up at the Cody,
Wyoming Airport, or meet you in Meeteetse.
experience starts from Meeteetse, Wyoming and you will travel by
vehicle to the trailhead. From there, you will ride horseback
three-four hours through the Greybull River Valley to reach one of
our base camps. Here, true camp life begins. Our comfortable camps
will provide camp-cooked meals, in our large, comfortable cooking
and dining tents. You will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere while viewing
the wildlife, scenery and the beautiful Absaroka Mountains. If you
require a special diet, please let us know in advance. Your camp
experience will offer abundant wildlife viewing, great fishing,
hunting and fresh mountain air. Your time with Trails West
Outfitters will truly be one you won't forget.
Our camps are
located in the Washakie Wilderness 40 miles west of Meeteetse,
Wyoming. We operate the only Outfitter Base Camps located in the
Greybull River Valley. From the Jack Creek Trailhead, we ride by
horseback out to one of our base camps. With a 3 to 4 hour ride, we
are usually in camp by mid afternoon. Meals are served family style
and prepared by our camp cook. Your mountain experience will
include cots with foam pads in roomy, heated wall tents. You can
rest assured we use only well-trained and experienced mountain
horses to negotiate the winding and sometimes steep and rocky
Our crew consists
of true cowboys that will guide you on the hunt of your dreams.
Western hospitality is not only our motto but a way of life for us.
You can hunt Antelope, Black Bear, Elk, Big Horn Sheep, Mountain
Goat, Mountain Lion, Mule Deer, and Moose.
Wildlife Studios, LLC and
Valley Artistry for your professional taxidermy needs. These
businesses strive to provide
professional service from the mountain to your individual setting.
Over the years, both our elk hunting base camps have enjoyed a
75%-90% success rate. We have great habitat and our elk numbers
continue to be strong.
Following an early
pre-dawn breakfast, your day will begin by riding out on horses and
mules to gain elevation to glass and hunt elk. You will return in
the evening to the comfortable base camps for a hearty mountain
dinner and a round of camp discussion about your day’s hunting
experience. Once you have successfully hunted your elk, our guides
will quarter and pack your game to the trailhead and will help make
arrangements if necessary, to transport your meat for processing.
With spectacular Bighorn Sheep habitat, Wyoming offers premier
hunting opportunity for sheep hunters. In
addition to our base camps, we operate spike camps for
Bighorn Sheep hunting in Areas 1 – 5. Our experienced guides will
assist our sheep hunters in locating sheep in the rugged terrain
above 8,500 feet. Once you have drawn your coveted sheep tag, our
guides and crew will do everything they can to assist our sheep
hunters in achieving the trophy of a lifetime.
We also hunt antelope, black bear, mountain lion, mule deer and
and pack trips we provide, offer a great wilderness experience for
everyone. The Greybull River is known as a Blue Ribbon Trout River,
providing excellent native Yellowstone Cutthroat trout for the
adventurous fly fisherman. Within a short distance from one of our
base camps, fly fisherman can be wetting flies in great pools and
structured stream habitat located on the Greybull River. Fully
outfitted pack trips into the wilderness mountain area can be
enjoyed by anyone in good health regardless of riding ability.
Groups of 6 to 12
guests enable us to give our undivided attention to individual
interests. Besides fishing, activities include wildlife photography,
riding, hiking or stepping back in time to ride and view the vistas
of the historical country of the Greybull River.
We can assist you in
designing a wilderness trip for the entire family. Trails West
Outfitters will share our special part of the world with you, to
help you make your memories of a lifetime!
Kevin Conlan, 2014
Randall Johnston, 2014
Trout & Rod