How to Treat Your Guided Hunt Like an Investment
By: Tony Kalna Jr.
Learn how to choose the right outfitter when booking a guided hunt
Most hunters don’t own land for managing trophy whitetails, wild turkeys or other game, but still have dreams of bagging trophy-class bucks and boss gobblers. And since those dreams often require traveling out of state, hiring a good outfitter is often a smart idea.
Of course, with a three-day guided whitetail hunt ranging from $1,000 to $3,500 and a similar turkey hunt running up to $1,500, hiring a good outfitter is an investment, and all investments require intensive research.
After deciding what to pursue – whitetails, elk, black bears, turkeys, etc. – hunters must decide between a fully guided or semi-guided hunt, or conduct a do-it-yourself hunt by only paying for access to property.
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