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How to Treat Your Guided Hunt Like an Investment

In addition to terrain and habitat, hunters should also ask about the style of hunting. (Photo courtesy of GameandFishMag.com)
In addition to terrain and habitat, hunters should also ask about the style of hunting. (Photo courtesy of GameandFishMag.com)

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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