News & Specials
It's been a while since we have updated our site. COVID for the last 2+ years has wreaked havoc on the world, the U.S., Montana, and all travel-oriented businesses. We've kept our head above water and stayed busy with a lot of other irons in the fire.
Sadly almost all of us have known someone who passed away or struggled with complications from COVID. Like everyone, we are over it and hope and pray soon we will see it go away and not interfere with our lives like it has.
International travel has been a nightmare. I wanted to put down a bit of information on traveling with COVID internationally, but it changes so quick, and most countries all have a different idea on what you're supposed to do. Canada... oh Canada... wow... what a disaster there with their Prime witless Minister.
Like most of the state, we endured a lot of scorching heat, and forest fires were rampant all over the state. We had two of our elk areas burn -- just fire, they should be excellent this coming season with new growth.
Out-of-state license applications are due no later than April 1. Please ask us for assistance in filling out your applications, we will be happy to help. Visit the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks website for rules, regulations, license fees and application download.
Montana now requires you do apply online and then print your tag off at home. (Yeah, we know.)
We usually only take a maximum of 4-6 hunters per week (excluding opening week). We like to focus on high quality hunts with successful hunters; if you are interested in a hunt for 2022, please contact us immediately to make sure you get a space.
We have received an increase in the number of requests for information about trip cancellation insurance and MedEvac insurance. We strongly suggest all hunters learn about this and visit the RIPCORD site for more information about it.
This has become the single most important purchase to complement all your hard work and investment. Every year I have dozens of clients who wish they would have made the minimal investment. Without a doubt, it provides the best all-around value and coverage in the industry. Anyone can build their own custom-tailored policy to suit their personal needs online.
We gladly use and sell Swarovski Optics and KAHLES Optics as well. These are legendary and by far the most superior optics available to any sportsman. We use ours on a daily basis and feel it is the best money spent for any sportsman, no matter what hunt they are going on, to have the best optics, period.
We are also pleased to be dealers for what we feel are the best hunting boots available, especially for extreme mountain hunting: Kenetrek boots are now available from us.
Our Marco Polo hunters were all successful without any troubles, and all of our ibex hunters returned with great trophies also.
Some of this information has been posted for a while, but we feel it should be available for those who are not in the know.
Passport Requirements: Anyone traveling out of the USA will now be required to have a current passport, no exceptions. If you don't have one, apply now. Please check your expiration dates now as well, as it is very expensive to acquire passports on short notice. (There is an extension for those traveling to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean by air and returning to the U.S. If you are flying, then you need a passport.)
Customs Declaration of all Firearms: Anyone leaving the country is required to have all firearms recorded with U.S. Customs on form 4457. This can be done at your Local International Airport (Customs Office). There is no charge for this. You can put up to three firearms on one card. You will need to bring your firearms in a locked case to your local Customs Office during business hours.
Tajikistan - Book now for 2022-23!
Marco Polo Sheep hunts open for 2022 - 55-60"+ Rams + Ibex add-on - All-inclusive from Dushanbe, and most times you can take your trophy home with you.
Bukhor Marhkor and Afghan Urial hunts available - book now!
Kyrgyzstan - (Prices will be going up in 2023)
Marco Polo - USFWS is again issuing import permits for this country on a limited basis; we have an exclusive agreement in a top area for Marco Polo and Ibex, close to the China border where vast herds of un-hunted sheep funnel into this area during the winter and rut.
We absolutely have the best prices for the best service and area because we have exclusive agreement with Kirgiz Ministry of Nature for 2022-23 guaranteeing us a set number of Marco Polo licenses by preferential pricing in our hunting area (one of the best) - South from Issik-Kul Lake close to China border.
If you compare Marco Polo price in Kirgizia and Tajikistan you can see roughly a $14,000+ difference. It's time to go to Kirgizia for a Marco Polo hunt with top professionals now! I know there are some lower -- not better -- offers in Kirgizia for Marco Polo hunts, and I know how these hunts usually end. Very poor services, no trophy choices, problems with issuing documents and trophy shipment. Avoid all these problems with us, because we always accompany our clients during hunt and take personal responsibility for everything before, during and after your hunt.
Mid-Asian Ibex - Openings for huge ibex! Fire sale prices to fill up groups, these won't last long! Great area for 55"+ Ibex
More specials and reduced hunts coming!!! Let us know what you are looking for and we will try to put it together for you.
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