Oregon Elk Hunting on Private Land in Premier Units
A great archery hunt over waterholes
This Oregon elk hunting outfitter offers hunts in some of the finest units in Eastern Oregon, primarily on private ranches in the Heppner, Sumpter, Beulah and Ochoco units.
Hunt outstanding ranches for 300+ bulls. This outfitters archery hunts have the highest success rate of any outfitter we work with. They also recently added some public land in the Ochoco National Forest Service.
Oregon elk hunting may well be one of the best kept secrets in the United States, with the second largest elk herd in North America numbering over an estimated 125,000 animals (second only to Colorado), and a mule deer population on the increase with numbers estimated at over 250,000 animals.
- Archery Hunt: Late August through September
- Rifle Hunt (1st season): Late October
- Rifle Hunt (2nd season): Early November
Spot and Stalk along with calling. This outfitter has a lot of success hunting elk over waterholes on the archery hunts as well.
Success Rates and Trophy Quality
Very few of elk hunters go home without a realistic opportunity at an elk (even the bowhunters). This Eastern Oregon Outfitter offers both branch antlered and spike Oregon elk hunting depending on the hunting area and dates of the the hunt. Bulls taken over they years by this Outfitter have traditionally been scoring in the 300″s. Hunters can expect to see bulls in the 340″ class at the higher end on this hunt.
Upon arrival all transportation will be taken care of by the outfitter.
Meals, Service and Accommodations
Most Oregon elk hunting with this Outfitter is fully guided including lodging and meals, infield animal preparation, and transportation of your trophy animal back to camp. Most of the private land hunts are equipped with comfortable wall tents, but one property does have a comfortable cabin set up for hunters.
typical late fall, early winter type weather, with the chance of snow always possible during the first season, and usually present during the second season. Temperatures range from the teens to the 40’s and low 50’s.