Oregon Elk Hunts on Private Ground
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 of the elk hunting outfitters we work with. They also recently added some public land in the Ochoco National Forest Service. 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 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.
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.
Oregon Elk Seasons
- Archery Hunt: Late August through September
- Rifle Hunt (1st season): Late October
- Rifle Hunt (2nd season): Early November
Most of the private land hunts are equipped with comfortable wall tents, but one property does have a comfortable cabin set up for hunters.