Our Outfitted Drop Camp fees DO NOT include: food, guides, personal gear (including rifle & sleeping bag), horses left in camp, hunting license and tag fees, field preparation of game, meat processing & taxidermy fees or shipping. No horses are left in camp. Hail to the Thief is the sixth studio album by the English rock band Radiohead.It was released on 9 June 2003 by Parlophone in the UK and a day later by Capitol Records in the United States. Call for more information. It is also equipped with dishes, pots & pans and table & chairs. Next, comes our guided combination elk, deer & bear hunts from September 15th these are any weapon bugle combination hunts for elk, deer and bear they run from September 15th through October 11th and are from deluxe backcountry camps. We use 4X4, ATV or snowmobile to find fresh lion tracks and use dogs to track them. We also offer deluxe drop camps for the experience hunters. Specializing in archery elk, our family-owned-and-operated hunting outfitter offers over-the-counter tags for archery elk, controlled tags for rifle elk, and over-the-counter tags for mountain lion, mule deer, and bear hunting trips.. Drop camps are located throughout the gorgeous Lemhi Mountain Range, part of the historic Salmon National Forest. With sites along Meadow Creek, Selway Falls Campground has a boat put in area below the falls so you can float all the way to Lowell. in Salmon, Idaho, and enjoy 8 days of solitude while you hunt! There are mountain lakes, creeks, or peaks we can take you and your group to where you can camp as long as you would like and we will pick you up. Most of the area is accessible only on foot or horseback. We stopped going in selway because of the winter of 96\97. Choose a summer pack trip for fishing, photography, or just plain ‘ol fun and relaxation. These are great hunts for the hunter that needs a roof over his head each night. Oct 5, 2018 #33 H. Haneydew Junior Member. We require a minimum of 2 hunters in drop camps. Elk Hunting in the Selway Wilderness. If you are seeking a Montana summer vacation that is a camping trip off the beaten path then you may want to consider a drop camp. Register Log In Home Forums Elk Hunting Selway or Middlefork Drop Camps: Forums User List Calendar Active Threads Forum Help: Previous Thread: Next Thread : Print Thread: Hop To : Page 1 of 2 : 1: 2: Selway or Middlefork Drop Camps #4816341 01/13/11: Joined: Dec 2009. tim. Click here for Suggestions for an enjoyable hunt, Try a Winter Getaway Instead of a Summer Vacation, Visiting Idaho? There is also a reduced mentor license & bear tag for $55.50. The cost for the nonresident license & tag is $186.50 with the second tag at $31.75. We can pack you in, drop you off and return to pack you out. Our Idaho hunting area encompasses almost 650 square miles of which includes the Gospel Hump Wilderness, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and the Nez Perce National Forest. The Selway is one of the premier wilderness multi-day trips in the West. The Salmon River runs through our outfitting area for approximately 26 miles. We spot the bears from the river and stalk in for a shot. Items furnished for Drop Camps • 2 – 12’X14’ tents for 3 people or more. We hunt the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, The Gospel Hump Wilderness, and the Nez Perce National Forest from backcountry camps that are a 5 to 12-mile ride from the trail head. Selway Ridgerunners offers 2 Elk Hunts and both are any weapon hunts. Come see this beautiful, wild country with its virgin cedar groves, white pines, fir trees, and hundreds of varieties of ferns. Easy access to our Base Camp on Skull Creek is about a 3 hour drive from Lewiston or Kamiah, Idaho. His journeys brought him to the North Fork Clearwater River country in 1942, living alone and away from people until his disappearance in 1963. Once known for one of the largest Elk herds in the country, our area is approximately 130 square miles of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests – A vacation “playground” full of adventure with plenty of room to “play”. The elevation is 2,300 ft. to over 7,400 ft. with the lodge at 5,600 ft. in elevation. These camps will sleep up to 8 people. The Selway has the best of everything: fun, technically challenging class IV whitewater, spectacular Idaho wilderness scenery, beautiful campsites, and best of all, almost no people. Most of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is the same as it was in Lewis and Clark’s day – wild, rugged, and untamed. If you fancy yourself more of an extreme adventurer, the wild and scenic section of the river has Class IV rapids from Paradise Campground to the falls. We also offer a 10% discount for 5 or more hunters in a drop camp. This tag needs to be applied for in April. The bugle of Idaho elk can be heard echoing throughout the mountains, which makes for great Idaho elk hunting. Therefore, we have very little outside hunting pressure in the rugged back country. When you return from day hunting, our camp cook is sure to keep you well fed with some of the backcountry’s best home cooked meals. Our Lodge and Backcountry Ranch hunts are from our main lodge. Moose hunts run from August 30th thru Nov 23rd. We will pack you in and out. Oct 4, 2018 #31 H. Haneydew Junior Member. These hunts will be from a jetboat. We don’t mean going away to a tropical place during the winter. Summer Drop camps are for those that would like us to pack your gear into any location in our area. Hike to the site where William C Moreland called home after leaving the city to live in the mountains. He lived off the land, was pursued by the Forest Service and logging companies for “borrowing” conveniences the land couldn’t provide, and spent a lot of time staying in this HUGE hollow cedar tree, earning legendary status as “The Ridgerunner”. For more information call Rick & Deb or e-mail, we would like to hear from you! Thanks for your interest in Ridgerunner Outfitters! Trips have their choice of camps and hikes. Double Drop (III-IV) Just past Jake Creek, after a left bend, are two sizeable drops. Located in the heart of the NezPerce-Clearwater National Forest, it is the past home of the elusive Idaho legend, “The Ridgerunner.”. Guided and Drop Camps with Bitterroot Outfitters - Idaho Outfitter. Sitemap. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Idaho is one of the few western states left that allow rifle elk hunting during the rut and over the counter tags and although there is a quota on Idaho nonresident elk tags, as licensed outfitters in a quota area we have guaranteed tags for hunters who book an Idaho elk hunt with us. ... Drop Camps: DIY hunting. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider operated under special use permit with the NezPerce-Clearwater National Forest”, “Sharing what we love so much that we do it for a living.”. To me the bears and that one winter have made it harder for the game to come back. From October 12th to November 11th we have our regular combination elk, deer and bear hunts. Our spring bear hunts over bait run from May 15th thru June 30th. This is a popular option for back packers wanting to be packed into the back country where they can spend the week wandering some of the Bitterroot Selway Wilderness trails. Our mountain lion hunts are based out of the lodge from November 20th thru March 31st. Most people want to vacation somewhere warm and tropical, which is always a nice thing, but there is something enjoyable about getting away in the winter. Units 17, 20, and 20A. These camps are the same ones we use for our guided hunts. ... A good drop camp I know of is with … Flowing out of the Bitterroot Mountains in the heart of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area, the Selway name (Sel-wah) originates from a Nez Perce (Niimíipuu) word for smooth water. These hunts can be self-guided or guided. If you’ve ever thought about visiting the state of Idaho, you should. Click here for Suggestions for an enjoyable hunt There are ample hiking and photography opportunities. It seems if you pick your spots, some areas are better than others, and there appear to be several areas with great vantage points for glassing drainages and basins with some recent fires too that could bode well (though hard to tell how old the sat images are). Boaters typically spend three days floating the 47 miles through the heart of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area. These hunts will run from April 15th to May 1st. The first hunt is September 15-30th in unit 16A. Creating a Great Idaho Outdoor Adventure! The camps are also equipped with radio communications for emergencies and contact with the lodge to call for a  packer to pick up your game. Mostly Selway for me, not much experience on the top end of the zone. These great elk hunts take place in the northern reaches of the Selway bitterroot wilderness in Idaho along the Montana border. Now, let’s make this clear. No matter what type of Idaho Hunting you choose, our guides, packers, and cooks will make your backcountry hunt a memorable one! We have a reduced price hunt for daughter’s or son’s from 12 to 17 years old that accompany and adult. After lunch at take-out, we will be transported back to the Doubletree in Missoula (3 hours). Selway River Rafting trips are arguably the best multi-day whitewater experience in the west. If you want to get to the most remote nooks and crannies of the central Idaho mountains, flying can get you there faster than any other option, so you can spend more time exploring. Rifle hunts during the rut! A good moderate-flow camp sits at the mouth of the creek. We also offer a spot & stalk bear hunts on the main Salmon River. Set foot on land untouched by outside forces. 2742 Dixie Rd. Idaho has some of the most amazing landscapes in the entire country and plenty of reasons why you should consider visiting this great state. The cost is $1,200.00. The elevation runs from 2,000 to 7,000 feet, with most of our hunting done between 3,000 and 6,000 feet. Book a self-guided archery elk camp at Big Timber Outfitters LLC. We set these drop camps up in secluded backcountry sites near fresh running water. Also this is a 2 bear area so don't blame it all on the wolves. Copyright © 2017 Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge Inc. See what it is like to hunt elk with Storm Creek Outfitters in the Selway and Frank Church Wilderness. Drop camp hunts are not for everyone, but if you are an experienced elk hunter and are comfortable in remote backcountry locations this hunt is a lot of fun for a group of friends and family. The river slows down after this. Horseback to camp with your gear packed and take in everything the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness has to offer. We specialize in Outdoor Adventures and fully guided, semi-guided, or drop camp Hunts for –. Tell us what you want in a wilderness experience, and we’ll do our best to make your vacation or hunt one you’ll never forget. Our Outfitted Drop Camps have a 2 person minimum. Idaho Rifle Elk Hunts Drop camp elk hunts and Archery Elk hunts take place in Idaho hunting unit 12 and we have great success with our elk hunts there. OP. We hunt the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, The Gospel Hump Wilderness, and the Nez Perce National Forest from backcountry camps that are a 5 to 12-mile ride from the trail head. 51 Ranch Outfitters specializes in providing drop camps in this remote location. These are great hunts for couples or father & sons or daughters. Hike Blowout and Churchill Mountain. Selway River Rafting trips are 5 to 6 days of unsurpassed scenery, solitude and class IV whitewater rapids in remote northern Idaho. All you need to bring is your food and personal gear. These are 10-day hunts and are by horse, foot and jet boat. Dixie, ID 83525. These camps include pre-setup camps with food. Idaho elk hunts . These hunts are done by horseback & foot. Scout from the left. The sleeping tents are equipped with cots with foam pads and wood stoves for heat. Extra line to hang quarters (Drop Camp Hunters Only) This is a basic list that reflects my personal bias in clothing and in hunting equipment for Idaho elk hunting. Many travelers throughout the United States don’t think of Idaho as their first place to visit, but it should be. 208-842-2417 51 Ranch Outfitters specializes in providing drop camps in this remote location. large high-water camp on the right. for the junior hunter. We never determined which rapid was Meeker, a class III marked on the USFS map about half a mile upstream. Feel free to add or subtract as you prefer. These hunts require a 5 to 12-mile horseback ride to camp. There is a two lion limit and a reduced price lion tag. 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