Tips and Advice

Preparing for the Challenges of an Alaskan Dall Sheep Hunt

Preparing for the Challenges of an Alaskan Dall Sheep Hunt

A dall sheep hunt in Alaska comes with its own unique set of challenges. Here are a few things to consider as you prepare for a guided Alaskan sheep hunt. 


Fly Fishing Gear List for South Fork of the Flathead

Fly Fishing Gear List for South Fork of the Flathead

Gear is limited on wilderness fishing trips to the South Fork of the Flathead. You must pack wisely to ensure you have essential items without overpacking.


Planning Tips for a Remote Wilderness River Float Trip

Planning Tips for a Remote Wilderness River Float Trip

On a wilderness river float trip, strategic packing, campsite selection and camp setup is important to consider, and will save you headaches on the river.

Post-Rut Deer Hunting Tips

Post-Rut Deer Hunting Tips

If you miss the rut, you can still take advantage of the late season and lower hunting pressure to find trophy deer. Here are a few post-rut deer hunting tips. 

4 Rigging Tips for Bull Trout

4 Rigging Tips for Bull Trout

Bull trout are large, strong and they will snap your trout leader without hesitation. In areas where you can legally target big bulls, like our waters in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, carry a designated outfit to handle the large fish in fast water.

2 Underrated Keys to Elk Hunting Success

2 Underrated Keys to Elk Hunting Success

No matter where you find yourself hunting elk this fall, there are two things you can do to improve your chances of success. In addition to just elk hunting, these principles could apply to any type of hunting. On a long hunt, it can be difficult to keep yourself in the game. After several grueling days of hunting, hunters who are able to maintain hard work and patience will ultimately enjoy a more rewarding experience.

Sign Up to Win Free Kuiu Gear from North River Outfitting

Sign Up to Win Free Kuiu Gear from North River Outfitting

Our friends at North River Outfitting are passionate about remote mountain hunting and they are giving away a free set of Kuiu Teton rain gear. Sign up now for your chance to win a Teton rain jacket and pants, ideal for the wilderness hunter. The Teton Rain Jacket and Pants from Kuiu are lightweight, three-layer rain pieces that are extremely packable yet highly breathable and waterproof. 

What’s in Your Fly Box? Fly Selection for the Bob Marshall

What’s in Your Fly Box? Fly Selection for the Bob Marshall

Do you have the right flies for your next backcountry fishing trip? Fortunately, remote cutthroat trout are not very selective but not all flies are created equal either. A number of factors are important when it comes to fly selection for remote fishing locations like the Bob Marshall.

Rafting Safety: Navigating Wilderness Rivers on a Drop Float

Rafting Safety: Navigating Wilderness Rivers on a Drop Float

Our drop float trips to the South Fork of the Flathead River have become more and more popular in recent years. These trips on wilderness rivers provide a great opportunity to see a lot of country in the famed Bob Marshall Wilderness Area.

Spring Training for Fall Hunts: 7 Tips to Help You Prepare

Spring Training for Fall Hunts: 7 Tips to Help You Prepare

It is officially spring and time to start thinking about conditioning for your fall hunts. Waiting until you are a few weeks out is no way to prepare and is costly in the backcountry. We don’t expect you to run marathons, but being in good shape is a big help on our backcountry hunts. We use horses to our advantage in Montana and Alaska but you still must walk steep hills and be prepared to chase game across rugged terrain.

4 Tips for a Drop Float on the South Fork of the Flathead

4 Tips for a Drop Float on the South Fork of the Flathead

A drop float on the South Fork of the Flathead River is a unique and wonderful wilderness experience. On these trips, we safely transport you and your gear to the put-in, deep within the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area. But you need advance planning and preparations to manage the float. Here are four tips to consider before your adventure begins: