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Frequently Asked Questions About Hunting Big Game in New Mexico

What is the elevation where you hunt in New Mexico?

Elevation varies from 6,500-10,000 feet depending on where you will be hunting. Private ranch hunts will be cedar, juniper country, and public land hunts will be ponderosa pine to Aspen type country.

What type of terrain do you hunt for elk & mule deer hunts?

Everything from irrigated farmland to pinon/juniper country, pine stands, and mixed fir/aspen stands

Are your private ranch hunts high fence or free range?

None of our hunts are in high fence areas. We do fair chase on public and private hunts.

What is the average shot distance on big game hunts?

Rifle shots will average about 250-300 yards. Muzzleloader shots will average 100-200 and the archery will average 40 yards.

What are your camps or lodges in New Mexico like?

If you’re hunting on private land, we have a very comfortable 4 bedroom-2 bath lodge.  If you're hunting on public land, if you're in the vicinity of our lodge you will stay there. Otherwise camping trailers or hotels may be an option.

Can the guides and cooks be tipped?

Yes. Our staff works very hard to make your hunt enjoyable and successful. Most tips are 10% of guide fees that hunters paid. Remember tips are always earned and always appreciated.

Is transportation provided to the hunting camp?

No, usually hunters that fly in will rent a vehicle at the airport. We will provide you with directions to the camp you will be hunting out of. We can provide transportation to hunters that require it for a fee.

What airport in New Mexico do I fly into?

Albuquerque International Sunport or Santa Fe Regional Airport