Archery and rifle hunts in central montana
We offer premium guided hunts in the Big Belt Mountains of Central Montana.
Our goal is to provide enjoyable, top quality hunting trips for Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer and Antelope.
All hunts are fair chase only.
Avalanche Basin Outfitters is located in the Big Belt Mountain Range of central Montana, hunting district 446. The hunting area lies 23 miles northwest of White Sulphur Springs and consists of 46,000 acres of beautiful, mountainous, private ranchlands. Hunters have averaged 70% success on five and six point bull elk and 60% success on four and five point mule and whitetail deer over the last 39 years. The antelope we are harvesting average 14" in horn length.Read the rest of our story...
In the 2021 season, 17 elk/deer hunters and 2 deer only hunters collected 8 bulls and 6 cows for an 82% success rate. 4 six point bulls, 4 five point bulls and 6 cows were taken. 6 mule deer bucks and 12 whitetail bucks were also taken. They included 1 six point, 10 five points, 5 four points and 2 three points (western count). 6 bull elk and 5 whitetail bucks were shot at and missed this season. Our rifle hunters also passed up shots at 3 bull elk, 20 mule deer bucks and 11 whitetail bucks. Hunters averaged seeing a minimum of 125 elk per week/per person, including 8 to 12 bulls.Rifle Hunts continued...
During the 2021 season, 11 archery hunters collected 7 bull elk. The bulls consisted of 4 six points and 3 five points. Shots were taken at 5 more bulls, 2 mule deer bucks and 2 whitetail bucks without success. Shots were passed up on 2 five and six point bulls and 3 whitetail bucks 40 yards and under. An average day consisted of glassing 35 to 50 head of elk, including 5 to 12 bulls. During a full week of hunting, each hunter glassed in upwards of 200 elk, including 25 five, six and seven point bulls. 12 of the bulls seen will score between 310 and 370 P&Y points.Archery Hunts continued...
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Our camp offers enjoyment, relaxation, modern facilities, good cooking, professional services, references, magnificent scenery and great hunting.
We are currently booking the 2022 - 2023 seasons.
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Doug and Zita Caltrider
Avalanche Basin Outfitters
P.O. Box 17 • White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645 • (406) 547-3962