Just one Middle Fork of the Salmon River Outfitter's take on how to "Just Say YES," how to identify if you are "when-ing" yourself to death and the unwritten obligation of phone calls during hunting season... Where to begin? Simply put, life is just different here at our house, as I'm sure it is in everyone's house. However, ours is just different in a different sort of way. When the world adopted the “Just Say No To Drugs” campaign years ago, I was personally well into the “Just … [Read more...]
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Idaho Hunting Highlights - Idaho Wilderness Company's Steve Zettel is a writer and often pens humorous experiences to share with readers as an Idaho outfitter and hunting guide in the Frank Church "River of No Return" Wilderness.
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Idaho Wilderness Company's Steve Zettel is a writer. As an Idaho Outfitter and Hunting Guide in the Frank Church "River of No Return" Wilderness, he often pens humorous experiences to share with readers. His tales include adventures from the Middle Fork of the Salmon River float trips and almost unbelievable yarns from his hunts in 'The Frank.' Who doesn't need the occasional side-splitter in today's tough world? Gather around our virtual campfire while we share a few classic stories … [Read more...]
I believe if I live long enough, it is inevitable. The packing I refer to here pertains to the art of loading something on to a horse or mule to be transported to some other place. It should not be confused with a situation which would simply allow throwing a body in the back of a truck or in the trunk of a car or even strapping one to the back of a raft. Where’s the art and expertise in that? The body, human of course. I’m now on year 39 in my guiding … [Read more...]
Hunting Photo Albums - Idaho Wilderness Company "wilderness hunts" are conducted in the Payette, Boise, and Challis/Salmon National Forests connected by the heart of the Frank Church "River of No Return" Wilderness. Take a look at the quality game we hunt on behalf of our valued guests and give us a call at 208-879-4700 to book the finest wilderness excursions you'll ever experience. … [Read more...]
Guided Wolf & Bear Hunting plus Fishing. This is a very unique hunting and fishing opportunity. Wolf and Black Bear hunting season open annually on August 30. A special time to hunt both predator species in the River of No Return Wilderness. Early September is an excellent time to call wolves in and the weather is typically nice enough to travel and camp comfortably in wolf country. This is a two-bear area: Early September finds many bears eating berries along Big … [Read more...]
Fully Guided Idaho Mule Deer Rut Hunts Idaho Wilderness Company's permit area is located in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Several of our camps are located in the heart of the migration area and we are hunting the Rut. The season for our mule deer rut hunts start in late October and run through November 18. Mule Deer Rates: 2 x 1: $6,200 1 x 1: $7,200 Cost is per hunter on the 2 x 1 and must include both hunters. Included … [Read more...]
Yes, we have fully guided Idaho Elk Hunts in the Idaho wilderness. Steve Zettel has been guiding elk hunters during the Rut with rifles and bows in the same area for over 32 years. We operate on 280+- square miles of the Frank Church River Of No Return Wilderness. Elk Rates: 2 x 1: $7,050 1 x 1: $8,050 Cost is per hunter on the 2 x 1 and must include both hunters. Included in your hunt cost is a 7-day fully guided hunt experience, supported by your guides, horses and mules. … [Read more...]
Idaho Wilderness Company specializes in fully guided Big Horn Sheep hunts in Idaho! We've been doing so for over 30 years. Applications are due the month of April. Contact us now to get on our sheep information and reminder list. Hi, my name is Steve Zettel and I love to hunt elk. Guiding hunts, floats, and fishing are all very special ways for me to earn a living. Sheep hunting, on the other hand, is something that "I have to do!" For me, there is no other place that I have … [Read more...]
Hunting Reservations and Forms3 Simple Steps to Book Your Hunt! Call 1-208-879-4700 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to check availability. Download/print our Reservation Form from the Hunting Reservations and Forms list. Complete the reservation form; include your calculated deposit per guest, in a check payable to Idaho Wilderness Company, and snail mail to: Idaho Wilderness Company P.O. Box 795 Challis, ID 83226 Hunt Reservations Form … [Read more...]
Fully Guided Idaho Backcountry Big Game Hunts.It`s not just hunting... it`s the ultimate wilderness experience! We don`t offer fences, fancy lodges, travel by SUV or ATV, nor crowds. What we do offer is a true mountain man experience and the hunt of a lifetime in beautiful mountains, valleys and ridges of the Frank Church 'River of No Return' Wilderness in Idaho. No roads, no cars, no power lines in an area that spans 280+/- square miles. This country is rich in both history as well … [Read more...]