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mackillan
January 14, 2009, 03:32 PM
Does anyone know if there are outfitters that offer free range buffalo hunts in the USA or Canada. I would be using a 45/70 shiloh sharps

wyobohunter
January 14, 2009, 04:19 PM
You can apply for the drawing hunt in Alaska... Good luck actually drawing out though.

mackillan
January 14, 2009, 04:34 PM
Thanks. Ive found a number in Alberta where I live which are free range.
http://www.bossoutfitting.com/alberta_bison_hunts.html
http://www.blueskyoutfitting.com/alb...ison_hunts.asp
http://silvertipoutfitters.com/hunt/bison_hunts.html:):):):)

Waterengineer
January 14, 2009, 05:13 PM
There is a guy in Hotchkiss, Colorado (westerm part of the state) that is way into it. 1960's western garb, buffalo gun, the horse, glassing with a pocket telescope for free ranging Bison, the whole deal. I guess he prefers you to dress the part to and use a buffalo gun, or at least black powder.

I will post here in a couple of hours when I track down the info.

Also, large herds of free ranging Bison in the Greater Yellowstone country on both the WY and MT sides.

I believe there is free ranging Bison in western ND, around Teddy Roosevelt national monument.

I'll check on the CO guy.

Waterengineer
January 14, 2009, 05:25 PM
These are not the guy I have heard about. However, I have heard good things about each of these:

http://www.buffalokranch.com/map1.html

This actually may be the one I discuss above. I need to call a buddy in Fort Collins, CO. I'll write in later.

http://www.thbison.com/

Waterengineer
January 14, 2009, 05:46 PM
I was right and wrong.

Who you want to talk to is John Ray at THBison.com.

I was wrong above it is not in Hotchkiss but in the San Luis Valley, very beautiful.....especially on horse back.

mackillan
January 14, 2009, 08:39 PM
Ill ask the ETSS people about it. I have decided to go to alberta where I live as they are free range woood buffalo so are 20% bigger. It is a tough hunt though so its exercise time.