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Although it’s possible to acquire a permit and hunt elk on your own, there’s no assurance that you’ll be able to shoot or locate the ideal bull elk you’ve always desired. For many hunters, embarking on a guided, guaranteed hunt is a dream come true and an unforgettable experience. On a guaranteed hunt, you will be matched with an experienced guide who will assist you in locating the elk and guarantee you can take a shot.

Before your guided hunting experience, it’s best to learn as much as possible about what to expect, how to find the best outfitter, how much to pay on a guided hunt, and much more.

In this article, we’ve laid out everything you need to know about guaranteed hunting at West Canyon Ranch.

WCR_elk_hunting_2What is guaranteed hunting?

At West Canyon Ranch, every hunt is guaranteed. This guarantee means every guest will get a shot at their trophy animal. Not only do we guarantee a shot, we also ensure that you’ll have the experience of a lifetime.

What kind of animals are typically hunted in guaranteed hunts?

At West Canyon Ranch, we take pride in offering guided hunts for a variety of animals, including trophy bison, elk, and turkey. Our hunting packages come with a range of services, such as a three-day guided trophy bull elk hunt or a day trip.

How much does guaranteed hunting typically cost?

The prices of guaranteed hunts can vary widely depending on the type of services that you book. It also varies depending on the animal you’re hunting. For example, a guided elk hunt in Utah can range in price from $2,000 to $15,000. A fully guided hunt often includes guide services, field dressing, licenses, food, and room and board. Though the price of a guaranteed guided hunt can feel costly, many people find that the price is worth the once-of-a-lifetime experience.

Guided turkey hunt | West Canyon RanchWhat kind of equipment do I need for a guaranteed hunt?

For a guided hunt at West Canyon Ranch, Hunters must bring the weapon of their choice, whether a pistol, muzzleloader, rifle, crossbow, or bow and arrow. Hunters must also bring hunting clothes, shoes, sun protection, scope, and binoculars. We’ll take care of the rest.

What is the success rate for guaranteed hunts?

We guarantee a 100% shot opportunity at the trophy animal of your choice at West Canyon Ranch. We give our hunters access to our private, 4,000-acre ranch and all livestock, including elk, bison, turkey, and fowl. Our high-fence hunting ranch in Utah takes all the hassle out of hunting, giving you access to healthier and more mature herds.

What type of regulations govern guaranteed hunting?

Guaranteed hunting is subject to the same rules and regulations as any other type of hunting in Utah, meaning that those who are hunting must carry the correct permits and tags needed to shoot the animal. At West Canyon Ranch, we take all the guesswork out of finding and applying for all the necessary permits for the hunt. All you’ll need to do is show up.

How do I find a reputable hunting outfitter for a guaranteed hunt?

Make finding a reputable hunting outfitter easy by booking your trophy hunts at West Canyon Ranch. We provide a world-class hunting experience for every hunter visiting our private hunting preserve in Utah. Our team of experienced and reputable hunting guides will travel with you, giving you the upper hand needed to draw out the largest game animals in our area. You’ll be able to experience all of this while surrounding yourself with incredible scenery and five-star amenities.

Cabin_sustainability_1What kind of accommodations are available on a guaranteed hunt?

When you book a hunting experience at West Canyon Ranch, we’ll do everything possible to ensure you have the time of your life. Our private hunting trips include five-star hunting lodging, and personal chef cooking. You can meet with our private chef to customize a menu based on your entire party’s needs, with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks included throughout your stay. Other amenities include housekeeping, laundry service, internet, soaking tub, assistance with travel itineraries, and a massage therapist upon request.

Our world-class accommodations will make you comfortable and feel at home while on your hunt. Relax and unwind by the fire in West Canyon Cabin, the newest addition to our accommodations. Each room in the West Canyon Cabin has a private bathroom and is outfitted with zero gravity beds, beautiful art, and stunning ranch views.

Donny’s Cabin, a recently remodeled staple accommodation at the ranch, is a cozy and warm atmosphere perfect for settling down after a long day of hunting. No matter where you stay at West Canyon Ranch, you’ll enjoy the comfortable accommodations.

What kind of training or preparation do I need for a guaranteed hunt?

You’ll have to do a little prep work to get the most out of your hunting experience. We’re here to help you prepare for your hunt with plenty of tips and packing suggestions to ensure you have everything you need.

  • Hunting pack list – From appropriate hunting gear to first-aid kit and even chapstick, our complete hunting packing list includes everything you need to make your hunt successful.
  • Preparing for your guided elk hunt – What can you expect from your elk trophy hunt, and how can you be prepared? Here are our six best tips for preparing for the trip of a lifetime, including finding the right hunting tool and how to dress appropriately.
  • Getting in shape for hunting – Though our hunts are guided, you’ll want to prepare yourself physically before coming to West Canyon Ranch. Our hunting excursions require strength and endurance to carry the necessary equipment to hike through terrain all day. Our ranch is also located in the mountains in Utah, which can pose a challenge for those unaccustomed to high altitudes. Our post includes plenty of tips on how to get in the best possible shape for your big day.

Experience the Hunt You’ve Always Wanted at West Canyon Ranch

Because guaranteed hunting is unlike any other hunting experience, it can be hard to know what to expect for your hunt. We make it easy for you at West Canyon Ranch. With over 4,000 acres of hunting land and first-class accommodations, our experienced guides will be by your side to help you take the shot you’ve always wanted. You have to prepare a little on your end, and we’ll take care of the rest. Experience the hunt of a lifetime at West Canyon Ranch.