Hunters come to the lodge the afternoon before the opening day of the hunt to get things ready for the next morning. They will need to get fitted to their saddle and will have to opportunity to site in their rifle or bow. Hamilton Outfitters will provide the meals for the rest your hunt. Meals include hot breakfast, sack lunch, and a delicious hot supper. Each morning of the hunt, your guide will get horses saddled and loaded while the hunters enjoy breakfast. After breakfast, hunters and their guide will leave for the trailhead usually before day break. Lodge hunts are 5 day hunts, but Hamilton Outfitters does not hunt on Sundays. This is the same procedure each day of the hunt.



Units 66A – 76 | October 1st-14th

This hunt is probably the Granddaddy of all Idaho hunts… A hunters dream. This area is approximately 100 miles long and 30 miles wide. A good portion of the time you will hear that prolonged undeniable cry of rutting bull elk… yep they are in the rut and bugling in the cows. It’s like opening day each morning… This is a controlled draw hunt with only 35 tags available for the whole area, so you are not competing with a lot of hunters on this hunt. We have two (2) allocated tags for this October 1st hunt, but we also guide hunters that are lucky enough to draw the tag on their own. In 2013 we had three (3) hunters – one got his bull on our first morning. He just relaxed and enjoyed the scenery for the rest of their hunt. By the third day, all three had their bulls.

This hunt is a fully guided hunt (1 hunter per guide) and hunted out of the lodge. This hunt is for 5 days. Each day you are transported to a different area In these units to hunt. We use horses to hunt and mules to pack out the harvested animals.




Units 66A – 76 | October 15th -24th

This hunt is in the same area as the October 1 thru October 14, 2018 Trophy Elk Hunt. 

This hunt is also a controlled draw hunt. We have ten (10) allocated tags. This hunt is fully guided out of the lodge for 5 days. We have an excellent herd of Elk in Units 66A and 76. Both Trophy Elk Hunts for 2013 was 100% harvest


Moose hunts are draw tag only and we are more than happy to guide you for your hunt. Hamilton Outfitters has the opportunity to see many good bulls each year. 

Call us for additional details.


Dates for hunting bears are:
Spring 2018: April 15 – June 15
Fall 2018: August 30 – October 31

These hunts are 5 day hunts and are hunted out of our lodge.


You will find some of the largest Lions harvested in the State of Idaho right here in Units: 66A -66-76.

These hunts are 5 day fully-guided hunts and are hunted out of our lodge.