Private Land Elk Hunting
The only way to guarantee yourself
an Elk Tag in New Mexico is to purchase a landowner permit.
Most landowner permits are issued to private ranches
and elk hunts are conducted exclusively on private
Sacramento Mountain Outfitters* conducts
private-land elk hunts in the Sacramento Mountains of central New Mexico.
These ranches offer some of the finest elk-hunting experiences in New Mexico. Sacramento
Mountain Outfitters* consistently scouts 300+ bulls on
these ranches. Year in, year out, the Private-Land Elk
Hunts produce the highest success rates on good bulls.
All of our hunts are private land hunts. These are guaranteed land owner tags and there is no state drawing to apply for. Most of our hunts are spot and stalk. We tailor our hunts to the individual hunter. Hunting parties are kept small so that we can meet each individual hunters needs. Our experienced guides are local residents, most whom grew up in this area. This is an added advantage as our guides are familiar with the country and have spent many hours scouting before hunters arrive and between hunts. We specialize in elk hunting and
ELK HUNTING is all we do!
TYPES OF ELK HUNTS:
ARCHERY ELK HUNTS
Late August starts the archery elk season, this is the
beginning of the rut. The rut is starting and the elk are
beginning to bugle. Later in September
the elk are becoming more active and the chance of calling
in a trophy bull increases for hunters who like to spot
and stalk. These hunts are six day hunts. Our elk hunts
start in early September with our archery hunt that we limit
to 3 or 4 hunters per year. These hunts are very exciting,
with a very good chance at the biggest bulls. The "RUT" begins in the first part of the season and is usually in full swing after the 10th of September. Bugling bulls can be heard throughout the archery season. If you love the sweet sound of the Wapiti then this hunt is for you. Several 300+ bulls
are extremely vulnerable during this time of year.
MUZZLELOADER ELK HUNTS
Early October starts the muzzleloader elk season with the rut in full swing. The herd bulls are bugling heavily and gathering their cows. Calling bulls from their cows can be more difficult, but the bugling makes a great opportunity to locate these trophy bulls. With the increasing range of the modern muzzleloader this offers a great opportunity for a trophy bull. Muzzleloader hunts are 5 day hunts.
RIFLE ELK HUNTS
October has two rifle Elk Hunts. The first October hunt is a Youth and Mobility Impaired hunt and
still offers some bugling which can make this a very successful
hunt. During the later October rifle hunt the rut is ending, however with the leaves falling from the
trees and a chance of snow this can offer a good opportunity
for a trophy bull. Each hunt is five days.
All of our hunts are guided by the principal of fair chase. Price of the hunts does not include New Mexico game license fees, the shipping of meat, nor gratuities. A deposit of half the price of the hunt is required at booking. The second half is due 30 days prior to arrival and to be paid in cash, cashiers check or money order. All deposits are non-refundable and may not be transferred. Non-hunting guests
(lodging/dining at the ranch and attending the hunt) will be charged $500.00 per hunt with a limit of two non-hunting guests per hunter. If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Sacramento Mountain Elk Hunts - 2017
Archery Elk Hunts on Private Land
September 9 - September 14
September 19 - September 24
Rifle/Muzzleloader Elk Hunts on Private Land
Youth and Mobility Impaired Hunt
October 8 - October 12
October 15 - October 19
October 22 - October 26
To log onto the New Mexico Game and Fish website to obtain a Customer Identification Number in order for us to purchase a license for you, use this link:
Not included in these prices: Meat processing, taxidermy and gratuities. Number of days listed are actual hunting days.
- Lodging and Accommodations
- Transportation by 4x4 Vehicle or ATV
- Assistance with Caping, Quartering & Packing Out Game
- Three Meals Per Hunting Day
- First Meal the Evening Before Hunt Begins Hunter(s) Will Be Provided with a Dinner and
Welcome Session Between Hunter and Guide(s).
- Photos of Your Hunt on CD
What's Not Included:
- Airport Pickup/Return
- State License Fees & State Sales Tax Fees
- Meat Processing & Taxidermy Fees