7-Day Lion Hunting in the Gila National Forest

1-2 Guests • Drop Camp • Public • Guided


5 or 7-Day Mountain Lion Hunt

Mountain Lion Hunting

Our mountain lion hunts require the aid of our well-trained hound dogs.  We hunt from 4 wheel drive vehicles and on foot. Snow mobiles are an option when weather conditions permit them. Snow is not always a necessity, as our hounds are trained for dry ground conditions. Our hunts are 7 consecutive days from December 1st to march 31st.  The license is over the counter and purchased through the New Mexico Game & Fish website and needs to be bought 48 hours prior to your designated hunt.

On Call Hunts

Our “On Call Hunts" seem to be most popular because hunting conditions are at their best. From the minute the dogs hit the ground, to the chase and the taking of your trophy is a guaranteed hunting experience you will never forget.  Just know that you are hunting with some of the best trained hound dogs  and knowledgeable guides in the business.

General Info


  • Our lodge is located in Reserve, New Mexico


We will provide transportation to and from the hunting area. We will be accessing our hunting areas by 4x4 Pickup trucks and ATVs. All of our hunting will be done on foot once we reach our designated hunting area.


Experienced cooks will provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the duration of the hunt starting ½ a day before the hunt and ½ a day after.

Trophy Care

We will take care of caping of the animal, quartering of the meat, packing out of the animal via ATV or horseback, and cooling of the meat (walk-in-cooler). We do have a local processor for an additional price.

Professional Guides

We offer 2:1 or 1:1 Guided hunts. Our elk hunts take place in the one and only Gila and Apache National Forests of Southwestern New Mexico. Our many years of hunting experience in these areas, along with awesome genetics have enabled our clients to consistently enjoy exceptional success rates on World-Class animals. In our opinion, this is the finest public land hunting in the world, as record books will verify.

Base price is per person for 7-Day Dry Ground Hunt. Make it a 7-Day on-call hunt for an additional fee per person.

Add on Bobcat hunt for an additional fee.

Taxes will be added to all hunts. We also offer guided hunts for the mobility impaired.

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On Call (Tom Only)




Your Host

Michael's Trip

Michael D

Our goal is to provide our clients with a truly memorable hunting experience. We do this by limiting the numbers of hunters we take on each hunt so that our clients will be guided by one of our highly skilled, professional guides.

from $6600/Experience

Base Price

$6600.00 Per Person Per Experience


$1650.00 Per Person




Pay later options are only available for trips that start more than 30 days from today.

Total Payment


Please note that there is a 50% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 50% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.


  • Experienced Professional Guide
  • Access to GMU's in the Gila National Forest
  • Public Land Hunting
  • Lodging Available
  • Backcountry Camp
  • Full Service Cook
  • All Meals Included
  • Transportation to Hunting Area
  • On Call Hunts for Hunting Conditions
  • Well Trained Hounds



Gear List

  • Weather Appropriate Hunting Attire
  • Valid Hunting License / Tags
  • Personal Hunting Gear
  • Overnight Gear

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Rules & Guidelines

License Fees


All hunters must possess a valid license, and permit if applicable, for the species and hunt type in which they will participate and must produce this upon request by a conservation officer. Youth (17 and under) and senior (65 and older) licenses are available.

Before purchasing a game-hunting license, all hunters 17 years of age and younger must obtain a hunter education number issued by New Mexico or another state or possess a New Mexico mentor-youth number.

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