Venku | Semi-Guided Cow Elk Hunt on Utah Ranch

Semi-Guided Cow Elk Hunt on Utah Ranch

Vernal, UT

Accommodates
1 to 21
Pet-Friendly
Kid-Friendly
Handicapped Accessible

Your Experience

YOUR HUNT
3-Day Semi-Guided Hunt

Priced Per Person

The unit that our ranch lies within is called the South Slope/Diamond Mountain Unit. We have a good number of elk on our property and to get you a cow won't be a problem.

Each client will go on a three-day, semi-guided hunt. The price includes lodging and meals in our campers or cabins, landowner tag, guiding, skinning and trophy care. Quality taxidermy is available with a recommended local taxidermist. We also guide limited-entry hunters.

After booking, each client will be provided with an in-depth packing list, along with average temperatures and recommended gear.

” Josh and his staff gave 110% to ensure that everyone was accommodated.”

SEASON DATES

Bow hunts take place in August

Rifle hunts are in Mid-October

Visit Utah's Antlerless Elk Hunts (https://wildlife.utah.gov/plan-your-antlerless-hunt.html) page for more information.

What's Included

Lodging

Meals & Beverages

Your Host

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Our ranch was homesteaded by our great-great-grandfather in the early 1900s and we operate 1,000 head of beef cattle on it today. It is located in the northeast corner of Utah, stretching into Colorado to the east and closely bordering Wyoming to the north.

Vernal, Utah

Member since December 2019

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Our ranch was homesteaded by our great-great-grandfather in the early 1900s and we operate 1,000 head of beef cattle on it today. It is located in the northeast corner of Utah, stretching into Colorado to the east and closely bordering Wyoming to the north.

Vernal, UT

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Rules & Guidelines

WHAT DOES YOUR GUIDE RATE INCLUDE?

•  The three-day hunt includes everything but state licensing and permit fees.

•  Any gas station stops, the hunter will be responsible for whatever he or she chooses to purchase.

•  You are responsible for weapon of choice, hunting clothes, personal effects and transportation to and from Vernal, UT.


WHAT CAN I EXPECT FOR LODGING?

•  We offer full-service lodges and camp trailers, where you will be served breakfast, dinner and provided with a sack lunch for mid-day or return to camp for lunch.

•  Keep in mind that when staying in a cabin or camp trailer in the winter months we will not have running water.

•  We limit our camps to avoid overcrowding but still allow for plenty of camaraderie. Practice targets will be available to keep you tuned up for that chance at a trophy.


WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON'T KILL A COW ELK?

•  If for some reason we don't kill the cow elk of your choice within the three days of your hunt, you can continue hunting for an additional fee per day thereafter.


WHAT ARE THE TEMPERATURES LIKE DURING THE HUNT?

•  Temperatures can range from below zero to mid 50-60s.


WHERE IS YOUR RANCH?

•  Our ranch is located near Vernal, UT in northeastern Utah, where we will meet you.


WHAT SHOULD I TIP MY GUIDE?

•  This is always a sensitive question, but one we get all of the time. Industry standard is 10-20%.


HOW SOON WILL I NEED MY LICENSE?

•  Licenses MUST be purchased at least 10 days before your arrival to hunt. There is a 10-day waiting period before your tag is valid.


ARE YOU MEMBERS OF ANY GUIDE ASSOCIATIONS?

•  Yes, we are a member of the Utah and Colorado Guides Associations.


WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT REGARDING CARE OF MY MEAT, CAPE AND TAXIDERMY?

•  Trophy care includes hauling your animal off mountain to the cabin where we have hanging racks for the meat and animal. We will help you bone the meat out to put in your coolers.

•  If you want your meat cut up in town by the local butcher we will put it in your truck and you can haul it to town to be cut up and he can mail it to you. Town is about a 40 minute drive. If you don't have a suitable outfit we can arrange this for you.

•  If you bring your own coolers you will be responsible for your own ice which is only available in town.

•  We will cape your trophy and put it in your cooler or assist in making arrangements with your taxidermist.


WHAT TYPES OF TAGS / PERMITS WILL I NEED TO PURCHASE?

•  Detailed information about tags and fees information can be found by reading Utah's 2016 Antlerless Hunts Guide. Apply online at Utah Hunt.


COW ELK APPLICATION AND STATE FEES INFORMATION

The application time period opens late May and closes mid June each year.

Apply Online at Utah Hunt (https://www.utah-hunt.com/).


For Questions call 1-801-538-4700 or refer to Utah's Antlerless Hunts Guide: https://wildlife.utah.gov/plan-your-antlerless-hunt.html


LICENSE FEES

Resident 365-Day Hunting License Fees:*

Age 13 and under $11

Ages 14-17 $16

Ages 18-64 $34

Age 65 and older $25

Multi-Year Hunting License (age 18 and older) $33 per year, up to five years


Combination License Fees:*

Ages 14-17 $20

Ages 18-64 $38

Age 65 and older $29

Multi-Year Combination License (age 18 and older) $37 per year, up to five years


Nonresident 365-Day Hunting License Fees:*

Age 17 and younger $25

Age 18 and older $65

Multi-Year Hunting License (age 18 and older) $64 per year, up to five years Nonresident


Combination License Fees:*

Age 17 and younger $29

Age 18 and older $85

Multi-Year Combination License (age 18 and older) $84 per year, up to five years

*Licenses are valid for 365 days from the date of purchse and a combination license allows you to hunt or fish in Utah and also allows you to fish with a second pole.


PERMIT FEES

Resident fees: $50

Nonresident fees: $218


NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION POLICY


Please note, there is a 50% nonrefundable deposit included with your booking fee and the remaining amount is nonrefundable after June 1st.

Check In:

09:00 PM

Check Out:

07:00 PM

WHAT DOES YOUR GUIDE RATE INCLUDE?

•  The three-day hunt includes everything but state licensing and permit fees.

•  Any gas station stops, the hunter will be responsible for whatever he or she chooses to purchase.

•  You are responsible for weapon of choice, hunting clothes, personal effects and transportation to and from Vernal, UT.


WHAT CAN I EXPECT FOR LODGING?

•  We offer full-service lodges and camp trailers, where you will be served breakfast, dinner and provided with a sack lunch for mid-day or return to camp for lunch.

•  Keep in mind that when staying in a cabin or camp trailer in the winter months we will not have running water.

•  We limit our camps to avoid overcrowding but still allow for plenty of camaraderie. Practice targets will be available to keep you tuned up for that chance at a trophy.


WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON'T KILL A COW ELK?

•  If for some reason we don't kill the cow elk of your choice within the three days of your hunt, you can continue hunting for an additional fee per day thereafter.


WHAT ARE THE TEMPERATURES LIKE DURING THE HUNT?

•  Temperatures can range from below zero to mid 50-60s.


WHERE IS YOUR RANCH?

•  Our ranch is located near Vernal, UT in northeastern Utah, where we will meet you.


WHAT SHOULD I TIP MY GUIDE?

•  This is always a sensitive question, but one we get all of the time. Industry standard is 10-20%.


HOW SOON WILL I NEED MY LICENSE?

•  Licenses MUST be purchased at least 10 days before your arrival to hunt. There is a 10-day waiting period before your tag is valid.


ARE YOU MEMBERS OF ANY GUIDE ASSOCIATIONS?

•  Yes, we are a member of the Utah and Colorado Guides Associations.


WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT REGARDING CARE OF MY MEAT, CAPE AND TAXIDERMY?

•  Trophy care includes hauling your animal off mountain to the cabin where we have hanging racks for the meat and animal. We will help you bone the meat out to put in your coolers.

•  If you want your meat cut up in town by the local butcher we will put it in your truck and you can haul it to town to be cut up and he can mail it to you. Town is about a 40 minute drive. If you don't have a suitable outfit we can arrange this for you.

•  If you bring your own coolers you will be responsible for your own ice which is only available in town.

•  We will cape your trophy and put it in your cooler or assist in making arrangements with your taxidermist.


WHAT TYPES OF TAGS / PERMITS WILL I NEED TO PURCHASE?

•  Detailed information about tags and fees information can be found by reading Utah's 2016 Antlerless Hunts Guide. Apply online at Utah Hunt.


COW ELK APPLICATION AND STATE FEES INFORMATION

The application time period opens late May and closes mid June each year.

Apply Online at Utah Hunt (https://www.utah-hunt.com/).


For Questions call 1-801-538-4700 or refer to Utah's Antlerless Hunts Guide: https://wildlife.utah.gov/plan-your-antlerless-hunt.html


LICENSE FEES

Resident 365-Day Hunting License Fees:*

Age 13 and under $11

Ages 14-17 $16

Ages 18-64 $34

Age 65 and older $25

Multi-Year Hunting License (age 18 and older) $33 per year, up to five years


Combination License Fees:*

Ages 14-17 $20

Ages 18-64 $38

Age 65 and older $29

Multi-Year Combination License (age 18 and older) $37 per year, up to five years


Nonresident 365-Day Hunting License Fees:*

Age 17 and younger $25

Age 18 and older $65

Multi-Year Hunting License (age 18 and older) $64 per year, up to five years Nonresident


Combination License Fees:*

Age 17 and younger $29

Age 18 and older $85

Multi-Year Combination License (age 18 and older) $84 per year, up to five years

*Licenses are valid for 365 days from the date of purchse and a combination license allows you to hunt or fish in Utah and also allows you to fish with a second pole.


PERMIT FEES

Resident fees: $50

Nonresident fees: $218


NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION POLICY


Please note, there is a 50% nonrefundable deposit included with your booking fee and the remaining amount is nonrefundable after June 1st.

Check In:

09:00 PM

Check Out:

07:00 PM

Additional Costs

  • Additional Day(s)

    $660.00

    Each

Non-refundable Deposit

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.

What to Bring

  • Weapon
  • Hunting Clothes
  • Personal Items

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