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Kirk with a fish on - Your Guide

Cameron Lee - Your Outfitter
Montana Board of Outfitters License #826

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1. How far is it in to camp?
    Hunting:
  • Early Camp
    • Sept. 15 thru Oct. 24
    • 34 miles to Lone Butte Camp

  • Late Camps
    • Oct. 26 thru Sunday following Thanksgiving
    • 15 miles to Independence Park and Pentagon Camps
  Fishing:
  • 15 miles to Independence Park (base camp)
2. How Many Hours does it take to get there?
 
  • Early Camp
    • Roughly two 6 hour days of riding

  • Late Camps
    • 5 hours of riding

  • Summer / Fishing
    • 5 hours of riding
3. What type of accommodations can we expect?
 
  • Lodge
    • Propane heat
    • Lights
    • Hot water
    • Generator for electricity
    • Individual cabins, with different bed configurations
    • Lodge for meals, and socializing
    • 55 miles to lodge from Hungry Horse

  • Camps
    • 14' x 16' wall tents
    • Cots for sleeping
    • Wood heat
    • 16' x 20' cook tent
    • Large "Outdoor Living Area"
4. Methods of hunting and fishing?
    Hunting:
  • Lodge
    • Spot and stalk from vehicles, horses, snowmobiles, on foot

  • Camps
    • Spot and stalk from horses, on foot
  Fishing:
  • Flyfishing, spin cast from shore and/or floating in rafts
5. How much of, and what do I need to bring?
 
  • 80 lbs. personal gear, excluding beverages. See the equipment lists under the "Hunts" menu, under each hunt
6. How do I get there, and is local transportation provided?
 
  • By Commercial Air
    • Glacier Park International (FCA) near Kalispell
    • Daily service through Delta, Northwest, or Horizon Airlines
    • If you fly into Kalispell, transportation will be provided to and from the lodge
  • By Rail
    • Amtrak to Whitefish depot
    • If you arrive by Amtrak, transportation will be provided to and from the lodge
  • Driving
    • Take I-90 or I-94 to Missoula
    • From Missoula, take U.S. Highway 93 North
    • Take U.S. Highway 93 North to U.S. Highway 2 East
    • Take U.S. Highway 2 East to Hungry Horse
    • We are approximately 55 miles south of Hungry Horse through either the East Shore or West Shore Road
    • Call ahead for road closure/construction information around Hungry Horse Reservoir
7. What is your success rate?
    Hunting:
  • Wilderness Camps
    • Elk - Typically, 30% of hunters fill their elk tags, excluding those that miss and/or pass up an animal
    • Deer - Typically, 50% of hunters fill their deer tags, and 75% could, depending on size
  • Lodge
    • Elk - Typically, 20% of hunters fill their elk tags, excluding those that miss and/or pass up an animal
    • Deer - Typically, 35% of hunters fill their deer tags, and 75% could, depending on size
  Fishing:
  • Wilderness
    • Average fisherman can catch 25 - 75 fish, 14" to 17" long
  • Lodge
    • Average fisherman can catch 15 - 30 fish, 12" to 15" long
8. Weather to be expected?
    Hunting:
  • Early camp can range from lows in the 30's to high's in the 40's (Weather conditions can be extremely varied)
  • Late camp lows in the teens and highs in the low 30's. Lodge will be a little warmer in the beginning but generally lows in the teens and highs in the upper 40's
  Fishing:
  • Depends completely on time of year. It can easily be in the 90's in July and August in the valleys, and cooler at higher elevations
Click here for the official Weather Channel site - for Kalispell MT.
9. Is there processing of game available?
 
  • Yes
10. How many on any given trip?
    Wilderness or Lodge:
  • One guide per 2 hunters, plus one packer/wrangler, and one cook. Same for either hunting or fishing trips
11. Do you accept credit cards?
 
  • No Due to the fact that there is no land-based phone or electricity at Wilderness Lodge, we are unable to accept credit cards. We do, however, welcome cash, personal checks and money orders
P.O. Box 190-391
Hungry Horse
Montana, 59919-0391
Booking Office: 1 (800) 257-0580
(406) 387-4051
email: wildsky@centurytel.net
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