Mike Hearth -
John Rankin -
Rapid City, SD
Jim Helmic -
Winter has settled in here in Trout Creek. We now have 17"
of snow here at the place with mild weather conditions.
We had a lot of snow early during hunting season this year up
in the camps. It was definitely an adventure. Hard to
believe but 90% of it had melted by the 1st week of December
clean to the top.
We had a good rifle season taking some nice animals. Included
pictures of the successful hunters and their trophies. We had
a great group of hunters and really had a good time.
We will be headed for the sport shows real soon. We will be
doing the same ones as last year. For those of you who are
thinking of putting together a hunt, we are booking for this
year and next year. We have the same crew working as guides
so should have a very successful season.
The game numbers are remaining strong. We have not had any
through and wipe anything out which can be very devastating to
As far as the license's , last year the Big Game Combo license
did sell out on the March 15th deadline. It did not sell out
by much, but it did oversell.
The Elk license did not sell out so everyone that applied
for one was successful. So if a person wants to put a hunt
together for this fall, they are most likely to get a
We are still taking just a limited number of hunters per week
to ensure a good, honest, quality hunt. Hope to see some of
you at the show.
Ben and Renna
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