How to Plan the Perfect Wyoming Hunting Trip

Autumn in Cody, WY, welcomes big game hunting, upland bird hunting, and camaraderie with friends – the perfect remedy for chilly weather. Fall is right around the corner, so we’ve tracked down three great places for your next Wyoming hunting trip. If you are looking for more things to do afterward, download our free Cody, WY, Vacation Guide. It is full of recommendations on fly-fishing spots, historic sites, restaurants, and more.

Where to Plan Your Next Wyoming Hunting Trip

Monster Lake Ranch

Monster Lake Ranch proudly boasts the best pheasant and chukar hunting in Cody, WY. Whether you are a seasoned shooter or a first time birder, we offer a variety of hunting packages for every level of shooter. Our ranch is dog-friendly, so bring your birding dog along! If you don’t have your own dog, we have you covered. We are happy to provide dogs, guns, and ammo if needed.

After a day of hunting, take your time to enjoy everything else that our ranch offers. With over 280 acres of flat water on two private lakes, Quick Lake and Monster Lake are full of large, monster-sized trout, making it the perfect place to incorporate fly-fishing into your hunting retreat.

Boulder Basin Outfitters

Boulder Basin Outfitters is one of the best places in Cody, WY, for large game hunting. A variety of guided hunting trips are offered throughout the year. Elk hunting, archery elk, rifle elk, and antelope trips are available in September and October, and late season bull elk hunts and mule deer are available in November and December. For more information on large game hunts, including moose, bighorn sheep, and more, check out the Boulder Basin Outfitters website.

Bliss Creek Outfitters

Bliss Creek Outfitters is another one of the greatest places in Cody, WY, for large game hunting. They have been featured in Bowhunter Magazine, Bowhunting World, Sporting Classics, Gray’s Sporting Journal, and many other distinguished hunting magazines. Here, you will find elk, deer, bear, moose, sheep, and antelope hunts. Located 22 miles into the Washakie Wilderness of the Shoshone National Forest, Bliss Creek Outfitters is a great place to unplug and enjoy Wyoming’s natural beauty.

The Best Place to Stay in Cody, WY

Located in the heart of Buffalo Bill Cody Country, Monster Lake Ranch is in the middle of the greatest outdoor recreation in the area. When you book any of our lakefront cabins, you can always look forward to the best amenities, hunting and fly fishing packages, and top-notch service. 

Our 10,000-acre ranch provides the perfect oasis for hunters, fishermen, and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Complimentary breakfast at Cutthroat Saloon and quick access to the ranch’s greatest activities (including horseback riding, hiking, and shooting sports) are just a few things to enjoy during your stay. If you are ready to plan your next trip, check our availability and book your stay. We look forward to hosting you on Monster Lake Ranch!

Make the most of your next Wyoming hunting trip by taking advantage of our Bird Hunting Package.