Guided Hunting Rates & Dates

Swan Mountain Outfitters is pleased to provide a wide array of high quality hunting trips in northwest Montana. Our state is known for vast amounts of land and an abundance of wildlife. Here, hunting is more than a pastime, it’s a way of life. So, understandably there is lots of information to communicate when it comes to describing all the options for hunting in Montana. The chart below summarizes the Montana hunting seasons and our hunting rates. We hope you find it helpful. We pride ourselves in being one of the best hunting outfitters in northwest Montana and hope that you will book a trip with us to discover that for yourself!

Hunting: Rates & Dates Trip Session Code Dates Price
2014
SEASON
Effective Through September 1, 2014 Adult Price/Son or Daughter Price
Spring Bear Hunts
Lodge 5 Days 1 May 2 to May 6 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Lodge 5 Days 2 May 9 to May 13 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Lodge

5 Days

New Openings!

3 May 15 to May 19 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Lodge

5 Days

FULL

4 May 21 to May 25 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Lodge

5 Days

FULL

5 May 27 to May 31 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Archery Elk Hunts

7 Days

1 or 2 Openings

1 September 6 to September 12 $4,200/$2,100
son/daughter

7 Days

FULL

2 September 14 to September 20 $4,200/$2,100
son/daughter

7 Days

1 or 2 Openings

 

3 September 23 to September 29 $4,200/$2,100
son/daughter

7 Days

 

Drop Camps Various

$2,000 per hunter, 4 hunter minimum

Archery
Whitetail
Hunts
5 Days 1 Various 5-day intervals custom reserved from September 6 to October 14 $2,500/$1,250
son/daughter
Bob Marshall
Early Season Horseback
Combination Hunts (Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bear)

7 Day

 FULL

 

1 September 14 to September 20 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter

7 Day

FULL

2 September 23 to September 29 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter

7 Day

FULL

3 October 2 to October 8 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter

7 Day

Just became available

Drop Camp October 9 to October 16 $2,000 per hunter, 4 hunter minimum
Fall Bear Hunts
Base Camp 5 Days 1 October 2 to October 6 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Base Camp

5 Days

1 or 2 openings

2 October 8 to October 12 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Days 3 October 14 to October 18 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Days 4 October 19 to October 23 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Regular
Season
Base Camp Horseback
Combination Hunts (Mule Deer or Whitetail
Deer/Elk)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo

7 Day

FULL

1 October 24 to October 30 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day
2 November 3to November 7 $3,300/$1,650 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 3 November 10 to November 14 $3,300/$1,650 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day

Full

4 November 17 to November 21 $3,300/$1,650 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 5 November 24 to November 28 $3,300/$1,650 son/daughter
Mule Deer Only Hunts October 24 to November 28 Same dates and prices as combo hunts above
Whitetail Deer Only Hunts In Base Camp October 24 to November 28 Same dates and prices as combo hunts above
Whitetail Deer Only Hunts at Lodge 5 Days 1 Various 5-Day Intervals from October 25 to November 28 $4,500/$2,250 son/daughter
Duck ‘N Buck 5 Days 1 Various 5-day intervals custom reserved from October 24 to November 7 $5,000/$2,500 son/daughter
Mountain Lion Hunts 7 Days 1 Any time from December 1 to March 15 (Special Permit required for HDs 102, 102, 120 and 130
call for details) HD 132 Open Quota
$5,000
Custom Hunts,
Goat and Moose Hunting
September 15 to November 30 (Special Permits required for Moose HD 130 and Goat for HDs 132 and 134, call for details) $850 per day, Call for Details
Group
Discounts
10% for groups of 4+
Preference Points For Next Season License Buy Point from 7/1-9/30 to increase odds on draw $50
Licenses
Deer/Elk
Season Not Included in any prices above
All prices subject to change
Elk/Deer
Deadline
March 15, 2014
General Drawing:
Combo
Elk Only
Deer Only








$976
$826
$580

 

Licenses
All Other

Season Not Included in any prices above. All prices subject to change

Bear

Lion Deadline August 31

Moose/Goat Permit Application Deadline: May 1

$350

$320

$755

2015 SEASON Effective Through September 1, 2015 Adult Price/Son or Daughter Price
Spring Bear Hunts
5 Days 1 May 2 to May 6 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
5 Days 2 May 9 to May 13 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
5 Days 3 May 15 to May 19 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
5 Days 4 May 21 to May 25 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
5 Days 5 May 27 to May 31 $2,750/$1,375 son/daughter
Archery Elk Hunts
7 Days 1 September 5 to September 11 $4,200/$2,100 son/daughter
7 Days 2 September 14 to September 20 $4,200/$2,100
son/daughter

7 Days

FULL

3 September 23 to September 29 $4,200/$2,100
son/daughter
7 Days Drop Camps Various $2,000 per hunter, 2 hunter minimum
Archery
Whitetail
Hunts
5 Days 1 Various 5-day intervals custom reserved from September 6 to October 16 $2,600/$1,300
son/daughter
Bob Marshall
Early Season Horseback
Combination Hunts (Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bear)

7 Day

FULL

1 September 14 to September 20 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter

7 Day

2 September 23 to September 29 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter

7 Day

1 or 2 openings

3 October 2 to October 8 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter
7 Day Drop Camp October 9 to October 16 $2,200 per hunter, 2 hunter minimum
Fall Bear Hunts
Base Camp 5 Day 1 October 2 to October 6 $2,600/$1,300 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 2 October 8 to October 12 $2,600/$1,300 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 3 October 14 to October 18 $2,600/$1,300 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 4 October 19 to October 23 $2,600/$1,300 son/daughter
Regular
Season
Base Camp Horseback
Combination Hunts (Elk and Mule Deer or Whitetail
Deer)
Spike Camp elk/deer combo

7 Day

1 or 2 openings

1 October 23 to October 29 $4,300/$2,150 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 2 November 2 to November 6 $3,300/$1,650 son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 3 November 9 to November 13 $3,300/$1,650
son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 4 November 16 to November 20 $3,300/$1,650
son/daughter
Base Camp 5 Day 5 November 23 to November 27 $3,300/$1,650
son/daughter
Mule Deer Only Hunts October 23 to November 29 Same dates and prices as combo hunts above
Whitetail Deer Only Hunts In Base Camp October 24 to November 27 Same dates and prices as combo hunts above
Whitetail Deer Only Hunts at Lodge 5 Days 1 Various 5-Day Intervals from October 24 to November 27 $4,600/$2,150
son/daughter
Duck ‘N Buck 5 Days 1 October 24 to November 7 $5,000/$2,500 son/daughter
Mountain Lion Hunt 7 Days 1 Any time from December 1 to March 15 (Special Permit required for HDs 102, 102, 120 and 130
call for details) HD 132 Open Quota
$5,200
Custom Goat, Moose Hunting and Drop Camp Services September 15 to November 23 (Special Permits required for Moose HD 130 and Goat for HDs 132 and 134, call for details) $900 per day, Call for Details
Group Discounts 10% for groups of 4+
Preference Points For Next Season License Buy Point from 7/1-9/30 to increase odds on draw $50
Licenses
Deer/Elk
Season Not Included in any prices above
All prices subject to change
Elk/Deer
Deadline
March 15, 2015
General Drawing:
Combo
Elk Only
Deer Only






$TBA
$TBA
$TBA
Licenses
All Other
Season Not Included in any prices above
All prices subject to change
Bear

Lion
Deadline August 31
Moose/Goat
Permit Application Deadline:
May 1

$350

$320


$755

Cancellation & Refund Policy: For all hunts, $500 per hunter is required to secure the reservation, a secondary deposit of $1,000 is required 60 days prior to the hunt. Both deposits are non-refundable. If you do not get drawn we will refund a deposit, but will not for any other reason. The remaining hunt cost is due upon arrival, and there are no refunds due to weather or not harvesting an animal. Above prices do not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana, or a Hunter Defense Fund fee of $50 collected of all outfitted clients of Outfitter members of the Montana Outfitter & Guides Association for the purposes of defending nonresident hunting rights in the state of Montana. All hunts are offered under Montana License #11300, Patrick M. Tabor 26356 Soup Creek Road, Swan Lake, MT 59911 (406)-387-4405.

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