One outfitter I know who manages to avoid most of these pitfalls (even he can't do anything about the weather), while offering some very interesting extras on his whitetail hunts is Stan Reiser of Alberta Trophy Hunts. I have known Reiser and hunted with him for nearly 20 years, going back to when he began outfitting for black bear very successfully on the Peace River. Reiser also outfitted packstring hunts for elk in the southern part of Alberta, taking many B & C record bulls; but in the last few years he has narrowed his operation to concentrate on whitetails in a mixed-forest-and-agricultural area south of Edmonton.
There are several advantages for Reiser and his clients here, the first being that Reiser grew up in the area and owns substantial amounts of property in it, which he keeps cattle-free and devotes almost exclusively to wildlife. He also has a number of relatives who are landowners here. Reiser's knowledge of the area, his contacts and his familiarity with the agricultural life enables him, as well, to obtain........(continued)