Despite Moose and Caribou Trophies, This Yukon Hunt Went Sour for All


Published: April - 2013

Despite shooting a good Yukon moose and a trophy quality mountain caribou, subscriber Dmitrey Stebley is very frustrated and disappointed with Widrig Outfitters (867-393-3802; www.widrig.yk.ca). He and hunting partner Michael Tabachnyk hunted with them 1x1 in the Yukon Territory in September, 2012. In his lengthy report, Stebley catalogs numerous incidents of miscommunications, unfulfilled expectations, and what he describes as unconscionably rude behavior and mistreatment by the two guide/wranglers assigned to his hunt. Tabachnyk took both a moose and a caribou, but both were far smaller than hoped.

We also have extensive rebuttal material from owner Chris Widrig and the two guides involved in Stebley's hunt, Lorne and Ben Stourac. Each cites miscommunications and unrealistic expectations on the part of the clients for the problems of the hunt.

Clearly this hunt was a disaster for all parties involved, and each has his own story to tell. We have placed the whole file in our database (Report 9062) where it is instantly available to Email Extra subscribers along with 10 previously published reports on Widrig Outfitters(7548 from 2009, 6223 from 2007, 5546 from 2006, 4455 from 2004, 3975 and 3800 from 2003, 2958 from 2002, 4338, 3189, and 2385 from 2001). If you are not an Email Extra subscriber, contact us, and we'll fax or email the entire file to you.

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