I personally checked out this ranch last October on a cow elk hunt with Beattie, and I saw as many good 6 x 6 bulls as I usually see on a deeded-land hunt in New Mexico, which of course would be some of the best elk hunting anywhere. Of the two bull hunters in Beattie's camp when I was there, one missed a good 6 x 6 the first day, then chose to kill a large 5 x 5 on the second, while the other killed a 300-class bull on his second day. Beattie encourages his bull elk hunters to hold out for a trophy in the 300-point class; even if they pass up elk until the last day of their hunt, they still stand a good chance of going home with, at worst, a representative bull.
Hunting is from 4 x 4 pickups, then on foot, with ATV's used to retrieve elk after they are down. Camp consists of wall tents heated with wood stoves, the meals are first-rate, and Beattie even has chemical toilets trucked in over many miles of rough road. Let me just say I've been on harder elk hunts, and few others where I was able to return to camp for........(continued)