In addition to lots of game sighted, what really made the hunt was the home-cooked food provided by Brown's family and the patience, honesty and good-naturedness of the guides. They had thorough knowledge of the area and mule deer in general; they constantly asked if there was anything else they could do for us, and they seemed genuinely concerned that we have an enjoyable experience. The cost of the hunt was approximately $2,650 per person plus the Montana non-resident outfitter-sponsored deer tag. Accommodations were in the basement of the Browns' house and consisted of a large game room/den area, bathroom, shower and bedrooms with two or three beds in each. The facilities were very comfortable, and they have plans to continue upgrading.
Brown owns and operates a working ranch on a large portion of the 100,000 acres we hunted. Our hats are off to Brown, his family and the guides, who were the hardest-working group of people any of us had seen in a long time. They were able to run a successful outfitter operation, feed three meals a day to eight hunters and four guides, get the kids to school, run a complete farm and ranch business, care for a seriously ill child and........(continued)