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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5766 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 18, 2006 to September 26, 2006
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): Bergy
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou, Central Canada Barren Ground - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 399 6/8.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: Saw lots, couldn't get close.
Wolverine - Availability: None seen.
Game Condition Comments: Caribou are where you find them. A big herd showed up on day three and all 11 of us tagged out, got three booners. Not tons of them, but good enough.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Good
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: First Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Cost a fortune, but good - no extra charge for meat going home.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $4950
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $268
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $675
Charter Airfares: Amount: $750
Other Costs: Amount: $200
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None - this one goes like clockwork. Only question is where the caribou are.
Highlights of Hunt: Getting a booner. Great camp, good company. Did this hunt three years ago, also a good time.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Cynthis Fisher
Contact Information: Tel. 406-375-1445 - 651 Bobcat Lane, Hamilton, MT 59840 E-mail: wildart@bitterroot.net
Hunting Experience: Lots.
Physical Condition: Fair.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5068 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 18, 2005 to September 26, 2005
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): George Hala
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou, Central Canada Barren Ground - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Trophy.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: Missed at 350 yards.
Game Condition Comments: Late season hunt, viewed thousands of caribou, multiple wolf and several grizzly bear.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Northwest and Air Tindi (bush flight) Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: No problems.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $4950
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $300
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1300
Charter Airfares: Amount: $750
Other Costs: Tips. Amount: $800
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Weather was terrible, however, not controllable by outfitter.
Highlights of Hunt: Viewing thousands of caribou.
Equipment Recommendations: Be in good shape, we walked up to eight miles per day to get on the caribou herds.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Very well run outfit, hunting camp was very nice. I too my spouse and it was more than comfortable. Camp manager idd a phenominal job of communicating to us the daily plan given the unpredictable and severe weather conditions.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Todd Glowka
Contact Information: Tel. 210-496-0700 - 122 Woodland Ranch Road, Boerne, TX 78015 E-mail: txhunter32@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Alaska, Africa, New Mexico, Texas, British Columbia and Wyoming.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL
I highly recommend this hunt. Hard to find a better organized hunt. Exceptional food, well run outfit.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2543 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 20, 2001 to September 24, 2001
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): Larry Mills
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: Concentrated on hunting caribou as the priority.
Game Condition Comments: Found game to be abundant with our guide getting us on the animals each day of our hunt.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $0
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: A hunt of a lifetime experience with my father. Seeing him bag two trophy caribou was an event I will treasure forever.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This was a first class operation. An exceptional value for the quality of the hunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jeff Kirkey and Pat Kirkey
Contact Information: Tel. 608-534-6015 - 24321 7th Street, Trempealeau, WI 54661
Hunting Experience: Extensive hunting background throughout North America.
Physical Condition: Above average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2539 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 17, 2001 to September 23, 2001
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake Caribou Camp


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): John Andre
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Average.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Caribou in excellent condition.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Good
Name of Airline: Air Canada Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Week after September 11 - lots of waiting at security.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $5000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Tips. Amount: $400
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Warm weather delayed migration.
Highlights of Hunt: Saw lots of country, many caribou, a few wolves, wolverines and one grizzly.
Equipment Recommendations: Waterproof boots and rain gear.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Quality hunt in a great environment.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Mike McElrath
Contact Information: Tel. 602-992-5685 - 1967 E. Hillery Dr. E-mail: mmcelrath@home.com
Hunting Experience: 20 years desert hunting.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2546 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 13, 2001 to September 20, 2001
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake Caribou Camp


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter
Booking Agent (if any): Cabelas. 610 Glover Road; Suite A; Sidney; NE; 69162; Tel. 800-346-8747; Email: outdooradventures@cabelas.com; Web www.cabelasoutdooradventures.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Two B&C; very nice.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: V.I.P all the way! Perfect time; perfect hunt. I would and will recommend this outfitter to my family and friends.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air Canada Airline Service:
Airline Comments: The day after 9/11 attack - hectic. We used Cabela's Travel Service, which saved our trip and hundreds of dollars in cost.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Two caribou. Amount: $3950
Trophy Fees: Amount: $210
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $105
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $800
Charter Airfares: Amount: $500
Other Costs: $100 - antelrs on split; $138 - GST; $400 - tip; $50 - hotel. Amount: $688
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: I'm a very picky person and I was so impressed with every detail; quality and quantity of caribou.
Equipment Recommendations: Good binoculars.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? John and Anita Andre lived up to their impeccable reputation running a first class camp and hunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Michael J. Battin
Contact Information: Tel. 408-265-0658 - 1588 Camden Village Circle, San Jose, CA 95124
Hunting Experience: Very experienced and dedicated hunter.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2551 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 13, 2001 to September 18, 2001
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): Larry Mills and Stanley
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Two trophy size caribou.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: Didn't see any.
Wolverine - Availability: Didn't see any.
Game Condition Comments: Excellent.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3950
Trophy Fees: Amount: $207
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $227
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $493
Charter Airfares: Amount: $500
Other Costs: Amount: $300
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Airline shut down because of September 11th attack.
Highlights of Hunt: Great people, great caribou, great experience.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Everything was as it was advertised and more.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Bill Kurasz
Contact Information: Tel. 307-455-281 - P.O. Box 325, Dubois, WY 82513
Hunting Experience: Guided and hunting in Wyoming for big game.
Physical Condition: Average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2542 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 8, 2001 to September 13, 2001
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): John Andre
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Two trophies.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Good selection of animals.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air Canada Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Obviously, during this time airlines were difficult. We were three days getting home; rather than one.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $4450
Trophy Fees: Two caribou. Amount: $321
Permits/Licenses: $117 for two caribou, $30 fishing. Amount: $147
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $866
Charter Airfares: Amount: $500
Other Costs: Layover in Yellowknife coming and going. Amount: $250
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt:
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Excellent hunt in every aspect.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Don Haan
Contact Information: Tel. 231-853-6493 - 5944 Moorland Rd
Hunting Experience: 50 years for whitetail; five years for mule deer; one year for red stag in Ukraine.
Physical Condition: Fair.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2552 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 7, 2001 to September 12, 2000
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou, Central Canada Barren Ground - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: Just didn't see any.
Wolverine - Availability: Didn't see any.
Game Condition Comments: Excellent.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Northwest, Air Canada and Tindi Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3950
Trophy Fees: Amount: $300
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $364
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1100
Charter Airfares: Amount: $500
Other Costs: GST, lodging, etc. Amount: $2113
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Taking of caribou and catching of grayling, plus befriending other hunters and camp staff.
Equipment Recommendations: Just go with the provided list, it's all there.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? The Courageous Lake hunt is the hunt all other hunts will be measured against.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Norm Johnson
Contact Information: Tel. 920-394-3141 - 447 S. South St., Markesan, WI 53946 E-mail: njking@dotnet.com
Hunting Experience: Nouice (SP).
Physical Condition: Average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1926 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 13, 2000 to September 19, 2000
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake Caribou Camps


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter an NWT native
Booking Agent (if any): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Boone & Crockett three in camp. Pope & Young two in camp. Mine was just shy of B & C book.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: I missed shot. I saw three.
Game Condition Comments: I saw over 1,500 caribou and many were magnificent bulls. I could have happily filled my tag on the first day (two caribou), but the guide convinced me to wait for better trophies.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air Canada and United partner Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: No problems with guns or customs. On time all the way there and back.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Heated tents with wood floor and electric lights. Amount: $3950
Trophy Fees: Canadian government fee. Amount: $100
Permits/Licenses: Two caribou, one wolf and one wolverine. Amount: $227
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Round trip from Yellowknife to camp and return. Amount: $500
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None. This was a superb hunt with exceptionally good equipment and guides.
Highlights of Hunt: Seeing so much game and taking excellent trophies.
Equipment Recommendations: Good rain gear and layers of fleece to match the temperature.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This hunt was superb all around. Those who filled early had the opportunity to catch big lake trout and grayling.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: John L. Piotrowski
Contact Information: Tel. 719-685-9106 - 3060 Cedar Heights Drive, Coco Spes, CO 80904
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in Alaska, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Physical Condition: I am 66 years old and in good condition.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1925 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 8, 2000 to September 12, 2000
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake Caribou Camps


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: I saw 340-360-inch bulls daily.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolverine - Availability: I missed one running. It was a small target.
Wolf - Availability: I saw only one.
Game Condition Comments: Unbelievable abundance of bulls and outstanding trophy quality.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Northwest Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: On time air service but the baggage handling was horrible. They lost luggage coming and going and damaged the rifle and guncast.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3250
Trophy Fees: One caribou. Amount: $150
Permits/Licenses: One caribou, wolf, wolverine and fishing. Amount: $225
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1120
Charter Airfares: Amount: $500
Other Costs: Tips and food. Amount: $300
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: The ony problems were with baggage on airline.
Highlights of Hunt: I finally killed great caribou and had a close encounter with a grizzly bear.
Equipment Recommendations: Great rain gear and waterproof leather boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Steve Hanna
Contact Information: Tel. 219-665-3247 - 1526 Shadow Lake, Angola, IN 46703
Hunting Experience: Extensive hunting experience.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL
This is the finest of many trips I have taken. If you want to hunt caribou, this is the place. They have a great camp staff, skilled guides, great food and lodging and no hidden costs!

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Shoshone Wilderness Adventures Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1808 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 26, 2000 to September 1, 2000
Place of Hunt: Canada - Northwest Territories
Hunt Area: Courageous Lake Caribou Camp


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): John Andre; Shoshone Wilderness Adventures. 1144 Jidd Creek Hollow Rd.; Hamilton; MT; 59840; Tel. 406-375-8400; Email: john@shoshonewilderness.com; Web www.shoshonewilderness.com
Personal Guide (if any): Jeff
Booking Agent (if any): Jim/Barb McCarthy; Jim McCarthy Adventures & Travel. 4906 Creek Drive; Harrisburg; PA; 17112; Tel. (570) 384-3365; Email: info@mccarthyadventures.com; Web www.mccarthyadventures.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good. Close to B & C.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: There seems to be lots of caribou. More bulls arrived thoughout the hunt. Resident animals available most of the time.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air Canada and First Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Good but some folks didn't get their gear. It was left in Yellowknife.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3300
Trophy Fees: Amount: $150
Permits/Licenses: Miscellaneous fishing, etc. Amount: $150
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $800
Charter Airfares: Amount: $250
Other Costs: Hotels and food. Amount: $400
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: The weather one day.
Highlights of Hunt: My son and I both taking good animals with a borrowed rifle at 400 yards apart.
Equipment Recommendations: None.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? I have been in eight caribou camps for mountain caribou, Quebec/Labrador caribou, woodland and barren ground caribou. This was the BEST.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Ken Gerg
Contact Information: Tel. 814-486-1691 - PO Box 247, Emporium, PA E-mail: Jomama@penn.com
Hunting Experience: I have a 2 3/4 sheep slam and I need four animals for the N/R 29.
Physical Condition: Good for 64.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


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