Idaho Shiras Moose Hunts
Moose hunting in Idaho can be extremely good with more moose
spotted some days in Idaho than on many Canadian or
Alaskan moose hunts. Bearpaw Outfitters keep track of moose
sightings throughout the fall season, previous moose sightings
are valuable assets when moose hunting. Bearpaw Outfitters
have a full range of equipment including ATV's, UTV's and
horses if needed for the hunt. Shot
opportunity has been 100% on the bull moose and cow moose hunts
Moose Hunting Fees
Type Of Hunt - Cost Each
5-Day Guided 1x1.….$5450
5-Day Guided 2x1.….$3950
DIY Moose Map.........$595
Bearpaw Outfitters offer guided or semi-guided moose hunts.
Five day or three day moose hunts are offered for bulls or
cows. With proper licensing cougar, wolf, coyote, and grouse
can also be taken if seen at no extra charge during any
moose hunt and there is great trout fishing in local waters.
Guided hunts include a full time guide, atv's,
utv's, and horses as needed for the hunt. Semi-guided
hunts include directions where to hunt and
guides will pack out your moose. DIY Moose Hunting Maps are
offered for do-it-yourself unguided hunters who want to know
where to hunt on their own, no services are included with the DIY Maps.
Indoor lodging and meals are provided at our main base.
Guides provide transportation for guided hunts, semi-guided
hunters need to bring a 4x4 auto for their own transportation.
Location & Terrain
Guided moose hunts are offered in southeast Idaho. Elevation
ranges from 5,500 to 9,000 feet and terrain varies from lower
elevation benches to rugged mountains and canyons with high
Most mature bull moose taken have antlers from 36” to 45” wide
and we've taken bulls up to 52". A record book bull is
possible, archery hunters have a fairly good chance of seeing
a Pope & Young quality bull moose.
Seasons & Best Time
Bull moose season is open August 30 to November 23 for any legal
weapon. Archery is best during the rut in late September or early
October while moose can be called in close. Rifle hunting is best
in late October or November after leaves fall and snow
visibility for spotting moose.
Depending on weapon and time of the season, hunt methods may
include using a 4x4 vehicle for access, glassing hillsides
and basins, spot and stalking, watching water holes,
watching known moose feeding areas, and horseback access
into some areas.
Shot opportunity has been 100% nearly every year on the moose
hunts. Most rifle shots have ranged from 50 to 300 yards,
archery shots range from 10 to 60 yards. The hunt can be
taylored accomodate hunters who are physically challenged.
Licensing & Hunter Ed
Moose tags are issued through a draw, you must apply in
April. Idaho has the best draw odds of any lower 48 state.
The chance of drawing a tag ranges from
about 10% up to nearly 100% depending on the unit. Call or email
Bearpaw Outfitters to get on the mailing list to be
advised when and how to apply. The total cost for a
non-resident to apply is about $2300. About $2100 is
refunded if you are not drawn. Lower license rates apply
for youth hunters and DAV's. Hunters born after Jan 1,
1975 are required to have Hunter Education to apply.
What’s Not Included
Your personal gear, meat processing, taxidermy, state sales
tax, licenses, gratuities to guide, and any items not listed
Travel and Itinerary
Arrive the day before the hunt, Salt Lake City is the best
airport if flying, rent a car or ride the airport shuttle,
it’s a 2.5 hour drive to Bearpaw Outfitters.
Contact Us Today
Email with any
questions or to book a hunt. If sending a deposit by postal
mail, use the
to verify your details. "We look forward to meeting
you and hunting with you soon."
Dale, Tara, and The Staff