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LOH Outfitters 2020 Archery Elk Hunting Recap

LOH Outfitters 2020 Archery Elk Hunting Recap

By Brendon Rosales This season for archery elk hunting in New Mexico was a bit of an odd one – but what else would we expect in 2020?! Fortunately, COVID didn’t put a damper on our hunts. In fact, our guides and hunters were thrilled to be out in the field for some...
Our Guides Recommended Elk Hunting Gear and Accessories

Our Guides Recommended Elk Hunting Gear and Accessories

Over the last several weeks, we’ve put together some videos on our recommended elk hunting gear and clothing systems. Hopefully, these provide some helpful tips as you prepare for a New Mexico hunt! In case you missed them, go check out our previous videos that cover...
4 Things to Expect on a New Mexico Mule Deer Hunt

4 Things to Expect on a New Mexico Mule Deer Hunt

A New Mexico mule deer hunt is a classic spot-and-stalk adventure. Hunting these western icons is totally addicting and it’s easy to see why so many hunters become obsessed with mule deer. Here at LOH Outfitters, we enjoy both private ranch and draw hunt...
Cold Weather New Mexico Hunt Clothing Recommendations

Cold Weather New Mexico Hunt Clothing Recommendations

Previously, we shared our recommended clothing for a warm, early season elk hunt or pronghorn hunt. If you’re interested in our early season packing scheme, go take a look here. In this blog post, we’ll be talking about cold weather gear. Yes, the weather...
2020 New Mexico Pronghorn Season Recap

2020 New Mexico Pronghorn Season Recap

We enjoyed a great antelope hunting season here in New Mexico! The LOH Outfitters crew worked hard, and our hunters were able to take some outstanding pronghorn. Here’s a recap of the 2020 season. Our hunters this year experienced a 100% success rate on all of...
7 Great Early Season Elk Hunt Clothing Recommendations

7 Great Early Season Elk Hunt Clothing Recommendations

Deciding on clothing for an early season elk hunt can be surprisingly difficult. After all, this is where desert, high plains and Rocky Mountains meet. The weather here in New Mexico is highly variable. You could experience hot temperatures, intense sun, rain and even...
How does the New Mexico Big Game Draw Work?

How does the New Mexico Big Game Draw Work?

New Mexico offers some of the best big game hunting opportunities of any western state. To learn more about why you should be applying in New Mexico, go see our previous article on that subject. Here’s an overview of how the New Mexico big game draw works: No...
How to Make a Great DIY European Elk Skull Mount

How to Make a Great DIY European Elk Skull Mount

With elk season upon us, many of us are dreaming of bugling elk, full freezers and awesome trophy antlers. When it comes to preserving those antlers, keep in mind that elk are extremely large. Whether it’s the cost or the sheer size, a shoulder mount may not be the...
Elk Hunting in New Mexico Unit 36

Elk Hunting in New Mexico Unit 36

Elk hunting in New Mexico unit 36 is one of favorite places to guide. It’s steep and rugged. But a high density of elk and quality bulls make this one of the best elk hunts in the state. Unit 36 Overview “If you want to go get a lot of action and see a ton of elk,...
Prepping Gear for an Early Season New Mexico Elk Hunt

Prepping Gear for an Early Season New Mexico Elk Hunt

Drawing an early season tag for a New Mexico elk hunt in one of the great units that we hunt here at LOH Outfitters is flat-out exciting. Our hunters have averaged a 90% opportunity rate on bulls between 300” to 400”. For those who weren’t able to come up with a tag...
New Mexico Pre-Season Scouting Report

New Mexico Pre-Season Scouting Report

The season is quickly approaching and our hunting guides have been working hard, scouting for elk, mule deer and pronghorn here in New Mexico. As hunters, we know that every season brings a unique set of opportunities and challenges. Fortunately, we have some great...
Elk Calling Tips: 3 Signs a Bull is Going to Hang Up

Elk Calling Tips: 3 Signs a Bull is Going to Hang Up

By Lee Harrison Elk calling during the rut is one of the most exhilarating things on this planet. When 700-pound animals scream at each other and you’re in the mix of things, it’ll make your heart jump out of your chest. However, it doesn’t always happen this way....
The Cost of a Guided Elk Hunt in New Mexico

The Cost of a Guided Elk Hunt in New Mexico

A fully guided elk hunt isn’t cheap. Nor would you want it to be. The bitter taste of a poor experience can last a long time. We receive many questions about the costs that factor into a hunt. So we thought it would be worthwhile to break it down. What is the cost of...
Elk Hunting in New Mexico Unit 10

Elk Hunting in New Mexico Unit 10

In case you missed it, we recently highlighted our elk hunts in New Mexico’s primitive weapon units 13, 15 and 17.  Even though we concentrate on these bow and muzzleloader-only units, we do offer guided hunts in some other great areas across the state. Here,...
3 New Elk Recipes to Try as You Anticipate Elk Hunting Season

3 New Elk Recipes to Try as You Anticipate Elk Hunting Season

By Lee Harrison As summer quickly carries on toward fall, many of us are looking forward to elk hunting season. The thrill of calling in big bulls builds every day. If you’re anything like us, these long summer days are fillled with thoughts of big antlers and full...
Why You Should Hunt New Mexico’s Primitive Weapon Elk Units

Why You Should Hunt New Mexico’s Primitive Weapon Elk Units

Anyone who has dreamed of chasing big bull elk out west has found themselves looking at New Mexico more than once. New Mexico is widely known for the Gila units, which can produce monster bulls. These units are the most sought after tags in all of New Mexico. These...
2020 New Mexico Pronghorn Hunts: Special Pricing Available

2020 New Mexico Pronghorn Hunts: Special Pricing Available

The 2020 hunting season is quickly approaching and we have a few New Mexico pronghorn hunts now available! Guaranteed Tags These trophy antelope hunts include landowner tags. If you didn’t get lucky in the draw this year – no problem! The hunt includes the tag, 3 days...
3 Reasons to Hunt New Mexico Over Other Western States

3 Reasons to Hunt New Mexico Over Other Western States

Having spent my career in the hunting industry, one of the questions I am asked most frequently is, “Why hunt New Mexico?” When answering this question, am I biased? You bet. But after hunting and guiding in other western states, there’s no doubt that New Mexico...

Selecting An Elk Hunting Outfitter

Finding A Hunt That Will Match Your Expectations Across the western United States, there are seemingly endless options for hunters looking for an elk hunting outfitter. I speak with hundreds of hunters each year and as a consumer, I know how daunting this search can...