Colorado's Premier Elk Hunting Outfitter, 66 years hunting along the White River National Forest. One of the highest populated Elk & Deer units in the state of Colorado.

My father and I hunted with Seth in 2016. We were both successful in our hunts. It was a great experience for both of us. It was part of my father bucket list. I am scheduled for this fall in 2019. Good Luck hunters! I would highly recommend his group to anyone. Thanks Mitch Zoldowski

Colorado Elk Hunting

I have been hunting with Seth and Bearcat Outfitters since 2010. They have always treated myself and every other hunter like family and work their tails off to give hunters the best hunts imaginable. David Nostrandt

Colorado Elk Hunting

Seth and his team are outstanding at providing a first-class elk hunting experience. I've hunted with Bearcat Outfitters numerous times over the last 10+ years and have been completely satisfied with both the drop camps and fully guided hunts. Looking forward to my next hunt in 2019! Greg Hutchison

Colorado Elk Hunting

I've hunted with Seth and his crew 3 times and had great hunts each time. Saw plenty of legal elk. The horses and tack were top notch and the food (thanks Rita) and accommodations were terrific. Jim Zeck

Colorado Elk Hunting

I have been hunting with Bearcat since the mid 80’s. I have actually been guided by three generations of the same family. Seth runs an excellent operation. Lots of elk, good stock, great food and accommodations and seasoned guides that know the territory. I highly recommend: Jack Miller

Colorado Elk Hunting

Seth is a great guy and runs a heck of an outfitting business. Both my friend and I had great encounters with success on a nice 5x5 elk. He hunted hard with me through my final evening of the hunt and never gave up. The hospitality and facilities at Bearcat were wonderful as well: Kash Brown

Colorado Elk Hunting

I have archery hunted 5 times with Bearcat Outfitters and I have been successful 4 out of 5 times. The one time I should have been successful but it was hunter fault. The guides are outstanding, the food is great, along with the accommodations. I saw elk every day that I hunted, either by stalking or sitting over a water hole on the afternoon hunt. I highly recommend Bearcat Outfitters for a great archery hunt. Larry Stafford

Colorado Elk Hunting

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Quality Trophy Elk Hunts Since 1953

Our hunting trips are in game management unit 12. They are guided and operated out of our lodge in Northwest Colorado. Everything is furnished except for your hunting license and personal gear. It has all the modern conveniences with two full baths for hunters use. Meals are prepared home style. You will arrive the afternoon before your elk hunt begins. Once you are unpacked and settled in, you will be taken to the stable, fitted to a saddle and assigned a horse for the next morning. Then we will return to the Lodge for dinner and retire for the night. Once morning arrives which is anywhere from 3:30 AM to 5:30 AM, (depending on which elk hunt you are on) a breakfast will be served. After breakfast you will be provided a sack lunch, taken to the stable and depart for your elk hunting area with your guide. You will elk hunt all day. We usually leave well before daylight and return well after dark. The farthest ride is about one and a half hours. Cost & Fees.


Our archery hunts are guided and operated out of our lodge just as are the rifle elk hunts. The main difference is, we come back in for breakfast and go back out in the afternoon. Elk hunting is done by calling and stalking as well as using tree stands in the morning. Evening elk hunting is in a different area than mornings (so we can keep from putting too much pressure on our elk herd) and is done by using tree stands. This method works very well and generally yields a very high success ratio. Cost & Fees.

Drop Camp Elk Hunting

Four and six-man camps are available for elk hunting. On our Drop Camp elk hunts you are packed into a camp site in the White River National Forest, Colorado. Your camp is checked on every other day either in person or by two-way radio. We supply you a 16 x 20 wall tent, wood stove, propane cook stove, propane heater, cots, tables, chairs, lanterns, water and pack out your game. You are elk hunting on your own, supply your own groceries, utensils and do your own cooking. Since it is a pack– in camp, elk hunters MUST limit what they bring, only necessities. Cost & Fees.