Bison hunting

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12 hunting trips from 5 outfitters starting from $4,400

12 hunts
$4,400 starting from
3 countries
2306km to the nearest trip

Where to hunt Bison

“Bison” may refer to one of the two closely related species of bovines: the American Bison (a.k.a. Buffalo), and the European Bison (a.k.a. Wisent). Both species faced near extinction by the early XX century. The North American Conservation Model worked better for the American Bison, and both the Woodland and Plains subspecies are now not endangered, with hunting legal in a number of states, such as Alaska, Missouri and South Dakota, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. The European Bison did not fare just as well, partly due to both World Wars raging right in the heart of its habitat. However, strictly limited opportunities to hunt it, with the proceeds going for conservation effort, exist in Belarus.

Price distribution

Bison hunting in North America will cost about $4,000 to $7,000, depending on the area and the size of the trophy. Combination hunts with species such as wolf are possible in Canada. Bison hunting in Europe has always been an exclusive affair, and hunts are typically priced at about $14,000-15,000.

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When to hunt Bison?

Seasons for limited draw hunts may run in October-November to February-March (in Alaska), while hunting privately owned hunts are possible year round. However, outfitters recommend to come in late autumn or winter if the hunter wishes to harvest a coat in its prime. Hunting in Belarus is possible all year round, but the outfitters recommend to come in December or January for the same year.

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On most Bison hunts the hunter is accompanied by a guide, to make sure that only an old, mature bull that’s past reproductive age is harvested. Spot-and-stalk is by far the preferred method, especially for plains populations that dwell in the open. Woodland bison may not be too easy to locate and stalk. An alternative method is hunting from high seats over food sources.

Why hunt Bison?

Most stories of the Bison have it that the species have been “exterminated by hunting”. This is an oversimplification. A lot of factors contributed to decimation of the American Bison numbers, including habitat loss, competition with domestic cattles and disease transmitted by it, and conscious extermination effort for political reasons. Would the Bison’s decimation be as dramatic by hunting alone? Nobody knows, but it’s a fact that the recovery of huntable species unter the North American Conservation Model was more successful than those that, like Bison, weren’t legal to hunt. Likewise in Europe, in the Romanoff’s hunting preserves the Wisent thrived; after the Bolshevik Revolution it took only a few years before the animals went extinct, in spite of a total hunting ban. Consumptive use, with a lot of money raised by hunting a few individuals, often makes a more successful conservation tool. Bison hunting today is strictly controlled, and works for preservation of the species. Join this effort by booking a Bison hunt.

Fall Wild Bison Hunt 2022

Fall Wild Bison Hunt 2022 Canada

If you have a love for the Great Outdoors, then you are sure to be blown away with our incredible Traditional Woodland Bison Hunts in Northern Alberta! This is like no other Bison hunt that is for sure. Our hunts take place on crown land in remote Northern Alberta. Our average Bison score SCI is over 62 with huge skulls. Shooting a trophy bison is not uncommon, in fact it's the best opportunity on Earth to shoot a free range wild woodland bison. Our remote fly in base camps offer an incredible view of the Boreal forest, excellent quarters, kitchen are stocked with fresh produce, and it is not uncommon to see black bears bears right from our camping location. This hunt offers many exciting adventures during your stay! We have been helping hunters to achieve the goal of harvesting a free range wild Alberta bison with either a gun or bow by putting you with in range with your weapon. We do this by taking hunters on personally guided hunts in the best wild wood bison hunting areas available in Alberta. We have a intimate knowledge of bison, travel movements and territories. Come join us on a Hunt of a Lifetime.

Trip duration: 6 days

Hunting season: 16 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2022

Package price $11,000 for 6 days, 1 hunter
Ranch Trophy Whitetail and Exotics Hunt

Ranch Trophy Whitetail and Exotics Hunt United States

The ranch offers Texas deer hunting packages for a variety of free ranging game including Whitetail deer. The ranch offers Texas deer hunting packages for a variety of free ranging game including Whitetail deer, Axis deer, Black Buck antelope, wild hogs and Rio Grande turkey. Texas deer hunting packages for super trophy animals is available in portions of the ranch under high fence including trophy whitetail deer and exotics such as Axis, Fallow, Blackbuck, Red stag, Ram (Aoudad, Corsican, Black Hawaiian, Barbados), Scimitar Horned Oryx, Gemsbok, Sika deer, wild boar and Others. There is significant game across both the low and high fence areas of the ranch providing excellent opportunities for every hunter. Ranch daily fee (includes lodging and kitchen, transportation on ranch, walk in cooler and access to rifle/bow blinds and feeders) 125$ per hunter and $50 Per non hunting guest. Optional meals $50 Meals and snacks per day per person. All white tail hunts and select exotic hunts require a guide and the guide will determine the animal for harvest (trophy, management or cull) Guide Fee's: $100 per day per guided hunt includes skinning and quartering of game Minimum $500 cost per hunter regardless of trophy fee's

Trip duration: 2 - 7 days

Hunting season: 1 May 2020 28 Feb 2022

Price from $4,400 for 2 days, 1 hunter
2 Day Bison Hunt

2 Day Bison Hunt United States

The American bison is known to be a rare trophy as they no longer fill the fruited plains. However in Colorado we access over 200,000 acres of ranch land to pursue top SCI scoring bulls in open range. These massive headed beasts are hunted between December-March to ensure full trophy quality. ​ RIFLE MUZZLELOADER ARCHERY ​ WE PURSUE OLD STUD BULLS ​

Trip duration: 2 days

Hunting season: 1 Jan 2022 31 Mar 2022

Package price $10,000 for 2 days, 1 hunter
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