Whitetail’s Galore!

As I sit here typing this, the whitetail woods are teaming with commotion.  From north to south, east to west, the majority of the whitetails are in some sort of rutting stage (with the exception of the deep south)!  This is a magical time of year that every whitetail hunter...

Wyoming Hunts You Need to Know About – Deer, Elk & Antelope

Without question, the Consultants at WTA, field as many calls inquiring about Wyoming hunting opportunities than any other state in the West. This can be attributed to the diverse hunting possibilities that exist across the state.Wyoming truly offers a hunt that falls under every sportsmen’s “bucket list” of must do adventures....

2019 Elk Hunts – It’s Not Too Late!

The Rocky Mountain Elk is probably the most iconic big game animal in the West. It’s every hunters dream hunt, and once you’ve experienced it, you’re hooked. We book more customers on elk hunts than for any other specie in North America. It’s a hunt many people will do multiple...

World Turkey Slam- Texas Rio Grande

When I think of Rio turkeys, I think Texas!!!  Rios are concentrated in the western desert regions of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and other western states.  But, to me, Rios and Texas just go together.  As far as behavior, Rios are similar to Eastern turkeys but have tan colored tips on...

Turkey Slams

Here at WTA, we book a pile of hunting and fishing trips each year, and it never fails that turkey hunts are one of our most popular offerings. There is a myriad of reasons for the popularity of turkey hunting. Its another species to chase when the elk and deer have their...

Alaska Reindeer Hunting

As a hunting consultant in the industry for over 20 years, I have seen a lot of hunting patterns change. Unfortunately, one of the biggest changes has been in caribou hunting across North America. Call it what you want, global warming, predation, over hunting, government politics, special interest groups, migration...

Alaska Tags Deadline

Well the application season is once again upon us. Alaska has a December 17th application deadline. Here is a little more detail on the Alaska draw and the species available to apply for. Hunting The Last Frontier can be a really special experience and drawing a tag can certainly improve your...

Offshore Fishing’s New Hot Spot

At WTA we are always looking for that next great location to send our clients for both hunting and fishing. We take vetting locations and outfitters very serious, so after I heard a lot of buzz about the incredible billfishing around FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices) off the shore of Costa...

Wyoming All Species Points Only

Without question, the Consulting team at WTA TAGS field more phone calls on Wyoming hunting opportunities than any other state in the West.  This can be attributed to the diverse hunting opportunities that exist across this game-rich state. Wyoming truly offers a hunt that falls under every sportsmen’s bucket list...

The High Altai

When I first started in this business I was certain I’d be doing a fair bit of hunting related travel. However, I always wondered if I’d ever get the chance to hit Mongolia, specifically the area the High Altai argali calls home – the Altai Mountains of the extreme northwestern...

Montana – Trophy Elk Opportunity without the Wait!

Montana – Trophy Elk Opportunity without the Wait!   For many of us elk is a species we dream to hunt. Coming from back east it was always very high on my bucket list as it is with many others from my side of the country. After moving out West...

Mountain Goat in the Last Frontier

Mountain Goat in the Last Frontier   For as long as I have been in the hunting industry, Alaska has always been a place that I have been infatuated with. That being said I never had the opportunity to go until this season when I drew a limited entry mountain...

Guatemala Sailfish

Billfishing's Finest by Tim Herald Guatemala has emerged over the past decade as the sailfishing capital of the world. When the bite is hot, it is not uncommon to release 20-30 big Pacific sailfish, that weigh 90-120 pounds each, in a day, and often mahi mahi, yellowfin tuna, and marlin...

Triple Threat – Quebec/Labrador Caribou Muzzleloader

Muzzleloader Quebec/Labrador Caribou, by Mark Peterson In his quest for the North America 29 X 3, by taking each with a Rifle, Muzzleloader & Bow, Mark Peterson shares his hunt stories in a series we call “Triple Threat”. It had been 22 years since my dad took me on my...

Hunting in Spain – Part Two

THIS TWO PART BLOG SERIES FEATURES THE ADVENTURES OF WTA CONSULTANT TIM HERALD, AS HE TRAVELS TO SPAIN IN SEARCH OF IBEX. PART 2 – GREDOS IBEX & RHONDA IBEX In part one of this story, I wrote about my hunts for the Beceite and Sierra Nevada ibex in Spain. On that...

Hunting in Spain – Part One

This two part blog series features the adventures of WTA Consultant Tim Herald, as he travels to Spain in search of Ibex. PART 1 – Beceite Ibex & Sierra Nevada Ibex If you get to know me at all, you will quickly learn that I am not a species collector...

Triple Threat – Coues Deer

Rifle Coues Deer –“The Grey Ghost” by Mark Peterson Coues whitetails are a small subspecies of whitetail deer; they are found in Arizona, New Mexico, and Old Mexico.  You can’t hunt Coues deer like typical whitetails, as the desert country they call home is too big and too wide open. ...

Return to Pakistan – Part Two

After the Punjab Urial hunt, my brother-in-law Eric Schlukebir , my friend/cameraman Grant Boring and I drove back to Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan.  To get to the Blue Sheep hunting area was not an easy task.  On the first day, we drove from Islamabad to Besham and there we...

Triple Threat: Rifle Tule Elk

This guest blog comes to us from Mark Peterson, CEO of WTA and Host of Cabela's Instinct. Triple Threat: NA29 Tule Elk, Rifle Outside of the Lake Michigan coast that I call home, one of the most beautiful coasts in the country is in central California on the Pacific Ocean....

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