6 Tips on Planning a Guided Hunting Trip

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Sam Johnson

May 24, 2023·2 mins read
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Planning a guided hunting trip can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Our team at Mallard Bay is here to help every step of the way. With a little planning, you can have a safe and successful hunt. Follow these tips and you'll be on your way to a successful hunting trip.

Choose Your Destination & Intended Species

What kind of game do you want to hunt? Where do you want to go? There are many different hunting destinations to choose from, so take some time to research and find one that's right for you. Use this tool to search hundreds of bucket list trips. Here's a few areas we recommend.

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Find a Trusted Outfitters with Experienced Hunting Guides

Once you've chosen your destination, you'll need to find a guide. There are many different guides to choose from, so be sure to do your research and find one who has experience hunting in the area you're interested in. Here's a few trusted MB partners!

Book Your Trip

Once you've found a guide, it's time to book your trip. Be sure to get all the details in writing, including the cost of the trip, the dates of the trip, the group size and what hospitality is included in the hunting package. The Mallard Bay platform provides all this valuable information so you know exactly what to do!

Pack Your Gear

Once your trip is booked, it's time to start packing your gear. Be sure to pack everything you'll need for a successful hunt, including your hunting rifle, ammunition, food, water, clothing, and first-aid kit.

Be Prepared for the Weather

The weather can change quickly in the outdoors, so be sure to be prepared for anything. Pack layers of clothing so you can adjust to the temperature, and be sure to pack rain gear in case of a storm. Check the weather here.

Be Respectful of the Land

When you're hunting on someone else's land, be sure to be respectful of the property. Leave no trace of your presence, and be sure to clean up after yourself.

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