Off-Season Elk and Antelope Hunting Tasks

Any hunter knows that hunting season is always in session. It’s challenging to improve your hunting skills if you don’t take advantage of the opportunities to develop them during the off-season. If you’re trying to prepare for a great hunting season, check out a few of these beneficial tasks that you can do to improve… Read more »


How Target Shooting Can Help You Become a Better Hunter

You can’t expect to improve your hunting skills without practicing, especially during the off-season. To stay on top of your hunting skills, you should incorporate target shooting into your practice. Target shooting will help improve your skills by making you feel more comfortable testing out new positions and improve your accuracy while hunting! Let’s look… Read more »


Beginners Guide to Choosing a Turkey Call

Did you know that New Mexico is known for some of the best turkey hunting? With JACO Outfitters, we hunt full-blooded Merriam Turkey in the Sangre De Cristo Mountains located in northern New Mexico. Hunting any turkey requires a variety of calls in which our guides have the expertise for a successful hunt! If you’re a… Read more »


Things to Consider When Planning a Merriam Turkey Hunt

Are you thinking about going hunting for Merriam’s turkeys for the first time? If so, prepare to be challenged! Although hunting for these birds might appear as though it would be simple, it’s actually a lot harder to hunt them than you might think. Many experienced hunters compare hunting for Merriam’s turkeys to hunting for… Read more »


Tips For Elk Hunting Success

Elk hunting is one of the most challenging forms of hunting, even for those who have been doing it for years. It requires a tremendous amount of endurance and patience. You also need to make sure you’re prepared for an elk hunt ahead of time. Check out a few tips that will increase your chances… Read more »


Tips for Merriam Turkey Hunting

You can find Merriam’s turkeys in several states these days, including Utah, Oregon, and even California. But if you’re going to hunt for them, it’s best to do it in one of the states where they originated from. New Mexico, in particular, is a great state to visit for those looking to hunt Merriam’s turkeys…. Read more »


Interesting Facts About Elk Hunting

JACO Outfitters offers guided elk hunts in New Mexico at various times of the year. Elk live among terrain that’s physically demanding for hunters to navigate, so if you’re going to hunt elk, it’s best if you’re “in shape.” You’ll be hiking up/down/around “difficult” terrain with a backpack and a bow or rifle. And you’ll… Read more »


The Benefits of Going Black Bear Hunting

Every year, there are more than 10 million Americans who go hunting for deer. However, unfortunately, the number of black bear hunters is well below that. There are fewer than 1 million Americans who go hunting for black bears every year. That’s a real shame because there are so many benefits of black bear hunting…. Read more »


Make Mouth-Watering Turkey With a Homemade Brine

Looking for a new way to prepare the turkey you got this season? Brining is a method of marinating that uses salt water to increase the moisture content of the meat you’re cooking. It makes for a succulent, delicious bird that can be smoked, fried or oven roasted depending on your preference. To get started,… Read more »


New Application and Draw Deadlines are Just Around the Corner

We’re already a month into 2018, and that means the deadlines for draw hunt applications are approaching fast. The application deadline for bear and turkey permits is on February 7 at 5 p.m. Applications for big-game licenses, meanwhile, can be submitted until 5 p.m. on March 21. Hunters can easily apply for state licenses and… Read more »