Category: Big Game Hunting

Interesting Facts About Elk Hunting

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

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 »

Mixing Up Your Practice Targets

All hunters, even the most experienced need practice. Practice means you’re enhancing and honing in on the skills you already have, and to further develop them. A typical hunting practice would involve the use of targets. Targets could be a 3D target, white on black images, or burlap or paper animal targets. Commonly, once a… Read more »

Look Your Best With New Hunting Apparel

When hitting the wilderness to hunt, it is important we do what we can to keep ourselves warm and comfortable. Luckily, there is new hunting apparel now available from Under Armour that will be perfect for your next big game hunt. If you’re looking to really blend in with your environment, get covered with camouflage… Read more »

Come Merriam Turkey Hunt With JACO Outfitters This Spring Season

With winter coming to an end, that means spring is almost here and with it will also come Merriam Turkey season. If you’re looking to hit the outdoors and bring home one these, then book a Turkey Hunt with JACO Outfitters today! Our hunt will last three days and in the package and includes lodging,… Read more »

Why Hunting Benefits New Mexico

Now chances are, if you have been out on a hunt before, you don’t need to be convinced of why hunting is great for the environment. However, if you are on the other side of the coin, you might not see a need for it. Here are a few of the ways hunting benefits our… Read more »

Elk Hunting In New Mexico – Unlike Anything Else

It is no secret that elk are very large animals, and to bag one on a hunt is quite an incredible feat. Regardless of the type of animal that you are hunting, doing it in the same location can potentially become stale or create a scarcity of hunt-able creatures. This could lead to missed or… Read more »

Learn Your Rifle Before A Hunt

When it comes to hunting and using firearms like a rifle, many of us think shooting an animal at 150 yards or more might be easy. If you are proficient in smaller firearms, you might think you can just pick up a rifle and become an automatic marksman. This, unfortunately, is not the case, especially… Read more »

Hunt Big Game Antelope In New Mexico

New Mexico Antelope Hunts are probably the best big game animal for an eastern hunter to experience on their first trip out west. Everyone wants an elk, but for someone who isn’t used to reading maps, hunting public lands, still hunting dark timber, spotting and stalking, backpacking in rugged terrain, judging tremendous distances and is… Read more »

Preparing For Elk Hunting Season Ahead of Time

Any experienced hunter will tell you that the workload of preparing for hunting season opening day begins months before that calendar date. While hunting is a recreational sport, the amount of time it takes to “have all of your ducks in a row” is a lot. Elk hunting season opening day is in the mid-fall… Read more »