Hunter Profile: Hunting and Guiding Arizona with JP Vicente

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Hunters all over the world dream of hunting Arizona. From elk to mule deer to antelope, Arizona is a great place to chase trophies, and JP Vicente of Big Chino Guide Service lives, hunts, and guides this magical land. JP recently sat down to interview with Rack Camp.

1. Why do you love to guide where you do?

My family grew up in northern Arizona, as we have been in this country since early 1900’s the hunting opportunities are incredible as many folks have no idea how good the hunting really is especially over last 5 years as the drought is over and the populations of wild life have increased with great trophy potential for all species hunted.

2. What is your favorite animal to hunt?

We love to hunt elk like any one but truly the Mule Deer hunting is incredible here in northern AZ. The most over looked hunt opportunity is the Over the Counter mule deer hunts especially being able to hunt them in the Full Rut!

3. What is your favorite thing about guiding?

The opportunity to help others achieve their dreams of hunting trophy animals. As well as the comradery that is developed with life time friendships.

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4. What is the most memorable trip you’ve guided and why?

So many but truly when we help 1st time hunters especially kids you just can’t beat those hunting opportunities. The emotions expressions and the true innocence can’t put a price on it. The 2nd Is helping disable veterans. For the same reasons but in most cases it’s therapy for them, we are just humbled to be part.

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5. What makes your guide service great?

Our commitment to hunt industry and conversation. We enjoy spending time with wildlife and the amount of commitment we put forth to ensuring our clients are provided the best service from the camp to the hunt opportunity.

6. Do you have any dream hunts yourself?

I would love to take a disable Veteran is child on a early bull elk rifle hunt and harvest a 400 inch bull with them.

7. What are some of your favorite gear items?

Kuiu apparel Badlands Packs Sitka outerwear Swarosvski Optics Outdoorsman Tripods.

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8. Do you have any other passions?

Sheep hunting and Fly fishing for big Browns!

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Hunting Photo: Arizona Mule Deer

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A nice archery Arizona mule deer from Big Chino Guide Service.

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Hunting Photo: Trophy Arizona Bull Elk

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Look at that rack! An incredible Arizona bull elk from Big Chino Guide Service.

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Video: Hunting Bull Elk in Arizona


From High Point Outfitters, some massive Arizona elk in a great video highlighting the awesome opportunities in the Southwest U.S.

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Hunting Photo: High Mountain Ram with Bow

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Don’t look down! From Cassiar Stone Outfitters, a good ram taken with a bow.

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Hunting Photo: Northern British Columbia Caribou

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Big Canadian caribou with a nice rack taken in British Columbia.

Photo comes from a hunt with Cassiar Stone Outfitters.

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Hunting Photo: Ram Hunting in Northern British Columbia

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Beautiful photo from a successful hunt in Northern British Columbia.

This photo comes from Cassiar Stone Outfitters.

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Video: Adventure Caribou and Moose Hunting in Canada

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Some attractive adventure hunting in Newfoundland, Canada at Conne River Outfitting.

From the videomaker:

“Located in the prime hunting paradise of the Bay du Nord wilderness area, Conne River Outfitting is Newfoundland’s premier outfitter for trophy Moose, Woodland Caribou and Black Bear hunting.

Whether you choose a Fly-In or Drive-In hunt, your adventure with Conne River Outfitting is sure to be an exiting one! We can accommodate most requests and are committed to making your hunt successful and your trip a memory that will last forever.

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Video: Hunting Deer at Rio Sonora Outfitters in Arizona

Rio Sonora Outfitters Sizzle Reel from Zac Griffith on Vimeo.

Zac Griffith has put together a nice video featuring the hunting opportunities at Rio Sonora Outfitters in Arizona.

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Video: Wyoming Hunting with Livingston Outfitting

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Great footage of big game from Livingston Outfitting in Wyoming.

From the filmmaker:

“Livingston Outfitting offers horseback hunting adventures for your friends and family in the beautiful Wyoming Mountains. These Wyoming hunting trips are conducted on horseback, using seasoned horses and mules. Our Wyoming wilderness hunts are the old–fashioned pack in style hunts. Your Wyoming hunting adventures could include Elk, Mule Deer or Big Horn Sheep. You can also fish the many Wyoming rivers and streams for Rainbow, Cutthroat, and Brook Trout.

We start our trips in Cody, Wyoming and we hunt using horses through some of the most pristine Yellowstone National Park areas. You will see some of the best wilderness Wyoming has to offer including the Yellowstone Mountains, Herds of Elk, Grizzly Bears, Wild Rivers and Streams filled with fish, countless birds and other wildlife. The hunting found in these areas is like no other!

With over 190 years combined experience between 15 guides, we have one of the best crews around. With two wilderness hunting camps and a hunting lodge to serve you from we’re sure we have what you are looking for in a hunt. We personally invite you to come out to Wyoming for what will surely be the hunt of a lifetime.”

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