BISON HuntingExperience the trip of a lifetime when you hunt the majestic Bison!
Experience the trip of a lifetime when you hunt the majestic Bison with Gage Outdoors. The rolling prairies, where we hunt these massive animals resemble those found in the movie, “Dances with Wolves”.
Hunts offered: From Bison cows to trophy bulls, Gage Outdoors has it all. Our all inclusive hunts are sure to make memories that will last forever. Contact us today to book your South Dakota Bison Hunt on the vast prairies.
Weapon: You can hunt with a Bow, Muzzleloader, Pistol, or a Rifle (Minimum Caliber .270).
Land: We hunt a large area consisting of 7,000 acres which assures the hunt to be very challenging.
Gear: All you really need to bring is your weapon of choice and your cold weather gear and we will take care of everything else.
Meat: Processing by our professional butcher runs between $400 and $800 depending upon the size of the Bison you shoot. If you decide to have us skin/quarter your Bison, we charge $125/Cow, $175/Medium Bull, and $225/Trophy Bull.
Joining a Gage Outdoor Bison hunt will give you the feeling our Native American Ancestors had when stalking through the fields across the great American Prairies. Big bulls stand 6’ high at the shoulder and can weigh over 1,500 pounds. Cows can weigh over 1,000 pounds. Preparation for field dressing the animal, and harvesting the meat from the field location, is essential. The hunting guides at Gage have this covered for you.
Bison are huge and tough to bring down. Good shot placement is essential. For this reason, you want to avoid shots that are too close or too far away. You need a clear view of the animal you’re aiming at, and you need to see what might be standing behind it. Do not risk having a pass-through shot that will injure a second animal. Once you have brought the Bison down, you can expect it to yield (in pounds) the following amount of lean meat, based on a medium 1,100lb Bull.
Please see the chart below for estimates:
Approximate Meat yield: Depending on shot placement/butchering
On Average =
Cow = 270 – 300 lbs
Med bull = 370 – 440 lbs
Trophy bull = 400 – 500 lbs
Let our team know that you are interested and want more information. We'll be in touch within 24 hours.
December – February
Trophy Bull – $7250
Medium Bull – $6250
Small Bull – $5250
Bison Cow – $4250
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WHY GAGE OUTDOORS
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Our South Dakota hunting lodge is located in Northeastern South Dakota in the town of Athol, just minutes away from Aberdeen and Redfield South Dakota.
Our Gage Lodge ensures your time away from the field will be very comfortable. We offer private lodging for various sized groups which allows you to never have to share your place with other hunters. It is your private place while hunting with us.