SARATOGA, Wyo., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge, officially announced the opening of their 2013 wing shooting program today. Now through October 12, 2013 guests can experience the thrill of a guided, private hunt for pheasant or chukars with the Ranch's team of National Champion bird dogs, as well as popular continental tower hunt experiences from the Brush Creek Ranch Founder's Gun Range shooting tower. Seasonal Duck hunts at Brush Creek Ranch take place October 3 to 12 via the Encampment River and Ponds across Brush Creek Ranch's 15,000 private acres.
"We are thrilled to open our second season of wing shooting at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, especially with the addition of the new duck hunts," said Michael Williams, COO and Executive Vice President of The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch. "Our seasonal wing shooting adventures, in combination with the outstanding Orvis endorsed fly fishing, state-of-the-art Gun Club and myriad of other outdoor activities as well as luxurious accommodations and gourmet dining, make The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch an outdoor sportsman's and sportswoman's vacation paradise."
Led by professional bird dog trainer, Russell Stallard, guests will have the opportunity to see firsthand some of the finest retrievers and spaniels in the West go into action with these premiere sporting hunts offerings:
- Classic Walking Hunt—suitable for beginners and experts alike, typically consist of two hunters with a private guide and pair of dogs, and a journey out into the vast private Wyoming landscape for a wing shooting challenge across meadowlands and high desert.
- Pheasant Continental Tower Hunt—an exciting group experience, hunters are situated in one of ten blinds surrounding a natural stone tower from which pheasants are released in waves. The blinds are in varied open and wooded terrain, giving each hunter a variety of shooting situations over the course of the hunt. Hunters are rotated after each round so that each hunter will get a chance to shoot from ten different shooting positions. The degree of shooting skill required varies from blind to blind.
- Continental "Clean Up" Hunt—The day following the Tower Shoot, the shooters join in on a 'scratch' walk up hunt of the previous days birds, including pheasant and partridge.
- Seasonal Duck Hunt — Offering both jump hunting and blind hunting, 2 shooters and personal guide will experience sought after Platte Valley exclusive access to prime streams and ponds.
All guests will experience a tune up at the Brush Creek Ranch Gun Club, which features sporting clays and pistol/rifle shooting range. All shooting adventure packages are all-inclusive to include luxury accommodations, all meals and beverages (including premium wine and spirits), the ranch's full suite of activities including fly fishing, horseback riding, archery, mountain biking and more; as well as half-day wing shooting classic walking hunt for two people. While all professional gear, guides & instruction is included, Brush Creek Ranch welcomes guests to bring along their favorite firearms for their hunt.
Packages start at $1,900 per unit, per night based on double occupancy with a minimum three-night stay. To book a Wyoming wing shooting or duck hunting adventure package, or any other Brush Creek Ranch luxury dude ranch package, visit http://www.brushcreekranch.com/recreation/hunting.php or call (307) 327-5284.
About The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing lodge, is an exclusive, independent guest ranch set amid a century-old working cattle ranch outside of Saratoga in south central Wyoming's North Platte River Valley. Sitting on 15,000 acres and bordering a million acres of federal wild lands, Brush Creek Ranch's Grand Lodge and collection of new and renovated historic guest cabins and quarters are open to destination weddings, private corporate events and family vacations. Offering an unsurpassed, all-inclusive luxury dude ranch adventure experience, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch provides a genuine Western spirit of hospitality and a vast array of outdoor activities that, coupled with an inspiring landscape and a dedication to sustainable ranching, come together to create a new icon in luxury Western destinations. For more information or to inquire about rates call us at (307) 327-5284, email us at email@example.com or visit us at www.BrushCreekRanch.com.
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