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For any hunter seeking a high quality New Mexico Outfitter Top Notch Outfitters needs to be part of that consideration. Brian has been guiding hunters in New Mexico for over 20 years and has developed a strong tradition of success. His goal is not to be the biggest outfitter in New Mexico by running dozens of hunters through his camps each year. Instead, he provides a personalized high quality experience to each and every hunter he has the opportunity to guide each year.

Top Notch Outfitters offers fully guided hunts on public land unit 13 and unit 34 which require a hunter draw a permit or purchase a unit wide landowner tag. These hunts are based out of a comfortable cabin and include meals and transportation with most hunting conducted on foot. Their objective is to provide each hunter an opportunity at a bull scoring at or above 300 and Brian and his guides have been successful in harvesting several bulls in excess of 340.

Their private land hunts occur on a private ranch Brian has exclusive access to for the sole purpose of guiding elk hunters. This ranch is located in unit 37. Most bulls will be respectable mature bulls with a possibility of breaking into that coveted 350 class.

Brian and Top Notch Outfitters also works closely with another outfitter in offering guided Ibex hunts in the Florida Mountains of southern New Mexico. These are very rugged and physically demanding hunts, and for someone that has been lucky enough to draw a tag, the right outfitter is essential. Many hunters end up going home unsuccessful due to not knowing how to hunt these animals and by not being prepared for the demands required to be successful. If you have drawn the tag, give Brian a call and increase your odds of taking home a true trophy.

Species and areas hunted

Elk Units 13, 34, and 37
Ibex Florida Mountains (Unit 25)

Check out their website at Top Notch Outfitters or contact HuntersTrailhead for more details.

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