Broadmouth Canyon Ranch is the brainchild of retired Denver Bronco-great Rulon Jones; its 3,000 fenced acres are a haven for Rocky Mountain elk that roam freely across this rugged expanse of sage, scrub oak and pine.
When the opportunity arrived recently for me to take a stab at a 6x6 bull at Broadmouth Canyon, I leapt at the chance.
About an hour and a hall drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, Broadmouth Canyon Ranch is nestled in the hills overlooking Liberty, Utah.
I have just received the May/June issue of PETERSEN'S HUNTING and read Blake Shelby's article, "Passport: Broadmouth
Canyon." There are those of us who have to scrimp and save to be able to partake in expensive and labor-intensive hunts.
Last issue's article "Passport: Broadmouth
Canyon" (May/June) certainly crosses the line into "canned" hunting.
This was only my second trip to northern Utah to hunt with Rulon Jones and Broadmouth Canyon Ranch, but thoughts of last year's hunt had kept me awake for weeks.
I was met at the airport in Salt Lake City by friend and Broadmouth guide Chuck Creamer and his wife, Lisa.
Broadmouth has become one of my favorite hunting destinations.
I'm glad your publisher, Blake Shelby, managed to kill his elk with only one shot while "hunting" on Broadmouth
Canyon Ranch "Well-Earned Bull," April 2001).
It's a pristine farming/ranching basin that is just beginning to feel the impact of development as its small towns are "discovered." At the northern end of the valley is massive Broadmouth Canyon--walled with ruggedly beautiful, towering mountains.
Surrounded by a high fence along its perimeter, Rulon manages Broadmouth Canyon Ranch for big mule deer, Wyoming moose and American elk.
Broadmouth Canyon Ranch offers the options of hunting on foot, horseback or ATV and can accommodate nearly every mobility level.