Our goal is to provide our clients with a truly memorable hunting experience.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the untamed wilderness of Reserve, New Mexico, where Gila & Apache Outfitters reigns supreme as the epitome of hunting excellence. With over 25 years of expertise guiding adventurers through the prime hunting grounds of the Gila and Apache National Forests, our legacy is woven into the fabric of these rugged landscapes. Delve into the thrill of the chase as you pursue Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Bear, Oryx, Turkey, and Predators, guided by our highly skilled professionals who call these untamed expanses home. We limit our hunts to ensure an intimate and personalized experience, crafting unforgettable memories amidst the whispering pines and rushing streams. Join us for an epic journey where the call of the wild beckons and the spirit of the hunt awaits.


Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of Reserve, New Mexico, our comfortable lodging provides a welcoming haven after exhilarating days in the wilderness.


We offer convenient transportation to and from the hunting grounds, utilizing rugged 4x4 pickup trucks and agile ATVs for access. Once we arrive at the designated hunting area, the pursuit of game unfolds on foot, ensuring an authentic and immersive experience in the heart of the wilderness.


An experienced cook will be at your service, providing hearty breakfasts, satisfying lunches, and delicious dinners throughout the duration of your hunt, beginning half a day before the adventure commences and continuing until half a day after its conclusion.

Trophy Care

We handle every aspect of the hunting process with expertise and care, including caping of the animal, quartering of the meat, and packing out via ATV's or horseback. Your harvested game will be promptly cooled in our walk-in cooler. Additionally, for your convenience, we offer the option of local processing for an additional fee.

Professional Guides

Our commitment to personalized service is unparalleled, offering one experienced guide per two hunters or one-on-one guidance for optimal support. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Gila and Apache National Forests in Southwestern New Mexico, our elk hunts epitomize the pinnacle of hunting excellence. With decades of experience and access to prime hunting grounds teeming with exceptional game, our clients consistently achieve remarkable success rates on world-class animals. Renowned for our expertise and the extraordinary genetics of the region, our hunts stand as a testament to the finest public land hunting experiences in the world, as evidenced by the record.

Lincense Fees

License fees are a standard requirement for hunting participation in New Mexicxo

  • Elk: Standard MB - $555 Quality & High Demand MB - $780
  • Deer: Standard - $290 Quality or High Demand - $375
  • Bear: Over-the-Counter $260

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