Over the years many hunters have asked me where's my favorite place to hunt moose, and after their scowls go away when I say "In the woods" I tell them it's Cateye.
Cateye has become a bit of a legend over the years. Stories from Cateye have been know to grow legs and walk the streets of small cities and towns across America, even going into the homes of hunters where they've swelled bigger and bigger until the occupants burst out of the doors to get fresh air - after all Cateye stories always end with bull, er I mean bull moose. Just hearing about Cateye can be a little overwhelming for most people's imagination, but bear with me and read to the end.Read More & See Pictures
Over 20 years of guiding for moose I've called in hundreds of bulls. I really like mimicking what a moose sounds like, and I'm really good at it. And over many years, it's almost instinctual to respond to a moose. You know what's harder than moaning like a cow moose though? Not calling at all. And that was the secret no call moose call that called in Stan's bull for him.Read More & See Pictures
Ten days is a long time to hunt. Most hunters are tagged out by five or six, but every once in a while a hunter goes the distance and doesn't get their bull until the last day. Such was the case with Ryan. Every bull I called in for him seemed to get the better of us before he could shoot it. Time and again I called in a moose, and time and again it would give us the slip.Read More & See Pictures
The largest (to date) moose I’ve personally ever guided for was the bull shot by Jeff Emerson in 2009. It was 53” wide, long tines, tall and wide paddles, great brows, and uniquely had the longest bell I’ve ever seen on a moose cape as well at about 3 feet long.Read More & See Pictures
The coolest moose hunters I’ve ever guided have to be Pat and Ben Cool. Pun intended, we call them two Cool hunters. At the time of writing this they’ve hunted with me 7 times, and are booked again for this fall. We’ve had lots of great experiences together, but I’d like to share the most memorable one here.Read More & See Pictures
I've known Gene for several years after he came up on a spring black bear hunt with me. He really wanted a moose, and he really wanted a good one. He'd been on 4 other moose hunts with other outfitters but without so much as seeing a bull. Those experiences had left him soured and skeptical, so it took some doing to convince him to come hunt with me and give me a try to call call one in for him.Read More & See Pictures