Black Mountain Outfitters Reviews & Experiences

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“After being an avid Mule Deer hunter all of my life I finally put together a Sonoran Mule Deer hunt with Tom McReynolds of Black Mountain Outfitters in January of 2020. I have hunted across North America and have been fortunate to harvest some very nice Mule Deer; but an opportunity for a Sonoran Giant was something I’ve waited my entire hunting career to do. Tom and BMO Business Manager, Zach Lashley, set me up with dates and provided me with the proper details to prepare for my hunt. Upon arrival in Old Mexico the BMO crew was top notch from the cooks, to the drivers, to the professional guides. I never felt in danger or uncomfortable in Mexico and the service and the atmosphere was exceptional. The ranch house accommodations were good and provided super food and very comfortable accommodations. The ranches we hunted were vast and the Sonoran desert is absolutely beautiful. At any given time you have the opportunity to harvest a world class Mule Deer which is what I was fortunate enough to capitalize on with my hunt. Glassing from desert lookout points and high-racking is an effective way to find big deer but Tom’s management of these huge ranches makes hunting with BMO a special opportunity. My guide Drew Whetter was an excellent hunter and one of the best I’ve ever hunted with behind the glass. I would recommend Tom, Zach and Drew to anyone looking for an opportunity for a Sonoran Giant. Thank you BMO for a great hunt! I can’t wait to get back to Old Mexico next year!”

Scott Brownell

Casper, WY

“When I was looking for an outfitter in New Mexico, they needed to meet several of my expectations. The three most important were accommodations for 7, the option to tag along with a family member or help each other scout once tagged out and the most obvious being a history of harvesting big bulls. BMO was everything I hoped for plus so much more. The food was awesome, the hunting was incredible and the guides made the trip more enjoyable than I ever imagined. I’ve hunted elk all over the country and this was by far the best experience our group has ever had. I not only left Pie Town New Mexico with my biggest bull to date, I left there after making several new friends as well. Excited to be back again this fall with my son, I want him to share in the same memories I experienced.”

Robert Roskowiak

Minnesota

A friend and I selected Black Mountain Outfitters for our New Mexico elk hunt and could not have been more pleased. These guys run a first class operation. The camp, meals, and guides were fantastic! When we were there, the camp was 100% kill, and you can’t do that without going the extra mile. I will definitely book with BMO again!

Clint Stephson


We just got back from a 6 day archery hunt with BMO in unit 12. Was an amazing hunt, with awesome hospitality. Food was great, lodging was perfect for this style of hunt, and the guides and staff at BMO kept us happy and entertained the entire time! While the weather and moon phase made the hunting difficult, our guides Reno and Ryan worked as hard as they could to get us into elk, and we were able to go 3/4 on quality shot opportunities on solid bulls. Would definitely recommend an elk hunt with BMO, and if planning on going with a rifle, you will have a shot at a big, big bull no doubt, and bow hunting also offers great chances of harvesting a good bull. Great operation!

Steven McBee


You can not find a better place, more important better people, to help you chase as trophy bull elk ! ! Food and lodging was great. Best thing was the Team Attitude. I have been to many outfitter camps and typically each guide has his own “honey hole” and only worried about his hunter. BMO guides work as a unique team sharing information and truly all of them are concerned about getting ALL of the hunters their opportunity. There is no ego amongst them, no private spots they don’t share – – if you don’t have an opportunity in the first few days, expect half a dozen guides at night discussing how to fix that ! ! ! I would give ’em six stars if I could ! ! !

Frank Dale


I booked an elk and antelope hunt with BMO this year not really knowing anything about these guys and not sure how I even found out about them and was more than pleased with the operation that Tom and his very professional crew of guides and lodge operation guys conducted. I have never shot or hunted antelope up until last week and at BMO I believe I shot a buck of a lifetime don’t really know the score but I might say huge by large would describe it, then to top off the same day I filled my elk tag in the early evening on what we were just calling a pre scout of a new area for me to hunt the next morning. Needless to say never went back in the morning ! My guide Cody was fun to hunt with he was like hunting with a hunting partner from way back very knowledgeable in what he does, thanks Cody ! If all goes well, I plan on going back next year to do a replay. I would recommend BMO to everyone I know looking for a great hunt. Thanks again to all the crew. Hope to see you in 11 months 2 weeks and 4 days not that I’m counting.

Ken Buehner


Had a great second year at BMO. Thank you guys for the great experience and for Mario pulling in an awesome bull I shot and to Boney This is one place that you can not go wrong with the guides and staff. Thanks to Carrine for another great year of awesome food, they spare nothing when it comes to their meals. and hospitality.

Jeff Veldstra


“Absolutely BEST outfitter I’ve ever hunted with. From the accommodations to the food to the experience. Every year we are chasing 350+ bulls during archery season. I have been very fortunate in my 3 years at BMO to harvest a 382″ and a 340″ bull. Tom, Boney, and crew will provide you with the best opportunity to kill giants in N.M. hands down!!! Whether it’s archery or rifle, I would recommend these guys to anyone.”

Matt Burton


Just finished a mule deer hunt with two of my clients on Black Mountain’s ranches near Roswell, NM. All was well organized, guides first rate and there were no real hiccups from start to finish. Most important my clients left happy! This was my first experience with booking clients with Black Mountain and I can assure you it will not be my last.

Mark Young

Mark’s Exclusive Adventures

Great organization of hunts and tons of ground saw lots
Of elk and killed a really good one. Rincon lodge is great and the food and service is outstanding. My guide new the properties really well and knew where we needed to be and when. Get in shape it’s not easy this is no high fence hunt but it’s a blast. Might even get to climb an old volcano to glass!

Wayne Lennington