Idaho River Rafting and Fishing Business for sale. $285,000.
Enjoy spending time in, on and around a stunningly beautiful river while meeting new friends and earning a living. This turn-key outfitting business is a rare opportunity to guide rafters, whitewater trips, and fishing expeditions.
This rafting and guide business has been well run and has been profitable for decades. This family run business has been their primary lifestyle for many years. The outfit operates in Salmon, Idaho on approximately 130 miles of the Salmon River. Clients, many of which are repeat loyal customers, meet in Salmon and are bussed to the launching sites and enjoy either a one- or two-day rafting experience or a fishing adventure of a lifetime. Clients enjoy first-rate rafting or fishing gear, excellent food, amazing service, and tons of fun!
The rafting consists of a half day smooth scenic float, one-day white water rafting, two-day white-water rafting, or a combination trip. Fishing consists of drift boat fishing, fly fishing, and wade fishing with guides. Clients can book fishing trips for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, steelhead, and salmon.
This outfit operates under permits from the U.S. National Forest and these permits must be assigned to the new owner at closing. The permits grant almost 1200 use days on the S-4 and S-5 sections of the Salmon River. Note: you cannot just start rafting and guiding on this river you must have a permit like the one with this business.
This business opportunity comes with all the necessary equipment and an established history in this community. A summary of the equipment is a 25-passenger bus, 15 passenger vans, trailers, river rafts, kayaks, life vests, a drift boat, camping gear, and cooking gear. Contact the agent for a detailed list of equipment. Contact the listing agent for information on financial data, profit and loss statements; however, rest assured this business operates in the black.
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to run your own business along one of the prettiest rivers in Idaho.
Agent: Todd Dye, National Land Realty, 208-317-0934
Successful white water rafting outfitter for sale. Several prime permits with the National Park Service, USFS and BLM on two different rivers with multiple sections to operate on. Trips range from one day to five days. All equipment, vehicles and necessary equipment will come with the purchase so this is or can be a turn key operation depending on a person’s desires. Several purchase options are available, the entire operation or will part out the business if the buyer would like to base somewhere else. Currently located in Vernal, Utah on an acre with a fully operational warehouse, house and two smaller sheds. We have an option to lease the property if a buyer does not want to purchase the entire operation. Contact us at moc.liamg@pxerevironid for more information.
In Dubois, Wyoming, an Assigned Site Base Camp Permit: 200 Priority Use Service days for summer and fall base camp use, (which includes big game hunting) from June 1st to November 30th, annually. The permit is in the Shoshone National Forest and very close to the Washakie Wilderness boundary. Permit also includes 2 drops on the Wind River Ranger District. Fantastic elk and sheep hunting, great fishing, and ample opportunity for client growth. This sale includes vehicles and equipment/inventory/camp supplies needed to be a turnkey operation. $450,000. Please call Sarah or Heath, 307-840-3579, for more details.
Social distancing got you down? Tired of mask and confinement mandates? Well now may be the time to live your dream by becoming and owning one of Montana’s most prestigious outfitting businesses.
Based in Southwest Montana, this is one of the most successful and profitable outfitting businesses in the American West. This company has been showcased nationally on the Outdoor Channel, Versus Network/NBC Sports, Pursuit Network, and Sportsman’s Channel, as well as, has been highlighted in the pages of a multitude of hunting publications to include North American Hunter, Outdoor Life, Predator Extreme, Cabela’s Outfitter Journal, Peterson’s Bow Hunting, Bow Hunting World; etc. This business has a stellar reputation in the hunting world and comes with a rare and large repeat clientele.
With exclusive US Forest Service and BLM land use permits encompassing over 120,000 acres, this Montana Outfitting business has been running at near maximum hunting occupancy for past 20 years and is already 100% booked for the 2021 hunting season; 70% booked for 2022 and is currently booking for the 2023 hunting season. Not often do you find a business that will pay for itself while you live a dream. This is the definition of a turn-key business operation.
To date, this business has concentrated on elk, deer and bear hunting, but for the adventurist visionary the potential is endless. This business could be expanded into guided fly-fishing trips on the nearby Big Hole River, or the countless other rivers, creeks and streams and high alpine lakes in Montana. Not to mention this business has potential to offer mountain horseback trips for wildlife viewing, photography day trips or even corporate multi-day adventures. The possibilities are endless particularly with a longstanding, reputable business.
Now is the time to pursue your outdoor adventure and take a chance on your dream life while it’s evident that togetherness and the outdoors are the most important parts of our lives. Escape to the great outdoors and embark on the best adventure of your life.
If you are seriously interested in this outfitting business, please give us a call and we’ll be happy to share more information with you. Let’s get started and create your outdoor legacy!
Vaughn Esper, Esper Ranches Real Estate, 406-529-1121, moc.sehcnarrepse@nhguav
MONTANA WILDERNESS OUTFITTING BUSINESS FOR SALE:
Retiring Outfitters are offering for sale our Bob Marshall Wilderness hunting, fishing, summer roving and sightseeing, horse and mule packing business. Also, can include our Drop Float packing to the South Fork of the Flathead River for summer private party float trips. We have been 100% booked for the last 5 years and are nearly fully-booked for 2021. We have priority summer use on all 4 Forests in the Bob Marshall Complex. Our hunting base and spike camps are 19 and 23 miles from the trailhead. This is a unique opportunity for a full-service outfitting business in spectacular wild country. Call 406 370-9244 or 406 240-2722 for more information.
Montana and Yellowstone Park:
Fantastic fly-fishing, trail rides, backcountry pack trips in south-central Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Beautiful hand-hewn log cabin lodge which operates summer and winter as a bed and breakfast, three-story log barn and small cabin on 1.75 acres in the Gallatin National Forest. Our Yellowstone Park commercial use permit allows for unlimited horseback fishing trips and overnight use in the park. Our forest permits allow for trail rides originating on our property and going into the forest, also overnight use for drop camps and full-service camps and day-use hunting. Horses, tack, equipment, vehicles, help to get permits transferred and client lists. Asking $1,050,000. Check out the property on Zillow.
Idaho hunting and recreation business for sale. Call Steve at (406) 360-8897 or check it out at Hunting Business For Sale for more information.
Create your own future at the foot of the Wind River mountains. Leave the “9 to 5” behind and work for yourself as the owner of this small, vibrant, well-established outdoor recreation company. Advantages too numerous to mention here; for detailed information, contact moc.aerhj@llessargreppohc or call 307.231.2603.
Outfitter business for sale. Located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This camp has both summer and fall day use. Summer business includes guest services such as overnight camping and horseback rides. This camp is conveniently located close enough to Jackson that you can take daily 1/2 day or full day trail rides. Overnight campers are close enough to Jackson that it does not take much time to get to us and far enough away that you will feel miles away and secluded from the city life. This camp includes grazing right for 20 head of horses, 300 summer day use and 400 fall day use. Fall hunting season starts in mid-August and runs through the end of October. Clientele will come with the camp along with horses, equipment, vehicles and tents. This camp is a unique hunting camp with the convenient summer opportunities and the wide variety of fall hunting. For more information please contact 307-690-2595.
Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Idaho Outfitting and Guide Business for Sale—$350,000
This outfitting and guide business operates with a permit from the U.S. National Forest Service. This listing is for an outfitting and guide business and no land or real estate transfers with the sale.
This outfitting and guide business has been well run and has been profitable for decades. This second-generation family run business has been their primary lifestyle for many years. The outfit operates in approximately 250 square miles of the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness and the Nez Perce–Clearwater National Forest. Hunters, many of which are repeat loyal customers, are flown into the Moose Creek USFS Airport via charter flights and then are taken via horse back to one of several remote, yet comfortable, backcountry wilderness camps. Other access to the area is via a 27–30 mile pack trip. Clients enjoy first-rate backcountry gear, excellent food, amazing service and a lot of fun!
The guided hunting consists of elk, deer, bear, mountain lion, and wolf. These are remote, rugged, wilderness fair-chase hunts. This outfitter has self-implemented a six-point or better rule and 340+ bulls are a possibility. Tag allocation allows for guided hunts for deer and elk to occur during their rut. The excellent game population and low hunter numbers create an opportunity for trophy game.
The area boasts a great mountain lion population and this outfitter has guided numerous hunters to a Boone & Crockett cat. Bears are also in abundance and the Idaho Department of Fish & Game allow two bear tags per hunter in this area. With the abundance of bear there is also a variety of color phases. Bear can be hunted over bait, with dogs, or via spot and stalk.
The outfit has 700 permitted use days, four assigned camp sites, and 40 AUMs for grazing. The outfit is allocated 24 elk tags and 35 deer tags (mule deer or whitetail deer). Additional elk tags are available through Idaho’s capped tag program for both residents and non-residents and through the outfitter pool. Additional deer tags are available through the general season deer tag applications.
This outfit comes with all the required equipment needed to run the hunting camps, and 17 head of livestock will transfer to a new owner who can and will care for the livestock. Sale of this business is subject to the National Forest use permits being vacated by the current owner and re-assigned to the new buyer.
Contact the listing agent for information on profit and loss. This outfitting and guide business has produced a net income that exceeds both the median and mean household income for Idaho in 2020.