Thank you so much for starting the WWIA foundation, and putting on these hunts. It was so awesome to get out on the water and blast away at tons of ducks, and to see all of the support from the community and ...
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Lyle (Scott) Spurgeon
I have long realized the therapeutic nature of God's creation having grown up in Northern Wisconsin where the forests, lakes, and streams were right out my back doo...read more about Lyle (Scott) Spurgeon
Meet Pro Staffer Chris Guikema
Name: Chris Guikema
Representing: Compass West Outfitters
Service provided to the WWIA: Guided Aoudad ewe hunts in New Mexico
Personal Biography: Professional outfitter or guide for over 20 years in the Western US. Elk-Mule Deer- Bighorn Sheep-Antelope-Aoudad-Fly Fishing For Trout
Chris has been guiding in the area full time since 1996, the years before Chris moved to New Mexico he worked in the Bob Marshall Wilderness as well as the Cloud Peak Wilderness in Montana and Wyoming. Chris has also been a fly fishing guide since 1990 guiding all over Montana as well ason the San Juan River in NM and in SW Colorado near Pagosa Springs, Colorado and Durango, Colorado.
Chris moved to New Mexico and his goal was to spend a few years scouting and understanding the elk and deer of the Southwest and then start back up with the hunts. He is happy to be able to offer the very best in both mule deer and elk hunting this great state has to offer.
Note from Chris
I am a fulltime outfitter, hunting is not a sideline hobby for me, it's my chosen way of life as well as my passion (or as my wife might say - an obsession). Our philosophy is that there is no greater thrill than the smile on a clients' face as he realizes a lifelong dream. We are here to make your dreams a reality, after all "a thought that leads to no action is not a thought - it's dreaming." Stop dreaming and step into the reality of the finest hunting the southwest has to offer!
"I look forward meeting you in our camps soon and showing you the best the southwest has to offer."