~ Our Ranch ~

Our guest ranch is cradled between the Ruby Mountains and the Bullion Mountains, with panoramic views of the magnificent snow capped Ruby Mountains, with peaks to 11,000 feet, making you feel like you can almost reach out and touch 'em….Nevada with altitude!Sunset at the main ranch

The main ranch is located in close proximity to the town of Elko, Nevada, home of the famous National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  There are several rooms available here and the main ranch house is open to guests for family style dining, entertaining and relaxation.  The meals are all home cooked, deliciously varied, and served in generous portions.

If you are looking for a more private adventure, there are rustic cabins to choose from at the Ruby Marshes and the Ruby Mountains, offering seclusion and a perfectly situated cabin offering direct access at the beginning of the wilderness area.

As you relax from our various porches you will see hundreds of thousands of acres of Nevada's most pristine back country, a true paradise for the avid sportsman and outdoor nature lover, with a wide range of wildlife including mule deer, antelope, elk, wild horses, coyotes, eagles, ducks, geese, chukar, sage grouse, and more.  Some of the greatest outback country found in Nevada!

South Fork ReservoirSouth Fork Reservoir is just around the corner, with some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the state.  The Ruby Marshes are only a short drive offering incredible scenery and fabulous fishing and waterfowl hunting opportunities.

You will find amazing photographic opportunities among spectacular vistas stretching between mountains and horizons.  Evenings bring the opportunity to relax and enjoy the incredible magical colored sunsets, and as darkness approaches the skies fill with a spectacular display of stars for gazing.

~ Guide Services ~

Kevin and elkMaster Guide Bill Gibson has made his sole living full time guiding hunting and fishing adventures in the Ruby Mountains and other Northeastern Nevada areas for over 30 years. Adventures are strictly first class and fair chase.  You will be accompanied by a guide that is experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly, that knows and is in harmony with the land, the habitat, the animals, and how to deliver top quality customer service to hunters.  Your adventure will be unforgettable!  When you book an adventure with Elko Guide Service you can expect quality in every respect. We take pride in our strong reputation for excellent customer service and high success rates of harvesting solid trophy elk, deer, mountain goat, bighorn sheep, antelope, and mountain lion, on either guided or unguided (do it yourself - DIY) adventures using our private lands and cabins as a base.

Upland game bird, waterfowl hunts, and fishing are offered as well.  Many past clients look forward to future adventures with Elko Guide Service creating a solid endorsement of the quality hunting and fishing adventure we offer.

Geese in flight at South Fork Reservoir

~ Customized Adventures ~
We are pleased to offer a wide range of customized adventure opportunities for the whole family with personalized attention.  Whether you are looking for a family adventure, horseback adventure, a family reunion, fishing at Ruby Marshes, South Fork Reservoir, or for the serious sportsman looking for a true trophy quest, you can be assured that your adventure with Elko Guide Service will be one to remember.  Bill & Betty We hold a BLM Special Use Permit, a USFS Special Use Permit on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and a US Fish & Wildlife Special Use Permit for Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, in addition to access on choice private lands.          

Master Guide Bill Gibson is passionate about the outdoors and bringing you a memorable outdoor adventure with good ol' down-home hospitality.  The family oriented setting is laid back creating a relaxed atmosphere enabling you to enjoy a sense of freedom from stress.  There is great camaraderie and an abundance of the best home cooked meals anywhere.

We have over 30 years experience in offering top quality Guided Hunts & Ranch Adventures.  At over 5,000 feet elevation, you will enjoy wide open spaces away from the crowds, breathe clean air, discovering solitude and a tranquil and unhurried countryside, creating the feeling you have stepped back into a part of the old west.  If you are looking for an adventure that is unique with plenty of western style, you will find our facilities to be the ideal setting with several locations to choose from to suit your desires.

Cattle driveIf you have an appreciation of beautiful western scenery with a true western perspective, with historic trails, gold mines, ghost towns, abundant wildlife, horses, good ol' home cooked meals and an unhurried way of life, this is the place for you. As experienced licensed outfitters we are able to offer our guests one of the finest adventures in the west. Discover this pristine getaway, and surround yourself with astounding beauty when you book with Elko Guide Service. We look forward to welcoming guests to our home and making new friends.

Come as a guest.............leave as a friend!

As you browse through our web site, we hope the information provided has given you an understanding of what to expect from an adventure with Elko Guide Service.  We would be happy to answer any questions you might have and would very much enjoy speaking to you personally about our Guided Hunts and Ranch.

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197 Western Hills #13 Spring Creek, Nevada 89815