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The White Mountain Apache Tribe's Game & Fish Department prides itself in managing one of the top Hunting Program not only in the United States, but the World. Our Trophy Elk Hunting Program is known as the "Elk Capital of the World".


​​There is no other hunting program that has more Trophy Elk record book entries. The White Mountain Apache Tribe Welcomes you as our guest to come and see what hunting is all about.

 We offer Trophy hunting packages, Guided hunting packages as well as Self-guided hunts on our beautiful and scenic Fort Apache Indian Reservation.  On this page we have information for our Trophy Elk Auction Hunt, Trophy Elk Hunt, Marriam's Spring Gobbler Hunt, Trophy Antelope Hunt and Management Bull Elk Hunt.

Trophy Elk Hunt

​​This is a 7 or 10 day hunt, fully packaged hunter's paradise.  Along with our World Class Trophy Elk you get to enjoy nature's beauty only found on the White Mountain Apache Reservation. The hunts are based out of three camps: Sunrise, Maverick and the West End​​​​.

Merriam's Spring Turkey 

This is a 4-day fully packaged hunt.  Hunters are provided lodging, meals, guide and hunting transportation.  This mid-April annual event takes place out of three camps on the White Mountain Apache Reservation, Sunrise, Maverick and the West End. 

Trophy Elk Auction Hunt

Hunter's have the opportunity to bid to get a chance to hunt White Mountain Apache Tribe's World Class Elk and see the beautiful Apache land.

Hunt one of the most beautiful but most elusive creatures on the White Mountain Apache Reservation.  Choose any three consecutive day between August and early October.

Trophy Antelope Hunt
Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep

The hunt takes you deep into White Mountain Apache Reservation to hunt one of the country's most  beautiful and exotic creatures.

Jesse Palmer
Jesse Palmer

Wildlife Biologist

(928) 338-4385

Whiteriver Office

Chadwick Amos

Acting Director

(928) 338-4385 ext. 228

Whiteriver Office

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