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Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit
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Atkinson Expeditions 2012 Media Kit

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Atkinson Expeditions is a full service outfitter specializing in big game hunts that has exclusively secured top hunting and fishing destinations acoss the Western States. Because of the integrity of …

Atkinson Expeditions is a full service outfitter specializing in big game hunts that has exclusively secured top hunting and fishing destinations acoss the Western States. Because of the integrity of their business structure and team we they are able to customize packages for hunting and fishing enthusiasts alike.

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  • 1. 2012 Media Kit
  • 2. Table of ContentsThe Mission ......................................... 3History ................................................. 4Trophy Hunting .................................. 6Colorado .............................................. 7Nebraska ............................................... 9Guided Fly Fishing ............................. 10Corporate and Groups ....................... 12Forces in the Field Foundation .......... 13Media Contacts ................................... 14
  • 3. The MissionA Full Service Outfitter with Guided Hunts in Colorado & NebraskaAtkinson Expeditions is a full service outfitter specializing in big game hunts that has secured exclusive privatehunting and fishing destinations across Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. Because of the integrity of their busi-ness structure and team of guides they are able to customize packages for hunting and fishing enthusiasts alike.Whether your next quest is for the regal Rocky Mountain elk, the rut-crazed whitetail in southeast Kansas, themule deer giants of the Plains, gobbling mayhem of Nebraska’s spring Turkeys, or the elusive greenback cut-throat trout in the Rockies, Atkinson Expeditions is your outfitter of choice.Atkinson Expeditions is a business based on integrity. As a result they have created their own barometer forthe quality of products that they offer. The guides are only interested in sharing experiences with clients thatthey are excited to call their own and pride themselves in maintaining a success level that’s among the best inthe industry.Atkinson Expeditions guarantees integrity in leasing quality habitat, experienced guides, and to workextremely hard to help sportsmen accomplish their goals.
  • 4. HistoryWes Atkinson grew up in Craig, Coloradowhere he spent most of his daysdelinquent from any social activitiesbecause of hisaddictions to hunting and fishing. The dayshe spent with his dad and brother growingup along the Yampa River and in the hillsaround Craig are some of the best memo-ries of his life.Wes founded Atkinson Expeditions in2002 in order to share his love for the out-doors and skills in hunting withpeople from around the world. Him andhis wife, Rachelle, work to createpersonal and successful experiencesfor their clients.
  • 5. HistoryIn 2007 Wes acquired the assetsof well-known hunting outfitterAdventures Wild, merging it withOutdoor Expeditions into oneoperation: Atkinson Expeditions.The company has continued togrow under the Atkinson Expedi-tions brand and today is recog-nized as one of the premier hunt-ing and fishing guide in the West.Wes also represents AtkinsonExpeditions as a prostaffer forSportsman’s News, and as a spon-sored athlete with outdoor gearcompany Sitka Gear.
  • 6. Trophy HuntingHunting is a long stading part of culture in the West. For generations, sportsmen have playedout ‘man vs. wild’ for quality meat and recreation. Atkinson Expeditions has use of some ofthe best private hunting lands in Colorado and Nebraska.Quality habitat, experienced guides and plain-old hard work are just a few qualities that setAtkinson Expeditions among the top hunting outfitters in America. locations in Colorado locations in Nebraska
  • 7. Colorado Big Game HuntsColorado’s mountainous terrain andfoothill areas have always been some ofthe greatest places to hunt elk, deer andantelope. The number of big-game animalsin the ecosystem is bountiful and care-fully managed by the Colorado Division ofWildlife. Every year, hunters from aroundthe world apply for hunting authorizationtags, hoping they’ll come home with theirown ‘he was this big!’ story.Accommodations range from rustic hunt-ing lodges to brand new hotels dependingon the hunt’s location.
  • 8. Colorado Hunting SeasonsThe archery season starts in early August andhaswindows of permitted hunting time all the waythrough December.Muzzleloading Rifle season starts in mid-Au-gust and goes through late October.The most popular season, Rifle season, starts inearly October and goes through mid-December.Sportsmen are permitted to hunt antelope for oneweek in October.Atkinson Expeditions also has access to special issue tags which allow hunters to enjoy the hunting ex-perience outside of the normal seasons.
  • 9. Nebraska Turkey HuntingThe wild turkey is the largest upland game bird in North America. Atkinson Expeditions has scouted the bestprivate land in the vast plains of Nebraska. They offer hunts for Rio, Merriam, and Merriam-Rio hybrids. AdultMerriam’s, the most common breed in Nebraska, average 10 to 18 pounds. Hybrid birds can be heavier, weigh-ing more than 25 pounds.The first-class hunts take placefrom ranch house accommo-dations just minutes from theroost.The seasonThere is a spring and a fallseason for turkey hunts.Spring archery season startsin late March. Spring shotgunseason starts in mid-April.Sportsmen can plan for fallarchery and shotgun season tostart mid-September.
  • 10. Fishing in Rocky Mountian National Park“Fishing is much more than fish. It is a great occasion when we mayreturn to the simplicity of our forefathers.” - Herbert HooverWith the picturesque Rocky Mountain National Park setting thescene and cool water rushing around your waders – it doesn’tget much better than Atkinson Expedition’s ultimate fishing trip.This living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains,with elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleysto 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak, providessportsmen with opportunities for countless breathtaking expe-riences and adventures. Travelers can find 147 streams and 56lakes in this 400,000 acre-national park.
  • 11. Guided Fly Fishing Rocky Mountain National ParkThe Colorado state fish — the greenbackcutthroat trout — thrives in these pristinewaters. For those who love all four flavors,Rocky Mountain National Park is yourdestination for the ‘Colorado Grand Slam’— catch a Brown, Cutthroat, Rainbowand Brook trout without taking a step.Atkinson Expeditions guides fishermanon multi-day backpacking and horse packtrips, or day wades in the pristine water-ways of Rocky Mountain National Park.They provide the gear and the expertise,making a hassle-free experience for be-ginners or the most avid anglers.
  • 12. Corporate and Group HuntsIf a company, organization, or family is looking to arrange a once-in-a-lifetime experience for alarge group, Atkinson Expeditions has plentiful opportunities. They can arrange a high guide-to-hunter ratio, instruct beginners, and help the experienced sportsmen perfect their skills. Atkin-son’s Colorado hunting lodges will give groups a real taste of the West. Hunters will bunk togetherin a hunting cabin in the Rocky Mountains and dine cowboy-style. While Atkinson Expeditionscan’t guarantee everyone in the group to score a big game trophy – they can guarantee that theirlevel of service and expertise with group hunts is unmatched!
  • 13. Forces in the Field FoundationThe Forces in the Field Foundation is a501c3 non-profit arm of Atkinson Expedi-tions. Through charitable donantions andfunding, Forces in the Field enables Atkin-son Expeditions to take wounded veteranson restorative hunting and fishing tripsin the wild places of Colorado. Forces inthe Field was founded with the idea thatwhile we cannot understand the pain andtrauma experienced by wounded veteranswho have returned from war, incredibleoutdoor experiences can serve as a restor-ative and healing experience that remindsthe soldier of the value of our country’sbeautiful land and natural resources, thevalue of our freedoms and rights, and thevalue of their service to our country
  • 14. Media Contacts Media Relations Steve Szczecina fb.com/atkinsonexpeditions Account Manager Adventure Media www.adventuremedianews.com @guidedhunts (O) 970-568-7423 www.atkinsonexpeditions.comsteve@adventuremedianews.com

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