About Us

John Howell grew up hunting and fishing on his family ranch in Nebraska. He has always had a passion for the outdoors and sports, especially football. While attending Colorado State University on a football scholarship John continued his involvement with the family ranch as his love for the outdoors grew stronger.

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Mailing Address
Dismal River Outfitters
8276 Sand Dollar Drive
Windsor, CO 80528

Physical Location
Dismal River Outfitters
36660 Riverside Drive
Mullen, NE 69152

John Howell

Bruce Grant

Pricing & Schedule 2013

price per hunt 2013

  • Trophy Bison – 2 Day Hunt $4,250.00
  • Meat Bison (2 yr. old bull)  $3,250.00
  • Mule Deer – 5 Day Hunt 1×1 $5,500.00
  • Trophy Bison & Deer – 5 Day Hunt $9,200.00


Note: A whitetail deer may be booked in addition to a mule deer hunt or combination mule deer hunt for $2,000.00. Hunter must have 2nd Nebraska deer tag beforehand

hunt schedules 2013

  • Trophy/Meat. Bison:  Oct. 1 – Dec. 15
  • Deer:  Nov. 16 – 24

Note: Combination hunt dates can be flexible. All hunts are based on 2 hunters per 1 guide, unless noted.

Hunts Include: Deluxe lodging, meals & drinks, guide, hunting vehicle, in field trophy care, round trip ground transfers from North Platte, Nebraska municipal airport to Dismal River Outfitters, use of all amenities including billiards, shuffleboard, internet access, hot tub and bar.

Hunts Exclude: All airfares, Nebraska 5 1/2% tax, Nebraska deer licenses, non-hunter rate of $200.00 per night lodging, any meat processing, any taxidermy work if requested, shipping of trophies and meat, any hotel stays before & after the hunt, firearm rentals if requested, and tips. A wounded and lost animal is a dead animal.