Lead Guide

Jamie Jones

Jamie grew up in central Arkansas, but now lives with his family in Washington County, MO, south of St. Louis. Jamie has been hunting antelope, mule deer, and elk in Colorado and Wyoming since 2004. You’ll find Jamie to be honest, hard working, and serious about getting you in position to be successful on your hunt. He loves helping others be successful in life and in their pursuit of western hunting adventures.


Caleb Conner

Caleb grew up in a large family in eastern Colorado, managed several large ranches and now contract daywork for the silver spur ranches as well as the owner of Flint Weapon systems, a custom firearms manufacturing company. Also provides long range shooting instruction, consultation and limited entry training courses between his time competing in several shooting disciplines. in addition, training horses, leatherwork, rodeo and music gigs have his calendar filled. as a child, He spent any spare time he had in the field. His desire to hunt and fish was fueled by the skills his dad and grandpa taught him. The experiences and wisdom written by some of the pillars of modern hunting like: Jack O’Connor, Fred Bear, Carmichael, Shocky, and Zumbo also inspire love of the pursuit. Caleb is a hard working and energetic individual with 16 years of guiding experience. He truly loves sharing and teaching others to enjoy the western outdoor lifestyle.

Emily Hall
Emily grew up in a small community in Southern Illnois. Following in her Dad and brothers footsteps, she grew to love hunting whitetails, squirrels, turkeys, and other critters. 
In fall of 2016 she fell in love with spot and stalk hunting while working as an archery guide in the Black hills of South Dakota. 
She now calls eastern Colorado home, this is where she’s known as the “pie lady”. 
Along with hunting, she loves making good home cooked meals and has spent the past 6 years feeding the Lake City crew as camp cook. To her there is nothing quite like feeding the guys after a long day in the mountains, recounting the days adventures and seeing those smiles while eating a hot meal, it’s pure joy. 
as a vet assistant, she also provides aid in care of our pack string that we rely on in this rugged terrain and whose health is paramount to our endeavors. 
Pete Strain

Pete grew up in Texas and Oklahoma, but moved to Colorado in 1986. He and his high-school sweetheart are now raising a family on their ranch in central Colorado. He has been around horses since 1983, but says he’s “learned more about horses from the mustang he owns.” He also occasionally works as a wrangler with endurance races that travel 100 miles across the Rockies. Retired from the USAF as a Master Sgt., Pete has been hunting since 2001, and prefers archery. He is a hardworking member of our team who can really help out if things get tough on the trail. Pete believes that “every man dies, but not every man really lives.”

Michael Skiles

Michael Skiles, “AKA” Angelo, is from eastern Missouri, and works in construction during the summer and winter months, but he enjoys spending the fall in Colorado each year.  To Angelo, camping and hunting are family traditions, that he learned from his father and grandfather at an early age. You’ll find Angelo to be hardworking and a vital asset to your hunt.