Rob Arnaud is a fourth generation Montanan who grew up in Manhattan, Montana. He earned an animal science degree from Montana State University in 1980 and was trained for the wildlife manager/outfitter job on the Flying D Ranch by Turner Enterprises, Inc., a position he has held since 1989. Rob lives on the Flying D Ranch with his wife where they raised their four children.
Jim Doran is a professional hunter/outdoorsman with over 30 years experience. Jim is the hunt manager on the Flying D Ranch for the Montana Hunting Company. He also conducts spring brown bear hunts in Alaska. He holds guide licenses in Montana, California, Wyoming, and Alaska. Jim enjoys hunting waterfowl and predators.
Karla Smith is the Office Manager for Montana Hunting Company. She is a third generation Montanan and a graduate of Montana State University. Karla has excellent communication and customer service skills and is able to understand the needs and concerns of clients. She and her husband have an active, young family.
Eric Christophersen is a fourth generation Montanan from Bozeman, Montana. A lifelong outdoorsman, Eric has been guiding for Montana Hunting Company on the Bar None Ranch since 2006. Eric began helping Jim Doran on the spring brown bear hunts in Alaska in 2014, and recently acquired his Alaska assistant guide license. Eric and his wife are raising a daughter here in the Gallatin Valley.
Since forming Arnaud Outfitting, Inc. in 1996, Rob has contracted the wildlife management and outfitting with the Flying D as well as several other properties in Montana, California, Colorado, and Wyoming. In January of 2011, Arnaud Outfitting combined the big game and bison hunting under the name of Montana Hunting Company.
The success of our hunting company is four fold: The superb hunting properties, hospitality of the land owners, our professional staff, and our loyal customers who have supported us for years. Thank you to all.