About Us

Started in 2006 with just two clients, Windy Ridge Outfitting has successfully grown into the premier outfitting operation in Southeast Iowa.  Owned and operated by Nick & Abby Boley, it is a family business and you can often find our 3 kids chatting with the hunters in camp or riding along helping with foodplots and checking trail cameras throughout the year. We consider our clients part of the "Windy Ridge Family" and we both take great pride in our client's satisfaction. Although our hunters harvest many "once in a lifetime" bucks, we truly believe that a great hunt is about the overall experience.  80% of our clients are repeat business each and every year and become great friends that stay in touch throughout the year.

Windy Ridge Outfitting is located in Van Buren County, Iowa. Our location has created the greatest opportunity in the world as a whitetail deer hunter; to hunt the low pressured, rut crazed whitetails of the mid-west.

Every hunter should experience this opportunity at least once.  Our goal with Windy Ridge Outfitting is to give each hunter the best possible experience hunting in Southeast Iowa. We believe our farms are the best of the best.   We have quite possibly the best deer hunting properties in the Midwest and we will offer you the best experience when it comes to the quality of your hunt. Our staff is not only extremely knowledgeable on whitetail hunting, but very professional and courteous.

We pride our operation as a low pressure hunting environment, meshing the right amount of property with the selective number of clients who hunt with us each year.  We offer you the “hunt of a lifetime", where you have a very good chance to bag the "deer of a lifetime".  We will be running limited numbers of hunters, with some booking three years in advance. We have over 10,000 of the best acres available in Iowa with hundreds of acres of food plots. 

As the owners and operators of Windy Ridge Outfitting, we have over 20 years experience in the whitetail woods individually and 40 years collectively. While having killed several Pope and Young deer, nothing compares to what our clients have killed over the past ten years. This is a testament to our desire to put our clients first and foremost. Our guides are some of the best you can find anywhere.

Our shot opportunity (NOT harvested animals, but opportunity at animals over our minimum) has been hovering at 130% over the last three years. Our success rate, meaning animals taking a ride in the back of the truck has hovered around 60% for the last 5 years. Our hunters have been re-booking at a rate of over 80% which is extremely high for the industry.

After the days hunt, you will settle in at our lodge, located in the midst of our properties. You will enjoy some very good cooking with plenty of food and a good time among friends in the evening.

If you are interested in booking a hunt or have any questions at all, do not hesitate to give us a call.