Advocacy group raffles off 5-day hunting trip with Donald Trump Jr.

An advocacy group is raffling off a "once-in-a-lifetime" prize to hunting enthusiasts across the country: A five-day elk hunting trip with the president's eldest son.

For $10 an entry, Hunter Nation is offering one lucky winner the opportunity to travel to Utah to hunt with Trump Jr. on "some of the most majestic land our great country has to offer."

The group, which says it strives to preserve and protect America's "hunting heritage and the traditions associated with hunting as a way of life," announced the contest via Instagram on Saturday.

"You could be on an ELK HUNT with Donald Trump Jr in 2019," it wrote alongside a photo of Trump Jr. posing with his young son and a slain elk.

In a description for the contest, Hunter Nation compares Trump Jr., an outspoken hunting rights advocate, to a "modern-day Teddy Roosevelt." The 26th president of the United States was a notably avid hunter and outdoor enthusiast. 

"You will have to go a long way to find a bigger advocate for our hunting lifestyle and a more passionate hunter and conservationist than Don, Jr," Hunter Nation wrote. "The opportunity to share a hunting camp with him is truly priceless."

Trump Jr.'s love for trophy hunting is well-documented on Instagram, where he often shares photos of himself posing with his latest kills. While he is often championed by hunting enthusiasts, he has earned a fair share of backlash from animal rights activists.

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The Northern lights popping out over the cabin that Donnie and I got to spend a father son weekend in this past weekend in Northern British Columbia. Such an amazing adventure with lots of time in the saddle... miles and miles on horseback and hiking. It was awesome. #fatherandson #outdoor #adventure #familytime
Float plane into camp this past weekend for a man trip with Donnie. One last father son outdoor adventure in Northern British Columbia, Canada before school begins. Notice the second to last pic of the forest fires that enveloped the area. Always be careful out there in the woods with fire. Remember what Smoky said... Only you can prevent forest fires! #outdoors #adventure #fire #fatherandson #avation #bushplane
My (not so) little girl Kai with me last weekend after her kids club championship win @trumpgolfwestchester. I’m very proud of her. #daddyslittlegirl #daddysgirl #dad #daughter
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Family cooking night with the monsters. They wanted a very eclectic mix of my guacamole and spaghetti carbonara. Sounded weird but I guess guaq goes with everything. Special thanks to Kai (@kaitrumpgolfer), Donnie, Tristan, Spencer , and the Bug for all their help. That was fun and delicious. #cooking #pasta #kids #familytime
Spencer helping me make pancakes for the kids this weekend. He’s one cute little man. #kids #cooking #familytime
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Hanging out with my girl Kai aka @kaitrumpgolfer. Getting in a little BBQ with the other smurfs to get the weekend started right. #kids #weekend #bbq #familytime
Donnie helping me out in the #duck blind last season. Definitely the best #hunting buddy out there. Get them outdoors early and often... you won’t regret it!!! #throwback #tbt #throwbackthursday
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S’mores with T-man by the campfire. Keeping the nightly summer campfire cookout tradition alive. I’ve been doing this since I was his age and it never gets old. #fire #campfire #smores #kids #outdoors
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Kai, Donnie, and Tristan with their great grandmother. They don’t likely know how lucky they are to get to know her but I do what I can to make sure they spend as much time as possible with her. She was a huge influence in my life along with her husband before he passed so it’s great that the kids are getting to know her as well. #family #familytime #weekend #greatgrandparents
Catching up with my little man Donnie this evening. Apparently you only get a partial smile when you interrupt a game of #fortnite... whatever that is. 🤣
Throwback to Christmas Vacation. Chloe and Spencer hanging out with grandpa @realdonaldtrump #throwbackthursday #tbt #throwback #flashback
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Playing catch with the Smurf by the pool. Chloe is another one who is going to be a great athlete like her Big sister Kai. #kids #sport #athlete #family #weekend
Sunday funday with my little man Spencer. #family #weekend #kids
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Getting after it early today. Getting the monsters off road and ATVing. Weekend goals: get them exhausted by bedtime. #family #weekend #offroad #atv
Story time with the bug... then I told her it was bedtime and she wasn’t happy about it. 🤣😂🤣 in the end she still gave me her prize sticker from camp so I think I’m good. #daddysgirl #story #time #reading #kids
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In 2012, photos of Trump Jr. and his brother, Eric, posing with slain animals during a hunting trip in Africa made the rounds on social media, prompting outrage from PETA. 

"Like all animals, elephants, buffalo, and crocodiles deserve better than to be killed and hacked apart for two young millionaires’ grisly photo opportunity," a spokesperson from PETA said at the time. "If the young Trumps are looking for a thrill, perhaps they should consider skydiving, bungee jumping, or even following in their anti-hunting father’s footsteps and taking down competing businesses—not wild animals. If the Trumps want to help villagers, they have plenty of resources at their disposal."

In response, Don Jr. berated the "PETA crazies" on Twitter, insisting the meat from the kills "was used to feed hungry villagers."

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