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Dall Sheep

Rates starting at $20,000

HUNT DESCRIPTION: Our dall sheep hunts take place on the Southern Slopes of the Central Brooks Range. Terrain in this area is very mild by dall sheep standards and holds a very high density of sheep. We utilize ridge tops, and gravel bars for most of our landing areas, and access to the areas are by Supercub bush plane. All our hunts are backpack hunts but many of the drop locations will allow for day hunts. We also utilize air food drops, which allows our hunters to carry much less weight than a traditional backpack hunt. Most years, you will be the only hunter we hunt from a particular location. Every year prior to the start of the sheep season we conduct an arial survey of our entire guide areas. This not only ensures that we are hunting the most productive areas each fall but it also allows us to know and understand the natural fluctuations in our sheep populations. Rams in this area average 35-38’” with 13-13.5” bases. Most of these rams will score in the 150’s but much larger rams have been harvested. Most years our rifle hunters will be 100% success, with the average hunt lasting less than 4 days. Our last 50+ rams have averaged over 9 years old. The hunts are 10 days in duration and 8 actual days of hunting. Grizzly bear can be harvested on a trophy fee of $5000 if you purchase a tag prior to your hunt. Wolf may be harvested for free and no tag is currently required for these units. Longer multi species combination hunts are available. Check out our current price list and call for availability.

TRAVEL & LOGISTICS: You will fly into Fairbanks Alaska. If your trip calls for an over night in Fairbanks we recommend staying at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge (877)-774-2400. From Fairbanks you will fly to Coldfoot, Alaska on Wright Air (907) 474-0502. If you choose to take your meat home with you, let us know ahead of time and we will have meat boxes available and will freeze your meat prior to your departure. If you choose to take your cape and horns home with you, you will need to plan on half a day during normal business hours in Fairbanks to get your sheep sealed prior to leaving Alaska. Your cape will be turned, fleshed, and salted in camp and can also be taken home with you. If you choose to leave your trophies with us, we will deliver your cape and horns to an expediter in Wasilla, Alaska.

 

Spring Brown Bear Hunt

Rates starting at $15,000

HUNT DESCRIPTION: Our spring rifle brown bear hunts take place during the month of April when bears are just emerging from their winter dens. On this hunt we stay at our comfortable cabin in the heart of the Alaska Range and the hunt takes place on snowmobile and snowshoes. We will spend many hours, flying, riding snowmobiles, and glassing for prime spring bears. Past hunters have had over 90% success and most bears have been between 8-9 feet squared. We have harvested several bears on this hunt large enough to qualify for the B&C record book. Black bear may be harvested on a trophy fee of $1000 each and a 2nd brown bear may be harvested for a trophy fee of $10,000. This is a truly Alaskan hunt you won’t soon forget!

TRAVEL & LOGISTICS: Fly in to Anchorage Alaska the day before your scheduled hunt. If you arrive in Anchorage in the middle of the night, we recommend you stay at the Lakefront Anchorage (855) 479-0732. Otherwise we will pick you up at the airport. From Anchorage we have about an hour drive to my home on an airstrip in Wasilla, Alaska. Here you will get a chance to go through your gear, shoot your rifle, and do necessary paperwork and tags. It is then about an hour bush flight to our cabin which is the base for the spring bear hunts. At the end of your hunt we will take your bear to an expediter in Wasilla, Alaska unless you prefer to take them with you. If you would like to take them home directly we will need to get them sealed at the ADF&G office in Palmer and then freeze the hide at my home. It will definitely save you some money to take your bear home with you, but you will need to allow at least one extra day at the end of your hunt. You can stay with us until you leave, and we will take you to Anchorage Airport.

 

Baited Brown Bear Hunt

Rates starting at $20,000

HUNT DESCRIPTION: Our baited brown bear hunts take place in the southern end of unit 16B. This area sits between Lake Clark National Park and Cook Inlet. Bear density in this area is very high and most of the country is extremely thick. This makes for tough spot and stalk hunting but is excellent for baited hunts. We cater this hunt mostly to bowhunters, and we utilize ground blinds, Millennium Tree Stands, Ozonics, and other scent control products. Blinds and stands are set between 15 and 25 yards depending on the location and the hunters we have coming in. We also have a couple rifle baits where we live in a blind across the river from the bait. This is extremely effective as you are never leaving the bait and it is very difficult to ever get winded. Our rifle hunters have averaged harvesting bears over 9 feet. Our bowhunters have harvested over 20 P&Y class brown bears in the last several years. Several of these bears were large enough to make awards for B&C including one that was the largest bear entered in the P&Y recording period. A bush flight is required for access to each individual bait site and a camp will be set 1-2 miles away and typically across a river. This ensures that our camps do not disturb the baits, and it allows me to put the baits in precise spots that bears naturally want to travel. We take a limited number of hunters each year and we have more bait sites than we take hunters. I fly and pack bait to every bait, every day, and run cameras at each site. This practice has conditioned the bears to knowing there will be food there every day, and it ensures we are hunting the most productive baits during your hunt. Black bear can be harvested on a trophy fee of $1000 each if you purchase tags before your hunt. Up to three black bears may be harvested. I do not recommend shooting a black bear until after you harvest a brown bear. A second brown bear may also be harvested in this unit providing you purchase a second tag before your hunt. The trophy fee on a second brown bear is $10,000.

TRAVEL & LOGISTICS: Fly in to Anchorage Alaska the day before your scheduled hunt. If you arrive in Anchorage in the middle of the night, we recommend you stay at the Lakefront Anchorage (855) 479-0732. Otherwise we will pick you up at the airport. From Anchorage we have about an hour drive to my home on an airstrip in Wasilla, Alaska. Here you will get a chance to go through your gear, shoot your rifle or bow, and do necessary paperwork and tags. It is then about an hour to hour and a half bush flight to your bear camp. At the end of your hunt we will take your bears to an expediter in Wasilla, Alaska unless you prefer to take them with you. If you would like to take them home directly we will need to get them sealed at the ADF&G office in Palmer and then freeze the hide at my home. It will definitely save you some money to take your bear home with you, but you will need to allow at least one extra day at the end of your hunt. You can stay with us until you leave, and we will take you to Anchorage Airport.

 

Moose Hunt

Rates starting at $18,000

HUNT DESCRIPTION: Our moose hunts take place on the Southern Slopes of the Central Brooks Range. We have a variety of different camps mostly located on small streams, rivers, and lakes. Travel to the hunt area is by bush plane. Once we arrive at our pre-scouted camp location our primary hunt tactics involve many hours of calling and glassing. We primarily hunt off foot but utilize rafts and boats as well, depending on the location. The hunts are 10 days in duration and 8 actual days of hunting. Grizzly bear can be harvested on a trophy fee of $5000 if you purchase a tag prior to your hunt. Wolf may be harvested for free and no tag is currently required for these units. Longer multi species combination hunts are available. Check out our current price list and call for availability.

TRAVEL & LOGISTICS: You will fly into Fairbanks Alaska. If your trip calls for an overnight in Fairbanks we recommend staying at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge (877)-774-2400. From Fairbanks you will either fly to Coldfoot, Alaska on Wright Air (907) 474-0502, or rent a vehicle and drive aprox 317 miles to the Chandalar Shelf. Make sure you rent a vehicle that will be equiped for driving up the Haul road. A few companies renting vehicles for the Haul Road are: Arctic Outfitters (907) 474- 3530, Uhaul (907) 459-0374, and Go North (866) 236-7272. Moose are very large animals, so for hunters wishing to take meat, antlers, or capes home, we recommend driving. If you choose to fly to Coldfoot you will be limited to taking ony about 50 lbs of meat, and we will donate the remainder of the meat and deliver your cape and horns to an expediter in Wasilla, Alaska.

 

Baited Black Bear Hunt

RATES STARTING AT $6,500

HUNT DESCRIPTION: Our baited black bear hunts typically take place the last couple weeks of June. We start baiting bears in early May but the bulk of our focus is for our brown bear hunters. Brown bear season closes June 15th and we have over 100 black bears still visiting our bait sites. This makes for a great time to hunt black bears as we have been feeding them for over a month and our brown bear hunters only harvest a few. It is not uncommon to see 8-10 bears a night on many of the baits. This is a fully guided hunt with 5 nights of hunting, and up to 3 bears may be harvested with no trophy fees!

TRAVEL & LOGISTICS: Fly in to Anchorage Alaska the day before your scheduled hunt. If you arrive in Anchorage in the middle of the night, we recommend you stay at the Lakefront Anchorage (855) 479-0732. Otherwise we will pick you up at the airport. From Anchorage we have about an hour drive to my home on an airstrip in Wasilla, Alaska. Here you will get a chance to go through your gear, shoot your rifle or bow, and do necessary paperwork and tags. It is then about an hour to hour and a half bush flight to your bear camp. At the end of your hunt we will take your bears to an expediter in Wasilla, Alaska unless you prefer to take them with you. If you would like to take them home directly we will need to get them sealed at the ADF&G office in Palmer and then freeze the hide at my home. It will definitely save you some money to take your bear home with you, but you will need to allow at least one extra day at the end of your hunt. You can stay with us until you leave, and we will take you to Anchorage Airport.

 

Arctic Grizzly Hunt

RATES STARTING AT $20,000

HUNT DESCRIPTION: Our Arctic Grizzly Bear hunts take place on the Southern Slopes of the Central Brooks Range. Mature bears in this area are 6-7 feet squared and come in a wide variety of colors from blonde, brown, silver, to almost black. Hunts are a spot and stalk hunt and typically require many hours of glassing each day. For bowhunters we often hunt from our base camp along the Dalton Highway where we can glass many miles of prime bear country each day. Our rifle hunters will typically be be flown in and dropped in a location with good vantage points to spend your hunt glassing for bears. In late August and early September the bears are typically transitioning from berries along the high hillsides to roots along the river valley floors, and alluvial fans. This is when we conduct most of our grizzly hunts. Wolf can be harvested for free and do not currently require a tag. Black bear may be harvested on a trophy fee of $1000. Grizzly can also be added to any of our sheep or moose hunts on a trophy fee of $5000 upon harvest. Grizzly can be hunted alone or done as a longer combo hunt for sheep and or moose. Check out our price list and give us a call for availability.

TRAVEL & LOGISTICS: You will fly into Fairbanks Alaska. If your trip calls for an overnight in Fairbanks we recommend staying at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge (877)-774-2400. From Fairbanks you will fly to Coldfoot Alaska on Wright Air (907) 474-0502. If you choose to take your bear hide and skull with you, you will need to plan on half a day during normal business hours in Fairbanks to get your bear sealed prior to leaving Alaska. Occasionally we will be able to get bears sealed in Coldfoot saving you the hassle in Fairbanks. If you choose to leave your trophies with us, we will deliver your hide and skull to an expediter in Wasilla, Alaska.