Where to hunt Alaska Yukon Moose
Moose live in boreal forest regions across the Northern Hemisphere, from Scandinavia to the Rocky Mountains. They are one of the biggest ungulates of the North, rivaled only by the Bison. And if you’re after the biggest moose, you’re bound to go to Alaska and the Yukon into the Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories. There you will find the Alaska-Yukon moose.
The incredible Alaska-Yukon monster moose are the most expensive moose to hunt. Prices start at about $18,000. A large part of the price covers the travel to remote areas where the moose dwell. Consequently, a combination hunt with a mountain goat, grizzly, sheep or caribou, while more expensive in absolute figures, will be a better value overall.
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When to hunt Alaska Yukon Moose?
Trophy moose hunts usually take place in the rut, which happens in September-October in most parts of moose range. Meat hunts commonly take place later, in November-December, when the bull meat is less affected by hormonal surge of the mating period, and snow makes it easier to spot and track animals. Post-rut hunts tend to be cheaper, but beware that moose shed their antlers at about the time of snowfall.
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Most trophy hunts take place during the rut. Moose bulls challenge each other for dominance and territorial control. By imitating a rival bull hunters can get the moose in range but beware: during the rut bull moose are very aggressive, and many believe them to be more dangerous than even bears. North American moose hunts are usually conducted by spot-and-stalk, by calling, or a combinations of both methods.
Why hunt Alaska Yukon Moose? All hunts (24)
The moose (Alces alces) is the largest of the world’s deer species and their large size, impressive antlers, and delicious meat makes them highly sought after by big-game hunters around the world. The Alaska-Yukon moose hunts take hunters to regions well off the beaten track. They usually require boats or float planes to access, and put you in real, no-nonsence wilderness. Hunting the Alaska-Yukon moose, especially recovering the animal, can be extremely challenging - but that’s precisely what draws hunters to pursue this majestic animal!
Alaskan Moose Hunt United States
Our success rate is 90%, with an average antler spread of 60 inches, and Bulls have been taken with antlers up to 70 inches in width! Bull Moose reach full rut during this hunt, and calling is very effective during both hunt dates. Archery hunters are welcome! This hunt is conducted on the Southern Slopes of the Brooks Range, well North of the Arctic Circle, where the Bulls grown tall, massive palms long before they reach 60” of width, making for classic antlers well known for their powerful fronts and palmated brow tines. This is an excellent opportunity for a multi-species event as hunters frequently have opportunities for Grizzlies, Caribou, or Wolves during the course of their 10 day hunt. Hunters will pay a trophy fee on secondary animals only if they are harvested in addition to their Moose. Hunting styles are spot and stalk, float hunts, and stationary calling. Accommodations consist of high quality 8’ X 8’ Arctic Ovens and Bomb Shelters with cots. Company owned light aircraft equipped with floats and tundra tires allow access to the best hunting areas and provide personalized support during the hunt. Dates: September 5 - 14 September 16 - 25
Trip duration: 10 days
Hunting season: 4 September 2019 26 September 2019
Yukon Moose Hunt 2021 Canada
From our outfitting territories, we have taken several moose in the 65-inch range and many bulls that scored well enough to qualify for the B&C record book. Our largest moose to date (74 7/8” wide) was taken in 2012 and our average width for many years running is right at 60 inches! We hunt these monster moose either by boat or ARGO and depending on your camp and the movement of the moose you may not have to walk far or you may have to walk for miles each day. If you have a physical condition that prevents you from walking far, please make us aware when you book a hunt and we can put you in a camp that generally doesn’t require as much physical exertion. Normally each hunter has his own base camp and hunts directly from there; but where it is feasible, the hunter might spike out with his guide. In most cases, the main camps are situated on the shores of lakes or rivers. The rut hunts start on or about September 8-12 and run through late September. Extra animals can be added to this package on request. Caribou - $5,800 USD (subject to quota availability) Grizzly bear - $9,200 USD (subject to quota availability) Black bear - $2,350 USD Fannin Ram - $16,000 USD Please inquire on available dates!
Trip duration: 10 days
Hunting season: 14 August 2021 1 October 2021
Self-guided Remote Float Moose Hunt United States
Extreme Remote Float Hunt We are doing a limited number of extreme remote float hunts. Our normal float hunts are in very good areas and by offering an extreme remote float I do not want anyone to get the idea that our normal floats are not remote. For the most part, they are just as productive if not more productive than our extreme remote floats. What makes these extreme remote floats different is they are either extremely hard to access, very long or require the use of a Supercub to access some areas. All floats are much harder than our boat and motor fixed camp hunts due to the fact you are constantly moving camp and you have to get to a pick up point before we can pick up your moose. These extreme hunts are even more difficult. You might be hunting a river with very low water levels that requires unloading a raft to get through some low spots or it might just be an extremely long float that requires extra days to complete. Either way you must be in good physical condition for this hunt and be able to work hard. This is truly one of, if not the best self-guided moose hunts in Alaska; but with the remoteness and the logistics of getting in and out it is a very expensive area for us to do, especially if we keep the hunters to a minimum. Most outfitters would bring many more hunters into this area but we believe that would hurt the trophy quality of the animals and the quality of the hunt. Since parts of this hunt are accessed with a Supercub you must pack light and pack only in small dry bags no totes and no hard coolers.
Trip duration: 11 days
Hunting season: 9 September 2020 21 September 2020
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