Hunting in Alaska

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169 hunting trips from 29 outfitters starting from $450

169 hunts
$450 starting from
19 animals
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Alaska

About hunting in Alaska

The word Alaska means “The Great Land,” and the state’s nickname is “The Last Frontier.” Both are appropriate monikers for a state containing huge swaths of wild country and uninhabited areas—a true hunter’s paradise, home to North America’s largest and most sought-after game animals. Covering 365,000,000 acres, an area one-fifth the size of the entire United States, Alaska has plenty of room for the adventurous hunter to roam. Alaska has more than a dozen species of big-game animals as well as excellent small game and waterfowl hunting opportunities. Big-game species include bison, caribou, elk, muskox, wolves, black bears, Dall sheep, moose, brown and grizzly bears, Sitka black-tailed deer, and mountain goats. Most hunting in Alaska occurs between August and October, but bears may be taken in either fall or spring in some locations. Alaska requires nonresidents hunting brown/grizzly bears, Dall sheep, or mountain goats to be accompanied by an Alaska-licensed guide or by an Alaska resident at least 19 years of age who is a close relative, defined as within the "second degree of kindred.” Nonresident aliens are required to have a guide to hunt any big-game animal in Alaska. All big-game guides in Alaska must be licensed by the state. For some hunts in Alaska, it is possible to hire a transporter instead of a guide. These are licensed individuals and companies who help hunters get to remote areas by bush plane, boat, horse, ATV, snow machine, etc. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game (adfg.alaska.gov) has an excellent website with in-depth information about hunting in the state. Check the site for specific license and tag requirements for each species. The Alaska Professional Hunters Association is another great source of information about Alaska: alaskaprohunter.org.

Brown bear Alaska - Bush TV

The Alaskan brown bear is the largest land predator on Earth. One reason for the exceptional size of these bruins is the plentiful supply of fat and protein in the form of salmon in Alaska's rivers and streams. Here's an up close and personal look a hunter got of this ritual for survival!

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Mountain Goat Hunt 2021

Mountain Goat Hunt 2021 United States

This package includes 7-days Mountain Goat hunt. Our hunt trip dates including travel days are: August 31-September 11 September 12-23 September 24-October 5 October 6-17

Trip duration: 7 days

Hunting season: 31 Aug 2021 17 Oct 2021

Package price $9,500 for 7 days, 1 hunter
Fall Black Bear Hunt 1x1

Fall Black Bear Hunt 1x1 United States

Our abundant black bear population contains a very high percentage of color-phase bears. Most fall black bears will be above 2,000 feet of elevation, and they are very active during daylight hours. Black Bear and Mt. Goat can be booked as a combination high country hunt. Mountain boots are a requirement when hunting Black Bears in the fall. Hunters should arrive a day before a hunt starts, and depart a day after it ends.

Trip duration: 7 days

Hunting season: 1 Sep 2021 15 Oct 2021

Package price $5,900 for 7 days, 1 hunter
Sitka Blacktail Deer Hunt '21

Sitka Blacktail Deer Hunt '21 United States

Blacktail Deer number in Kodiak have been on the rise tsince a die-off in 2011. This year we expect a great season with the mild winter. The areas for our Blacktail Deer hunts have been producing excellent Blacktail Deer bucks and the trend is expected to continue. Everyone took a Blacktail Deer or had the opportunity to do so this past fall. Blacktail Deer season on Kodiak runs from August through the end of December.

Trip duration: 5 days

Hunting season: 1 Aug 2021 31 Dec 2021

Package price $22,000 for 5 days, 4 hunters
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