Hunting in Alaska

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162 hunting trips from 30 outfitters starting from $400

162 hunts
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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.

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Winter Predator Hunt with Trapline

Winter Predator Hunt with Trapline United States

Lodging alternates between the bunkhouse and heated tents. travel is done by truck, snowmachine and snowshoe's. You Keep all the fur that we harvest during your stay. Depending on season dates and conditions, target animals include wolf, wolverine,marten,lynx, coyote,red,silver,cross, fox, weasel beaver, otter, mink, muskrat. 10% discount for Military Law Enforcement, First Responders.

Trip duration: 1 - 5 days

Hunting season: 1 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021

Price from $400 for 1 day, 1 hunter
Spring Coastal Brown Bear Hunt

Spring Coastal Brown Bear Hunt United States

The spring bear hunt in Unit 17 is one of the most exciting and spectacular hunts in the State. You will ride on snowmobile through pristine mountains and frozen lakes, while getting the opportunity at massive coastal Brown Bears as they break out of their winter dens. This hunt is truly a spot and stalk hunters dream. With limitless visibly in the spring due to no vegetation, hunters are exposed to thousands of square miles of the best glassing anywhere. Weather you have never seen snow, or you grew up in the North this hunt offers every hunter incredible odds and an exciting hunt for huge Alaska Coastal Brown Bears. Trophy Bears in this area average from 8 1/2' to 9 1/2' square Add species to make your hunt a combo hunt: Black Bear $1500, Brown Bear $6000, Wolf $0 , Wolverine $500

Trip duration: 10 days

Hunting season: 11 Apr 2021 20 Apr 2021

Package price $18,000 for 10 days, 1 hunter
Yacht Based Spring Coastal Black Bear

Yacht Based Spring Coastal Black Bear United States

Hunt giant coastal Black Bears in Southeast Alaska’s protein-rich, salmon-fed Rainforest! We have hunts available in both spring and fall every year. Hunts take place from one of our Yachts that serve as "base camp." From there you access the hunting areas in smaller 16 -18 ft boats or “Skiffs.” Spring bear hunting begins in mid-April extending into mid- June. During the spring season, bears emerging from their winter dens venture to the shoreline and grass flats in search of the major source of food this time of year - new plant growth, kelp, and small crustaceans along the coastline. Hunting is a spot-and-stalk style. Skiffs launched from the base-camp vessel are used to cruise promising stretches of shoreline, or to access grass flats where bears come to feed, typically in late evening - often at last light. This is a totally free-range, fair chase hunt that brings you to some of the most magnificent country on Earth - with the added bonus of a chance at a phenomenal World-class Black Bear; often the size of Grizzlies! Hunters should be prepared to hunt in Simms waders and wading boots, and be able to walk at least 2 miles over slick, uneven ground. Shooting distances typically are under 100 yards and hunters should be prepared to shoot from many different positions as a dead rest is not always possible, and shooting sticks are generally not functional in our area. Good optics are a must, as many hours are spent sitting and glassing shorelines. There is always a myriad of wildlife to see other than bears - sea mammals, birds, and whales. Wolf season is open for much of our spring season and we recommend all hunters obtain a tag just in case you are lucky enough to get a chance at one. Our Black Bear hunts are typically 5-6 days long. Black Bear square from 7ft to 8 1/2ft+ with skulls ranging from 17 - 22 inch. Please inquire for available dates!

Trip duration: 6 days

Hunting season: 15 Apr 2021 15 Jun 2021

Package price $9,000 for 6 days, 1 hunter
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