Brown Bear Story

Brown Bear Story Blog & Photos by Garrett Baeten Two happy brown bear hunters. Dreams are a common denominator that we all share and as hunters, we dream of the adventures we read books or see on the Read More...

Brown Bear Story2021-05-18T11:02:20-08:00

Draw Permits for Hunters in Alaska

Draw Permits for Hunting in Alaska Blog by Marcus Weiner Drawing Hunting Permits in Alaska Unlike many western states that have a points system to allow hunters to accrue preference points for coveted draws, in Alaska, everyone has an equal Read More...

Draw Permits for Hunters in Alaska2021-02-10T12:51:08-08:00

Moose Hunting Alaska: Info & Locations

Hunting moose in Alaska Moose hunting Alaska is not for the faint at heart. The Alaska-Yukon moose (Alces alces gigas) is the largest member of the deer family, and as a result, is one of the most-highly sought-after big game Read More...

Moose Hunting Alaska: Info & Locations2019-09-06T15:26:16-08:00

Hunting Backpacks for Alaska Big Game

Hunting backpacks are a personal choice and there are plenty of options. The new Extreme Combo Pack System made by Rokman is one that should definitely be in the running when narrowing down your list of hunting backpacks. It’s completely Read More...

Hunting Backpacks for Alaska Big Game2019-07-23T11:41:47-08:00

Shipping Tips for Fish and Game

Once an animal is down, both the hard work and execution of your logistics plan to get the animal out of the field begins. © Brian Woobank Shipping fish, game, and trophies in Alaska Shipping fish or game Read More...

Shipping Tips for Fish and Game2019-05-21T12:50:49-08:00

For Alaskan Residents

by JR Gates Alaskan hunters cherish the opportunity to carry on their hunting traditions and to put healthy food on the table. Our hunting and harvest opportunities are the main reason many of us choose to live in Alaska. At Read More...

For Alaskan Residents2021-02-15T10:08:31-08:00

Five Steps to Hunting Better Moose

I could see the bull long before I got to him; he wasn’t a monster, but he was legal and respectable nonetheless. It was also the last day of our seven-day hunt and probably the last chance I would have Read More...

Five Steps to Hunting Better Moose2021-02-15T10:09:10-08:00

Becoming a Hunter at 30

I did not know what I was doing. Having recently moved to Kodiak, Alaska I found myself on the side of a steep unnamed mountain, in soaking wet Carhartts toting a school bag for a hunting pack and a rifle Read More...

Becoming a Hunter at 302021-02-15T10:09:54-08:00

Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it’s a big deal

By Bjorn Dihle When I was 19, I encountered my first wood bison. I was riding a mountain bike across Canada, near Liard Hot Springs in British Columbia, when I saw a hulking animal in the ditch. I stopped on Read More...

Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it’s a big deal2021-02-15T10:10:31-08:00

The Flux and Flow of Caribou

By Bjorn Dihle The origin of the word “caribou” comes from Newfoundland's Micmac First Nation clan, the Yalipu. Yalipu roughly translates as “snow-shoveler”—caribou shovel through the snow with their sharp hooves to access lichens and other vegetation. I've been fascinated Read More...

The Flux and Flow of Caribou2017-10-13T03:55:44-08:00

Black Tail Basics

By Marcus Weiner Often overlooked in Alaska due to the presence of glamour animals such as moose, brown bear, Dall sheep, caribou and mountain goats, the Sitka blacktail deer offers a wide range of hunters a solid chance at taking Read More...

Black Tail Basics2021-02-15T10:11:19-08:00

Bear Hunting with Crazy Feet

It all started innocently enough. Three friends exploring the island for fish and game. Crazy Feet held two black bear tags, while Mac was focused on the Prince of Wales blacktail. Wally was there to catch coho, and couldn’t have Read More...

Bear Hunting with Crazy Feet2017-10-14T18:14:02-08:00

On Point: Predator Control

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) recently concluded the second season of intensive predator control in a 534-square-mile area of Game Management Unit 19A. The program in the Sleetmute area was implemented after hunters and the local fish Read More...

On Point: Predator Control2017-10-14T18:34:31-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Kodiak Tightrope

Sniper earned his nickname honestly. He and Mac were on the stalk of a nice spike-fork blacktail deer and needed to close from 500 to about 200 yards before attempting the shot. Problem was the deer was sitting on the Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Kodiak Tightrope2017-10-14T19:09:28-08:00

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