Editor’s Tracks 6
Hunting for a Compliment 8
How To: Knife Sharpening 12
Gear Shop 16
Technical Talk 24
After the Shot 28
Hunt Alaska Recipe 82
Advertiser Index 84
Last Shot 86
Tundra Basics for Bowhunters 40
Hunt Alaska Contributing Editor Paul Atkins specifies a pre-hunting program to get bowhunters ready to take on the tundra this fall.
Backstrap Fever: Kodiak Deer 32
Hunt Alaska Publisher Marcus Weiner has deer fever on the Karluk where hunting and fishing is a world-classs experience. Here’s an in depth look at how to do it yourself.
Moose/Caribou Combo 48
Plan the combo trip of a lifetime and fill the freezer in one fell swoop. As if one of these glorious animals isn’t an experience enough, Lon Lauber shows us how to enjoy the variety and maximize your hunt.
Dall Sheep Adventures in the Chugach 56
Associate Editor Scott Haugen tackles Alaska’s Chugach terrain all in the name of Dall sheep.
Brown Bear on the High Seas 64
Larry Hatter worries that he won’t get a chance at his dream brown bear after 9 days at sea.
Admirality Island Brown Bear 74
Tim McGee shares his experience in southeast Alaska on Admiralty Island.