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 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 Read More...

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

Raspberry Island Elk Hunt

The last pack out is usually the best. © Brian Watkins by Brian Watkins I’ve hunted goats while balancing on cliffed-out peaks in Alaska. I’ve spent 22 Read More...

Raspberry Island Elk Hunt2019-03-12T20:00:12-08:00

Muskox Redemption

Aaron with his muskox 2018. © Sam Hancock By Aaron Webber The three muskox bulls were getting anxious and it appeared that they were about to run Read More...

Muskox Redemption2021-02-10T09:57:21-08:00

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 Read More...

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

Farewell Bison Hunt

Farewell Bison Hunt by Rick Birch Crossing a swift, two-foot-deep stream, fortunate to have thrown on my Caddis Waders that morning, I tried to advance as far as possible. Read More...

Farewell Bison Hunt2021-02-10T10:03:06-08:00

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 Read More...

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

In Fruitless Pursuit of Moose

By Marcus Weiner Mac decided that he would obtain a Tier 1 caribou permit in Unit 13, which would allow him to hunt caribou early and take either-sex animal. Read More...

In Fruitless Pursuit of Moose2017-10-14T17:54:32-08:00

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 Read More...

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

Bowhunting with Paul Atkins: Caribou Success

Within the hour we had two very nice bulls on the ground. We were thrilled, thankful and excited. My BowTech bow and Gold Tip arrows preformed flawlessly and the Read More...

Bowhunting with Paul Atkins: Caribou Success2021-02-15T10:28:03-08:00

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 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 Read More...

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

Mountain Goat

Alaska's Mountain Goat Alaska's other species of all-white, hoofed, large mammal is the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), inhabiting steep and broken mountain terrain from southeast Alaska to Prince William Read More...

Mountain Goat2021-02-10T10:14:02-08:00

Dall Sheep

Alaska's Dall Sheep Alaska's Dall sheep (Ovis dalli dalli) are found in relatively dry alpine country and frequent a special combination of open ridges, meadows and steep slopes with Read More...

Dall Sheep2021-02-10T10:14:37-08:00

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