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Caribou Down

HUNT REPORT: Russ Meyer and Rusty Smith

Our trip to the Arctic to hunt caribou was EPIC! The pictures, videos and stories will never be able to do it justice. After flying into camp and being set down within a couple miles of several hundred caribou… our excitement level was through the roof. Not being able to legally hunt until 3 AM […]

Dealing with bears

Dealing with Bears

It’s just a fact that you will most likely at least see a grizzly bear on your trip. In most cases, bears are not a threat, but they do deserve your respect and attention. When traveling in bear country, keep alert and enjoy the opportunity to see these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. However, […]

Dropping an unguided caribou in the field

Suggested Gear List for a Caribou Drop Hunt in Alaska

Unguided Caribou Hunting is some of the most sought after hunts in Alaska. There are important considerations on these hunts due to the weather and terrain that hunters should expect to encounter. These hunts are conducted mostly by spot-and-stalk tactics. The hunts are fly-in “Spike Camp/Base Camp” style, where you should will return back to […]

Dealing with bugs in Alaska

Bugs – Mosquitoes Can Be Intense in Alaska

In Alaska, mosquito levels can vary quite a bit from day to day and location to location. If you are visiting Alaska between May and August make sure you’re prepared to deal with bugs while camping. The only way to avoid all mosquitoes on your trip to Alaska is to visit in the winter! In […]

Caribou Camp

Setting Up Camp

Camps go in, and out of the field with the hunters. Weight limits for Camp Rental hunters is 60 pounds of gear per person. This includes all of your personal gear, weapon, 0 degree rated sleeping system, backpack, field dressing equipment and game bags. Weight limits for Transport Only hunters is 120 pounds of gear […]

Caribou migration

FAQ’s – Caribou Hunting Out of Kotzebue

I’m sure you’ve been watching all the caribou hunting videos on YouTube, and they give you a lot of information, however, many times they don’t relay the realities of the hunts. No matter where you go to hunt – HUNTING IS HUNTING. Weather and animals are two things we simply cannot control, and both are […]