Tag Archives: Post Hunt Information

Packing out a caribou

What is the Recommended Gratuity for an Unguided Trip?

Our company is in the service industry and gratuities, although often unnoticed by the public, form a significant portion of our crew members’ salaries. They work diligently in the background to ensure planes are properly maintained, camp gear is clean and ready, dishes are washed, gear is packed, and they are always available to welcome […]

Donate Your Caribou Meat to the Village of Kotzebue

Donate Your Caribou Meat

You can donate your caribou meat to locals in the village. A “whole half” minimum is required to show respect to local natives who receive the donation. This ensures a fair distribution of prime cuts and is just more respectful. Previously, there have been disrespectful hunters who have disposed of spoiled meat in dumpsters and […]

Shipping Your Meat and Trophy Back Home

Shipping Your Meat and Trophy Back Home

When it comes to shipping your meat and/or antlers and cape back home you need to plan ahead. You should either make arrangements with an expeditor, or plan to use ours. Size, time and expense all play a major role getting big game meat and trophies from Alaska back home. The species harvested will greatly […]

Caribou Meat

Rough-Processing Your Meat Back at the Hangar

We have limited space to store meat in Kotzebue, however, once you harvest an animal and have it field processed and back to your pick-up location, you should send us an inReach message. We may may be able to pick up your animal prior to your fly-out date. However, you should plan for meat to […]