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05-04-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By AK Jeff

I admit my reference to shipping to an FFL isn't...

I admit my reference to shipping to an FFL isn't first hand knowledge. That's what friends have had to do, but check with the ATF and they can tell you exactly what to do.

You can always just buy...
04-26-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By AK Jeff

Silvertip, The thing that will dictate your...

Silvertip,

The thing that will dictate your experience much more so than gun selection is budget. Are you going to go inexpensive and try and stay on the road system, or are you willing to drop a...
04-26-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By AK Jeff

There aren't any whitetails in Alaska and there...

There aren't any whitetails in Alaska and there are very few moose seasons open in August.
04-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By AK Jeff

As already mentioned, if you're driving through...

As already mentioned, if you're driving through Canada you can't bring handguns. You can ship them to yourself via FFL holders but you'll have to pay transfer fees and go through a background check...
04-14-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By AK Jeff

They currently don't have any plans to remove the...

They currently don't have any plans to remove the plains bison and the two subspecies will be kept completely isolated from one another. The plains bison in Alaska came from the National Bison Range...
04-13-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By AK Jeff

Here's a video of the actual release on April...

Here's a video of the actual release on April 3rd. They ran the wood bison across the frozen Innoko River where they officially went wild. According to updates from the Alaska Department of Fish...
03-29-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By AK Jeff

Wood Bison return to the wild in Alaska

Just a few days ago 100 wood bison were flown to the village of Shageluk in western Alaska. In the coming weeks they'll be released from their temporary holding pens and back into the wild, where...
02-03-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

Yeah, I buy the nonresident Montana native...

Yeah, I buy the nonresident Montana native licenses, and then go hunting with family. I haven't completed the Super 10 yet. I bagged a muskox about a year ago for 9, but I still need a lion. There...
02-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

My favorite gear from this hunt: Eberlestock...

My favorite gear from this hunt:

Eberlestock J34 pack. I put some serious weight in that pack, hauling out both my deer and elk and it was perfectly comfortable.
...
02-02-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

My father-in-law connected on this dandy bull on...

My father-in-law connected on this dandy bull on the last day of the season. He passed up bigger bulls earlier in the season, but just like me he was more interested in taking his time and having a...
02-02-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

The next morning my father-in-law and I found...

The next morning my father-in-law and I found three bulls right at daybreak. They were already in the timber and two of the bulls were bedded. It took probably half an hour before I was able to...
02-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

On the morning of my birthday, after a lot of...

On the morning of my birthday, after a lot of fruitless miles of hiking, I crossed paths with this mulie.
02-02-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

The temperature took a major nosedive, and the...

The temperature took a major nosedive, and the t-shirt weather went to subzero, with painful wind chills. Oddly the elk activity pretty much came to a screeching halt when it got cold. We were...
02-02-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

I saw several nice bulls over the next couple of...

I saw several nice bulls over the next couple of days, but either couldn't get onto them, or just passed because I didn't have really good views of them in the timber. I had two full weeks to hunt,...
02-02-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By AK Jeff

2014 Montana Deer and Elk Hunt

Here's a few photos from my deer and elk hunt down in Montana last fall. There were major swings in the weather and the hunting conditions, but all in all it worked out well. I bagged a dandy mule...
10-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,488
Posted By AK Jeff

Congratulations Nathan! Great story and photos. ...

Congratulations Nathan! Great story and photos. That brought back memories of taking pack trips with my grandfather from Island Lake when I was a kid. Beautiful country, and you can catch brook...
03-14-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By AK Jeff

If you've never tried it, musk ox meat is...

If you've never tried it, musk ox meat is fantastic. It's got to be the best red meat on the planet. I'd rather eat musk ox than Kobe beef and fresh king crab.
03-14-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By AK Jeff

A few post hunt recommendations... For...

A few post hunt recommendations...

For anybody planning a hunt on Nunivak I highly recommend James Whitman as a transporter. James is a great guy and we really enjoyed his company.

We tried...
03-14-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By AK Jeff

a few more...

a few more...
03-14-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By AK Jeff

a few more...

a few more...
03-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By AK Jeff

Alaskan Musk Ox Hunt

Here's a few pictures from a successful musk ox hunt last week in western Alaska. It was a great adventure, and got me to 9 of the Super 10. Even though musk ox are relatively easy to get within...
03-09-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,097
Posted By AK Jeff

TAG Bags BOMB (Boned Out Meat Bags) are an...

TAG Bags BOMB (Boned Out Meat Bags) are an essential. They only weigh 10 ounces for the whole set, but you can fit a boned out bull musk ox in them. Hands down the best game bags around.
...
Forum: West
01-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,584
Posted By AK Jeff

Don't forget that much of the Breaks along the...

Don't forget that much of the Breaks along the Missouri is in the CMR and the hunting regulations are administered by the USFWS. Generally the mule deer season is shorter than what is posted in the...
07-30-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By AK Jeff

Always check the quotas beforehand because...

Always check the quotas beforehand because they're always changing. The whole state was hammered by the harsh winter in 2010. The antelope particularly in the north and east were hit very hard. I...
07-22-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By AK Jeff

Project Bloodtrail explains it and other meat...

Project Bloodtrail explains it and other meat care issues.

http://www.pristineventures.com/products/dvd-library.html

Even if you're going with a guide service it's good to be well versed. It'd...
07-22-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By AK Jeff

Moose are huge but they aren't tough. Your rifle...

Moose are huge but they aren't tough. Your rifle and ammo combo is more than enough. Bring lots of rope and come-a-longs for field dressing. They're a chore to cut up. If you don't already know...
07-21-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By AK Jeff

If I was in your shoes I would ask a lot of other...

If I was in your shoes I would ask a lot of other questions before even getting to those kind of specific hunting questions. How good of a job offer is this? Can it offset the high cost of living...
07-21-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,128
Posted By AK Jeff

Scratch Alaska off your list if you're looking...

Scratch Alaska off your list if you're looking for easy. There's nothing easy about hunting up here. There's a lot of opportunities in Alaska but they're expensive, time consuming, back-breaking,...
07-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By AK Jeff

I live in Fairbanks but I have lived in...

I live in Fairbanks but I have lived in Anchorage. Nearly half the population of Alaska lives in Anchorage so there's plenty of hunting competition around there. There's a few drawing moose hunts...
07-19-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

One of my hunting partners is a film maker and...

One of my hunting partners is a film maker and he's planning on joining me. He'll likely take some footage depending on conditions. I'll take plenty of pics too.
07-19-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

It takes a long time to figure out all of the...

It takes a long time to figure out all of the logistics and expenses with a hunt like this. It's exponentially more complex than your typical lower 48 hunt. If you didn't have a year it would be...
07-16-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

The hunt isn't until next year. I booked with a...

The hunt isn't until next year. I booked with a transporter for the first week of March 2014.
Forum: West
06-23-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By AK Jeff

Gray Wolf Delisting Comment Period Now Open

The USFWS is currently taking comments on whether or not the gray wolf should be delisted throughout the majority of the United States. Rest assured that every anti-hunting group out there will be...
06-23-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By AK Jeff

Gray Wolf Delisting Comment Period Now Open

The USFWS is currently taking comments on whether or not the gray wolf should be delisted throughout the majority of the United States. Rest assured that every anti-hunting group out there will be...
06-23-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By AK Jeff

Gray Wolf Delisting Comment Period Open Now

The USFWS is currently taking comments on whether or not the gray wolf should be delisted throughout the majority of the United States. Rest assured that every anti-hunting group out there will be...
05-24-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

I about had a heart attack a couple days ago when...

I about had a heart attack a couple days ago when I heard that the state was closing one of the musk ox hunts next year due to poaching. Luckily for me it was a Tier 2 hunt near Kotzebue that was...
05-24-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

According to "iamyourhuckleberry" yes.

According to "iamyourhuckleberry" yes.
Forum: West
05-22-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By AK Jeff

http://fwp.mt.gov/news/specialFeatures/talesAndTra...

http://fwp.mt.gov/news/specialFeatures/talesAndTrails/
Forum: West
05-22-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By AK Jeff

I tried to pop one with a pellet gun in Montana a...

I tried to pop one with a pellet gun in Montana a couple weeks ago, but missed it. I was curious to see how they taste. Three years ago MT FWP thought I was a little looney when I told them I was...
05-11-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

You're welcome. I just like telling things the...

You're welcome. I just like telling things the way they are. Alaska is probably one of the most misunderstood states in the U.S. and the recent flood of Alaskan "reality" TV doesn't help. Like I...
05-11-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

Not true. Non-resident U.S. citizens are...

Not true. Non-resident U.S. citizens are required to have guides or relative residents within the second degree of kindred in order to hunt Dall sheep, mountain goats, or brown/grizzly bears. ...
05-09-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

Define better off. I'm pretty certain all...

Define better off. I'm pretty certain all Canadian provinces require guides for non-resident aliens. Guides mean higher prices. It's all relative to what you want and what your budget is. Hunting...
05-08-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

Transportation is the big expense for hunting in...

Transportation is the big expense for hunting in Alaska. The state is huge and sparsely populated but there are very few roads and the ones that we do have get heavy hunting pressure. More remote...
05-07-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

No I'm not stationed in AK, I just live there. ...

No I'm not stationed in AK, I just live there. It's a really tough and expensive place to hunt but it has it's perks. I much prefer Fairbanks to Anchorage myself. They're both cold and the traffic...
05-04-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

There's no federal conservation fee in Alaska. ...

There's no federal conservation fee in Alaska. The transporter is $3,000, AK resident muskox tag is $500, airfare between Bethel and Mekoryuk is about $500, and there's a $100 trespass fee to the...
05-02-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

It should run about $4,500 for airfare,...

It should run about $4,500 for airfare, transporter fee, Alaska resident musk ox tag, and excess baggage back to my home in Fairbanks. Guided hunts are substantially more expensive but I'm going...
04-26-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

Yeah it is. I've seen some pretty good fights...

Yeah it is. I've seen some pretty good fights along the Sagavanirktok River in northern Alaska. The noise of the impact is incredible.
04-24-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,187
Posted By AK Jeff

Musk Ox Hunt Booked

I just booked the hunt that will put me at 9 of the Super Ten. I was lucky enough to draw a Nunivak Island musk ox tag for the winter of 2014. I'll be hunting unguided but the only feasible way to...
04-24-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Posted By AK Jeff

Montana Draw Results Posted

Montana's deer and elk drawing results were posted earlier today.

http://fwp.mt.gov/myfwpApps/myfwp_input.action

I got skunked on special permits but my father-in-law drew a premium bull tag....
Forum: West
04-05-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By AK Jeff

What area of Kodiak did you draw? I struck out...

What area of Kodiak did you draw? I struck out on all three of my Kodiak bear applications. I hunted goats on the south end of the island last year and saw bears galore. Good luck.

I too...
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