The moose is the largest member of the deer family. An adult bull can stand higher than six feet at the shoulder and weigh more than 1,300 pounds. There are three moose species defined by Boone and Crockett.
For many hunters, the pinnacle is the Alaska-Yukon sub-species, the largest of the three. They are found throughout Alaska, the Yukon and the western portion of the Northwest Territories in northern Canada.
Then there’s the Canada moose, found from the western province of British Columbia all the way to the Atlantic coast of Newfoundland. Canada bull moose can vary in size, but tend to be larger in the northwest portions of B.C.
Finally, there’s the Shiras moose, found throughout portions of the western United States, including Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Idaho and Washington. This sub-specie of moose is the smallest in body size
and the most difficult trophy to obtain as it typically requires you to apply in the draw for the permit. These are once-in-a-lifetime permits and may require several years of applying before you pull a tag.
WTA can assist you with any species or style of moose hunting. Whether it’s a fly-in hunt to Newfoundland or horseback hunt in the wilds of the Yukon, we have a network of proven outfitters to help ensure a successful experience into the bush.