Boat Based Alaska Black Bear Hunt on Kuiu Island

Outfitter #336
Rifle, Archery

April 1-7 (2 hunter min./max.)

April 9-15 (2 hunter min./max.)

April 17-23 (2 hunter min./4 hunter max.)

This boat based coastal black bear hunt takes place from a state-of-the-art 70’+ yacht in southeast Alaska.  Kuiu Island is home to one of the highest populations of black bears in the state, and the trophy quality is second to none.  Most bears harvested will square out at around 7′ with 19″+ skulls, including the opportunity for a Boone and Crockett skull.  This seven day adventure is much more than just a hunt.  It’s an opportunity to experience the beauty of Alaska in comfort.  Four comfortable staterooms, each with a private bath, will be your home away from home for the week.  Plus with a maximum of just 2-4 hunters at a time, it’s a great opportunity for a private hunt for a parent/child or a small group of friends.  Yours days are spent glassing the coastline and cruising the shoreline and creeks by skiff with your guide.  Bears are typically found feeding on the fresh green sedge and crustaceans along the beaches.  Once a good bear is located, you and your guide will beach the skiff and the stalk is on!  The opportunity also exists to harvest a wolf at no additional cost.

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Pricing Details

$8,500 1×1

License & Tag(s) Cost (approximate)

Purchase online with the Alaska Game and Fish prior to the hunt.  Hunt license is $160; black bear tag is $450.  No charge for a wolf tag!


Airport Pickup and Drop Off, Guide, In-Field Transportation, Infield Trophy Care, Lodging, Meals





Fly to Sitka where you’ll be met by the outfitter. Plan to overnight in town that first night.  The following day you will depart for the hunting area.  On the return, plan to overnight in Sitka again before flying home.

Hunt Style

Physical Level:

Easy: Somewhat easy walking when it comes to physicality. Minimal walking or hiking and terrain is very accessible. Mostly hunting from blinds or tree stands.

Moderate: Physicality is somewhat moderate to advanced. Spot and stalk method of hunting as well as some hunting from blinds. Terrain can vary from prairies to mountains at higher elevations.

Difficult: Requires an advanced degree of physical endurance. Terrain is typically more mountainous and hunting can take place at higher elevation.

Extreme: Most difficult and physically demanding hunts. Requires advanced to extreme endurance and terrain or game pursued may involve dangerous situations.

Spot and Stalk

Trip Requirements

All participants must read rules and regulations pertaining to method of take and be within the state/country’s guidelines. WTA is not responsible for failure to meet any state/country requirements.
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