Group size must be 2 or 4 hunters
This “DO IT YOURSELF” (DIY) caribou hunt takes place in Western Alaska, home of the Western Artic Caribou. This caribou herd is the largest known herd in the state, it is said to be over 250,000 and growing. Specializing in DIY unguided caribou drop camps, this transporter will carefully preselect your campsite within or ahead the migration. Ultimately, the goal is to maximize your odds of success. These unguided hunts are not for everyone, hunters need to be mentally and physically prepared. Over the past years, hunters have reported exceptionally high shot opportunities on trophy bulls. Hunters need to familiarize themselves on field judging bulls and meat extraction prior to taking the field. These 5 day hunts, are fully outfitted with modern tent camp equipment and an adequate amount of food for the duration of your trip. Upon arrival in Kotzebue, you and you hunting partners will be met by the transporter, briefed on the trip followed by a 20min – 60 min charter to your hunt area. Your first day will be spent setting up your camp and glassing the area. NO HUNTING ON THE DAY YOU ARRIVE. Drop camp caribou hunting in the remotes of Alaska is an extremely rewarding and memorable trip. If you’re a DIY hunter dreaming of Alaska, this is the ultimate hunt for you.
Purchase online- Approx. cost: $160 license & $850 tag (one tag)
Hunt includes: Transport in and out of the field, 6 man tent, cots, chairs, all necessary cooking equipment, propane stove, TP, paper towels, sandwich fixings with meat & cheese and freeze dries meals.
All pre/post trip travel and accommodations, trophy and meat export from Kotzebue, guide and License (license must be purchased on-line prior to arrival). Hunter is 100% responsible for the taking of all meat out of the field. If you choose to donate the meat, arrangements must be made prior to your departure.
Day 1: Fly to Anchorage & Overnight.
Day 2: Fly to Kotzebue, outfitter will meet and charter to hunt area.
Day 3 – 7 : Hunt
Day 8: Charter to Kotzebue & Overnight
Day 9 Fly home
Hunters must be self sufficient in a remote wilderness setting. You are 100% for all the skinning and processing of harvested game. All meat must be extracted from the field and attended to by the hunter. Hunters are responsible for knowing and adhering to all big game regulations in the state of Alaska regarding the pursuit and harvesting of Caribou. Violations of any kind will be handled by the Alaska Game and Fish department.
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.