Mountain goat hunting is described as the most underrated hunting experience in North America. Where, when and how to hunt mountain goats, and how much does it cost?Continue reading
Bulls of the Last Frontier: A hunt for caribou in the Alaskan wilderness. By James Reed
“We need to get that boy a caribou,” Dom Watts said.
Dom had just heard the story of my son Logan’s Idaho bighorn sheep hunt, and the great attitude and perseverance the fourteen-year-old had exhibited in challenging conditions. Dom lives in Alaska and is an avid DIY caribou hunter, and he was already setting the wheels in motion to get Logan to Alaska on his first caribou hunt.Continue reading
Moose Hunting in Alaska. A conversation with an outfitter
Most first-time moose hunters are surprised by the amount of time you spend sitting under a tarp glassing a valley. You need to be vigilant from sun up to sun down no matter what. The other big surprise is that with moose it’s a really bad idea to just run up and shoot one.Continue reading
Caribou is well adapted to life in tundra and boreal woods. Many kinds of caribou are recognized, including barren ground, Quebec and Labrador, woodland and mountain caribou. Some populations are threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, but most are healthy and licenses are available over the counter. The greatest secret of caribou hunting is combination of stalking and ambushing, and (for tundra caribou) timing the trip to migration. Caribou hunting requires travel to remote areas and are hard to do for a non-resident without an outfitter or licensed guide.Continue reading
When Does the Deer Season Open in 2018 – Dates for All 50 States
When does the deer season start? The North American Conservation Model implies there may not be a simple and straightforward answer to this question. What deer – whitetail, mule or blacktail – are we talking about? What season – archery, gun, or maybe youth? This post tries to give the basic data on deer seasons for all 50 United States on one page.Continue reading
Is There Such a Thing as an Over-the-Counter Sheep Hunt that Won’t Break the Bank?
Are there sheep hunting options for those Americans who weren’t lucky with the draw and can’t pay six figures for a governor’s tag?Continue reading