ALASKA BROOKS RANGE
100% SUCCESS AGAIN
This may well be the
most consistent barren ground caribou hunt in
It is conducted on the north slope of the
in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The outfitter has recently
added a large area for more caribou hunting along with the new area he
opened in 2010 and is now hunting more of the
Herd. Last fall was phenomenal. They had taken 5 hunters
here in 2010 and the hunting was terrific and it was consistent in 2011,
when all the hunters went home filling their tags. 7 caribou
hunters even took grizzlies on a $6,000 trophy fee. The average
bull taken gross scored in the 350 Boone and Crockett range. The
outfitter reported caribou just kept coming through camp the entire
season, it was fantastic.
This is a small personal caribou
operation and they typically only take a few hunters each week
throughout the month of August. They have a base camp with
showers, laundry facilities, family style meals, telephone and internet
access and is conveniently located in the heart of the Porcupine and
herds summer range. Hunters take a supercub flight, included in
price, from base camp to a mobile spike camp amongst the caribou.
Tent camps include quality tents, gear, a competent guide and good food.
This is one of the few
caribou hunts that have a very high rate of success on good mature
August hunts are 7-day with 5 days of hunting, fully
guided 2x1 priced at $5,200 per person or guided 3x1 for only $4,500 per
hunter. Hunters have the option of taking a second bull for
$3,000. He also offers an unguided hunt for only $2,750 per hunter
that includes a tent and food.
Hunters charter out of Deadhorse for $1,000, license and tag total $410
and trophy expediting fee to Fairbanks is $200.