ALASKA DALL’S ONLY $14,000
This is a tough backpack hunt suitable for young
energetic hunters or middle aged marathon type guys. The price is
very reasonable and the area produces nice rams. Last fall he took
6 hunters and 2 of them quit early due to being out of shape. The
remaining 4 all scored on full curl rams, including 2 just under 40
inches. In the past 11 years he has had 72 hunters tag 62 rams.
In 2011 his 7 hunters took 6 rams with the best
going 38 1/2 inches and the average ram taken was 37. The
unsuccessful hunter had several stalks, but did not score.
Success had been running at or near 100% for 8
years, but in 2010 extremely foul weather changed that. He had 7
hunters take 4 rams, including a big heavy 41 incher with 14 5/8-inch
bases. Real high winds hampered the entire hunt, but a lot of
sheep were seen.
This can be a physical 9-day backpack hunt guided 1x1
conducted just outside Denali Park. Hunter and guide are flown into
remote sheep country by supercub and dropped off. Opportunity has run
near 100% for the past 17 years. The pilot/outfitter is very
experienced and knows his area well. He runs two hunts from August 10
to 30 and we would recommend the first hunt. 14 days with grizzly added
is $18,500. Charter flight from Anchorage to McGrath to camp is about
$1,400 and may be split amongst hunters.