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Alaska Blacktails

Postby Riverkat » Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:08 am

Hey guys, I am doing some research on an Alaska blacktail hunt. Both self guided, and the vessel based hunts where you basically camp on a 60 ft yacht just offshore of your hunting area. Anybody on here ever been on one of these hunts? Its been a bucket list trip for me for years.

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Re: Alaska Blacktails

Postby kottke_35 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:53 pm

Never done one but would sure like to some day! Sorry I couldn't be of much help...

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Re: Alaska Blacktails

Postby BillytheKid » Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:59 pm

There used to be a young man here, Logan Snider, lives in Alaska and knows the hunting there. If he's no longer here, you can find him on the facebook page:
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Re: Alaska Blacktails

Postby Mort » Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:21 pm

Friends of mine used to fly in to Kodiak Island every year to hunt blacktails. The bears on the island have learned that a rifle report can mean free meat on the ground. So if you go to Kodiak be careful. Also be prepared to get weathered in. One year three of them shot 8 deer and had to eat more than half of the meat before the weather cleared up enough for the air service they used to fly them back out.
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Re: Alaska Blacktails

Postby Dave selepack » Fri Apr 24, 2015 6:22 pm

Bill you could put a outboard motor on that mobile camping vehicle you took bear hunting and float to alaska , I would chip in on gas, might even have a old hoar for a emergency situation, gas prices are getting better,anchor away Marie.
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