A Flatlander's First Dall Sheep
by Bob Lewis
A Mississippi hunter climbs through the Brooks
Range hills and mountains and connects with a trophy Dall ram.
Family by Jeff
An Alaska hunter meditates about the importance of family and
in the development of young people into mature, responsible adults.
Hunters? A biologist
confronts the issue of slobs by Jack Whitman
An Alaska biologist comes face to
face with slobs. We fail to act at our peril.
The Ancient Game
of "Hunter and Hunted" by Marc Taylor
A story about the rhythm of life on
Alaska's tundra at the heart of caribou migration.
You've Made It by
After a hunter's nap.....
Monarch Buck by Jeff
Join Jeff Varvil as he hunts the
elusive whitetail. A story of ethical hunting, including
shot placement and tracking your animal.
Subsistence--Lessons from Canada by Patrick Valkenburg
Patrick Valkenburg addresses the
issue of the future of subsistence in Alaska, providing insight
and a warning to what racism has done to Canadian subsistence.
Calling North American Moose
by Wayne Kubat
Information, techniques, and advice from a
A Man of the Mountains
by Michael Strahan
An Alaska Dall sheep
Double Trouble by Tony
Sheep hunting in Alaska's Chugach range
proves successful for this group of hunters
An Alaska Buffalo Hunt by Riley Woodford
Drawing a permit to hunt these
historic animals may be like winning the lottery, but to stalk
Alaska's free ranging bison may be just as hard.
A Look at the Black Bears of
Kuiu Island by Riley Woodford
A project involving bear hunters, antibiotics and barbed wire has provided
revealing insights into one of the world’s most dense populations of black
bears, on Kuiu Island in Southeast Alaska.
Alaska's Trophy Blacktail Deer by
Hunting Alaska's native deer in their coastal
habitats. Here's a look at the basics on deer and deer hunting
Sealing the Deal by Marc
Hunting Hard in Alaska author Marc Taylor offers a
philosophical look on a black bear hunt, excerpted from his
second book in the Hunting Hard series.
A Float Hunter's Window by Larry Bartlett
How to locate, and work a "window"
area on a hunt
Why Use Citric Acid on Game Meat
by Larry Bartlett
Should you use citric acid when
working with your game meat? Bartlett is an advocate.
Float Hunting Alaska by Jeff Varvil
A nine-year-old discovers moose
hunting and Jeff Varvil tells you how you can roll your own Alaska
float hunting trip.
To Tok or Not to Tok: An
Alaskan becomes a sheep hunting addict by Jeff Varvil
On Alaskan talks another into a
sheep hunt....and an addict is born
King of the Mountain: A high
adrenaline Alaska brown bear hunt by Dane Hamilton
Alaska brown bear hunts are at
least interesting. This one went way past interesting.
Alaska Wolf Control Works by
Alaska still reverberates with
impassioned discussion about whether to do wolf control. The
reality is that it works.
The Goat Hunt from Hell by
Goat hunts can be strenuous and
difficult at times, but this hunt set the outer limits for those
Emergency Gear for Alaska
Hunts by Michael Strahan
Michael Strahan is an experienced
Alaska guide. These are some thoughts on preparing for
emergencies in the field.
Right Time, Wrong Bear
Appearances can be
deceiving, as guide Tony Dingess and hunter Derek discover on an October
Alaska Peninsula hunt
& Caribou Drop Camp Journal by James MacMillan
Three friends travel to
Alaska for an extended fly-in moose and caribou hunt. If you are
considering a drop camp, this is a homespun story of what it was like
for these three.
Hard Cast in the
Casull by Tony
Alaska hunting guide Tony
Dingess puts a handgun hunter on a big moose with heart-pounding
for An Alaska Guided Hunt ~ A Client's Perspective by Jim Riley
Riley has been on enough
Alaska hunts to develop a good understanding of what it takes to hunt in
this wild country. He has some detailed suggestions on what to bring and where
to get it.
for Greenheads in the New Millennium by Tom Rothe
Tom Rothe is Alaska's
state waterfowl management coordinator and a widely experienced hunter.
Musk Ox with Bow and Arrow by Chuck
Veteran Alaska guide
Chuck Eisenhower won a permit to hunt musk ox at Nunivak Island. Chuck decided to hunt these ice age beasts with bow and arrow--a real
challenge on this treeless island.
of Last Day Lake by John
A hunter describes his
heart-pounding Alaska moose hunt at Last Day Lake with George Siavelis,
who called his moose in from a distance using only his mouth.
Week In Guide Camp by David
Webmaster David Johnson spent a week in the camps of some Alaska hunting guides. Here's the story.
Southeast Alaska Mountain Goat Hunt by Johnnie
Laird, Muskeg Excursions
Our guide friend Johnnie
Laird keeps a running log of many of his hunts on his website. Here's another hunt; this one an August hunt for Southeast Alaska
Charlie's Brown Bear Hunt
Laird, Muskeg Excursions
Guide Johnnie Laird hunts with a
friend/client for big brown bear in the Mulchatna country in SW Alaska.
Southeast Alaska Black Bear Hunt to Remember by Johnnie Laird, Muskeg Excursions
Southeast Alaska hunting guide Johnnie
Laird used the internet to give a daily recounting of a May, 1999 Prince of Wales Island
black bear hunt on his web site.
This is a compilation of each of the daily web page entries.
Residents Views on Wildlife and Hunting by David Fulton, ADF&G
If you are a hunter concerned about the
image and support of hunting among the general public, you will be refreshed by some of
the results of ADF&G's 1997 Anchorage wildlife and wildlife user survey.
Why by Tony Russ
The author of the book
Sheep Hunting in Alaska explains his perspective on
Why Hunt Sheep. This is the first chapter of his exceptionally complete book on
hunting Alaska's Dall sheep and is used here with his permission.
Field Care Guide by Russell Knight
Here's how to take care of your black bear
once it's down. This is from an innovative laminated field care guide produced by Alaska
taxidermist Russ Knight of Knight's Taxidermy in Anchorage.
Best Shot Count by Alaska Dept. Fish and Game
ADF&G's Hunter Services Coordinator
talks about sighting in your rifle and determining maximum ethical shooting distances.
From the Alaska Hunting Bulletin.
Hunting by Chris Conway, Alaska FNAWS
Here are some tips from an active Alaska
hunter on getting ready for sheep hunting.
Making the Shot
A well known hunting author suggests some
ideas on shot placement under Alaska hunting conditions in this article originally printed
in the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Alaska Hunting Bulletin.
Contributes >$150,000 for Alaska Sheep Management by Tony Russ
A hunter/conservationist recently
contributed over $150,000 for Alaska Dall sheep management by purchasing the first Alaska
auction sheep permit. Here's how it worked. Reprinted from the Alaska Hunting
Moose for a Lady by Marilyn Kubat
Long an observer of trophy moose hunting,
Alaska guide's wife Marilyn Kubat takes her own giant moose.
FNAWS - Banquet Auction Hunt - A Success by Jerry Terrell
Washington hunter/conservationist Jerry
Terrell describes his Alaska Range sheep hunt that came out of the 1995 Washington state
FNAWS chapter's banquet auction.
Care of Game Meat in the
field by Doug Drum
Experienced Anchorage hunter and custom meat packing
plant owner Doug Drum explains his approach to maintaining top meat quality in the field.
Alaska hunting bibliography- books and periodicals
Here's a long list of books about Alaska hunting, some
with hyperlinks for easy ordering.