Bear hunting seasons are held in both spring and fall in some areas but only in fall in other areas. It is illegal to kill cubs and females with offspring. Nonresident brown bear hunters are required to have a guide or be accompanied by an Alaska resident who is a relative.
It is illegal to shoot cubs or a sow accompanied by cubs of either species. It is illegal to hunt or kill a brown/grizzly bear within one half mile of a garbage dump or land fill. Sometimes people have to shoot a bear that may be threatening life or property. Otherwise, you will have to forfeit the bear .
License: Brown Bear/Grizzly tag $1000 , non-resident hunting license $160 and should be purchased online prior to arrival in Alaska.
While an Alaskan moose hunt costs $15,000 to $17,000 WITHOUT the license (almost $600 )and WITHOUT the float plane to camp (about $1,200) our moose hunt sells for $14,995 and INCLUDES the license and transportation to camp. Pricing .
|STAG (No trophy fees!)||$7,495|
|MARCO POLO||PRICE ON REQUEST|
Black bears are legally designated as a game mammal in California . However, Section 4181.1 of the Fish and Game Code states that landowners may kill a bear encountered in the act of molesting or injuring livestock.
Bears are soft skinned and the rib bones are fairly light. The biggest threat to penetration is the front shoulder – stay away from it. “Low and tight” to the shoulder is a great shot on a deer. Hunters typically aim low when bowhunting deer because they drop at the sound of the shot .
Bear Vitals: The ideal double lung vital shot to take is when a bear is broadside with his closest foreleg moved forward so you can follow the back of that leg up and aim between ⅓ and ⅔ of the chest cavity, slightly behind the line of the leg.
You may have a chance to see a bear in Alaska . Bears are curious, intelligent and tend to avoid or ignore people, but can be dangerous . Many bears live in Alaska and many people enjoy the outdoors, but surprisingly few people see bears and only a few of those are ever threatened by a bear .
It might come as a surprise to many that wolves eat bears . This is a problem that seems to be growing anywhere the two species overlap. Accounts from trappers and hunting outfitters have confirmed that wolves eat bears . Wolves will eat some types of bear bait, but that’s not the real reason they hang around.
Licenses, Stamps, and Tags
|Nonresident Tags :||Do I need a guide?||Nonresident|
|Nonresident Muskox – Bull||—||$2,200.00|
|Nonresident Muskox – Cow||—||$2,200.00 Permit Required|
Roosevelt Elk Hunt Seasons (unguided only):
|Guided Sitka Deer/Duck Hunts||$900/day/ hunter *|
|Semi-guided Deer Hunts||$650/day/ hunter *|
|Unguided Deer/ Elk Hunts||$450/day/ hunter *|
Unguided moose hunting in Alaska can be one of the greatest experiences in all of North America. The state of Alaska allows for non-residents to hunt moose and black bear without a guide .
This is easy to understand, as guided Alaska hunts are some of the most expensive around. Single-species hunts for mountain goat, dall sheep and brown bear run anywhere from $9,000 to $14,000.
Price distribution The incredible Alaska-Yukon monster moose are the most expensive moose to hunt. Prices start at about $18,000 . A large part of the price covers the travel to remote areas where the moose dwell.
$25,000. Fully guided (1X1), 10-day hunt, 2-travel days. Secondary specie trophy fees: Sitka Black-tailed Deer trophy fee (fall hunts only): $2,500 .