Customized Hunting Plan: Alaska Barren Ground Caribou DIY Hunts
Hunt trophy Alaska Barren Ground Caribou in the Brooks Range! Our trophy Caribou areas are located north and south of Brooks Range in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Hunts are staged from north Brooks Range during August and south Brooks Range during September. Bou have been migrating here for centuries! We are familiar with the migration patterns of the Porcupine and Central Arctic Caribou herd migration. Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates there are over 200,000 animals in these herds. This is the number 1 area in Alaska for big Bou and is one of North America’s most game rich areas. If you’re looking for a great hunt to collect a really nice trophy Caribou bull and have a super time, you won’t find a better deal anywhere. Don’t pass up this opportunity to hunt one of the largest Caribou herds in the world. You can take two Caribou bulls. These hunts have an extremely high success rate.
This is no ordinary Do-It-Yourself (DIY) hunt. Hunters will consult with a current, experienced Alaska Registered Guide and Outfitter who will customize a personal hunting plan tailored to meet your needs and preferences, as well as provide you with a detailed Hunting Orientation packet and assist you in coordinating with a reputable transporter. You’ll get your questions answered by a professional.
Customized Hunting Plan Fee: Quote available upon request. Prices vary depending on species, preferred dates, size of hunting group, travel requirements, and any additional preferences. The consulting fee for your Customized Hunting Plan does not include any of your transportation or any hunt expenses before, during, or after the hunt. The fee does include consultation with and expertise of an Alaska Registered Guide and Outfitter and a Customized Hunting Plan and Hunt Orientation in the form of documents, which will be emailed or mailed via USPS to you. Email (email@example.com) or call (907-644-4868) for a quote.
August 1 - 31, North Brooks Range.
September 1 - 30, South Brooks Range.
Air Charter Service Fees (approximate):
Air charter service includes travel from north Brooks Range base camp or south Brooks Range base camp to/from spike camp. Typically, the transportation service includes transportation for you, 50lbs. of gear plus rifle or bow, transport of trophy meat and antlers, and an additional move, if required. Typically, the cost of air charter service is approximately:
Travel (North Brooks Range, GMU 26C during August): Arrival/departure point is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska with follow-on commercial travel to Deadhorse. From Deadhorse, air charter service is available to/from base camp, and then continuing on to/from spike camp. Clients are responsible for all transportation and for all commercial and charter air services. Recommend clients stay 1-2 days in Anchorage prior to your hunt commencing, so you can purchase Alaska hunting license, Caribou tags, harvest tickets (no fee), pick-up any additional hunting gear or personal items you may need. You may not hunt on the same-day-airborne. For departure schedule, recommend 1-2 days in Anchorage for taxidermy trophy care, processing/shipping trophy game meat or expediting trophy from Alaska to taxidermist of your choice. We recommend purchasing airline tickets with flexible change policies in the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances that may affect your airline travel as well as travel insurance.
Travel (South Brooks Range, GMU 25A during September): Arrival/departure point is Fairbanks, Alaska. Clients are responsible for commercial air travel to/from Fairbanks. We suggest you arrive 1-2 days in Fairbanks prior to your hunt commencing, so you can purchase Alaska hunting license, Caribou tags (for each Caribou), harvest tickets (no fee), pick-up any additional hunting gear or personal items you may need. Clients may take an air charter or rental vehicle from Fairbanks to/from base camp, and then air charter service to/from spike camp. You may not hunt on the same-day-airborne. For departure schedule, recommend 1-2 days in Fairbanks for taxidermy trophy care, processing/shipping trophy game meat or expediting trophy from Alaska to taxidermist of your choice. We recommend purchasing airline tickets with flexible change policies in the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances that may affect your airline travel as well as travel insurance.
License, Tags, and Harvest Tickets/Registration Permits: Purchase Alaska hunting license, big game locking tags, and harvest tickets (no fees) online at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) website or purchase upon arrival in Anchorage or Fairbanks, Alaska. Alaska hunting license: $160 (U.S. nonresident), Caribou tag(s): $650 per tag, Moose tag: $800, Black Bear tag: $450, Sport Fishing license (7-days): $70, and Wolf tag: no fee. Harvest tickets are required for each specie (no fees for permits).
Other expenses hunter can expect (not all inclusive list): Before and after hunt expenses, commercial airfare, air charter service fees, hotels, rental vehicle, travel insurance, Alaska hunting license, big game locking tags for each specie, harvest tickets, taxidermy trophy care, expediting trophy, processing/shipping trophy meat home (unless donated), satellite phone
rental or inReach two-way satellite communicator rental, and gratuity.
*NOTE: All prices are subject to change due to increase costs in travel requirements, insurance and ADF&G requirements.
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