Dall Sheep Hunts
We hunt trophy Dall sheep in the Alaska Range, 125 miles from Anchorage, Alaska, one of the premier trophy Dall Sheep areas. We have access to some great sheep country and trophy rams are often spotted right from base camp and many fine trophies have been harvested within one and a half miles from base camp. This is a fly-in base camp/spike camp and backpack-style hunt. Hunters need to be “sheep shape” ready and to be able to carry your own personal gear, 25 - 30 pounds in your backpack, rifle, plus 30 pounds with trophy. Hunters should be prepared to hike 2,500 feet in vertical elevation a day, while covering three to six miles on foot to/from spike camps. You can expect to stalk rams that are between 35” to 40” plus. Sheep harvested have been averaging nearly 37”. Typically, hunters see over 10 rams on their hunt. In recent years, clients have been over 90% successful in harvesting trophy rams and providing hunters with the opportunities at trophy rams. By Alaska Hunting Regulation, you are required to harvest rams that have full-curl horns or larger, or ”broomed” on both sides, or at least eight years old. When hunting Dall sheep, the most important factor is your physical condition. It is safer if you are in good shape and it can mean the difference between taking an average ram or an exceptional ram; it makes the hunt more enjoyable and rewarding. We take a limited number of sheep hunters per season. Dall sheep tags can be purchased on-line with ADF&G or over-the-counter in Anchorage. You do NOT need to draw a Dall sheep tag in our areas. Come join us for the ultimate challenge in hunting the majestic Dall sheep!
2019 Dall Sheep Hunt:
$19,500. Fully guided (1X1), 10-day hunt.
2020 Dall Sheep Hunt:
$20,500. Fully guided (1X1), 10-day hunt.
Packer available: $3,500.
Brown/Grizzly bear trophy fee: $10,000.
Black bear trophy fee: $3,500.
Wolf: No trophy fee.
Dates: August 10 – 19; 21 - 30. Two hunt dates available.
Hunt Includes: Professional guide service (1X1), accommodations (base camp/spike camp), all meals and beverages, air charter service to/from spike camp, use of equipment, trophy field preparation/caping, transport trophy for official sealing and taxidermy services in Anchorage.
What to bring: See Planner tab, suggested gear list. Reminder, leave rifle hard case and travel clothes bag with air transporter. Packing: recommend hunters pack personal gear in multiple small waterproof bags for easy transport on small air charter bush planes.
Travel: Arrival/departure point is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska, where you will be met at the airport. Clients are responsible for commercial airline travel to/from Anchorage. We suggest you arrive 2-3 days prior to your hunt commencing, to purchase Alaska hunting license, Dall Sheep tag, harvest ticket, any additional hunting gear or personal items you may need. We coordinate your air charter flight to/from base camp/spike camp (Super Cub, Maule, Cessna 206). Clients should leave hard rifle case and travel clothes bag in Air Charter Service hangar. Super cub flights to our high-altitude mountain spike camps have weight restrictions of 60 lbs. of personal gear plus rifle. 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 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 return commercial airline travel.
Alaska Hunting License, Locking-tag Fees, and Harvest Tickets: Purchase Alaska hunting license, Dall sheep locking tag, and harvest ticket (no fee) online at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) website or purchase upon arrival in Anchorage. For Nonresident clients, Alaska hunting license: $160 (U.S. nonresident) and Dall Sheep tag: $850. Secondary specie tags: Brown/Grizzly Bear tag: $1,000, Black Bear tag: $450, and Wolf tag: $60. For Nonresident Alien clients, Alaska big game hunting license: $630 and Dall Sheep tag: $1,300. Secondary specie tags: Brown/Grizzly Bear tag: $1,300, Black Bear tag: $600, and Wolf tag: $100. Harvest tickets/permits (no fees for permits/tickets) are required for each specie.
Hunt does not include: Before and after hunting expenses, commercial flight, hotels/meals, Alaska hunting license, locking-tags for each specie, taxidermy service, expediting trophy to home, trophy meat processing/shipping (unless donated), and gratuity.
*NOTE: Prices are subject to change due to increase costs in transportation, insurance, and ADF&G requirements. Clients will be notified of any changes before submitting a deposit on hunt. All clients and guests are required to review and sign a Participation Agreement form prior to going on a hunt with Mike Odin’s Alaska Adventures, LLC.
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