Ducks, ducks, and more ducks…Kodiak Island, Alaska has the best waterfowl wing shooting in the world! Hunters will be surrounded by spectacular scenery. fabulous marine life, abundant wildlife and thousands of birds, snow-capped mountains, and provide non-stop waterfowl wing shooting. Kodiak Island is the final wintering place for countless sea ducks and home to an enormous population of resident puddle ducks. We hunt trophy sea ducks on Ugak Bay where it is ice free all winter long. Kodiak waterfowl hunting season starts early October through late January when trophy sea ducks are in their full winter plumage.
Experience Kodiak, Alaska Trophy Sea Duck hunts for exciting wing shooting Adventures!
Kodiak Island has a wide variety of trophy sea ducks, divers, puddle ducks, and geese available.
Sea Ducks: Harlequin, Old Squaw (Long-tailed duck), Surf Scoters, Black Scoters, White-winged Scoter, Common Mergansers, Red-breasted Merganser, and Hooded Merganser, King Eider, and Common Eider.
Divers: Buffleheads, Barrows Golden Eye, Common Golden Eye, and Greater Scaup,
Puddle Ducks: Mallard, Northern Pintail, American Widgeon, Eurasian Widgeon, Green-wing Teal, Gadwall, and Northern Shoveler.
Geese: Emperor Geese and Canada Geese.
Emperor Geese: Non-residents are able to participate in the Emperor goose hunt if selected for Alaska draw permit (Hunt number: DO508). The application period is November 1 - December 15, online at ADF&G website for hunts the following year. Alaska residents may take one Emperor Goose by registration permit (RO501).
EMPEROR GOOSE NON-RESIDENT DRAWING PERMIT HUNT (DOWNLOAD)
Kodiak bag limits are generous and the birds are abundant.
Please see current Alaska Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations at www.adfg.alaska.gov for specifics on bag limits.
Kodiak Unit 8, Bag limits:
Ducks: 7 per day; 21 in possession.
Sea Ducks for Residents: 10 per day, 20 in possession.
Sea Ducks for Nonresidents: 7 per day, 20 per season.
Nonresident sea duck possession limit of 20 for the season includes no more than 4 each of any sea duck listed above. Puddle ducks and divers do not go towards your non-resident sea duck bag limit.
We hunt trophy sea ducks from our Kodiak wilderness ocean-front house on Ugak Bay, Kodiak Island, and is only accessible by boat or plane. We can literally hunt trophy sea ducks a few steps from our front door. We transport hunters 15 minutes away to nearby bays, islands, and rocky points to target trophy sea ducks. Each day you will begin with a hearty breakfast, then we’re off to transport you by boat to a full day of hunting.
Sea duck hunting on Kodiak Island is primarily done over decoys from shore blinds, over decoys in the blind boats or by spot and stalk methods. We are primarily hunting on saltwater, where the shoreline is constantly changing with the tides and gives us countless locations to setup for a shoot.
Your guide will help retrieve your birds that are out of reach, each group of hunters is given a radio to contact the guide when a bird is down and needs to be retrieved if the hunter cannot reach down birds.
A trip to Kodiak for trophy sea ducks is an adventure that will last in your memory forever. We typically offer trophy sea duck hunts as a combination with the Sitka Black-tailed deer hunts, as this can make for a fantastic hunting adventure.
Rate: $5,500 per person, 5-days/5-nights, guided hunts.
We host a minimum of 3 guests per week and limit up to 6 guests.
Dates: October 8 - January 22 (Kodiak Waterfowl Hunting Season).
Weekly schedule: Clients fly directly to the city of Kodiak on Sunday afternoon and stay over night in local hotel. On Monday morning take air charter service to our wilderness cabin on Ugak Bay. Hunt Monday through Friday. Depart on Saturday morning back to the city of Kodiak and follow-on flights home.
Includes: experienced guide/USCG licensed transporter, experienced Migratory Bird Hunting Guide, wilderness house accommodations (warm comfortable), hearty home-style cooked meals and beverages, in-field transportation (Bayrunner boat, inflatable boats, and ATV side-by-side), duck decoy lines, layout boats, VHF/marine radio, bird prep/cleaning, and airport pick-up and drop-off.
What to bring: See Trip Planner, gear list. Reminder, leave shotgun/rifle hard case with air transporter. Packing: recommend hunters pack personal gear in multiple small waterproof bags for easy transport on small air charter planes and boats.
Travel: Arrival and departure point is the city of Kodiak, Alaska, where you will be met by a representative of one of our local air charter services. Clients are responsible for commercial air travel to and from the city of Kodiak, Alaska and follow-on air charter flight service to our Kodiak wilderness ocean-front house and property. We suggest you arrive 1-day early in Kodiak before your hunt commencing, so you can purchase Alaska hunting licenses, Federal and State duck stamps, and any additional hunting gear or personal items you may need or sight see around Kodiak. We assist hunters by coordinating air charter flight service to/from our wilderness cabin by float plane (Cessna 206 or DeHavilland Beaver). For departure schedule, recommend 1-day in the city of Kodiak or Anchorage to take care of trophy or shipping trophy meat after your hunt. Clients may want to process trophy game meat in Anchorage and ship home. We recommend purchasing airline tickets with flexible change policies and travel insurance in the event of “weather delays” or unforeseen circumstances that may affect your airline travel.
Alaska Hunting License, Waterfowl Stamps, Game Locking Tags, and Harvest Tickets: Purchase Alaska hunting licenses online at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) website or purchase upon arrival in Anchorage or Kodiak. For nonresident clients for migratory waterfowl hunts require: Small game license: $60.00, Alaska waterfowl stamp: $10, and Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamp: $25. Federal and State waterfowl stamps must be signed in ink across face of stamp. For nonresident for deer hunts: Hunting license: $160.00, Deer tags: $300 each, Harvest Tickets required: no fee. Sport Fishing license (7-day): $70, King Salmon stamp (7-day): $45.
Not included: before and after hunt expenses, commercial airfare, hotel, air charter passenger seat to and from camp (approximately $400 RT each hunter), Alaska nonresident small game license ($60), Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamp ($25), Alaska Waterfowl stamp ($10), Alaska nonresident hunting license ($160), deer tags ($300 each), harvest tickets (no fee), processing/shipment of trophy/game meat, taxidermy trophy services, shotgun shells, and gratuity.
Travel Insurance. We highly recommend all our clients purchase travel insurance with trip cancellation, as well as a Global Rescue Membership for medical advisory and evacuation. For guidance on these travel protection services and to enroll, contact Justin Walker at Global Rescue at phone: 1-435-680-2566 or 1-617-210-8110 or via email: Jwalker@globalrescue.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://globalrescue.com/mikeodinsalaskaadventures/ or you should use another reputable provider.
Conditions. Mike Odin’s Alaska Adventures, LLC hunts are conducted on a fair chase basis in accordance with the State of Alaska Hunting regulations and Guiding regulations. All clients are required to sign a Guide-Outfitter Contract within 90 days after we receive your initial deposit, or before services are provided. Agreement provides specifics of your hunt as required by Alaska state law. For further clarification, we have posted our Payment and Cancellation Policy on our website. Mike Odin’s Alaska Adventures, LLC requires all clients and guests to review and sign a Participation Release Form prior to start of activities. This agreement includes a release of liability, waiver of claims, assumption of risk, and loss payment. Also, we request clients and guests to complete our Guest Information Form to identify an emergency contact and to notify us of any medical situations or special medications that you may be taking that could be helpful in case of an emergency.
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