We offer the most comprehensive hunt planning service in the state of Alaska, with direct hands-on involvement all through the planning process of your hunt. Our service is primarily intended for resident and nonresident non-guided do-it-yourself hunters (if you need a guide recommendation, please call us; we'd be happy to refer you to a good reputable guide).
There are many ways to plan an Alaska hunt, but the information you gather is pretty much the same no matter what door you come through at the beginning. Here are some common beginning points, together with the steps that follow.
If you live in a remote Alaska village, it's conceivable that you could load your rifle onto your ATV, snowmachine or pickup and be glassing a herd of caribou within the hour. But for most of us, planning an Alaska big-game hunt involves much more planning than that.
Inexperienced Alaska hunters often make the mistake of thinking that hunt planning is all about location. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Anyone who has stood knee-deep in a river next to a skilled angler who was landing one fish after another while everyone else went home skunked knows that there are four legs to the stool:
It is possible to fly the entire state of Alaska from the fourth floor of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Anchorage. Some years ago, the BLM undertook a massive project to photograph the state of Alaska with color infrared film from high-altitude aircraft.