Tag Archives: Alaska hunting

Kodiak Adventure

kodiak-adventure-flying-over-mountains-102016Looking down on the snow-covered slopes, the underlying frozen icy scree was not visible. What was visible were two forms making their way up to a bench on the mountainside where they might have a better view of the area. The first figure Continue reading Kodiak Adventure

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Precious Memories

precious-memories-the-stalk-090216I sat alone in my office contemplating my wife’s suggestion to take my two sons along on my next hunting trip to Alaska. The trip would be unlike anything they had ever experienced. Alaskan weather can stress even the most seasoned hunters and we would be traveling to the Brooks Mountain Range where the weather can be very unpredictable. Continue reading Precious Memories

Kodiak Monster

Hunting Kodiak Island
A beautiful day for hunting.

Since I was a child I have always been in love with hunting. It has been something completely ingrained in my life. My earliest memories are of my grandfather coming back home with his prized trophy, venison.  Not being Continue reading Kodiak Monster

Flashback Friday – Bonus Bull

SafariCoverMarApr1980Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the vast SCI Archive and dust off a gem from a previous issue. This week we go back to 1979 and tag along on an Alaska hunt for monster caribou. This story originally appeared in the March/April 1980 issue of Safari Magazine.

The thick growth of tundra provided a comfortable bed in which to enjoy the warm Alaska sun. Blue sky and a sparkling river highlighted the surrounding mountains. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Bonus Bull