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    AKBorn replied to a thread Bear fence??? in Caribou
    I remember reading your story about that hunt when you posted in on the AK Outdoors Forum a few years back - can't imagine what that night must have...
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    Sorry you guys couldn't get a slot this year. I know it's little solace now, but keep after it -
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    AKBorn replied to a thread OMG...Now what? in Moose
    Kevin - that was an epic adventure, thanks for sharing the link.
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    AKBorn replied to a thread OMG...Now what? in Moose
    Ouch - the silty ground doesn't look like any fun either. You earned that one after getting it done.
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    AKBorn replied to a thread New to Alaska DIY caribou in Caribou
    Yea, brain fart on the Haul Road endpoint Ė my mistake. Yes, a bowhunter on the Haul Road is likely to see a few trucks parked along the road if...
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    2 Days Ago
    Damn - that's one tough lady, and her little dog is a fighter too. Prayers for both to have as speedy and full a recovery as possible.
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    AKBorn replied to a thread OMG...Now what? in Moose
    Vern, Still can't see the photo you posted earlier...didn't someone in your camp agree to cooking chores every year because he shot one too far...
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    3 Days Ago
    I know zero about these - but Larry Bartlett had a video out on YouTube about one he made a while back, bot sure if it's still out there...
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    4 Days Ago
    AKBorn replied to a thread OMG...Now what? in Moose
    Kevin, On another thread in the Moose forum a couple of guys were asking about solo moose hunts. Hope you don't mind my reposting this part of...
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    5 Days Ago
    AKBorn replied to a thread OMG...Now what? in Moose
    Kevin, No fair starting the thread without the story on your moose in the bog! Tell us how the field dressing and packing went on that one....
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    5 Days Ago
    I don't know who you are flying out with or where in AK you are hunting, so I won't comment on those costs. I fly out of Tok with 1 hunt partner,...
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    6 Days Ago
    AKBorn replied to a thread Luggage for Trip? in Caribou
    Do yourself a favor, and set aside time to check your rifle sights after you get to AK. I would say my scope gets knocked off zero 1 out of every 4...
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    1 Week Ago
    AKBorn replied to a thread Hunting partner needed in Moose
    Unless youíre an absolute beast or a glutton for punishment, at least one partner would be good. An adult bull moose will weigh in the neighborhood...
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    AKBorn replied to a thread 2019 Caribou - Booked! in Caribou
    Still worth a phone call on the 17th. If 40 Mile is fully booked, Wright Air out of Fairbanks is worth looking into.
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    AKBorn replied to a thread Mike Odin - Any reviews? in Caribou
    I think Bowsite has a pretty good number of guide/outfitters reviews.
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    AKBorn replied to a thread 2019 Caribou - Booked! in Caribou
    I'm a repeat customer, been doing the 40 Mile hunt for just over a decade. That sounds like the correct date for new customers to check what...
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    AKBorn replied to a thread 2019 Caribou - Booked! in Caribou
    Thanks. Been flying in on hunts with 40 Mile since 2006; sounds like a long time, until you compare it to guys like VernAK who have been doing it...
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    AKBorn replied to a thread Where to get a scapula? in Moose
    Another fan of the plastic quart oil jug. I do take a bull magnet to camp when moose hunting, but only use it for calling at bulls a long way away...
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    AKBorn replied to a thread Bear fence??? in Caribou
    This is one of several bears that we saw on our moose/caribou hunt in 2017. We saw him on day 4, on the same ridgetop our camp was on, about 400...
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    AKBorn started a thread 2019 Caribou - Booked! in Caribou
    Flying in with 40 Mile in late August, always a great day when you confirm an AK hunt! Taking an old high school baseball teammate with me this...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Later is typically better, especially if you're hunting south central - September can still be pretty warm, I think this fall was really warm. Moose...
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    AKBorn replied to a thread Bear fence??? in Caribou
    Depends on whether you have enough room Ė i.e., what are your weight restrictions flying with BRA? In addition, there are posts on various forums of...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Yea my sister works in Anchorage, she said it was a bad one and they just sent everyone home. Prayers out to all in the area.
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    AKBorn replied to a thread Is this enough Pistol? in Bear
    I think 2 hostile Alaskan grizzlies have been killed already with 10mm this year, one on Afognak and one on JBER if I am recalling the story...
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    Back in the 1990s, the Mulchatna Caribou Herd in southwest Alaska was believed to have up to 250,000 animals, and non-resident hunters could harvest...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Damn. Prayers sent to Jake and his children, and donated. Thanks for the heads up...
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    Iíve hunted the 40 Mile Herd for years; sometimes we see several hundred caribou in a period of 6 hunting days, and sometimes we see 2-3 dozen. ...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    I shot a wolf back in 2006 in the 40 mile country, don't remember it having much odor at all. Did I just luck out and get a rare one that didn't...
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