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Offline HvyHorn338

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #25 on: September 16, 2016, 01:51:15 PM »
Congrats to you both.  Sounds like a dream hunt to me. 

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #26 on: September 16, 2016, 01:56:47 PM »
What an awesome trip.  Thanks for sharing it with us. :tup:
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #27 on: September 16, 2016, 04:36:32 PM »
Here's a pic of the meat cache afte we got it packed back into camp.
« Last Edit: October 02, 2016, 08:49:03 PM by KFhunter »

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #28 on: September 16, 2016, 04:37:33 PM »
No idea why I can't post a pic the right way..

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #29 on: September 17, 2016, 06:01:32 AM »
Congratulations looks like an awesome adventure. If you don't mind posting what is the approximate cost of a hunt like this and was the float hunt compatible in price. Also now that you've done both did you like the float hunt best or having the stationary camp best.

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #30 on: September 17, 2016, 06:32:06 AM »
Wow, awesome animals.

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #31 on: September 17, 2016, 11:42:49 AM »
Congratulations looks like an awesome adventure. If you don't mind posting what is the approximate cost of a hunt like this and was the float hunt compatible in price. Also now that you've done both did you like the float hunt best or having the stationary camp best.

As far as adventure goes the float hunt was the best. If the goal is taking a couple moose I think stationary camp is better.

I did these hunts for around $4k total.

This trip was a little different. The week prior I brought my family up to Alaska and we went to Denali Park, drove the Denali Hwy and went down to the Kenai peninsula. The family trip was a little pricey but worth it.

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #32 on: September 17, 2016, 12:32:43 PM »
Wow, what a trip of a lifetime!  I think an Alaskan hunting trip might deserve some further conversations with some HW members!  :tup:

And since I'm getting tired of holding monitor upside down, I fixed this pic.

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #33 on: September 17, 2016, 08:54:04 PM »
One more thing about cost. This was the last year of "cheap" non resident tags. Next year the hunting license and moose tag cost doubles. So what was $485 this year is almost $1,000 next year.

But spread out over time there is no reason why this can't be a blue collar hunt.

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #34 on: September 17, 2016, 10:00:34 PM »
Both of this and the float trip count as part of my bucket list.
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #35 on: September 19, 2016, 04:13:33 AM »
I'm so envious wish I could do be doing a diy Alaska hunt. Awesome stuff mate!

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #36 on: September 29, 2016, 07:52:14 PM »
I live in Sumner, would love to pick your brain sometime. Looks like a fantastic time
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #37 on: September 29, 2016, 07:59:32 PM »
Joe

Congrats on a couple of good bulls on a great adventure.👊
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #38 on: September 29, 2016, 08:24:51 PM »
Awesome!  ,congrats!  Buddy and I are planning a drop camp hunt for fall 2018. This just gets me pumped up!!!

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #39 on: September 29, 2016, 08:26:41 PM »
Awesome!  Congratulations  :tup:

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #40 on: September 29, 2016, 08:48:10 PM »
Congrats on a awesome hunt!

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #41 on: September 29, 2016, 09:11:19 PM »
Damn Joe, the secrets out now! 😖  You guys had a trip of a lifetime, incredible adventure, everyone wants that hunt!  Congrats man!

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #42 on: September 29, 2016, 09:22:03 PM »
Damn Joe, the secrets out now! 😖  You guys had a trip of a lifetime, incredible adventure, everyone wants that hunt!  Congrats man!

Alaska is a pretty huge place and still takes a lot of research so I think this particular spot is still safe. But you and I still need to sit down for a beer soon so I can share some Alaska info and also pick your brain about my white river tag!

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #43 on: September 30, 2016, 07:56:58 AM »
Damn Joe, the secrets out now! 😖  You guys had a trip of a lifetime, incredible adventure, everyone wants that hunt!  Congrats man!

Alaska is a pretty huge place and still takes a lot of research so I think this particular spot is still safe. But you and I still need to sit down for a beer soon so I can share some Alaska info and also pick your brain about my white river tag!
sounds good, after I get back from Idaho mid October. 

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #44 on: September 30, 2016, 08:21:07 AM »
Wow stud moose for sure, adventure of a many lifetimes!  Congrats fellas!
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2016, 09:22:00 AM »
Great story! Thanks for sharing
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #46 on: October 02, 2016, 08:32:43 PM »
Wow.  Thank you for this write up.  You just lived a dream I've been having for a while now and now I'm hoping to pull the trigger on next year.  From the post I've been reading here; I'm not the only one.

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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #47 on: October 02, 2016, 08:48:03 PM »
What an adventure and great bulls, congratulations! I've dreamed of a moose hunt for many years, clocks ticking if I'm ever going to get it done.
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #48 on: October 02, 2016, 09:15:38 PM »
Awesome bulls and congrats on a great hunt!
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Re: 2016 DIY Alaska moose
« Reply #49 on: October 02, 2016, 09:29:38 PM »
Great pics :tup: