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Arctic Grizzly
« on: June 03, 2017, 08:57:43 AM »


Just returned from an amazing hunt, taking wolf and grizzly above the arctic circle. These bears are smaller than their salmon-fed coastal cousins, but incredible in their own right. I've wanted to hunt grizzly in the arctic since I was a kid, 50 years ago. So, I made it happen.

Am so glad to have had the opportunity to hunt the arctic! It was everything I'd imagined and more.











Two hunters, two guides. Two good bears and a wolf down. Hours, no days, of glassing... Crazy weather. It was a great hunt!

Guy


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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 09:27:26 AM »
Wow! That looks amazing. Congratulations!

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2017, 09:28:03 AM »
Thats awesome :tup:

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2017, 09:30:24 AM »
What an adventure! Thanks for sharing it with us.
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2017, 09:31:48 AM »
Looks awesome.  Great job
Any pics of the wolf?

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2017, 09:39:41 AM »
Beautiful bear and congrats looks like a amazing trip :IBCOOL: Oh and :yeah: wolf pics!!!
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2017, 09:51:42 AM »
Nice
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2017, 09:51:48 AM »
Incredible. Thanks for sharing
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2017, 09:57:24 AM »
What an amazing trip it must've been!  Congrats on sharing it. Any more specific details on the hunt?
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2017, 11:27:07 AM »
Great bear!
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2017, 11:31:11 AM »
Way to go Guy.  What a dream.  Swing by next time you're up, I want more details.
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2017, 11:33:48 AM »
Looks like a great hunt Guy, thanks for sharing the pics and story.  Are you rugging that bad boy? 

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2017, 11:45:19 AM »
Nice work Guy!! The big coastal brownies have never turned me on, but a mtn/arctic griz sure does. Grats
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2017, 11:56:23 AM »
Great looking bear. Congrats

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2017, 01:01:36 PM »
Way to go Guy.  What a dream.  Swing by next time you're up, I want more details.

Will do.

Now I have to catch up on three weeks worth of the "honey do list" here at home!

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2017, 01:05:40 PM »
Great pics
Congrats on the successful hunt  :tup:

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2017, 01:22:14 PM »
That sounds like an awesome trip guy, congrats, very well done!  :tup: :tup:
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2017, 01:33:54 PM »
 Wow! Great Bear, looks like a great Hunt! Congrats!
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2017, 01:35:05 PM »
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2017, 01:44:35 PM »
I salute you sir! Very very cool. Congrats man, looks incredible!
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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2017, 01:48:08 PM »
Very cool.

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2017, 04:44:56 AM »
Awesome. Where did you hunt? Looks a lot like the umiat area on the north slope of the brooks.

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2017, 05:30:54 AM »
Congrats I am glad you were able to accomplish one of your life long dreams.

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Re: Arctic Grizzly
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2017, 05:45:37 AM »
Congrats on your Bear and Wolf. The arctic is a really unique and beautiful place

 

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