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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2017, 04:21:13 PM »
Tag, looking forward to more!

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2017, 04:25:30 PM »
The Grizz was meandering up out of the draw and had most likely been down on the river during the night, but he didn't seem to be aware of my presence,  so  I quickly snuck back to camp and rounded up Kary.  We headed back in the direction I had last seen the Grizz and I soon spotted his hump and about the upper third of his body sticking out of a depression in the draw.  I new from some earlier ranging I had done that he was roughly 350 yards so we dropped down and prepared for the shot.  Since we could still only see the upper third, and there wasn't much vital there to shoot at, I told Kary to wait till he picked his head up.   After a short wait, he picked his head up, bang!!!!  He never left the hole😀

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2017, 04:27:00 PM »

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2017, 04:29:18 PM »

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2017, 04:30:07 PM »
I've got to go round up some kids, but I will give my conclusion to the hunt later tonight.

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2017, 04:42:23 PM »
You can't use photobucket if you want us to be able to actually see the photos LOL.

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2017, 04:55:20 PM »
Are the pics not there?   It totally shows them from my end.   Lol, i'm not all that tech savvy.  What do I need to do to make them show up?

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2017, 04:57:27 PM »
I can see the photos!

Great hunt write up so far! Looking forward to the finale!
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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2017, 05:18:53 PM »
 In conclusion, nothing on this trip went as planned, but it was an awesome experience nonetheless.  We lost approximately half our  hunt days to traveling and  The mechanical issue with the airboat.  Logged  in more Haul road miles than most ice Road truckers(over 2000).  Crossed Atigun pass 4 times.  Blew through 300 gallons of fuel on the rivers.  Saw some  of the most beautiful country God ever created.  Watched a friend Fullfil a dream… In his underwear.  Fished and hunted birds.  Saw 5 Grizz and brought one back with us.  Spotted probably a half dozen musk oxen.  Hunted AK with my dad!  Hiked miles through the tundra(ni..erheads suck!) and to top it all off, sputtered the airboat into the launch!  That my friends, is the trip of a lifetime. Can't wait to do it again :-)

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2017, 01:13:22 AM »
yea if you were on the north slope. I had heard the the caribou came threw rather early. We hunted the south side and they showed up sept. 15th

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2017, 06:08:45 AM »
The Brooks range is one of the most spectacular true wilderness areas in AK. This is why I continue to go there and can't get enough. Have hiked in 20 miles off the Haul road near Atigun Pass and floated the mighty Kongakut river to the Beaufort sea. Heading there next year again. Thanks for posting your experience.
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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #26 on: October 13, 2017, 11:33:21 AM »
Are the pics not there?   It totally shows them from my end.   Lol, i'm not all that tech savvy.  What do I need to do to make them show up?





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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #27 on: October 13, 2017, 01:12:00 PM »
awesome adventure, patiently awaiting pics!

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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #28 on: October 13, 2017, 01:19:55 PM »
awesome adventure, patiently awaiting pics!
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Re: Alaska 2017
« Reply #29 on: October 13, 2017, 01:48:56 PM »
The Brooks range is one of the most spectacular true wilderness areas in AK. This is why I continue to go there and can't get enough. Have hiked in 20 miles off the Haul road near Atigun Pass and floated the mighty Kongakut river to the Beaufort sea. Heading there next year again. Thanks for posting your experience.

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