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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #150 on: September 07, 2018, 07:45:11 AM »
Very nice caribou. We were in a different boat wreck but he told us all about your guys wreck although your story probably has a lot more truth in it. You must have hit the bank hard.

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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #151 on: September 07, 2018, 07:50:14 AM »
I could go on about the trip we just figured it was just Alaska it was crazy 1st day.

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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #152 on: September 07, 2018, 08:24:54 AM »
AWESOME looking bulls, congrats!!!!
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #153 on: September 07, 2018, 08:25:21 AM »
I hope your partner is doing better!
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #154 on: September 07, 2018, 08:48:19 AM »
Looks like you had a great hunt!  Congrats  :tup:
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #155 on: September 07, 2018, 10:40:23 AM »
Fred....I will try to get this congratulations in the correct thread.  Thanks for sharing also
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #156 on: September 07, 2018, 11:26:54 AM »
Fred....I will try to get this congratulations in the correct thread.  Thanks for sharing also

:)  Thanks!!
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #157 on: September 07, 2018, 11:56:27 AM »
Happy to see everyone made it home safely for the most part. Congrats on the bulls! We just got back late last night from our hunt, I will also chime in with a review and some stories when I get a chance......
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #158 on: September 07, 2018, 12:39:14 PM »
Great write up Fred! :tup:
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #159 on: September 07, 2018, 01:17:50 PM »
Did yo hunt with the same outfit Lewy?

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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #160 on: September 07, 2018, 02:16:05 PM »
Did yo hunt with the same outfit Lewy?

He did
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #161 on: September 07, 2018, 09:31:32 PM »
  Well you guys have pretty well said everything that I would have about the trip. There were definitely some things that fell short on the other end. On top of that the migration was late and the weather was terrible so that made for a tough week. We had a high water situation that made travel extremely dangerous and almost cost us our camp. We returned from a long day of hunting and packing meat to find that the river had eroded 15 plus feet of high bank leaving our tents literally hanging over the edge of the raging water. That was quite the surprise not to mention we were already wet and totally whooped so having to break and move camp in a squal wasn’t real fun. The river claimed some of our gear, fishing poles and some sheds that we had picked up as well! In the end we did kill a few bulls and made some great memories. I will say that Ryan worked his ass off for us and even moved us to a new location about half way threw the week, he had a tough season up there filled with some bad luck so I feel for the guy, but better communication and organization would have went a long way imo. Oh....and god put deadhorse at the end of the world for a reason ;)
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #162 on: September 08, 2018, 09:34:15 AM »
  Oh....and god put deadhorse at the end of the world for a reason ;)
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #163 on: September 11, 2018, 12:29:38 PM »
Sounds like an experience.  I've been wanting to go back to AK for a caribou hunt but from what I have read here and in the past, I might be quite disappointed when comparing it to my 1993 hunt.  I did a float plane drop hunt, all gear our own, north of Iliamna.

Thanks for all of the detailed write-ups.

 


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