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Offline Machias

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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #30 on: April 03, 2018, 08:16:47 AM »
I've hunted the two rivers you'll be hunting 4 times since 2011.   If you have any specific questions, feel free to PM me.   Bugs usually aren't bad in late August or early September but can be if the temp is above 50.  Make sure your rain gear is quality rain gear!  Are you rolling with the guide service that works that area or going in with friends?

Thank you!  PM returned, we are going with guide that works that area.
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #31 on: April 03, 2018, 08:17:11 AM »
Hey Fred what did the air fair run you if you don't mind me asking?

$1320
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #32 on: April 03, 2018, 10:31:49 AM »
Anyone recommend a good spotting scope for this trip?  I've never had one before and would like to get some recommendations.  Thanks in advance!
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #33 on: April 03, 2018, 11:27:20 AM »
Whats your budget Fred

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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #34 on: April 03, 2018, 12:51:51 PM »
I have a bunch of green stamps and food stamps!  :)  I'd like to keep it at $600 or less....preferably less...but I don't want to drop $400 to $500 on something that is really nice looking junk...


P.S.  Purchased my Alaska Hunting License, 7 Day Fishing License, Caribou and Wolf Tags today!!  :) :)
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #35 on: April 13, 2018, 01:08:34 PM »
Received my tags in the mail!     :drool:
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #36 on: April 15, 2018, 05:33:32 AM »
Some of the areas you dont need a wolf tag. Its like a depradation zone. There free to residents and non-residence. But you got yours now so too late i guess

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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #37 on: April 17, 2018, 11:31:19 AM »
Some of the areas you dont need a wolf tag. Its like a depradation zone. There free to residents and non-residence. But you got yours now so too late i guess

I don't think this area is one of those, but I could be wrong.  if anyone knows please let me know, the other three guys have not yet bought their tags...maybe I can save them a little bit of money.
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #38 on: April 17, 2018, 02:27:01 PM »
When we hunted up there 10 years ago you needed a tag. But not sure now.


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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #39 on: April 17, 2018, 03:09:00 PM »
I was able to track the information down.  Where we will be hunting a tag is required.
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #40 on: April 18, 2018, 11:45:22 AM »
Anyone recommend a good spotting scope for this trip?  I've never had one before and would like to get some recommendations.  Thanks in advance!
Just saw this one. I'd go with the vanguard endeavor HD.
Vanguard Endeavor HD 65A Angled Eyepiece Spotting Scope with 15-45x Magnification https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BJFAYM4/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_Ji51Ab8AN1T96


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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #41 on: May 23, 2018, 08:40:10 AM »
90 days out!!!!!!
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #42 on: May 23, 2018, 09:09:56 AM »
90 days out!!!!!!

Looking forward to what you get and the story you share. :tup:
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2018, 01:34:37 PM »
Me too!!  :tup:
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Re: Brooks Range Caribou Hunt
« Reply #44 on: May 24, 2018, 01:54:44 PM »
Anyone recommend a good spotting scope for this trip?  I've never had one before and would like to get some recommendations.  Thanks in advance!

I should have updated everyone, I got a really nice Leopold Gold Ring Scope from a HuntWa member.  it's perfect for my upcoming trip!!
Fred Moyer


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