Alaska Bear Hunting

Are you ready for one of the best alaska bear hunting experiences of your life?

Brown bears on Kodiak Island are classified as a distinct subspecies from those on the mainland because they are genetically and physically isolated. The term “brown bear” commonly refers to animals found in coastal areas, and brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are often called “grizzlies. Like black bears, brown bears vary widely in color. Brown bears can range from dark brown through light blond.

Brown bears are larger than black bears and have a more prominent shoulder hump, less prominent ears, and longer, straighter claws. Both the shoulder hump and the long claws are adaptations related to feeding. The long claws are useful in digging for roots or excavating burrows of small mammals. The musculature and bone structure of the hump are adaptations for digging and for sprinting to capture moose or caribou for food. Despite their bulk, bears are surprisingly fast and agile.

Alaska Bear Hunting

Arctic North offers Alaska Bear Hunting Guides. From the towering, snow-capped peaks of the Alaska Peninsula comes the melt-water that fuels the creeks, streams, and rivers that are the lifeblood of these wild lands. This is a place that defines “rugged,” and the denizens of this frontier landscape are built to survive, and thrive, within its seemingly endless confines.

Salmon will teem within these remote waters when the call of this place exceeds even their own willingness to live, but with their death comes a new generation, and the ancient ritual is once again reborn.

The return of wild salmon every year ensures a rich bounty of food for the many animals that roam the coastal shores. It’s no wonder that this place is unique for bear hunts, even by the states own ridiculously high standards. Not only does the famed peninsula represent the pinnacle of Alaska bear hunting, but it also offers serious sportsmen a chance to reach the pinnacle of their achievements.

Guided Alaskan Bear Hunting

Alaskan Bear Hunting Expeditions

Bear Hunting Guides in Alaska

Alaska Brown Bear Hunting Guides

We take pride in our Alaska brown bear guides, these individuals have all worked for us for many years and are like family. Our alaska brown bear hunting guides have over 100 years of brown bear guiding experience. These men are all trained in wilderness first aid, and are very experienced outdoorsmen. Their knowledge of the area, commitment and experience guiding brown bear hunters is a huge factor in your success. Your guides are very well trained in trophy preparation and photography so that your memories and trophy will be preserved for a lifetime.

Alaska Brown Bear Hunting Seasons

Alaska Peninsula hunts alternate seasons, May 10-31 of even numbered years and October 1-21 of odd numbered years. During the spring hunts the bears are emerging form their dens where they have been for the past 6 months. During this time the bears are on the search for food and as the season the progresses the large boars are looking for sows as the mating season is beginning. During the fall hunts the bears are busy fatting up for the long winter ahead, bears will be found in the creeks fishing and on the hills sides eating berries.

Brown Bear hunts at our Western Alaska Camp are the first hunts of the year taking place in late April. During this time the area is still snow covered and we are hunting bears with the use of snow machines and the airplanes are on skis during this time. Our biggest bears from this area are harvested during this hunt. The fall hunts start Aug 20th and run until September 20th. Bears will be found on the hillsides eating berries and it is not uncommon to see 10-15 bears during a 10-day hunt.