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Old 02-01-2023, 04:00 PM   #1
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Odd request but has anybody gone on any kind of wolf hunt before? I've got the itch to shoot one and wanted to see if anybody here could offer some recommendations/outfitters.
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Old 02-01-2023, 04:13 PM   #2
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I would guess 95% of wolf kills are opportunistic. I would guess success odds when setting out to just hunt wolves here in alaska aren't even in the double digits.
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:16 PM   #3
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I would guess 95% of wolf kills are opportunistic. I would guess success odds when setting out to just hunt wolves here in alaska aren't even in the double digits.
I appreciate the info. I may go a different route then if they're that hard to hunt.
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:20 PM   #4
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I've heard of outfitters that do this but have never been myself. I've also heard that it's not uncommon to call them in in Idaho when trying to call in elk.
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:24 PM   #5
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I've been told many many times that apparently wearing a red hooded cape will bring them in....
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:26 PM   #6
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A hunting buddy went on one in Canada. Said it was a long boring cold hunt. Sat on a right away all day for a week until he finally got a shot over bait.
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:34 PM   #7
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All Terrain Bear Hunting offers wolf hunting over bait. They have taken some huge wolves. You should check them out. The Bear hunt was 1st class. I would think the wolf hunt would be just as good.

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Old 02-01-2023, 05:35 PM   #8
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Go on a mountain caribou hunt in the Yukon or NWT combo hunt
Or springtime snowmobile hunt in the same

Very very expensive to wolf hunt
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:39 PM   #9
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There are some outfitters in Canada that apparently have pretty good success by anchoring dead cows to the ice in the middle of frozen lakes. There are also outfitters that will let you run trap lines with them. Those are pretty successful too.
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:40 PM   #10
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I appreciate the info. I may go a different route then if they're that hard to hunt.
There's 3 packs all within about an hour and a half of where I live and I only know of a few people that have trapped or shot any and it doesn't happen often. I could have killed one recently but didn't have a rifle with me, just a shotgun. It would have been one of those opportunistic kills.

I'm sure there are outfitters who advertise hunts for them here in AK, as well as ID, and Canada.

Here's two outfitters just from a quick google:

https://www.castlerockoutfitters.com...lf-hunting.htm

https://www.greenrockslodge.com/alaska-wolf-hunting/
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Old 02-01-2023, 05:55 PM   #11
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I went on a moose hunt with Love Bros. and Lee in BC and killed one. We actually saw/heard them every day. The outfitter said they are really hurting the moose and caribou populations. I think it was an extra $100 tag or something like that. Not sure if anyone up there does solo wolf hunts though.

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Old 02-01-2023, 06:06 PM   #12
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What do you think that thing weighed Derrik? Sucker looks huge!
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Old 02-01-2023, 06:21 PM   #13
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We saw them multiple times in Alaska while on Caribou and Moose hunts. Could have killed a couple but my wife put the stop on it when she saw them and thought they were just too beautiful........
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Old 02-01-2023, 06:23 PM   #14
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Wolf hunt is at the top of my wish list. There are outfitters in Ca that offer wolf hunts over bait in winter, some even using heated blinds, but success rates are not typically as high as other species.
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Old 02-01-2023, 06:39 PM   #15
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What do you think that thing weighed Derrik? Sucker looks huge!
He was probably 100-120 I'm guessing. I think the conditions keep them from being real big like the Yellowstone wolves.

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Old 02-01-2023, 07:29 PM   #16
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I went on a moose hunt with Love Bros. and Lee in BC and killed one. We actually saw/heard them every day. The outfitter said they are really hurting the moose and caribou populations. I think it was an extra $100 tag or something like that. Not sure if anyone up there does solo wolf hunts though.

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Old 02-01-2023, 07:33 PM   #17
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I've been told many many times that apparently wearing a red hooded cape will bring them in....
Good one !
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Old 02-01-2023, 07:34 PM   #18
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He was probably 100-120 I'm guessing. I think the conditions keep them from being real big like the Yellowstone wolves.

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Awesome mount! I would've guessed 150 but I have to admit I know nothing about wolves!
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Old 02-01-2023, 07:34 PM   #19
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I went on a moose hunt with Love Bros. and Lee in BC and killed one. We actually saw/heard them every day. The outfitter said they are really hurting the moose and caribou populations. I think it was an extra $100 tag or something like that. Not sure if anyone up there does solo wolf hunts though.

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Old 02-01-2023, 08:13 PM   #20
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These people are launching some cool wolf hunting stuffs.
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Old 02-01-2023, 09:08 PM   #21
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We saw them multiple times in Alaska while on Caribou and Moose hunts. Could have killed a couple but my wife put the stop on it when she saw them and thought they were just too beautiful........
Youre a better man than me. Id have been leaving a wife in Alaska and taking home a wolf carcass in her place
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Old 02-01-2023, 10:19 PM   #22
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Youre a better man than me. Id have been leaving a wife in Alaska and taking home a wolf carcass in her place
Yep, thought about it, but she has let me kill A BUNCH OF OTHER STUFF all over the world and killed some herself! After almost 30 years in I figure it was a small sacrifice!!
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Old 02-02-2023, 09:20 AM   #23
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We saw them multiple times in Alaska while on Caribou and Moose hunts. Could have killed a couple but my wife put the stop on it when she saw them and thought they were just too beautiful........
I would have explained to her that she could experience that same Beauty everyday with the Wolf mount at the house...
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Old 02-02-2023, 10:05 AM   #24
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Look up Kyler Knelson and Adventures Northwest. I have hunted musk ox and caribou with him. Great guy! Look at his posts on Instagram. He is pretty dialed in on baited wolf hunts.
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Old 02-02-2023, 09:41 PM   #25
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Look up Kyler Knelson and Adventures Northwest. I have hunted musk ox and caribou with him. Great guy! Look at his posts on Instagram. He is pretty dialed in on baited wolf hunts.
This guy looks legit! Thanks for the info. Think I'll give him a call
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