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Old 08-12-2019, 09:42 AM   #1
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A couple of buddies and myself just got back from Alaska haul road caribou hunt yesterday. For two of us it was our second time, rookie year for the other. I was able to shoot a small bull caribou. Weve already started planning Alaskas hunting trip next year.
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Old 08-12-2019, 10:03 AM   #2
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Congrats. Were there many opportunities for stalks?

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Old 08-12-2019, 10:04 AM   #3
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Not an easy hunt. Glad yall got one . I will be back in Alaska on September 3rd for moose season opener!

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Old 08-12-2019, 10:23 AM   #4
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Awesome, congrats! Definitely a hunt on my list.
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Old 08-12-2019, 10:24 AM   #5
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I would love to go again,
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Old 08-12-2019, 10:28 AM   #6
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Good job Doublearrow!
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Old 08-12-2019, 10:31 AM   #7
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Nice!! Itís on my bucket list.


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Old 08-12-2019, 11:07 AM   #8
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Very very cool
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Old 08-12-2019, 11:25 AM   #9
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Great hunt and very very challenging

What mile marker did you guys camp/hunt?

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Old 08-12-2019, 11:40 AM   #10
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Very cool, congrats.

Is haul road hunting the same as road hunting? Or are you stalking?
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Old 08-12-2019, 11:41 AM   #11
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Old 08-12-2019, 12:03 PM   #12
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A couple of buddies and myself just got back from Alaska haul road caribou hunt yesterday. For two of us it was our second time, rookie year for the other. I was able to shoot a small bull caribou. Weve already started planning Alaskas hunting trip next year.
How far up did you go?
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Old 08-12-2019, 12:16 PM   #13
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Awesome! Congratulations!
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Old 08-12-2019, 12:26 PM   #14
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:55 PM   #15
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:58 PM   #16
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I am heading to Kotzebue, AK in mid September with high hopes. Where did you hunt?
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:54 AM   #17
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Congrats. Were there many opportunities for stalks?

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Yes 3 of us went and each had several stalks.

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Not an easy hunt. Glad yall got one . I will be back in Alaska on September 3rd for moose season opener!

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Thanks we may try for moose next year.

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Awesome, congrats! Definitely a hunt on my list.
Thanks!

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I would love to go again,
This was my second time i love Alaska.

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Good job Doublearrow!
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Do it!

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Very very cool
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Great hunt and very very challenging

What mile marker did you guys camp/hunt?

Congrats
We started at Happy Valley but after 2 nights moved south close to slope mountain.

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Very cool, congrats.

Is haul road hunting the same as road hunting? Or are you stalking?
Stalking. You can see for a long ways from the haul road (the only road from fairbanks north). We would spot them from sitting and glassing high spots or could see them from the road. My bull started over a mile from the road and ended up .75 miles from the road. We had several stalks 1 mile plus.
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How far up did you go?
Went all the way to Prudhoe bay a couple of times for gas.
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Awesome! Congratulations!
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I am heading to Kotzebue, AK in mid September with high hopes. Where did you hunt?
This was the Haul Road between Coldfoot and Prudhoe. We camped mostly around slope mountain.

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Old 08-13-2019, 04:51 AM   #18
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Congrats! I’ve done that hunt a couple times. Very challenging.
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Old 08-13-2019, 06:41 AM   #19
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Congrats! Sounds fun


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Old 08-13-2019, 10:24 AM   #20
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DIY Alaska it dont get any better!
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:27 AM   #21
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So did you drive all the way up? Or rent a vehicle once you got to Fairbanks?
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:43 AM   #22
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Congrats!!!
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:46 AM   #23
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I bet that was epic!
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:52 AM   #24
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Awesome, congrats......
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:10 PM   #25
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Congrats! Iíve done that hunt a couple times. Very challenging.
Thanks!
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DIY Alaska it dont get any better!
No sir it doesnt

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So did you drive all the way up? Or rent a vehicle once you got to Fairbanks?
Rented a truck in Fairbanks. You have to find someone who will rent a haul road vehicle.
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I bet that was epic!
Even though it was a small bull i was stoked the entire time.

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Old 08-13-2019, 03:32 PM   #26
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Pretty cool trip!
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Old 08-13-2019, 06:25 PM   #27
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use to live up there we loved the haul road many dont know but hunting those mountain holds alot of really good bou.
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Old 08-17-2019, 02:24 PM   #28
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Pretty cool trip!
It was a blast.

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use to live up there we loved the haul road many dont know but hunting those mountain holds alot of really good bou.
Man i dont know if i could move out of there if i lived there. I know winter can be brutal but id just hole up in the knife shop lol
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