General Black Bear Hunting Information

FEES: Hunting fees include all meals and services during your hunt. Included are guide services, transportation in the field, and field preservation of trophies. Trophies may be sent to your taxidermist by an expediter. You pay final trophy preparation, crating, and shipping costs. Fees do not include your license, tags, transportation to the point of outfitting, 4% sales taxes for hunts in the Yakutat Borough, hotel accommodations before during or after the hunt, liquor or gratuities. The point of departure is Yakutat, Alaska. An air charter is required to reach the base camp in Icy Bay. These hunts may be conducted in Icy Bay under Exclusive Lease Permits from CAC or the Mental Health Land Trust. Black Bear meat is salvaged in the Spring and can be taken home or given to the village elders in Yakutat. Commercial processing services are available for your convenience if you decide to take your meat home.

NON HUNTERS: A limited number of non-hunting guests can be accommodated. The fee is $2,500 on Vessel Hunts and $2,000 on our land based Black Bear hunts. Please let us know well in advance so accommodations can be arranged and reserved.

CONTRACT: All hunts are conducted on a fair-chase basis in accordance with State of Alaska Hunting and Guiding Regulations. A Guide/Client contract will be signed when the hunt is booked.

PERSONAL GEAR: The ideal rifle calibers for Alaska Black Bear Hunting are the .300 to .375 Magnums. Forty cartridges are generally adequate. Be sure that the personal gear you bring is of the highest quality. Bring binoculars, compact cleaning kit, hunting knife, small flashlight, camera and film, sleeping bag, ankle fitting hip boots, deck shoes, warm hat, thermal underwear, two pair of wool socks, two pair of light wool socks, a change of pants and shirt, warm gloves, down filled parka w/hood, quality rain gear, insect repellant, duffel bag for gear, water bottle, hand towel & personal necessities.

DEPOSITS AND CANCELLATIONS: A deposit of 50% will confirm your hunt. The balance is payable 60 days prior to arrival. If agreement has been made to receive final payment upon arrival, the balance must be paid by wire transfer, cash, traveler's cheques or certified check. Please, no personal checks. In the event of cancellation by the client more than 120 days prior to the start of the hunt, deposits are non refundable but will be transferred to another hunt with us, or the deposit may be transferred to another mutually acceptable hunter, secured by you. In the event of cancellation by the client less than 120 days prior to the start of our season, deposits shall be forfeited unless transferred to a mutually acceptable hunter secured by you, or unless other arrangements have been made and agreed upon. In the event that we must cancel a hunt, due to a failure on our part, the full hunt payments shall be returned.

LICENSE AND BIG GAME TAG FEES:

License Or Tag Type Non-resident U.S. Citizens and resident foreign nationals License Or Tag Type
Alaska Hunting License $85.00 $300.00
Alaska Fishing License $30.00 $30.00
Mt. Goat Tag $300.00 $400.00
Dall Sheep Tag $425.00 $550.00
Grizzly or Brown Bear Tag $500.00 $650.00
Barren Ground Caribou Tag $325.00 $425.00
Alaska-Yukon Moose Tag $400.00 $500.00
Black Bear Tag $225.00 $300.00
Roosevelt Elk Tag $300.00 $400.00
Wolf Tag $30.00 $50.00

PRICES:

Alaska Black Bear Vessel Based Hunt

Point of Departure: Yakutat, Alaska

When: Spring - 5 Days, May 1 through June 30

Hunt Price: $6,950

 

Alaska Record Book Land Based Black Bear Hunt

Point of Departure: Yakutat, Alaska

When: Spring - 5 Days May 1 through June 30

Hunt Price: $5,500 (2 X 1)


CONDITIONS: We accept a hunter on the following conditions: That Alaska Trophy Hunting, LLC and C. Vernon Humble cannot guarantee safety and are not responsible for accidents, loss of hunting time or delays for any reason including weather, equipment failure or loss, fire, theft, Acts of God or other vicissitudes of nature, or anything beyond our control.


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