Alaska Trophy Mountain Goat Yacht Hunt
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Description

A goat hunt for the Coastal Mountain Goat is a rewarding and memorable experience. South Central Alaska boasts some of the state’s highest goat concentrations, and is known to produce many trophy class mountain goats. These mountain goat hunts have the advantage of hunting these highly productive areas from the warmth and safety of a secure vessel. It is extremely important to book early if you are interested in this hunt. Availability is limited and usually booked well in advance. Hunter will see many goats while glassing from the yacht on both sides of the coves.


Details

  • Species: Rocky Mountain Goat
  • Average Classification: 8 - 10
  • Shot Opportunity: 90
  • Weapon: Rifle
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB9744-03
  • Tag Availability: Draw And Landowner Voucher
Classification details:

Outfitter only takes mature Billys. Average are 9.5" goats. Outfitter uses several areas for goats. Some areas are draw only with high draw success.

Weapons description:

Gun shoot be zeroed at 100 yards upon arrival.
The outfitter suggests the ideal rifle for Alaska is the .300 magnum. With lighter bullet weights it is good for goat & sheep at long ranges and by using heavier bullet weights it can handle the big bears. In Alaska you will encounter a lot of moisture so a fiberglass stock is ideal. Plan to bring a minimum of two boxes of ammunition. If you are shooting a .300 magnum think about sighting it in to be dead on at 100 yards for bear and dead on at 300 yards for all other species.


Options

Non-hunter

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Option to add a non-hunter observer. This price includes float plane.

  • Non-hunter $4,400.00
  • Black Bear

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    Options to add a black bear to the hunt.

    • Black Bear $3,900.00

    • Available Dates

      September 01, 2021 - September 30, 2023


      Pricing

      • Member Price: $17,900.00
      • Non-Member Price: $19,500.00

      Hunting fees on the Hunting Yacht, include all meals and services including a guide, transportation in the field, and field preservation of trophies. What is not included in hunt price: Your hunting license, big game tags, transportation to the point of outfitting (depending on weather and hunting conditions, a charter flight may be required), hotel accommodations before during or after the hunt, liquor and gratuities are not included. Trophies may be sent to your taxidermist by an expediter. You pay final trophy preparation, crating, and shipping costs. Alaskan wild game meat, Salmon, and Halibut are excellent and we suggest that you take at least a sample home. Commercial processing facilities are available for your convenience at every port.


      Group Options

      Options for a non-hunter. Option to add a black bear.

      Location

      Homer, Alaska, United States of America


      Refund Policy:

      Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.

      Description

      A goat hunt for the Coastal Mountain Goat is a rewarding and memorable experience. South Central Alaska boasts some of the state’s highest goat concentrations, and is known to produce many trophy class mountain goats. These mountain goat hunts have the advantage of hunting these highly productive areas from the warmth and safety of a secure vessel. It is extremely important to book early if you are interested in this hunt. Availability is limited and usually booked well in advance. Hunter will see many goats while glassing from the yacht on both sides of the coves. Hunter can expect to see several groups of goats while glassing below and a plan to stalk will be put into place. This hunt will be include some difficult hiking as it will be necessary to close the gap to make the shot. Options to add a black bear for a trophy fee. Some fishing may also be available free of charge if there is time after the harvest. This is a 1:1 fully guided 7 day hunt including both a guide and packer.


      HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)

      • Lodging & Accommodations: Bunk House/Trailer
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        Lodging & Accommodations Scale

        5 - Cabin/Lodge

        4 - Bunk House/Trailer

        3 - Wall Tent

        2 - Backpack Tent

        1 - Client Provided/Hotel

      The 60-foot hunting yacht is one of the most comfortable and clean boats you will find. There are two private staterooms on board one with 3 bunks the other with 6 bunks. Each have a queen bed. There is a nice kitchen/ dining area with beautiful Corrigan counter tops. It has a large living room with Italian leather couches a 35” TV with DVD and PS2 for gaming. We have 2 marine heads and a custom granite shower aboard. There is also a covered area on the deck to get out of the weather when it rains. It is a pleasure to be on a quality hunt with great meals and warm showers at the end of the day.

      • Menu & Food: Full Kitchen
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        Menu & Food Scale

        5 - 5 Star Catered

        4 - Full Kitchen

        3 - Field Kitchen

        2 - Backpack Food

        1 - Client Provided

      A lot of fresh fish, beef filet, salad. Fresh food and homestyle cooking. Buffet style meals with plenty of good food!

      • Physical Conditions: Heavy Hiking
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        Physical Conditions Scale:

        5 - All Vehicle Access

        4 - Light Hiking

        3 - Moderate Hiking

        2 - Heavy Hiking

        1 - Extreme Back Country

      This hike will take some extreme hiking. Goats will be glassed from the yacht and then a stalk will be planned. Hunter should expect 4-6 mile of hiking a day on some very steep and rocky terrain. Expect to gain some serious elevation on this hunt! It is not necessary to be in top athletic condition, especially if you are hunting on our custom hunting yacht… However, if you book a special hunt for Sheep or want to do a hunt for Mountain Goat you need to be in very good physical condition. You should start by walking or running 2 or 3 times a week and doing some normal exercising, such as deep knee bends, and stair climbing. Then lengthen your walks or runs, increase your exercises, and start carrying a little weight in a backpack. Even better start taking some hikes in the mountains if you can. The guides are professionals and will go at your pace and assist you in every way they can to help you in the field. However, your hunt will be much more enjoyable if you come in good physical condition so that you can make a quick stalk, if necessary, on your game once it is sighted. Nothing is more frustrating than to lose an opportunity for an outstanding trophy because you were not in good enough condition to get into position in time to take the animal.


      Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

      Hunting fees on the Hunting Yacht, include all meals and services including a guide, transportation in the field, and field preservation of trophies. You should almost always be able to get a connecting flight from Anchorage into Homer or Kodiak. If not you may need to stay the night in Anchorage. We can recommend some nice hotels that will pick you up at the airport and take you back for your connecting flight the next day. It is also possible to drive to Homer from Anchorage and if you have some extra time (approximately 5 hours) it is one of the most beautiful drives you will experience. When you arrive in Homer or Kodiak you will generally spend the night at a local hotel. The next day you will need to take a taxi to the marina. You will want to be at the marina by 6:30 am. The Boat departs at 7am. When you arrive your guide will show you around, answer questions, and help you get situated and prepared for the hunt. At this point all of the necessary paperwork will be completed and your hunting licenses and tags issued.

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      Description

      Hunter should be prepared for some colder temps and changes in weather in both the spring and fall. Layering systems and durable boots are a must. This is a spot and stalk hunt so hunter should be prepared for some light hiking. All food and lodging are included in the hunt. This hunt also includes on packer. Depending upon the time of your hunt, you can experience a variety of weather from bright hot sunny days to rain and wind and even some scattered snow showers falling at the higher elevations. During a 6-day hunt one generally can expect some rain and fog and a few days that are cloudy with the sun shining through. The ideal weather is an overcast sky with a few scattered fog banks and an occasional rain shower. The animals prefer cooler weather and move about better with these conditions. The temperatures will range between 20 degree F lows and 60 degree F highs. Always expect the worst kind of weather. Be prepared for blowing wind and rain and even some hail and snow showers. The wind can blow from 15 to 45 miles an hour but don't be surprised if you experience winds that are much stronger. Be prepared and dress appropriately. All of these professional licensed guides have received instructions in first aide and are certified to provide CPR and advanced first aide care. A first aide kit is available on board the boat. The boat carries a satellite phone to use in case of emergencies and a hand held radio that is used to communicate with the boat. There are medical facilities within a two-hour flight in case of serious accidents. The hunting vessel is equipped with the most current state of the art safety and navigation equipment, including communication system, fixed firefighting equipment, locator beacon, and life jackets for all people on board. Full gear list to be provided by the outfitter upon booking.


      What Outfitter Provides

      • Bed
      • Lodging
      • Meals

      What to Bring

      • Day Pack
      • Sleeping bag
      • Thermal base layers
      • Headlamp & extra batteries
      • Comfortable and durable hiking boots
      • Moderate to cold weather hunting gear-layering system recommended
      • Hunting hat & gloves
      • Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
      • Binoculars & Rangefinder

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