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    Airtaxi service for DIY moose hunt

    I've fished Alaska once on the Kenai river but have never had the opportunity to hunt there. A buddy and I are finally in the early planning stages for a DIY alaskan moose hunt. Looking at 2016 or 2017 probably. I was just wondering if anyone had used or heard about any airtaxi companies up there with good reviews/results.

    I've heard some positive things about 40 mile air but haven't heard much about any others. I'm not set on any particular style of hunt... Bush plane, float plane on a lake, or river float hunt would all be options.

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    I do not have any experience but have also heard good things about 40 mile air. I have a 2016 caribou hunt with them in the works. If successful, and God willing, we will do a moose hunt a couple years later.

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    you might want to look at willow air

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    I was poking around, a year or two ago, thinking of trying Caribou again with a kid, and heard good things about Arrowhead. We ended up chasing something else, so I have no first hand experience with them. The outfit I used the first time sold out, then the area had a herd crash, then the new owners went way up scale, so that is no help to you either.

    http://www.arrowheadoutfitters.com/

    They are more of a self guided set up vs. a pure transport service, but they may know of a reliable provider if in fact they won't do what you seek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alaska2go View Post
    you might want to look at willow air
    Great thanks for the tip! One of my buddies that went up there a couple years ago used Sportsmans air but it looks like their only options are fully guided for 18,000 or fully outfitted DIY for 8000. I have my own hunting/camping gear, I'm just looking for someone in a good area that can drop me off and pick me up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim McCoy View Post
    I was poking around, a year or two ago, thinking of trying Caribou again with a kid, and heard good things about Arrowhead. We ended up chasing something else, so I have no first hand experience with them. The outfit I used the first time sold out, then the area had a herd crash, then the new owners went way up scale, so that is no help to you either.

    http://www.arrowheadoutfitters.com/

    They are more of a self guided set up vs. a pure transport service, but they may know of a reliable provider if in fact they won't do what you seek.
    Great thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JEandAsGuide View Post
    I do not have any experience but have also heard good things about 40 mile air. I have a 2016 caribou hunt with them in the works. If successful, and God willing, we will do a moose hunt a couple years later.
    Awesome, keep us posted on how the caribou hunt works out! I was thinking about doing the same thing but I decided to go for moose first

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    i have heard tons of great info about brooks range aviation out of Bettles. I know they have a great operation with caribou

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    I would contact AKAviator who has flown hunters around Alaska for many years and is very well connected to that industry.

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    ^^all good advice! It's a trip you will remember and talk about for life. Plus have pictures to prove it


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