Alaska Arctic Grizzly Bear Hunting in the Brooks Range

Arctic grizzly bear hunting in the unspoiled Arctic frontier


Choosing the right location and Outfitter is the most important part of Alaska Arctic grizzly hunting. Alaska Arctic grizzly hunting in the Brooks Range for trophy bears with beautiful coats. You should consider adding a caribou to your bear hunt, and we also suggest you get a wolf tag.
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This Outfitter successfully guides Arctic grizzly bear hunting in over 2,000 square miles of unspoiled frontier terrain bordering Gates of the Arctic National Park, including the Colville and Chandler Rivers. The Brooks Range is recognized as one of the most productive Arctic grizzly bear hunting areas in all of Alaska.

Alaska Arctic Grizzly Bear Hunting in the Brooks Range

What you should expect on this Arctic Grizzly Hunt

Arctic Grizzly Hunting Hunting Method
You will hunt from camp on foot. Expect to do a lot of glassing, and once a good bear is spotted you will stalk to within range. Many of our clients have multiple opportunities at bears and often are hunting a pre-scouted giant that has been feeding on a caribou carcass.  Because this outfitter is also hunting caribou during this time, he will often know where your shooter bear is to be found before you arrive.

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Arctic Grizzly Hunting Season
The season for Arctic Grizzly bear hunting in Alaska is August through September. This outfitter has fairly flexible dates on his bear hunts.


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Success Rates on Grizzly Bears
On most years, the success rate is 100% with this outfitter.

Trophy Quality of Grizzly Bears
Bears will square 6.5 – 8 feet with skulls measuring 20-22 inches

Add a Caribou to Your Grizzly Hunt

Russ Meyer archery Alaska caribou
Russ Meyer with an awesome caribou he took while on his archery grizzly bear hunt.

It’s always nice to have an extra tag or two on a hunt.

Spot and stalk trophy caribou while you are grizzly bear hunting. We also recommend that you purchase a wolf tag as well.

Talk to a consultant about adding a caribou to your hunt.

You just can’t imaging everything Alaska (and especially the Brooks Range) has to offer until you’ve been. Contact us to customize your Arctic grizzly bear hunt, and discover for yourself what sets this Alaska Outfitter apart from the rest.

Travel, Food, and Lodging information for this hunt

Map of the Brooks range in AlaskaTravel to the Brooks Range
Fly into Fairbanks Alaska and overnight at the Alpine lodge. The next morning, you will take a shuttle to Wrights Air Service for a flight to Anaktuvuk Pass where the Outfitter will pick you up in his Super Cub with tundra tires and fly you to camp.
Bush plane Tundra tires Picking up hunters Flying in

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The Brooks Range in Alaska is a seemingly endless expanse of tundra where herds of over a half-million caribou practice their annual migration and the grizzly bears thrive.”

Spike camp
Spike Camp in the Brooks Range for Caribou and Grizzlies

Lodging and Food
The main camp has power and hot running water, but hunts are usually from spike camps so every hunter has the best chance of success. Spike camps consist of 4-6 man tents with cots and sleeping pads. Meals are either freeze dried or home cooked meals depending on the circumstances.
Tent camp The kitchen

Hunt Reports:

  • Alaska Caribou Hunt
    It was a good hunt, but the guide should carry a gun for protection. Lots of bears. I couldn't understand that....
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  • Tommy-Hairtrigger-arctic-grizzlystars5
    Jared Griffith
    Russ my miracle worker put together the ultimate Grizzly hunt for me. The guide I had, Rick took it from there, and helped me fulfill a life long dream. Russ and Rick tag teamed this so perfect, I couldn’t think of a better hunt ever!
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  • Outfitter Report - 2014 Alaska Hunting Season Review
    Grizzly bear season was great, with the first two hunters each bagging a nice bear the first day of their hunt. We had a total of six one day bear hunts.
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Alaska Arctic Grizzly Bear Hunting in the Brooks Range