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05-22-2012, 10:30 AM
Anyone hunt Alaska elk here? Wife wants to plan a trip to Alaska next year just trying to round up some info

nwwa huner
05-23-2012, 07:36 AM
I killed an elk on afognak island.

08-13-2012, 06:09 PM
Raspberry Island and Afognak Island have elk herds. Non-Resident hunters don't need a guide but the hunting can be tough. Lots of alders, steep hills and bears. The elk on Raspberry are by drawing permit only, Afognak has a registration permit hunt. Don't expect big antlers but the animals are very large. There are several good vessel based outfitters and several good quality Air-Taxi operators in Kodiak. Be sure of land ownership before you go. Several Native corporations own land in the area and you'll want to see about a permit from them if you plan to hunt their property. Go well prepared for weather...it can be horrendous that time of year!