Alaska Archery Hunt Report by Barry Cook

Barry with an awesome archery grizzly

HUNT REPORT

Hunter: Barry Cook
Date: September 9-21, 2022
Trip Taken: Alaska Moose Hunt
Consultant: Julian Salutregui, Outdoors International

On my 10 day Alaska moose hunt I chose to use a bow and arrow, which made the hunt more challenging. I wasn’t able to pull off a moose, but did manage to get a 7ft grizzly bear at 32 yds.

We saw a ton of moose and made several attempts to get one. Just always came up short. That’s hunting though. The guides and outfitter were very accommodating and offered longer time for me to get a moose, but had to leave for work reasons.

Awesome huge claws on this grizzly bear.

OUTFITTER EVALUATION

How would you rate your trip overall?

Great trip. They work their ass off to accommodate and try in every effort to make sure you are comfortable and happy and most of all safe.

How was your guide?

Great.

How was your lodging?

Great.

How was the food?

Great.

How was your outfitters communication?

Great.

How physically demanding was your trip?

Difficult.

CONSULTANT EVALUATION

How would you rate your Outdoors International Consultant?

Julian was very knowledgeable and great. He handled all my questions and concerns. He knew right away when I mentioned that I was a bowhunter, who to send me to. Most of the other outfitters I talked to recommend not taking a bow. I’m an avid bowhunter, and that was my goal. No matter of the outcome. Yea, so I didn’t get a moose, but how often do you get a Grizzly with a Bow, so yes it was a successful hunt for me.

Would you book another trip with OUTDOORS INTERNATIONAL in the future?

Yes.

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