Sea Duck Hunting Alaska
Hunt Sea Ducks in Alaska
Sea duck hunting in Alaska usually focuses on species specific trophy collecting, and this outfitter will adjust his hunting style according to your goals. If you’re interested in a lot of shooting, the Goldeneye, Mallard, and Widgeon hunting is phenomenal. This is a vessel-based, fully guided Sea Duck hunt in Alaska’s Prince Williams Sound out of Valdez, Alaska. There is also the option for non-guided hunting Sitka blacktail deer. Common Sea Ducks & Divers include; Harlequin, Oldsquaw, Surf Scoter, White Winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Common & Red Breasted Mergansers, Common & Barrow’s Goldeneye, Bufflehead, & Blue Bill. This time of year, the ducks are in full plumage and make amazing mounts. These are vessel based hunts, comfortably taking you out to hunt by day and returning to a warm bed & hot shower by night!
Sea Duck Hunting is a Winter Affair
Sea duck hunting season in Alaska runs from December through January. The ducks are in their full winter plumage and make beautiful trophies. The bays offer good protection for the wintering ducks, but keep in mind, this is Alaska in the middle of the winter. Come prepared for wind, rain, snow and cold. Warm layers of comfortable clothes, wool and fleece are recommended. Be sure to bring one heavy coat for sitting in skiffs or blinds.
This can be a Sitka Blacktail Deer, Furbearer Combo Hunt
- Typically in November and December, but should come during the early season if you would like to hunt Sitka blacktail.
- Blacktail hunting is unguided. Genetically, there are not many giant bucks in this area, but there are good overall numbers.
- During the late season, you can also accompany the guides on the trapline for furbearers such as; wolverine, river otter, lynx, marten, mink, & coyote.