Muskox hunting seasons typically start in August and go through October. Greenland and Canada also offer a “spring” season as well. If you ask most hunters when to go muskox hunting, they’ll tell you to go in September. By then the hordes of mosquitoes are gone, but the Arctic winter has not yet set in. […]
There are two commonly recognized subspecies of musk ox: Barren Ground Ovibos moschatus moschatus, and Greenland O. moschatus wardi (also referred to as ‘white face’ musk ox). Today, Musk ox can be found in the arctic tundra regions of North America and Greenland. This survivor of the last Ice Age is a unique animal, and […]
Hunter: George Cherry Date: 3/8/2022 – 3/13/2022 Trip Taken: Muskox Hunt Consultant: Outdoors International Camp was comfortable. Our guide was exceptional. Food was good, plenty of game, unique experience. Hunt Report How would you rate your trip overall? Great I enjoyed the company of the outfitter and staff, and our guide was exceptional. I think […]
Hunter: Austin Legg Date: March 6-15, 2022 Trip Taken: Greenland Winter Muskox Consultant: Russ Meyer | Outdoors International I booked a last minute cancellation muskox hunt in Greenland. We had about three weeks to buy flights and prepare for this hunt. Getting to Greenland is no easy task. You have to book flights to get […]
Hunter: Keith Fitzhenry Date: March 6-15, 2022 Trip Taken: Musk Ox Hunting in Greenland Consultant: Russ Meyer | Outdoors International We had a great muskox hunt. The outfitter was a great guide and host. They knew the area, and where to find the Musk Ox. We shot three Muskox the first day and two the […]
Greenland is a country of true beauty with wonderful people and rich game populations. Besides musk ox and caribou, the island offers excellent small game hunting and fishing. Hunts are available during winter, late summer and early fall. Hunting has been allowed on the Island now for many years and logistics and travel processes are in place that makes Greenland a true hunting destination that everyone should experience.
Good fair chase muskox hunt, but if you want to see lots of animals on a warm weather hunt I couldn’t recommend a September hunt.
Overall, my trip was a great experience. He is a great outfitter and his guide Philip was also great They both worked hard and were a pleasure to be in the field with as well as in camp.
We get asked all the time “where does the muskox live?.” Well, there’s a simple and a more complicated answer to that. In general, muskox live in the arctic tundra regions of North America and Greenland. By the 1920s, muskox had disappeared from Europe, Asia, and Alaska. The only remaining muskox were in Greenland and […]