Since we were still fairly close to camp, the Grandparents were able to watch the whole scene unfold through the binoculars. Before the work began, we snapped a couple of family pics.YAY MOM!![/caption]
We were enjoying the moment and reveling in the early success while one of the four bulls that strolled through the camp and Jeremy happened to see him crest a ridge adjacent to us. Jeremy and Kara were quick on their feet headed toward the second bull. Only about 20 minutes after they left the first kill-site, we heard two shots!
Double first caribou on the opening day of this hunt and it was another good bull! This 'bou had great character and was all about the massive main beams. Kara lovingly dubbed this unique critter 'Gnarls Barkley'...and aptly so![caption id="attachment_792" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Kara's First Caribou![/caption] [caption id="attachment_793" align="aligncenter" width="461"] 'Gnarls Barkley'[/caption]
What a first day! After much cleaning, the guys got to eat breakfast at about 2:30 and we had two caribou, two very happy ladies, and two very proud husbands in camp!High Fives for Opening Day Bulls![/caption] Continue reading the rest of the story. PART TWO!
Hey Tommy! Unit 13 is a motorized unit, however there are areas within the unit that are not motorized (e.g. the Clearwater controlled use area). You can see all of this information within the Unit 13 section of the hunting regs. Good luck next year!
Hi Erin! Kara was shooting a Browning rifle chambered in .300WSM and Nicole was shooting a Remington Model 7 in .308WIN. I think any .30 caliber rifle that can shoot reasonably accurate (near MOA would be great) can put meat in the freezer every year. Put some sort of medium quality glass on top of the rifle like Leupold VX-II, Vortex Diamondback, or similar can be a moose killing combo for sure. I hope that helps! —Kyle
this up coming hunting session will be my first time hunt in Paxson or unit 13 area. however, i heard that its a non-motorize unit? do you the mile post which is for non-motorize in unit 13. Because i don’t have ATV yet. Reply appreciate.
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Hi there! I just found your blog. So glad I did. Im new to Alaska (about 2 years). Ive never been hunting in alaska and only deer hunting as a kid. My fiance is a hunter and is taking me along on a winter caribou hunt this december. Can you tell me what kara and nicole are hunting with and what scopes they use? Any advice/info would be extremely helpful