We are now booking Cinder River Moose hunts for 2019. Our Cinder River hunting area is a very remote, large, exclusive concession located within the Aniakchak National Park and Preserve. We have many tented spike camps located throughout our exclusive park concession with hunters and guides accessing them either by riverboat or via supercub. Once in camp the mode of transportation is on foot. You will spend a lot of time glassing hillsides and river valleys in search of a trophy moose to pursue.
The Cinder River area has great moose habitat with lots of willows and swampy bogs within the valley bottoms. This makes foot travel difficult, so hunters need to be in good physical shape to navigate the terrain. Once a moose is harvested a plan is derived to figure out the most effective way to get all the meat, cape and horns back to our lodge facilities. Back at the lodge the horns and cape are prepared for transportation to an expeditor in Anchorage. Hunters are allowed to take the backstraps and tenderloins with them while the rest of the meat is donated to the local villages.
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We offer Moose/Grizzly combo hunts. We conduct these hunts in a variety of different settings. We have a couple of high ridge spike camps that give us great vantage points to overlook big valleys that the grizzly bear and moose live in. We also have a couple of remote rivers that offer the opportunity for us to use rubber rafts to float the river corridor in search of Grizzly and Moose. Both of these hunts require hunters to be in very good physical condition as we will do a lot of walking to locate the desired animals. The country is very open and allows us to glass long distances. The moose are in the rut and the bear are trying to put on as much fat as possible before winter hibernation. This combo hunt is one of the best Alaska hunting experiences for a hunter that can handle the physical and mental demands that Alaska can throw you at anytime!
Once a moose is harvested a plan is derived to figure out the most effective way to get all the meat, cape and horns back to Unalakleet. Once in Unalakleet, the horns and cape are prepared for transportation to an expeditor in Anchorage. Hunters are allowed to take the backstraps and tenderloins with them while the rest of the meat is donated to the local villages.
Once a moose is harvested we get the raft as close as possible and pack the moose to the river where we then float to the closest airstrip. This hunt requires the hunter to be very involved in every aspect of the hunt. There is a lot of walking and physical endurance that is needed on this hunt and hunters should prepare to be in as good as shape as possible.