Spring Bear & Fishing Combo
Hunt: Self Guided Fishing and Black Bear
Location: Matanuska Valley, Alaska
Duration: Hunter’s Choice
Dates: May through June
All of us at Arrowhead Outfitters invite you to join us for an exclusive, exhilarating, fun and affordable fly-out, self-guided, combination fishing and spring Black Bear or Brown Bear* hunt.
Hunters will be flown by float plane from our Lodge in Wasilla, Alaska, to a remote hunting location in the Matanuska Valley that offers premier bear hunting and fishing opportunities. Large Northern Pike are abundant in most all lakes and river systems in the Mat-Su Valley, trout is prevalent in most rivers, lakes and streams. In mid-spring, the mighty King Salmon can be fished in many areas within the valley.
The package price includes the use of a rods and tackle, if needed. Referrals for cabin rentals in prime hunting/fishing areas are available.
Arrival & Departure Information
Hunters will be flown by float plane from Wasilla, Alaska to a remote hunting location in the Matanuska Valley that offers the best bear hunting and fishing opportunities.
For information on current fees and license information please refer to the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.
General Information for All Self-Guided Fly-out Hunts
Please Read Carefully!
Number of Hunters in Party: Unlimited, but typically 2-6.
Length of Stay: Unlimited but Typically 5-7 Days (Caribou), 7-10 days (Moose) and 7-10 days (Sheep). It is highly recommended that hunters allow ample time for their hunt and allow for weather days on either end of their hunt. Weather in the Arctic can be unpredictable at times and we will not fly in unsafe conditions.
Weight Limitation: 70 lbs per person including camp equipment. Typically in smaller aircraft you’d be limited to 50 lbs! You will be flying in a small aircraft with strict weight limitations so we ask that you keep mindful of this when preparing for your trip. Also, pack your gear, equipment in small, waterproof dry bags (not garbage bags), as these are much easier to transport in the plane. Suitcases, large duffle bags and hard gun cases, cases of soft drinks and other similar bulky and heavy items that exceed your weight limitations and our aircrafts carrying capacity, can be transported for additional cost. Do not bring Bear Spray as FAA regulations do not permit us to carry this on board our aircraft.
Field Communication: There is limited to no cell phone coverage in most backcountry areas in Alaska and no cell phone coverage in the Southern Brooks Range, with the exception of Prudhoe Bay, which has some cell phone coverage. Prior to your hunt it is highly recommended that you rent and bring an IRIDIUM Satellite Phone (do not rent another brand, as it will not work). These phones are your best means of communication with our base camp and are a life saver if you have an emergency. IRIDUM satellite phones can be rented from a number of different Sat phone Rental Companies locally or on line and are fairly economical running from $50 to $90 per week.
Weather Conditions and Climate
Northern Brooks Range (July 25-August 27) Southern Brooks Range (September 1-25)
Weather conditions are generally good with temperatures, typically ranging from lows in the mid 30s to highs in the mid 70s. Later in the season, temperatures can be as low as 10 degrees and as high as 70 degrees.
Bugs: Black Flies and Mosquitoes are almost always prevalent in the Alaska backcountry and can be encountered during the spring summer and fall. Dryer years are less buggy We recommend hunters take ample supplies of bug spray, head nets, etc. to protect themselves from these pesky critters.
Booking Information: To book your hunt call us at 907-746-7744 or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking. This deposit secures your booking with us and guarantees the hunt dates you select. Deposits are non-refundable, however if an emergency should arise preventing you from participating in your scheduled hunt, it can be used toward another hunt with us. 1-YEAR CARRY OVER ONLY
After payment of your deposit we will provide you with a receipt, hunt contract, and letter of introduction/itinerary.
The balance of your hunt is due per the hunt contract. Personal checks will only be accepted 90 days prior to the start of your chosen hunt. All final payments that are submitted 60 days or less before the start of your hunt must be made by Cash, Direct Deposit, Wire Transfer or Visa, MasterCard and Discover Credit Cards.
Booking early is important!
Due to a high number of clientele returning each year we have limited openings so don’t delay, book your hunt with Arrowhead Outfitters LLC today and look forward to the experience of a lifetime!!!