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Moose Hunting

Human migrations changed hunting

Gold-mining in the Yukon River watershed took place well before the Klondike discovery. It started in the Forty-Mile River in 1886 with 600 miners participating, and Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka (1892) described 100 to 200...

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The wall tent camp

Due to knee, back and hip problems, I haven’t slept in a tent for four to five years. It was always a great experience, sleeping on the ground on ensolite pads in small tents in remote locations.Having good equipment and being...

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Whip ‘em out and measure!

It has long been accepted that the tallest of tales reside in areas where fishing and hunting abound. It’s hard to say what exactly it is about the pristine waters of a prime fishing hole or a swamp at rut, but it seems that...

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Hunting with Gary Sam

along the north shore of Mayo Lake, up Keystone Creek and Pass, and then east along Granite and Roop creeks to Tiny Island Lake. The only trouble we had along the way was that one of the horses got stuck in the mud in a small...

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The sense of a hunter

It was a small, clicking kind of sound, only barely discernible above the very faint hiss of my own blood circulating. To say it was a still evening would not do justice to the quietness that lay over the woods like a thick down...

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Moose Hunt Essentials

Moose hunting is a very popular outdoor activity here in the Yukon.Often it is done from a well set-up base camp with most of the creature comforts. The hunters return to base at the end of each day and it is one of the hunts...

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