Moose Hunting

A hunter preparing to take a shot with a rifle

The Hunter’s First Rifle

The .30 calibre, is 112 years old and still high on the list as one of the most-versatile hunting cartridges in the world.

First hunting trip, with the best guides

I grew up in the traditional way in and around Pelly Crossing, learning to hunt, fish and trap from my relatives and Elders. It wasn’t until I was 16 years old, though, in 1963, that I had my first real long hunting trip.

Human migrations changed hunting

The discovery of Gold in the Klondike region in 1896, brought huge numbers of people to the Yukon. All these people had to be fed.

Wall tent camp

The wall tent camp

Sleeping on good quality cots with a wood stove it was so comfortable that I stayed eight nights and prob-ably slept better than at home.

Whip ‘em out and measure!

On Saturday, November 18, all Yukon Fish and Game members are welcome to bring their antlers, horns and skulls to be measured and scored by certified Boone and Crockett scorers.

Hunting with Gary Sam

I remember well while hunting with Gary Sam he suddenly jumped off his horse and ran into the bush. “I got it,. We ate well that night!

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 comforter. I was breathing through my mouth, as shallowly and silently …

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Moose Hunt Essentials

A moose will often fall exactly where you had hoped they wouldn’t. Here a prepared hunter shines and the newbie learns a few lessons.

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