What is the cheapest moose hunt?

What is the cheapest way to hunt?

A do-it-yourself hunt on public land is the most economical way to hunt big game. Approximately 700 million acres of land in the United States – most of it administered by the BLM, the Forest Service and each individual state – are open to hunting.

Where is the best moose hunting?

Alaska is by far the best state for moose hunting. Second place belongs to Maine, and after that you might look at Idaho and Washington. Moose hunting is expensive wherever you go, costing thousands of dollars and sometimes exceeding $20,000. Permission to hunt moose is usually alloted through a drawing.

How much is a BC moose hunt?


Hunting Package Days Price (per person)
Lynx 7 $5,950
Mountain Goat (also includes wolf) 7 $11,900
Shiras Moose (also includes mule deer, black bear, wolf and whitetail) 7 $9,950
Bighorn Sheep (also includes elk, mule deer, black bear, wolf and whitetail) 12 $38,000

Why is moose hunting so expensive?

Anchorage, Kenai and Fairbanks are the main hubs for moose hunting and will be the most economical to work from. … then you drop a moose. Logistics of meat shipping, and trophy processing simply get considerably more expensive in the bush.

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How much does a trophy elk hunt cost?

Depending on location and trip length, most cow elk hunts are in $1,000-$2,000 range, and a 5-day trophy bull elk hunt will set you back around $5,000 and up.

How long do hunting trips last?

From planning to scouting to packing an animal out after the hunt, a DIY trip can take as long as 10-14 days.

What states can you buy over the counter moose tags?

In Alaska, tags for caribou and moose can be purchased over the counter and both species can often be targeted on the same hunt. Hunters who are frustrated by the low probability of ever drawing a moose tag in the Lower 48 should consider Alaska. But, remember, a DIY Alaska hunt requires a lot of pre-trip planning.

Which state has most moose?

Currently, most moose occur in Canada, Alaska, New England (with Maine having the most of the lower 48 states), New York State, Fennoscandia, the Baltic states, Poland, and Russia.


Moose Temporal range: Early Pleistocene to Recent
Species: A. alces
Binomial name
Alces alces (Linnaeus, 1758)
Moose range map

Does moose taste good?

The meat is very dense, and because all their fat is stored between the hide and the muscle the meat is very, very lean. It tastes like its habitat — moose eat a lot of willow, so to me it tastes like willow buds smell in the spring. It has a strong “gamey” taste, most people say.

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