MeatEater Season 7: Doug and Mark Join Steve on an Alaskan Caribou Hunt

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MeatEater Season 7: Doug and Mark Join Steve on an Alaskan Caribou Hunt

On this hunt, Steve takes his midwest whitetail hunting buddies, Doug Duren and Mark Kenyon, on their first Alaskan big game adventure. They fly by bush plane into an untouched, remote area of the eastern Alaska Range wilderness to intercept the caribou migration. Once they arrive at their...
Steven Rinella Oct 14, 2018
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A Guide to Hunting Caribou

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A Guide to Hunting Caribou

The actual task of hunting a caribou is not that hard. Instead, the challenge of pursuing these animals is reaching an area that holds caribou and then trying to maintain your comfort and sanity when faced with everything that Arctic and sub-Arctic environments can throw your way. Bush-planes...
Steven Rinella Sep 23, 2018
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The Ultimate Backcountry Blade: Benchmade’s Altitude

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The Ultimate Backcountry Blade: Benchmade’s Altitude

Hardcore hunters who hike miles into the backcountry to escape other hunters and find unpressured animals put a premium on shaving weight and saving space. If you’re the kind of backpack hunter who shaves ounces by hacking off your toothbrush handle or wearing the same pair of underwear for a week...
Brody Henderson Jan 5, 2018
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2017 Journal #2: My Alaskan Caribou Hunt (Photo Essay)

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2017 Journal #2: My Alaskan Caribou Hunt (Photo Essay)

By Mark Kenyon We circled the ridge-top twice in the tiny Super Cub airplane, swooped down for a landing on the small patch of flat ground off the side of the mountain, and then, at the last minute, pulled up hard and into a 180 degree turn. My heart skipped a beat, I gasped for breath and I held on...
Mark Kenyon Sep 12, 2017
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