On this hunt, Steve and Remi Warren travel to Alaska’s Afognak Island for a chance to hunt the largest Roosevelt elk in the world. It’s a hunt so challenging Remi swore he’d never return after his first trip to Afognak, but he’s back to help Steve find a bull. Here, they’re met with giant brown bears, relentless rain and fog, and steep, brush-choked mountains. After securing a meal of fresh silver salmon, the two hunters embrace the challenge and eventually manage to locate some elk. To celebrate the hunt, Steve cooks up a unique feast using the caul fat and organs from a hard-won bull.
Gear Used on the Hunt:
Shelter: Nemo Tent
Clothing: First Lite Catalyst Jacket
Rain Gear: First Lite Seak Jacket and Pants
Optics: Vortex Razor 10×42 Binoculars
Pack: Stone Glacier Sky 5900
Rifle: Savage 116 .300 Winchester Magnum
Specialty Gear Used on this Hunt:
Pack Cover: Stone Glacier Rain Cover
Bear Protection: Electric Bear Fencing, Bear Spray
History of Elk Introduction on Afognak Island:
To learn more about history of Roosevelt elk on Afognak Island check out this article from Alaska Fish and Game.