The kid drew a youth moose hunt south of Delta so we loaded the freezer and generator and headed north from POW. Nice to get out of the rain for a bit. A bit over 24 hours on the ferry and we hit Haines and we're on the road.
For a couple guys from SE the scenery was something else. About the only fall colors we get is dying skunk cabbage.
The ferry schedule had us there a few days early so we checked into the caribou season. On our drive to the hunt area we saw lots of rigs headed the other way with racks in the back. Everyone had ATVs or similar we just had boots so we weren't quite sure how it was going to work. Got to talking with a few hunters, got pointed in the right direction and off we go into the brush. We got darn lucky, saw quite a few animals and after chasing them around for a bit got lucky on a couple. The kid was on cloud 9, we're deer hunters so everything up there looked huge to us.
A day off and we we headed to the Delta youth moose hunt. What a great deal that is, anyone out there with kids should be putting in for that. We saw lots of moose, a number of bulls it was spike, fork, fifty, 4 brow tine or a cow hunt. A couple days into it he picked this one out. Barley fed cow moose, doesn't get much better than that. This pretty much filled the freezer.
Funny thing, we don't have squirrels or rabbits and he was just about as happy to chase those as the bou and moose. Doesn't take much to keep em entertained.