I live in Fairbanks. I've been hunting moose mostly in 20B but am open to suggestions.
I've begun moose hunting this year and so far have only seen a cow and calf on the drive home. I'm having trouble finding areas that aren't overrun by four wheelers. I spent Monday sitting on the edge of a meadow behind Ski Land and didn't see a thing in the meadow or on the hillsides above. Sunday I drove out to the bridge at the bottom of Standard Creek road only to find the road after the bridge soft and impassible by truck. Then went out to logging roads off Parks, where I'd seen moose before, and nothing.
I've read that moose can be migratory, are the ones around Fairbanks migratory? I'm currently looking in the valleys and glassing hill tops but am not seeing anything. Given that I've seen nothing, I'm assuming I am in the "wrong" spots or am employing the wrong strategies.
I don't have a four wheeler and am hiking in to glass, I'm not afraid to do the work, but understand my own limitations. I'm 140 lb. woman and anything more than a few miles back would be very difficult for me to pack out.
Any advice or suggestions you have would be helpful, feel free to pm me as well. Alternativley, I'm willing to learn so if anyone needs someone to help pack out meat but is willing to teach them the ropes let me know. My calling could use some work still and the only gutting large game experience I have is watching the ADF&G video many times (I"ve gutted fowl before).
Thanks in Advance!