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    Default Hyder,AK

    I've driven past the sighn to Hyder when I was on my way to Pr. Rupert a couple of times. I havent found much info. about Hyder. Whats there as far as hunting for a non resident? I've been to POW hunting black bear and fishing this year and two years ago, I had a great time but I would like to cut the ferry ride out for my next DIY hunt on the cheap. Is there any sort of a road system in the national forest around Hyder?

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    Jamie

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    the road system around Hyder is just like the Natl forest Roads down in Oregon and Washington with easy access......NOT!!!

    No, really Hyder is just a very small spot with a bar that has hotel rooms above it. The canadian town about a mile from Hyder is fairly large a couple thousand people. You have to go through customs to go to the bar...I don't remember how fare the road in Hyder goes...I think it is only a few miles of 4x4 only (could be wrong). It has been two or three years since I was there.

    I am not sure if there is any real hunting down there....not much U.S. land that is easy to get too...Did not see any guiding facilities.

    Good luck..

    Calndux

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    There is about 12 miles of US road out of Hyder before you cross back into Canada. There is a Bear hunting closure around town and past the Bear viewing platform. It is closed (including drainages) to the Riverside Mine at about 9 mile.

    A good Boat will get you down the Canal .... but the Canal is famous for it's weather.

    I Guide out of Hyder for Black and Brown Bear and sometimes Mt Goat.

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    Thanks guys.

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