Kugluktuk for Barren Ground Musk-Ox   

Hunt the Central Arctic
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Hunt this survivor of the Ice Age, with Inuit guides, the people who have hunted muskox forever. For several years our outfitters clients have filled the top spots and most of the top ten in all four record books. This achievement has never been equaled in any record system by any outfitter. 

SPRING TIME HUNTS

This is the classic Arctic Hunt, snowmobile travel, camping out with your Inuit guides in the top trophy areas. This is a full week hunt, guided 1x1, and occurs during late March and early April. Approx. Dates:  mid March - mid April. These are NOT big volume motel hunts. They are individual 1x1 guided hunts with the Inuit who live here.

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WHY KUGLUKTUK AS A BASE

Kugluktuk is the easiest, the cheapest and the best community north of the Arctic Circle engaged in the hunting of Barren Ground and Greenland Musk-ox along with Barren Ground Grizzly Bear. It is reachable from any point in the USA overnight. It has no commercial slaughterhouse taking thousands of animals out of the herd each year. It is the area in which both species of Muskox can be hunted. It has seven day a week air service, two excellent hotels, and the outfitters base of operations including; Back up equipment, communications 24 hours a day, investment and expertise to make your trip a success.

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Tv Host Jim Shockey

HUNT RATES

Barren Ground Musk Ox and Greenland Musk Ox are both available.

Single species hunt: 1 hunter -  Call for rates.
                                   2 hunters 2x1 guided - Call for rates.
                          2nd Musk-Ox per hunter at additional cost. Must be pre-paid.

2 Species Musk-Ox hunt in two different areas (first week of April): Call for rates.

PACKAGE FROM KUGLUKTUK INCLUDES:

  • Pick up at Airport, transfers in town
  • Licenses arranged, introductions and instructions
  • Use of equipment, sleeping bags
  • Professional Guide, fully equipped for Arctic travel
  • Food while hunting
  • Trophy handling, packing and shipping
  • Return to Airport
  • Competent communications and management

RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Meals & hotel in the community
  • License and Taxes
  • Personal items, personal equipment (list supplied)
  • Travel or Deposit Insurance
  • Gratuities

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

You will need a passport to enter Canada. For more border crossing details visit www.bordercrossing.ca. It is your responsibility to make sure you will not be refused entry into Canada.

FIREARMS IMPORT

You will have no problem bringing your sporting arms and ammunition into Canada (no pistols).  You will be sent an import form to be filled out and presented to customs at point of entry or click on the link bellow and fill out the form in triplicate but do not sign until you are with a Canadian customs agent.

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp-pcaf/form-formulaire/pdfs/909.pdf

 LICENSE AND TROPHY FEES

Call for license and trophy fees.

The license and trophy fees do not include the tax and are subject to change by the Nunavut Government. License and Trophy Fees are payable in cash upon arrival and departure in Kugluktuk.

CONDITIONS

A deposit is required to reserve space, balances collected 60 days in advance of trip. Contract issued to all participants, containing usual information. Lists of what to bring, travel and all other pertinent information is supplied upon booking. Deposits and balances are non refundable, but can be transferred if a suitable replacement is found. Licenses, taxes controlled by Government and subject to change.

Note: If poor weather conditions delay your hunt, hotel charges and any other expenses incurred are the responsibility of the hunter.

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The best in the world!

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Current record book entries by our clients hunting East of the Coppermine River, from Kugluktuk, Nunavut:

Boone & Crocket 23rd Awards 

World Record plus

4 out of top 5 entered.

Pope & Young 

World Record plus

Top 6 entered.

Long Hunter Awards 

World Record

SCI – World Record 

Plus 9 out of top 10

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