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Sitka boat based hunts Kodiak island
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Contributors to this thread:
ARROW 13-Jun-21
Rock 13-Jun-21
Matt 13-Jun-21
wildwilderness 13-Jun-21
Treeline 13-Jun-21
JL 13-Jun-21
MA-PAdeerslayer 13-Jun-21
BowJangles 13-Jun-21
goelk 13-Jun-21
sitO 13-Jun-21
Owl 13-Jun-21
JCarrowthem 13-Jun-21
t-roy 13-Jun-21
Matt 14-Jun-21
ARROW 14-Jun-21
BowJangles 14-Jun-21
Brotsky 14-Jun-21
midwest 14-Jun-21
iceman 14-Jun-21
Heat 14-Jun-21
goelk 14-Jun-21
Rgiesey 14-Jun-21
Empty Freezer 14-Jun-21
CAS_HNTR 14-Jun-21
Matt 14-Jun-21
Empty Freezer 14-Jun-21
stephen.perez 15-Jun-21
Zackman 15-Jun-21
JTreeman 16-Jun-21
Potro 16-Jun-21
DEMO-Bowhunter 16-Jun-21
ARROW 18-Jun-21
From: ARROW
13-Jun-21
Hey guys me and my son are looking to do a Sitka boat based hunt on Kodiak island in 2022. I have been doing some research but wanted to hear from the bow site community on transporter recommendation. I am finding most transporters want a group to book the whole boat and there are only the two of us. This will be my sons first out of state hunt so I though boat based hunt would be a good hunt for him plus an adventure for the both of us. Thanks in advance for any recommendation.

From: Rock
13-Jun-21
Homer Ocean Charters is who I have hunted with several time and it was always good.

From: Matt
13-Jun-21
Ditto on HOC, but they book groups of 6. Will shoot you a PM.

13-Jun-21
Put a Bowsite Boat together:)

From: Treeline
13-Jun-21
Did Homer Ocean Charters once. Well worth it!

From: JL
13-Jun-21
"Put a Bowsite Boat together:)"

^...that's actually not a bad idea. I can see some BS-ers jumping into that.

13-Jun-21
Bowsite boat would get some interest for sure I’d bet…

From: BowJangles
13-Jun-21
Bowsite boat you say? Don't twist my arm. I'm in!

From: goelk
13-Jun-21
I might depend on cost never hunted out of Colorado

From: sitO
13-Jun-21
Look up David Bayes - Deepstrike Sportfishing, out of Homer. He does drops for Black Bear, and I think he just started doing them for deer. Good dude, and he'll put you on the fish too.

From: Owl
13-Jun-21
Book a bowhunt with HOC and you may be in a "Bowsite boat" by mere circumstance.

From: JCarrowthem
13-Jun-21
Been to kodiak 2 times for work I'm now retired and would love to go back hunting. if you put together a bowsite hunt in 2022 I may be in!!

From: t-roy
13-Jun-21

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It’s UNBELIEVABLE!!
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It’s UNBELIEVABLE!!
I highly recommend it!

From: Matt
14-Jun-21
A friend who went on a Kodiak deer hunt nailed it with "It is the most adventure per dollar hunt in North America".

If any guys want to do a hunt like this, I am happy to provide input. Hunting on Kodiak is awesome, but one of the best days ever on the island was driving around the road system in a rental car the day before we flew out to the boat.

From: ARROW
14-Jun-21
Guy I would be very open to doing a bow site hunt. I have some more detailed info from one of the transporters there and plan only calling two more this week. Give me a pm if you want to talk about this some more.

From: BowJangles
14-Jun-21
Tim, I shot you a PM.

From: Brotsky
14-Jun-21
Ask me on November 14th how much fun it is :)

From: midwest
14-Jun-21
Ditto Brotsky!

From: iceman
14-Jun-21
I'll be there the hunt after Brotsky and midwest. Hoping they save a few for us. :)

From: Heat
14-Jun-21
I have a green light to do this. Thinking fall 2022 or 2023. Keep me in mind for Bowsite hunt.

From: goelk
14-Jun-21
Tim I shot you pm

From: Rgiesey
14-Jun-21
Like a broken record I’ll say again that you can’t go wrong dealing with Roark. Unless you really tick him off and he dumps you off at the salmon stream everyday. I doubt he’d really do that

14-Jun-21
What is the cost all in for hunt like that? Id be lookin at 2023 myself.

From: CAS_HNTR
14-Jun-21
This trip is on my list too. Maybe 4 years or so for me.

From: Matt
14-Jun-21
When I last went the hunt was a bit over $4K and include the float plane flight from Kodiak to the boat. Additional is airline (home to Kodiak), hotel rooms on both ends, restaurant meals, license/tags, and tips. We generally plan to get there a day early in case there are weather issues/confirm the bows are on and then use that extra day to tour the island.

14-Jun-21
Thanks Matt.. Time to make a sales pitch to the boss.

15-Jun-21
Any good lodge-based hunts?

From: Zackman
15-Jun-21
I’ve had some fun weeks up there. Just not when Matt was along...

From: JTreeman
16-Jun-21
Funny, I always say the same thing about Zack!

—Jim

From: Potro
16-Jun-21
any good hunts guided in Kodiak for deer?

16-Jun-21

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Second worse ever... ;) But I'd go back tomorrow with both groups! Lol!
DEMO-Bowhunter's embedded Photo
Second worse ever... ;) But I'd go back tomorrow with both groups! Lol!
This was the worst hunt I've ever been on!

From: ARROW
18-Jun-21
Do any of you guys have an opinion on which weeks would be best for bowhunting? Thanks

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