out the fall hunts by trying a Mt Goat hunt during the first
of August out of Hyder. We hiked up and set up camp from the
road system. We spotted Goats but shot opportunities just did
not work out for Mike & Bill.
Next we flew
into The Misty Fjords Wilderness Area from Ketchikan.
this nice Mt Goat
pounded us bad on this hunt.
took his Goat there was something like 6 no hunt or poor visibility
bad rain and windy days.Terry wanted
to go over to Prince of Wales Island and finish his hunt up on
Black Bear or Sitka Blacktail since the weather was so bad. We
made it over there with several hunt days if the weather would
let us. After an unsuccesful day of Bear hunting and a break
in the weather Bobby and Terry climbed the mountain for
Richard and Glen were up
next for a Mt Goat hunt. The weather continued to pound us with
a capitol W! After many days of horizontal rain we had a break.
Both Richard and Glen took Goats that day.
Here is Richards nice Goat
In early October Joseph came
up for a Bear / Mt Goat combo. The weather still pounded. During
that hunt we had two hurricane force storms blow through!
Joseph did manage to take
This was the worst season
for bad weather that we have ever had since I have been guiding
hunters. We had 185 inches of rain this year!