This was in 1967. Gary Watkins and I went on my first fly-in hunt. We went into Fog Lakes and killed three caribou and two moose. It cost $105.00 each to fly from Lake Louise to Fog Lakes. Those were the good old days.
Fog Lakes Caribou
This was the first mature caribou that I took on our '67 hunt at Fog Lakes.
1967 Meat Pole
This was where we hung the meat on our Fog Lakes hunt. This picture was taken about mid-way in the hunt.
My Largest Caribou
This is my largest caribou. It scored 396 B&C. I shot him in the mid 70's on the Alaska Peninsula.
Shot this guy in the same general area on the Alaska Peninsula. He scored 395 B&C. While I was skinning this guy a giant one showed up. That's my luck.
Alaska Peninsula Caribou
My first Alaska Peninsula caribou taken around the "dunes."
A Cinder River Caribou Hunt
(L to R) Jerry Graham, myself, Earl Boucher and Marv Buckley on our first hunt down by Cinder River on the Alaska Peninsula.
Earl with his 395 B&C caribou that he took on one of our hunts on the Alaska Peninsula. This was Earl's largest.
Ron with his 390 B&C caribou taken close to Jensen Strip on the Alaska Peninsula.
One of our Alaska Peninsula caribou hunts in the 70's. (R to L) Scottie Bailey, myself, Earl Boucher and Mike Herbert all Air Force guys.
This was the first caribou that I guided on while working for Tracy Verm in '83. It scored 390 B&C. The hunter was Ted Epley, a guide from ID.
Cold Bay Caribou
This was the first caribou that I guided on while working for Rich Guthrie, the fall of '83, in Rich's Cold Bay area. The hunter was David Morris, a well known White Tail deer hunter from GA.
Steve and me with his 396 B&C caribou he took when I guided for Rich Guthrie in 1983
George and me with his 380 B&C caribou that he took in our Cold Bay area in the fall of '85. George was our horse wangler in the Wrangell's and guided for us that year at Cold Bay.
Cold Bay Caribou
(L to R) Brent, John White, TX and myself with the strangest set of caribou antlers. We called him "Pop Eye" because of the palmed antlers.
Leonard and me with his 444 SCI caribou. This was my first hunter in our Western Alaska area in 1987.
Leonard Anderson, from WV, with his 444 SCI caribou at Alderville.
Ron Hayden, a muzzle loader hunter from CO, with his beautiful 376 B&C caribou that he took with me at the Otter Lake camp. What a blast! The caribou was in the top five in the Muzzle Loading Record Book.
Ken Hayden From CO
Ken with his wide bull that he harvested with his black-powder flintlock. Was in the top 10 of the Muzzle Loading Record Book.
Karen with her 403 2/8 Boone & Crockett caribou. See "Hunting With My Wife."
My Wife Karen With Her B&C
Karen and me with her 403 2/8 B&C Record Book caribou. She is the only one in the family with an official record book animal. She took her caribou in 1991.
John and me with his 427 B&C caribou that he took in 1991. This was the largest caribou that I guided on. He only had one small shovel.
I'm headed back to camp with a load of caribou.
(L to R) Guide Dennis Byrne, client Mike Sweeney and myself with Mike's caribou.
Rich and me with his 402 B&C caribou that he harvested in 1992. We took him right off the runway at our Otter Lake camp.
The Orton Family
Tim Orton hunted with AAA 10 different times. He brought his family up to hunt caribou in 1992. They all harvested dandy caribou with Frank, the 11 year old son, taking the largest a 399 1/8 B&C. (R to L) Frank Orton, Tim Orton, Kathy Orton and Margaret Orton.
Tim and Frank Orton
Frank, Tim and me with two really nice caribou that they harvested together. Frank was 9 years old and killed a 384 B&C and his Dad's was 392 B&C.
Mark Giese From WI
Mark Giese with his 390+ B&C bull. Sagen was his guide and I was just helping.
Tim Orton with a war horse looking caribou. He scored 385 B&C.
Twelve year old Frank Orton from MN with his 399 1/8 B&C bull. It had everything but width.
Margaret, age 12, and me with her super 385 B&C caribou taken in our Western Alaska area.
The Orton Family
The Orton family with Frank's 399 1/8 B&C caribou. (R to L) Tim, Kathy, Margaret and Frank kneeling. They had a family hunt in '92.
My Grandson Greg
Greg and me with his first caribou. Greg celebrated his 9th birthday at our Otter Lake camp
AAA's Largest Caribou
Jeff Gross of NJ with our largest caribou scoring 437 5/8 B&C taken in '93. We harvested 11 B&C caribou that year
Shannon Shave of IL, with his big, wide and regal 434 6/8 B&C caribou.
A Good Year For Caribou
AAA Alaskan Outfitters had a great year in 1993. We had 26 caribou hunters that harvested 31 caribou with 11 of them making the B&C Record Book. What a year!!
My Grand Daughter Jordan
Jordan and me with her caribou that she took in 2005. We did a lot of crawling to get within 150 yards with caribou all around and she pulled off a great shot.
My grandson Jared, age 9 with his first caribou. (R to L) Sagen Juliussen, myself, Jared and his sister Jordan. What a special time.
My Grandson Greg
Greg age 15 with his 375 B&C caribou taken from our Otter Lake camp.
Nathan And Hannah
Nathan with his cousin Hannah with their first caribou. We have videos of the kill.
Nathan, his dad Sagen and myself with his 376 B&C caribou. This caribou was taken in unit 20. Nathan was 14 at the time.
My youngest grandson with his impressive caribou. The surrounding fall scenery is also awesome. See the story "Nathan's Turn."
Rachel Spotting With Her Dad
Rachel and her dad were glassing for caribou in the late afternoon the fall of '17.