Alaska's Super Seven Big Game Raffle

Afognak Island Elk

Description

This is a unique opportunity to hunt for Roosevelt Elk on Afognak Island (part of the Kodiak Archipelago), where the largest population of elk in Alaska can be found. Many trophy Roosevelt bulls have been taken in this area over recent years including some that have made the Boone and Crocket record book minimum.

Hunt Details

SE720, includes the Afognak Island portion of GMU 8. Legal elk is any bull. The hunt area includes several drawing permit hunt areas on the island.

Season Dates

Seasons vary by hunt unit and occur from September 25 - October 22, 2022 (see ADF&G website or drawing permit supplement for hunt area descriptions and seasons - DE711, DE715 - DE723).

Additional Hunt Information

Afognak Island's elk population is stable with healthy bull to cow ratios and good opportunities to harvest a mature bull. Significant portions of the hunt area are private land and require a Land Access Permit to be purchased prior to participating in the hunt. Several transporters in the Kodiak area are available to provide access via boat or floatplane. The area is rugged with thick vegetation and has a considerable road system which includes access and ORV restrictions.