Black Bear

Guided Black Bear Hunts in Southeast Alaska with Alaska Coastal Guiding

Looking for a fully guided black bear hunt in Southeast Alaska?  Look no farther; Alaska Coastal Guiding is the leader in guided black bear hunts in Southeast Alaska. Since 1990, Mike Sofoulis, owner of Alaska Coastal Guiding, has been providing hunters guided black bear hunts in Southeast Alaska. The U.S. Forest Service has granted a special use permit to Alaska Coastal Guiding in the Tongass National Forest to conduct our guided black bear hunts.

Experienced and novice black bear hunters will find that guided black bear hunts with Alaska Coastal Guiding are truly hunts of a lifetime.  The Sally Girl, a 48 foot vessel with twin diesel engines, 110 volt generator, hot showers, and warm bunks, is the mobile floating base of operations while participating in guided black bear hunts with Alaska Coastal Guiding. Most black bears harvested by our hunters square between 7 and 8 feet, and skulls range from 18 up 21 inches!

Our spring guided black bear hunts offer a laid back atmosphere. The “Sally Girl” is used as a glassing deck to locate black bears forging on plants on the mainland coast adjacent to the ABC Islands. Once a black bear is spotted, that deserves a closer look; you and your guide will board one of our hunting skiffs to determine if the black bear is truly a trophy. Our guides are some of the most experienced black bear guides in all of Alaska, and your safety is their main concern.

Late spring in Southeast Alaska is bear mating season.  This offers you the opportunity to see black bear boars and sows together.  Our guided black bear hunts during mating season, often turn in the most avid hunter into a photographer from time to time, as the wonders of nature and memories are captured digitally for a lifetime of viewing.

The evenings are spent on the Sally Girl eating fresh sea food, and reliving the adventures of the day.

The hunting guides at Alaska Coastal Guiding provide hunters the best guided black bear hunts in Southeast Alaska.  This unique hunting experience will provide hunting memories that will last a lifetime.  Give us a call today to book your guided black bear hunt. Spring black bear hunts begin in April and end in June.

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These tours are operated under special use permit with the U.S. forest service in the Tongass National forest. this company is an equal opportunity provider.