FAQ &
Outfitter Information

What things are provided on your hunting trips?

  1. Heated, dry living quarters aboard the 110-foot F/V Naknek Spirit.
  2. Round-trip airfare from Kodiak to vessel with 50 pounds of gear each way.
  3. Hearty meals (three meals per day) plus snacks.
  4. Shower and household-style toilet.
  5. Bed with storage space for personal belongings (just bring a light sleeping bag).
  6. Transportation to and from the beach via skiffs (with cranes to raise blacktail deer or mountain goat onto the vessel).
  7. Dry game storage room for the entire hunt.
  8. TVs with countless movies, and board games for entertainment.
  9. Mobility to travel to nearby hunting grounds to increase chances of harvesting game.

What Arrangements do I NEED to make?

  1. Transportation to Kodiak City.
  2. Personal outdoor clothing, light sleeping bag, toiletries, including medications etc.
  3. Current hunting license and proper hunting tags. Click here licensing & tag information from the ADF&G
  4. A firearm of choice—please consider where you will be hunting in selecting your firearm.
  5. Three to four sets of clothing.

What else should I consider bringing on my deer hunt?

  1. Breathable waders.  
  2. Layers of hunting clothes, light rain gear, walking poles.
  3. A sharp hunting knife and game bags/meat boxes. Ship crew cannot assist with butchering one’s game, as per law.
  4. Making proper shipping arrangements to ship your game and gear back to the mainland.
  5. Dramamine, in case of seasickness during transit. We will be anchored in protected waters the rest of the time.
  6. Field pack, quality binoculars, plenty of ammo, light twine, hunting boots, and everyday shoes (to wear on the boat) and gloves.
  7. C&M Marine does not provide alcohol, so you must bring your own if you choose. Please make your party aware that due to liability and safety concerns, we ask that alcohol consumption is within reason and good judgment.

How much does it cost?

$3,000 Per Person. Limit Of 6 Hunters Per Week.

What Day Do Hunter Charters Start/End?

Every Friday.

The hunting season typically runs from October 1st – Dec 31st. Weather permitting, we plan to change out hunters every Friday. It is highly encouraged to arrive the night prior to your flight out.

When is the Kodiak Island deer hunting season?

The hunting season typically runs from October 1st – Dec 31st.