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Kurt Whitehead USCG Captain
Master Alaskan Hunting Guide and Outfitter Phone 907.738.5000
Email Kurt! Trina Nation USCG Captain & Hunting Guide
Licensed Assistant Guide
Beachcombing specialist
Phone 907.738.5000
Mailing address:
PO Box 388 Klawock, AK 99925
Treasure Hunter Lodge

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Treasure Hunter LodgeHunting trips, Southeast, Alaska

Fully Guided, Lodge or Boat-Based, Alaskan Hunting Trips


Treasure Hunter Lodge specializes in conducting fully guided, lodge or boat-based Trophy Coastal/Island Black Bear Hunts out of Klawock in Southeast Alaska. Klawock is only 6 miles from Craig, AK and they are both located on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island, which is the southern-most island in Alaska. Klawock is an easy 2.5 hour flight from Seattle, Washington on Alaska Airlines via Ketchikan.

The hunting opportunities for giant Black Bear and Sitka Blacktail Deer on Prince of Wales are THE BEST in Alaska for a variety of reasons. The lack of hunting pressure, the remoteness of the area, the prime habitat, the excellent genetics and our expertise of putting you on a trophy bear all combine to make this the best black bear hunting in the world. The bears on Prince of Wales were recently reclassified by Safari Club International as Coastal/Island Black Bear due to their massive size. There are more record book black bear entries from here than the rest of North America. Prince of Wales Island regularly produces monster bruins that weigh over 350 pounds, square out between 7' and 8' and have skulls that score between 19 1/2" and 22". We consistently guide hunters to bears that are BIG and OLD while doing it with expertise and great attitudes.

Prince of Wales Island is 135 miles long, 45 miles wide, is bigger than Delaware, is the 3rd largest island in the USA behind Hawaii & Kodiak. Prince of Wales Island does NOT have brown/grizzly bears. Its large size combined with a temperate climate and abundant food make this the optimal black bear habitat. This coastal island is covered with a dense spruce, hemlock and cedar forest and has miles of rocky shoreline, numerous bays, tidal flats and rivers. Two other big game animals reside on the island; Sitka Blacktail Deer and Wolves. Prince of Wales is just 668 miles north of Seattle and its mild climate causes the bears to come out earlier than most areas. The first bear sighting is usually around April 10th and many more in the following days, until May 10th, when most bears are out of their dens. Hunting with 22 year veteran Alaskan hunting guide Kurt Whitehead and Trina Nation will have you grinning from ear to ear. 
Our trips are better than the rest and our happy customers will be glad to tell you why. Your trip begins upon arriving at the airport where Kurt and Trina will transport you to one of the immaculately clean hotels in town and give you a brief itinerary of the next week. The following morning you will depart in our 38' custom-built, fiberglass, twin-diesel engine, Coast Guard approved charter boat that is immaculate and maintained with extremely high standards. The "Glacier" is one of the largest boats in the sport fishing fleet and you will love it. After hunting & adventuring all day you will find yourself anchored in a calm, secluded bay surrounded by snow-capped peaks, bald eagles soaring high, and seals swimming by to investigate. Every photo is a postcard! Hunting and fishing on a comfortable and safe 38' charter fishing vessel gives you the best fishing and hunting opportunity "Away from the Crowds" amidst the vast Southeast Alaskan Wilderness. Come hunt a Trophy Coastal Black Bear in the wilds of Southeast Alaska with expert guides and a great boat! This is an amazing Trip of a Lifetime and our clients leave with great stories, delicious fish, monster bears, stunning photos and memories that last forever!