Western Arctic hunting

In pursuit of polar game

The region far north of the Arctic Circle offers some of the world’s most spectacular hunting experiences. The largest land carnivore, the polar bear, prowls the northern ocean. The chance to hunt this predator tops the list of many big game hunters. It’s a true Arctic experience. Travel is by dog sled, in early spring on land and sea ice. Trips can last up to two weeks, while you camp with your Inuvialuit guides. Later in spring, the muskox hunt is in full gear. Hunters travel by snowmobile, boat or all-terrain vehicle to locate their quarry. Bands of muskoxen are then stalked on foot, in the experienced company of your guide. 

The Summary of Hunting Regulations and any recent updates are available online at www.enr.gov.nt.ca.

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Chuck Gruben's Guiding and Outfitting

Chuck Gruben is an active Inuvialuit hunter and trapper very knowledgeable in the Tuktoyaktuk area offering customized tours (hunting, hiking, bird watching, fishing) available on request.   Read more

Ulukhaktok Adventures Ltd.

Big game hunts since 1999. Polar bear, muskox, wolves and caribou. Hunts between 5 and 14 days. Please call for details.  Read more

Beaufort Sea Adventures

Live a day in the life of an Eskimo! Specializing in polar bear and muskox hunts for up to four people from traditional camp near Tuktoyaktuk. Also providing scenic Pingo tours, beluga whale watching, bird watching and... Read more