The sitka blacktail is found in the coastal regions of southeast Alaska and northwest British Columbia. A sub-specie of mule deer, the sitka blacktail are smaller than the mule deer and Columbia blacktail deer with shorter legs. A large buck will weigh 150 pounds. This stocky deer is stunning, with an almost black forehead, double throat patch, and chestnut colored antlers. Their name originates from Sitka Alaska. Dwellers of the coastal rainforest and a harsh environment, their antlers are smaller than the other types. A record book buck will score 108 inches. Legacy Outdoors offers high quality hunts for sitka blacktail deer in Alaska. We only work with the most reputable hunting outfitters in a region. We have been helping sitka blacktail hunters find the best hunts for a long time. We constantly keep up with our outfitters and their hunting areas and many other factors can affect hunting success. We can help you find the best hunts where you have the best chance of success at harvesting a trophy sitka blacktail.
Sitka blacktail habitat can vary greatly – from thick stands of moss covered timber in southeast Alaska to the more open country found on Kodiak Island, to the kelp covered sea shore, they can be hunted in several environments. Legacy Outdoors can tailor a hunt to suit almost anyone of any physical abilities. We can offer back-pack hunts with spike camp accommodations, fly-out hunts with cabin accommodations and even luxurious boat-based hunts, to name a few. So whatever your abilities or desires are, after a discussion, we can find the perfect hunt for you. No matter what kind of sitka blacktail hunt you’re looking for we’ve got you covered.
Sitka blacktail can be hunted from August to December. All seasons are productive and provide a different type of hunt.
Alaska dominates the record books, with Kodiak Island a strong contender for the top place, but record book deer can be found throughout Alaska. We can discuss your needs and select a location to help you find the quality of sitka blacktail you are looking for. Legacy Outdoors represents several of the best sitka blacktail outfitters in Alaska. Below you will find some info on the most popular locations to hunt sitka blacktail deer. If you don’t see a particular location you want to hunt sitka blacktail just give us a call!
We offer August hunts on a fly-in or hike-in basis. Spike camp set-ups. This is a physical hunt with a high potential for record book animals. Also offering a November boat-based hunt offering the luxuries of home – often combined with a mountain goat hunt.
This is a plain fun place to hunt Sitka deer. Hunts are action packed with the potential to see a lot of deer and the opportunity to pass on a lot of bucks looking for that record class deer. It is possible to get multiple tags. We offer August backpack hunts, cabin based hunts in October and fly-in hunts in mid-November to early December. High success rates on nice deer. On these hunts, we use a combination of trucks, ATV’s and hiking so we can tailor this hunt to anyone.
If you are looking for a great sitka blacktail deer hunt, give us a call or fill out the form below and let us help you find the perfect Sitka Blacktail hunt for you.