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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 7450 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 2, 2009 to October 11, 2009
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Jason Lesmiester
Booking Agent (if any): Jeff C. Neal; Jeff C. Neal, Inc.. 2651 E 21st St; Suite 304; Tulsa; OK; 74114; Tel. 918-299-3580; Fax: 918-299-3582;Email: Nealhunts@aol.com; Web www.jeffcnealinc.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 10 foot.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolverine - Availability: Weather turned very bad.
Game Condition Comments: Brown bear was over 20 years old and measured 29 4/8 SCI. Should make Boone & Crockett when 60 days are up.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Fair Trophy Care: Good
Name of Airline: Airline Service:
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $17500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $800
Commercial Airfares: Air miles. Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Tips. Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Weather turned very nasty - six straight days of heavy rain and winds up to 70 mph. Outfitter said worst weather since 2001.
Highlights of Hunt: Since I shot bear 1 1/4 hours into hunt, I got to hunt for wolverine.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Plentiful bears - most over 9 foot.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Edward D. Yates
Contact Information: Tel. 717-252-2571 - 690 Grand Manor Dr., Wrightsville, PA 17368
Hunting Experience: Extensive.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 7571 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 30, 2009 to October 10, 2009
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Alaska Peninsula SW of King Salmon


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Luke
Booking Agent (if any): Jeff C. Neal; Jeff C. Neal, Inc.. 2651 E 21st St; Suite 304; Tulsa; OK; 74114; Tel. 918-299-3580; Fax: 918-299-3582;Email: Nealhunts@aol.com; Web www.jeffcnealinc.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 9 foot 1 inch. Silver tip. 25 inch skull and 3 inch claws.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent bears and excellent area.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Cancellation hunt - private matter. Regular price was $17,500. Amount: $0
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: $500 Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: $1,250 Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: $250 Amount: $0
Other Costs: Hotels $175. Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Rain and wind.
Highlights of Hunt: Beautiful valley, fox up close, terrible storms from ocean, close to bears, witnessed tore up big bears, wounded by other bears.
Equipment Recommendations: Plenty of waterproof rubber clothes, plenty of changes, .375 caliber minimum all weather rifle.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Plenty of bears, tough place weather wise in the fall, 2 man tent (fly-in only).


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Dick L Caruthers
Contact Information: Tel. 580-541-8968 - Box 241, Cherokee, OK 73728 E-mail: dickcaruthers@sbcglobal.net
Hunting Experience: 30 years.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 6351 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 1, 2007 to October 10, 2007
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Ken Robertson
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 10 foot 2 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: Saw three on same day, flew to camp, therefore couldn't shoot.
Game Condition Comments: All hunters were seeing between 10-20 bear a day. All five rifle hunters, tagged out by day five of a 10 day hunt. The one archery hunter also harvested a bear by the 10 day of the hunt.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: NWA, Penn Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $14500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $600
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $650
Charter Airfares: Amount: $600
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting with well organized and professional outfitters, Tracy and great guide Ken, while seeing 10 to 15 bears per day.
Equipment Recommendations: Good optics and hip boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jeff Chaulk
Contact Information: Tel. 989-732-8069 - 2969 Brookview Lane, Gaylord, MI E-mail: vision@chartermi.net
Hunting Experience: Worldwide.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5445 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 18, 2006 to May 25, 2006
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Becherof Lake


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Ken Robertson
Booking Agent (if any): Jeff C. Neal; Jeff C. Neal, Inc.. 2651 E 21st St; Suite 304; Tulsa; OK; 74114; Tel. 918-299-3580; Fax: 918-299-3582;Email: Nealhunts@aol.com; Web www.jeffcnealinc.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 10 feet 2 inches square. Skull 27 15/16.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: All the bears (eight) seen in six days of hunting didn't appear to have hardly any rubbed spots.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: When you arrive in King Salmon expect to have a wait on Penn Air.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $10500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $585
Commercial Airfares: Plus hotesl, meals, etc. $1,679. Amount: $1679
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: tips $1,000 Amount: $1000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Be prepared physically (snow, climbing and having to get in front of a bear when spotted) mentally. (Weather first four days, terrible).
Highlights of Hunt: Taking the bear of a lifetime on first ever brown bear hunt.
Equipment Recommendations: Good raingear and windblock.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? From Jeff Neal to Tracy Vrem to guide Ken Robertson everything was as told and even better.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Darrell McMicken
Contact Information: Tel. 770-382-6232 -
Hunting Experience: Africa six times, Spain, England, Canada three times, Western U.S. and Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina.
Physical Condition: A little better than average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5101 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 11, 2005 to October 21, 2005
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Peninsula


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Walker
Booking Agent (if any): Jeff C. Neal; Jeff C. Neal, Inc.. 2651 E 21st St; Suite 304; Tulsa; OK; 74114; Tel. 918-299-3580; Fax: 918-299-3582;Email: Nealhunts@aol.com; Web www.jeffcnealinc.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 8 Foot.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Wolf - Availability: None seen.
Game Condition Comments: Great outfitter. Lots of bears, most taken were 9 1/2 to 10 1/2 foot bears. My guide misjudged size of my bear. Told me it was 9 foot.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Fair
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $14500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $500
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Guide shot at bear, right after I did. Was not necessary.
Highlights of Hunt: Beautiful country.
Equipment Recommendations: Hip boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Outfitter works hard to get game for - lots of bears.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jerry Yaekeg
Contact Information: Tel. 618-233-0024 - E-mail: jyaekel@yaekelinsurance.com
Hunting Experience: Lifetime - 3 African trips - All over Canada and US.
Physical Condition: Good for 100 year old fart.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4111 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 10, 2004 to May 23, 2004
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Alaskan Peninsula, South East Side of Lake Becharok


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Rick Taylor
Booking Agent (if any): Jeff C. Neal; Jeff C. Neal, Inc.. 2651 E 21st St; Suite 304; Tulsa; OK; 74114; Tel. 918-299-3580; Fax: 918-299-3582;Email: Nealhunts@aol.com; Web www.jeffcnealinc.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Didn't see any 10-footers. Passed on a 7 1/2 foot bear. Wanted a 10-footer to match my polar bear.
Game Condition Comments: Sighting of bear scarce, but better than last hunt with another outfitter. Seen 7 bears but only one closer than 3-5 miles.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care:
Name of Airline: Alaska and Penn Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Easy to fly with.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $14500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $585
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1759
Charter Airfares: Amount: $280
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Fog, rain and high winds.
Highlights of Hunt: Great to be out there. Scenery, waterfalls, etc. Small bear walking within 10 feet of tent at night - found tracks.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Good people.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Felix G. Widlacki
Contact Information: Tel. 708-349-2623 - 15178 Grandview Drive, Orland Park, IL 60467 E-mail: sheyboygan@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Africa, Arctic Circle, Scotland and USA.
Physical Condition: Normal for 65.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2806 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 10, 2002 to May 25, 2002
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Alaska Penninsula South of Katmai


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Rick Taylor
Booking Agent (if any): Keith Atcheson; Jack Atcheson & Sons, Inc.. 3210 Ottawa St; Butte; MT; 59701; Tel. 406-782-2382; Fax: 406-723-3318;Email: office@atcheson.com; Web www.atcheson.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Nine to nine and a half feet.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Spring hunt average one-two bears per day. Extreme weather this year. Blue skys and very hot 70 degree plus every day. Plenty of bears but you must be patient.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Alaska and Penn Air. Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Penn Air can be a problem as far as flight from lodge to King Salmon.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $12500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Bear tag - $500, Hunting license - $85 - Tracy sells them. Amount: $585
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $800
Charter Airfares: Pennair Amount: $250
Other Costs: Amount: $1000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Weather - nothing anyone can do.
Highlights of Hunt: Seeing a Caribou tackled by a grizzly and escape! Stalking my bear.
Equipment Recommendations: Sunscreen - lots of sunscreen.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Because I would go back. Tracy and his crew are down to earth and give 100 percent effort to help you succeed. You cannot do better.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Scott Olds
Contact Information: Tel. 208-983-7572 - 118 E.S. 1st Street, Grangeville, ID 83530
Hunting Experience: Average.
Physical Condition: Very good according to my guide.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1817 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 8, 2000 to September 20, 2000
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Kuskokwim Mountains for bear and caribou and Bechardf Creek for moose.


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Jeff Lee and Tracy Vrem
Booking Agent (if any): Jeff C. Neal; Jeff C. Neal, Inc.. 2651 E 21st St; Suite 304; Tulsa; OK; 74114; Tel. 918-299-3580; Fax: 918-299-3582;Email: Nealhunts@aol.com; Web www.jeffcnealinc.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 300 pounds.
Caribou - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 335 SCI Points
Moose - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 60 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: The resident caribou herd was small but contained some outstanding bulls. The migratory herd was still way west of our spike camp. There were a lot of bears both black and grizzly. The 60-inch moose I took in Berchardf Creek was very good. The area has a lot of moose. Mine was the smallest taken in our camp. Brown bears were everywhere (no permit).


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Penn Air Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: They cancelled my flight. I had to charter a flight ($1,250) to go from Aniak to Anchorage in order to make it to moose camp in time.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $9000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $1150
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Round trip Aniak to camp $275, King Salmon to camp $220 plus the $1,250. Amount: $1745
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Penn Air.
Highlights of Hunt:
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? The Vrem brothers are the hardest working outfitters I have met in North America and they have great areas.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Edward D. Yates
Contact Information: Tel. 717-252-2571 - 690 Grand Manor Drive, Wrightsville, PA 17368
Hunting Experience: Extensive hunting experience.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1664 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 10, 2000 to May 20, 2000
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Blue Mountain Lodge


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Scott Simmons
Booking Agent (if any): Hunt Rex. 11 Stoleshnikov Side Street; Office 414; Moscow; 103031; Russia; Tel. 011-7-495-783-9230;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 10 feet 3 1/2 inches. Skull unofficial 28 7/16 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Brown bear is abundant here. A new bear was seen every day.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Alaska and Penn Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: No problems.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $10000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $575
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $600
Charter Airfares: Amount: $200
Other Costs: Tips. Amount: $1000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: Tracy Vrem, our guide's experience and the hard work at providing you with a shot at a trophy.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? If fair chase is what you want, Tracy will do everything he knows with his years of experience to help you score a trophy.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Matthew Perman
Contact Information: Tel. 209-333-1538 - 390 East Peltier, Acampo, CA
Hunting Experience: Lifetime hunting experience.
Physical Condition: Average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL
Tracy and his guides are by the book, fair chase and should be recognized as such in this day in age.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 350 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 21, 1998 to October 27, 1998
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Alaska Peninsula


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Tracey Vrem
Booking Agent (if any): Cabelas. 610 Glover Road; Suite A; Sidney; NE; 69162; Tel. 800-346-8747; Email: outdooradventures@cabelas.com; Web www.cabelasoutdooradventures.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Caribou - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Medium 340. Shot bull on seventh day of seven day hunt.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: We were in a migration route. The weather had been warm and the caribou was not migrating yet. Very tough walking. I did not see any real trophy bulls.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Good
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Delta and Penn Air Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3250
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $440
Commercial Airfares: extra $100 for horns and cape Amount: $100
Charter Airfares: total air fare including commercial Amount: $1250
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Not many bulls around.
Highlights of Hunt: I saw lots of brown bears (25).
Equipment Recommendations: Good rain gear and no cotton clothing.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Vrem runs a first class operation.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Richard A. Bonander, home # 307-234-2058
Contact Information: Tel. 307-234-2058 office - 4910 South David, Casper, WY 82601
Hunting Experience: I have hunted three times in Alaska, British Columbia, twice in Yukon and Northwest Territories, twice in Alberta, four times in Manitoba, United States--all over.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 197 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 2, 1998 to April 14, 1998
Place of Hunt: United States - Alaska
Hunt Area: Near cook inlet, Alaska


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Tracy Vrem; Blue Mountain Lodge In Alaska. PO Box 670130; Chugiak; AK; 99567; Tel. 907-688-2419; Fax: 907-688-0491; Email: bluemtn@alaska.net; Web www.bluemountainlodge.com
Personal Guide (if any): Kelly Vrem
Booking Agent (if any): Trophy Connection, The. PO Box 2565; Cody; WY; 82414; Tel. 307-527-5506 / 800-308-1161; Fax: 307-587-3308;Email: info@thetrophyconnection.com; Web www.thetrophyconnection.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Brown - Availability: - Trophy Size: Nine feet square. Only hunted for one and a half hour.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: I took an old bear with a prime coat.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $9600
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $500
Commercial Airfares: Northwest Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Guide is an excellent pilot (no additional cost) Amount: $0
Other Costs: $500 optional, for care of hide and bleaching of skull Amount: $500
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: Tiem Spruce Branches on our now shoes and stalking to within 30 yards of bear!! Kelly Vrem knows the area and how to take these early spring bears.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This is one of the best hunts I have been on and I have been all over the world.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Richard Wilson
Contact Information: Tel. 248-589-3819 - 510 E Maple, Troy, MI 48083
Hunting Experience: All over the world.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL



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