Join us for alaska’s Greatest gathering of hunters
Alaskan Hunting Expo & Sportsman’s Banquet
*** Great Food, Good Friends, Live Music and more way’s to win than any other event in Alaska! ***
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Saturday, April 22, 2023 SCI Alaska Chapters Sportsman’s Banquet. SOLD OUT!
Dena’ina Center • Downtown Anchorage, Alaska
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2022 Legislator of the Year Senator Josh Revak and our beloved Congressman Don Young!
Left to right: Jeff Garness President of SCI Alaska, Donor of the Year Bob Candopoulos of Saltwater Safari. Special Recognition Award Winner Tracy Schwartz of South Fork Graphics and Donor OF The Year Ed Gohr of Delta Constructors.
Seminars – April 22nd, 2023
To Be Announced!
KAHTNU SEMINAR ROOM 1
9:30 AM -10:30 AM
Speaker: Lowell Gilliland Field Judging a Trophy Bears
This is the ultimate bear hunting primer, for any hunter, from novice to advanced. Field judging bears for size and hide quality, Identify Boars vs Sows, Develop your own bear hunting theory/methodology, Novice and seasoned bear hunters are sure to learn valuable information and field applicable skills from this seminar.
10:45 AM -12:15 PM
Speaker: Russell Knight Bear Hide Field Care
Russell Knight, Owner of Knight’s Taxidermy will be doing a Brown & Black bear field care class. Since spring bear season is next up! It will feature all the things a hunter needs to successfully get a trophy out of the field to a taxidermist.
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Speaker: Darryl Verfallie Bear Baiting
Benefits of baiting, getting started, regulations, site selection/location, setup and equipment, stands blinds, barrels, Importance of scent/ types of bait, Site Maintenance and cleanup.
2:15 – 3:45
Speaker: Joe Want Joe Want and Brad Wendling of ADF&G
Joe will provide an overview of the history of Dall Sheep regulations and aging and judging sheep. Brad’s provide and an update on the Horn Morphometric study, sponsored in part by SCI, and on-going sheep research in northern Alaska.
KAHTNU SEMINAR ROOM 2
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Speaker: Lacy Hoffman Raise ‘Em Outdoors
Raise ‘Em Outdoors, is dedicated to helping kids from any background get outdoors, learn all about hunting, fishing, bringing food to the table, and the outdoors as a lifestyle. This is an intro to the outdoors and is designed to bring families together
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Speaker: Dave Stoddard Full Curl Archery
Join Dave Stoddard with Full Curl Archery and learn how to pick the perfect bow for your body type and build. Dave will go in-depth to help you understand draw length, draw weight, various Cam designs, and efficiencies.
12:30 PM – 2: 00 PM
Speaker: Brent Cole Law Office Of Brent R. Cole, P.C. Interfacing with Wildlife Officers in the Field.
Brent Cole, a lifelong Alaskan hunter, fisherman, and pilot, will share some tips for how to interact with law enforcement officers in and out of the field. He will talk about his experiences in handling the most prevalent hunt violations and throw in a few funny stories. Finally, if there is time, he answer any questions he can.
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Speaker: Danial Butrago Alaska Wild Project
Alaska Will Project will be onsite conducting a live Podcast, speaking SCI Board Members about the history of the Safari club, what it is doing in Alaska to protect our hunting heritage. Daniel will also be interacting with the crowd, talking about all things Alaska Outdoors