Join us for alaska’s Greatest gathering of hunters

Alaskan Hunting Expo & Sportsman’s Banquet

***  Great Food, Good Friends, Live Music and more ways to win than any other event in Alaska! ***

Friday, February 21, 2025 American Hero’s Night Tickets. 

Saturday, February 22, 2025 SCI Alaska Chapters Sportsman’s Banquet. 

Dena’ina Center • Downtown Anchorage, Alaska

Expo & Banquet: February 22, 2025








American Heros Night February 21, 2025 Tickets

Sportsmans Banquet Saturday February 22, 2025 Tickets

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2022 Legislator of the Year Senator Josh Revak and our beloved Congressman Don Young!

In the center: Alaska Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang and the Division of Wildlife Conservation Director Edward Grasser pictured with SCI Alaska Chapter’s 2023 contribution check that was present at our 2023 46th Annual Sportsman’s Banquet. 

Seminars – Feburary 24th, 2024.



9:30 AM -10:30 AM 

Speaker: Russell Knight of Knight’s Taxidermy.

Subject: Bear Hide Field Care

Russell Knight, Owner of Knight’s Taxidermy will be doing a Brown & Black bear field care class. Spring bear season is just around the corner and this seminar will feature all the things a hunter needs to know to successfully field prep your bear and get it to your  taxidermist.

10:45 AM –  12:15 PM

Speaker: Darryl Verfallie Author of The Definitive Guide to Bear Baiting.

Subject:  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.

This is an opportunity to take advantage of the hard-earned lessons learned from experienced bear baiters throughout the state.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Speaker: Brent Cole of the Law Office of Brent Cole

Subject: Interacting with Law Enforcement

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 will answer any questions he can.

2:15 PM – 3:45 PM

Speaker: David Stoddard  of Full Curl Archery.

Subject: Bow selection, setup and design. 

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.








9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Speaker: Tom Seaton ADF&G Wood Bison Project Lead Biologist

Subject: Alaska’s Wood Bison

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wood Bison Project (ADF&G) Lead Biologist Tom Seaton and Luke Rogers will provide an overview, status, and future introductions of Wood Bison in Alaska. Learn more about reintroducing these amazing animals to our landscape and what the future holds for our opportunities to see, hunt, and share this magnificent resource. Each participant will be entered into a door prize drawing for the beautifully framed “Returning Home” Wood Bison print by Ilene Paulsen.


11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Speaker: Melissa Bachman Host & Executive Producer of Winchester’s Deadly Passion.

Subject: Filming and Editing Your Backcountry Adventures:

Melissa Bachman, host and producer of Winchester Deadly Passion will go over various tactics to filming and editing your backcountry adventure. From gear selection on a budget, to keeping your cameras running in the elements- Melissa will go ways to help capture your adventure with ease. She will also cover easy ways to edit your footage right on your phone and how to make it as captivating as possible. Bring your questions as there will be a Q&A at the end of the session.

12:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Speaker: Lacy Hoffman of Youth Outdoor Education.

Subject: Youth Outdoor Education Program familiarization and how to signup 

Youth Outdoor Education, 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.


2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Speaker: Lew Bradley Author of Rampages 1-2-3

Subject: Dall Sheep hunting with Lew Bradley:

Spend an hour with the author of Rampages 1-2-3 volume set on sheep hunting, this is a serious work: qualifying as the Gutenberg Bible of Dall sheep hunting. It is that good! Lew will talk gear, tactics, field judging sheep and answer your questions like only the man who has made the hunting and studying of Dall Sheep his passion can! Each participant will be entered into a door prize drawing to win a signed copy of Lew’s 3 Volume Set Collector’s Edition of Rampages in Hardcover Slipcase. Participants will also be able to purchase Rampages for $50.00 off the normal price of $350.00. You don’t want to miss this opportunity!