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#7092737 - 02/25/18 04:28 PM Ammunition to Alaska?
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Light Foot

Registered: 01/15/15
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Loc: Texas
For those of you who have waterfowl hunted in Alaska. How did you get ammunition to Alaska? I will be hunting in Cold Bay for six days. Most airlines only allow you 11 pounds and I am sure I will need more than that.

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#7092747 - 02/25/18 04:43 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Critterskinner]
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Why not buy a few cases from Rogers and just pay the extra to ship it there?
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#7093066 - 02/25/18 08:56 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Critterskinner]
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Woodsman

Registered: 04/09/07
Posts: 242
Loc: DFW
Take all the foam out of your hard case and pack gun with clothes/ammo.


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#7093225 - 02/26/18 12:59 AM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Critterskinner]
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Light Foot

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I travel plenty in the lower 48 with ammo in my luggage. I guess the question I meant to ask was more along the lines of "Is there anywhere in Anchorage to buy ammo? Places that have a reliable selection." In Alaska it is ok to check up to 50 pounds of ammo. I can't do that from the Texas to Alaska.

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#7093292 - 02/26/18 06:24 AM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Critterskinner]
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Donít know if weight restrictions change, but you will absolutely have plenty of options such as Sportsmanís Warehouse, Cabelas, etc.

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#7093546 - 02/26/18 10:22 AM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: DuckSausage]
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Light Foot

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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: DuckSausage
Donít know if weight restrictions change, but you will absolutely have plenty of options such as Sportsmanís Warehouse, Cabelas, etc.


That will work. I will buy them in Anchorage at one of these stores.

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#7093866 - 02/26/18 03:25 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: DuckSausage]
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Originally Posted By: DuckSausage
Take all the foam out of your hard case and pack gun with clothes/ammo.



Some airlines wonít let you have ammo in same baggage as firearm. Just an FYI.
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#7094039 - 02/26/18 06:10 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Critterskinner]
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There are plenty of places all over Alaska that keep well stocked with ammo.
The sportsmens warehouse's up there alone have insane selections. I mean it's Alaska. ..

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#7094182 - 02/26/18 08:14 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Some airlines wonít let you have ammo in same baggage as firearm. Just an FYI.


American and Alaskan donít mind as long as itís in original boxes (not loose) and checked/locked.

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#7094239 - 02/26/18 09:00 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: Davvyboy1]
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Light Foot

Registered: 01/15/15
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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Davvyboy1
There are plenty of places all over Alaska that keep well stocked with ammo.
The sportsmens warehouse's up there alone have insane selections. I mean it's Alaska. ..

I checked Bass Pro and Cabelas in Alaska and they have limited supply of the shells I normally shoot but plenty of other shells.

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#7094240 - 02/26/18 09:01 PM Re: Ammunition to Alaska? [Re: DuckSausage]
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Light Foot

Registered: 01/15/15
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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: DuckSausage
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Some airlines wonít let you have ammo in same baggage as firearm. Just an FYI.


American and Alaskan donít mind as long as itís in original boxes (not loose) and checked/locked.

Delta allows it as well.

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