Kodiak Island is the second largest Island in the United States. Together with nearby islands, it is part of the Kodiak Archipelago. With miles of seldom-explored coastline, it’s an ideal spot to hunt Sitka blacktail deer.
In November 2021, we left Old Harbor aboard two boats that took us to those lonely shores. Sam was a few months past cancer surgery and on his way to recovery.
But life had other plans for him. This was his last hunt.