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I accidentally found this site and decided to join since it looks like an interesting site. I've lived in Alaska for almost 45 years. I came here in early 1974 and did environmental studies during the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. I've hunted moose, caribou, Dall sheep, mountain goats, and Sitka black tail deer, along with small game spruce grouse, ptarmigan, snowshoe hares, ducks and geese. I've never considered going to Africa to hunt although I do have a Remington Model 700 .375 H&H Safari grade rifle. I bought it after a bear swiped my moose but it has never been fired. I thought it would be fun to hear the stories of folks that have hunted Africa.
 

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Welcome to AH longtimealaskan! Glad you found us even if it was accidental... ;) I'm certain you'll enjoy exploring the site.
 

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Nice Ram.
 

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Welcome longtimealaskan to AH! It sounds like you’ve had some excellent adventures in Alaska!
 

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Thank all of you for your warm welcome. I've looked at some of the videos and other photos. I particularly liked the photo of the cougar sleeping in the tree, something I'm not likely to see here in Alaska. Not only would it be a bit to chilly but the mosquitoes would be having a picnic.
 

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Hello longtimealaskan,

And, welcome to the greatest forum on earth.
What part of the Greatland do you live in ?
I’ve lived in Los Anchorage most of my adult life.
So, if you either live here in the big city as well or, if you ever visit the big city, please do look me up.

You can either PM me via the forum message feature or, my contact information is shown at the end of all my postings.
(If you’re using an I-Phone however, you have to turn it on it’s side for my regular contact info to pop up).

Best regards,
Paul.
 

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Welcome to our forum longtimealaskan. As a 45 year resident of Alaska, you already have many hunting stories to share with us!
 

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Welcome, sounds like you've been living the dream many of us have.
 

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