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Experience Alaska Harlequin Hunting in The Aleutians Based out of Cold Bay Adventure

Discover the wild beauty of Alaska with an unforgettable Harlequin Hunt based out of Cold Bay Alaska in the Aleutians . Explore the pristine waters of Izembek Lagoon, Cold Bay or Kinzarof Lagoon, stunning landscapes, and abundant wildlife that make this region one of the most sought-after destinations for adventure-seekers. With a range of options to suit your interests and preferences, Our Alaska Harlequin hunting trips can be 3-7 days depending on the overall experience your looking for.  If your looking for a great Harlequin hunt we offer a  4n/3d  Harlequin hunt starting Nov 1st-Dec 16 to harvest Harlequin, Scoters, Black Brant and Ptarmigan starting at $3500 and we offer a Deluxe Trophy 12 specie Seaduck/Harlequin hunt that run  Sat-Sat for $5600pp and includes upto 12 species of Sea Ducks, Pacific Brant Geese, Misc Puddleducks, Pacific Eider, all 3 species of Scoters and Long Tails with a few opportunities at Aleutian Teal, Bufflehead, Red Breasted Merganser and common Goldeneye.

Ultimate Alaska Harlequin HUnting Experience

Prime Weeks and Special Pricing for Harlequin Hunting

Keep an eye out for prime weeks and special pricing deals on Alaska yacht charters. Some companies may reschedule their prime weeks for the following year, opening up availability for the current season at discounted rates. Make sure to check their schedules and inquire about any special Harlequin hunting offers.

Personalized Harlequin hunting Itineraries

One of the greatest advantages of Aleutian Island waterfowlers is the ability to customize your harlequin duck itinerary. Whether you’re interested in adding on a few days of Brant hunting or an afternoon of upland bird hunting for Ptarmigan or just spend the exploring the Aleutian Islands and the nearby Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, or simply enjoying the breathtaking scenery, a personalized itinerary will ensure that you make the most of your Alaskan adventure.

Unforgettable Wildlife Encounters

Alaska is home to an incredible array of wildlife, both on land and in the water. From humpback whales and orcas to brown bears and eagles, Aleutian Island waterfowlers offer a unique opportunity to witness these majestic creatures up close and personal.

Exceptional Sea Duck Hunting Guides and Service

The crew aboard Alaska yacht charters are passionate about what they do, and their expertise ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for all guests. From expert mariners to talented chefs, the crew will go above and beyond to make your trip unforgettable.

Exclusive Access to Restricted Areas

Some Alaska yacht charters have permits that allow them to access restricted-entry federal and state lands and waters. This exclusive access provides guests with a unique opportunity to explore areas like Glacier Bay, one of the crown jewels of the National Park system.

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Alaska Harlequin duck hunting Season

Prime Harlequin duck hunting season is  November -January in Cold Bay as the harlequin ducks are in there prime plumage and the largest concentration of Harlequin ducks are in the area. Come and enjoy the Aleutian Islands , culture, and natural beauty, the Aleutians provide a fascinating backdrop for your Alaskan adventure.

Harlequin hunting in Volcanic Landscapes of the Aleutian Islands and Cold Bay Area are dramatic as its not uncommon to see a a nearby eruption as were located on the volcanic archipelago, and their dramatic landscapes are a testament to their fiery origins. With towering peaks, rugged cliffs, and black sand beaches, the Aleutians are a sight to behold.

Rich History and Culture

The Aleutian Islands have a long and storied history, dating back thousands of years. From the indigenous Unangan people to the Russian fur traders and American military presence during World War II, the Aleutians are a treasure trove of historical and cultural significance.

Abundant Wildlife

The Aleutian Islands are home to an impressive array of wildlife, both on land and in the water. From the iconic red fox to the Steller sea lion, Alaska yacht charters in the Aleutians offer a unique opportunity to witness these creatures in their natural habitat.

Booking Your Alaska HArlequin HUnt

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Mixed bag Harlequin duck hunt

Plan Ahead as a 50% deposit is required at time of booking via CC over the phone or our automated reservation system under book a hunt . Or we can accept checks sent into our main sales office. After confirming your hunt you will need to buy rd trip Airline tickets to Anchorage AK, and book 1 night hotel reservation at the Millennium hotel. The following morning the hotel shuttle will return you to the airport to catch a flight on Raven Alaska or Aleutian Airways to Cold Bay Alaska.  You must purchase these rd trip tickets well in advance as most flights are full during the peak season.

Alaska Harlequin hunting is a popular choice for waterfowl hunters seeking a one-of-a-kind adventure to harvest a trophy Harlequin Duck, so it’s essential to plan well in advance. Start researching your options and booking your trip as early as possible to ensure availability and secure the best possible itinerary.

Consider Your Group Size

Aleutian Island Waterfowlers and Cold Bay Adventures lodge  can accommodate groups of varying sizes, but no larger than 8 hunters at the lodge at any one time. It’s important to find  Smaller groups as generally we hunt Harlequin out of 2 man layout boats so if you can find a hunting partner to come with that’s great. If not we always have single man layout boats as single hunters are allowed. 

Check out Special Rates Page & last minute Deals

As mentioned earlier, some Alaska yacht charters may offer special pricing or promotions. Don’t hesitate to inquire about any available discounts or deals when booking your trip

Harlequin Duck hunting Washington VS ALaska

Harlequin Duck hunting in Washington was closed down in 2023 due to concerns of over harvest

So NO MORE Alaska Harlequin guided duck hunting in Washington, Alaska is the only legal viable option in the US to hunt trophy Harlequin ducks at this point. Our Harlequin Duck populations  remain very strong in Cold Bay and we have had a 100% success rate since we started guiding in the early eighties. We also offer a 100% return Policy on all Harlequin duck hunts if you’re not able to harvest at least a pair of Harlequin with us or you can return for free. 

weather can be unpredictable, so it’s essential to pack for a variety of conditions. Bring layers, waterproof clothing, and sturdy footwear to ensure you’re prepared for whatever Mother Nature has in store.

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