Greg Acord – Alaska Bear Hunting Guide
Greg’s guiding career on Kodiak Island began in 1988 when he began guiding Kodiak Bear hunters in Olga Bay with Scott Mileur, for the legendary bear guides Bill Pinnell and Morris Talifson (Last of the Great Brown Bear men).
The experience and knowledge gained while living with and learning from the best bear hunters of all time has proven to be a priceless gift that influences how Greg conducts his hunts today. Greg is a trained woodsman and professional hunter; he is qualified in all phases of trophy hunting. You cannot find a guide that will work harder to find you the trophy of a life time.
Bear Hunting on Kodiak Island, AlaskaOur Kodiak Brown Bear hunting trips take place on the South West tip of Kodiak Island approximately 80 miles south of Kodiak.
The Halibut Bay Guide Use Area is an exclusive guide area within the Kodiak national Wildlife Refuge and offers some of the best Brown Bear habitat in the world. You fly into Kodiak airport and then out to our camps via bush plane.
Location: Our Kodiak Brown Bear hunts take place on the South West tip of Kodiak Island approximately 80 miles south of Kodiak. The Halibut Bay Guide Use Area is an exclusive guide area within the Kodiak national Wildlife Refuge and offers some of the best Brown Bear habitat in the world.
Transportation: Transportation from the town of Kodiak to camp is via float aircraft with an air charter service. We use qualified professional air charter services. We will help you schedule all charter flights to and from camp.
Kodiak Brown Bear Permit: Permits are guaranteed; this is not a draw permit area. We receive 3 permits each spring and 2 each fall. We typically conduct 2 hunts in the spring and 1 in the fall. We limit the number of hunts each year to help sustain the number of trophy quality of bears in the area. The Alaska department of Fish and Game manages the bear population on Kodiak Island to remain constant and healthy.
Trophy Handling: Your trophies will receive expert preparation and care in camp. All Brown bear hides and skulls must be sealed at the Alaska department of Fish and Game before leaving Kodiak Island. Trophies will be sent home with you, or shipped freight collect to your specified agent.
Camps: Kodiak bear base camp consists of comfortable outfitters tents with cots, tables, lanterns, propane heaters etc… Camps are dry, clean, and sufficiently equipped to keep you comfortable in all conditions. Camp is equipped with satellite telephone, and air/marine radios for emergency communication. Food in camp is hearty home cooked good quality meals, steaks, pork chops, fried chicken, spaghetti, ribs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes, Ham sandwiches, cookies, chips, candy bars, etc… Freeze-dried or canned food is only used if we need to spike out. Camps are located in prime high-density game areas.
Guarantee: When you book your Kodiak bear hunt with Acord Guide Service, Greg will be your guide. He is fully insured and first aid certified. His guarantee to each Kodiak bear hunter is to do everything possible, within the confines of the law, to make your Alaskan Kodiak Brown Bear hunt safe, successful and the experience of a lifetime.
Contract: All hunts conducted under personal contract between outfitter and client.
Fair Chase: We believe in fair chase hunting. All hunts are conducted in a sportsmanlike and lawful manner.