Alaska Wolf Management

by Braxton Taylor

Clay Newcomb ventures to southeast Alaska in search of wolves and Sitka blacktail deer with his friend and outfitter, David Benitz. Traveling aboard sea boat and skiff, Clay shadows David along his expansive traplines across the vast coastal Alaskan beaches. David shares his art for trapping along with his love and appreciation for the wolf and desire to manage them as a natural renewable resource. After discovering a few empty sets, they change their attention towards blacktail deer. But finding deer in country that’s riddled with predators proves difficult. In the end, persistence pays off with multiple successful sets and hides for the mantelpiece. Presented by Weatherby

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