They harvest near about 7000 moose per year, from an average population of nearly 175,000 moose. The moose are that heavy that it can produce up to 700 pounds of flesh and 65 pounds antlers approximately.
Here are few tips on Moose Hunting, and you have to get a licence for the same which is different for non- residents and residents. Licensing is done through lottery system which takes place annually. If you apply for the annual lottery, an application fees must be submitted. Application date once missed cannot be reclaimed for the season. For the non resident hunters it is must to go for the orientation course organised by the dept. of fish & games of Alaska the before hunting starts.
The things a hunter should keep in mind during the Moose Hunting are, look and hunt for the moose in a radius of 1 mile from the way of communication, say a vehicle, because the moose are very large and heavy and it could become very difficult to transport them. You must not forget to carry a binocular with you, because with the help of a binocular you can trace a moose well and then it becomes easier to kill them. If your target animal is a male moose then you should look for it when summer is in, because summer is their mating time, and you should not forget to carry a moose calling, they get attracted by it and are trapped and killed. It would be beneficial if you carry a saw, after you kill the moose, the body could be dismembered with the help of a saw to carry them to the means of transportation.
The most important weapon is a calibre rifle that you should not forget to carry, and it should be large to control the large animals because sometimes they are very dangerous.