Never Hunted Caribou prior, and have become interested
They are built like a spike elk,i wouldnt go any smaller than a 30-06,you can hunt them in Alaska without a guide,all you need is to hire a pilot to transport you to a basecamp along the migration route,would save you a bunch of money.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...