Ruger Resurrects M77 Hawkeye Alaskan

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Available in .375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum, the Hawkeye Alaskan can handle any North American game.

How the Hawkeye Alaskan is ready for the roughest conditions:

  • Chambered .375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum
  • Stainless-steel action and barrel
  • Hogue Overmolded stock

Coastal browns at the bird feeder again? Ruger has the solution, with the reintroduction of the M77 Hawkeye Alaskan. Chambered for three sledgehammer cartridges – .375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum – the bolt-action is more than enough to handle any North American game. Quite honestly, in the beltless .375, it’s got the yarbels to stand up against anything on God’s green earth.

Ruger Hawkeye Alaskan

The rifle has been out of Ruger’s catalog for around six years, though it never really left. The Alaskan morphed into the M77 Hawkeye Guide Gun in 2013, with the company expanding its caliber options. Originally, the Alaskan came in two flavors – .375 Ruger and .416 Ruger. Obviously, the gun was a heavy hitter. But with the Winchester magnums now part of the mix, it seems to better fit its Alaskan moniker.


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Very similar to the Guide Gun, the Hawkeye Alaskan features a stainless-steel action and 20-inch barrel, and a Hogue Overmolded stock. From there, it has the features you should be familiar with if you’re acquainted with the M77 Hawkeye, including LC6 Trigger, non-rotating Mauser-type controlled round feed extractor, hinged floorplate, express-style windage-adjustable V-notch rear sight and large white bead front sight and integral scope mounts. In all three chamberings, the M77 Hawkeye Alaskan holds 3+1 round and each caliber has an MSRP of $1,279.

From Ruger:

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to reintroduce the Hawkeye® Alaskan rifle chambered in three calibers: .375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum, and .300 Winchester Magnum.

Based on the popular Ruger Guide Gun platform, this stainless steel rifle, paired with a Hogue® OverMolded® stock, provides the avid shooter or hunter with the ultimate rugged and hard-hitting rifle.

The rifle’s black Hogue OverMolded synthetic stock is a unique feature to the Alaskan configuration of Hawkeye rifles.
Hogue’s patented OverMolding process provides the ultimate comfortable, non-slip, cobblestone texture that is soft, yet durable. The state-of-the-art elastomer material used on Hogue stocks will not harden with age and is virtually impervious to all oils and solvents used with firearms, providing years of dependable service. The stock also comes equipped with standard sling swivel studs and a highly effective recoil pad.

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The Hawkeye Alaskan weighs eight pounds and has an overall length of 42 inches, a matte stainless finish and a windage-adjustable shallow V-notch rear sight and large white bead front sight. The rifle also features the iconic Ruger Muzzle Brake System that includes a removable, radial-port muzzle brake to significantly reduce felt recoil.

The Hawkeye Alaskan rifle features the smooth and crisp LC6 trigger, three-position safety, and integral scope mounts for included scope rings. The hinged solid-steel floorplate bears the distinctive Ruger logo and provides easy unloading while eliminating accidental dumping of cartridges. Like all Hawkeye rifles, these Alaskan models also feature a non-rotating, Mauser-type controlled round feed extractor.

Hawkeye Alaskan Specs
Calibers:.375 Ruger, .338 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum
Stock: Black Hogue® OverMolded®
Front Sight: Bead
Rear Sight: Adjustable
Capacity: 3
Thread Pattern: 5/8″-18
Barrel Length: 20″
Overall Length: 42″
Material: Stainless Steel
Finish: Hawkeye Matte
Length Of Pull: 13.50″
Twist: 1:12″ RH
Weight: 8.1 lb.
Grooves: 5

For more information on the Hawkeye Alaskan, please visit www.ruger.com


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