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My Turn: Your opportunity to address trapping rules may sit on, is to offer feedback to those who decide the rules and regulations in regard to trapping, the Alaska Board of Game (BoG). Next March, the BoG is meeting to discuss the 2016 statewide proposals submitted by people from all over...
State OKs hunting of musk oxen stranded on sea ice

...stranded musk oxen could swim to shore in the icy waters. "They're just terrible swimmers," Jones said.The Alaska Board of Game changed the rule at the suggestion of residents of Mekoryuk, a Cu'pik Eskimo community of 210 and the only village...
Board extends deadline, expands topics for next year's meeting

JUNEAU - The Alaska Board of Game has extended the deadline for proposed changes to statewide regulations pertaining to hunting, trapping and the use of game to...
Board of Game rejects wolf buffer zone near Denali National Park

...kills near Denali National Park and Preserve.The Alaska Board of Game on Friday unanimously rejected the emergency petition...decline.In testimony to the board on Friday, Alaska Board of Game director Bruce Dale said low numbers of moose and...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

...Congratulations to Dupre, and we're glad you're in from the cold.Thumbs down to wolf hybrids. In 2002, the Alaska Board of Game declared it illegal to own a wolf hybrid (part dog, part wolf) with few exceptions. That ban hasn't kept some...
Young male wolf found dead in Denali, cable snare on neck

...Service for not mentioning the wolf's death when the Alaska Board of Game considered an emergency petition to futile."I'm pretty much done with the (Alaska) Board of Game," he said. "They're so ideologically opposed...
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...advisory committees, regional advisory councils, village corporations, and sportsmen's organizations. The Alaska Board of Game and the Federal Subsistence Board endorsed the management plan. Boy Scouts, Challenge Alaska, Salmonberry Tours...
Temporary brown-bear hunting closure opposed

...measure to ensure consistency with refuge mandates."More liberal hunting regulations were enacted in 2012 by the Alaska Board of Game. As a result, 168 brown bears, including 42 adult sows, have been killed in the last three years, refuge supervisory...
Waterfowl regulations for 2014 include good news for goose hunters

...daily bag limit for Canada geese, including cackling geese, is four birds with possession limits of eight.The Alaska Board of Game moved to expand the definition of "edible meat" with regard to swans, geese and cranes at the statewide meeting...
Comment period extended on wildlife restrictions

...restrictions generally mirror those in place last year. These restrictions are in response to decisions by the Alaska Board of Game to liberalize hunting seasons and methods for wolves, coyotes, and bears. The board has also rejected proposals...


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