Drawing permit applications open

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has opened the application process for 2016 big game drawing hunts.Hunters have until 5 p.m. Dec. 15 to apply at http...
My Turn: Your opportunity to address trapping rules

Trapping season has officially begun in Alaska.
ADF&G says to expect 34M pinks in '16

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a 2016 pink salmon run about the same size as the one that greeted fishermen this past summer.This week, the...
'Sharing the Trails' event aims to demystify trapping

Trapping season in the Juneau area opened Nov. 1 and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game would like to make sure that dog walkers, recreational users and trappers have an enjoyable winter. Hence, the department has...
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and a state commission tasked with keeping an eye on federal land regulations are both displeased with the National Park Service's...
Empire Editorial: Trappers and hikers can coexist

No one wants to see animals suffer, and few want to see them caught in traps. But trapping in the Last Frontier has a long and storied history that, for time immemorial, has served as a critical way of life for many.
My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

On Labor Day weekend as I walked the shoreline of the beach behind the former Thane Ore House, a joy of salmon abundance overwhelmed me as if I were in a Rie Munoz painting.
Empire Editorial: Feed the eagles, not the rabbits

...wholeheartedly advocate for these little beasts to be humanely trapped in live traps, and then donated to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, where they will be euthanized and donated to raptor rehabilitation centers, like the Juneau Raptor Center...
ADF&G to hold meeting on new guide requirements

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Sport Fish will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 to answer questions about the new sport fishing guide...
Wrangell father, son plead guilty to fishing violation

Before a 70-year-old Wrangell fisherman and his son entered the Juneau federal courthouse for their first court appearance, a plea deal had already been reached and signed. Charles Jeffrey Petticrew Sr. sat in his wheelchair before U.S.


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