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Off the Beaten Path: The Bigfoot blues

...heartbreakingly, reasonable.I thought back to an encounter I had with a very large bear in the shadowy rainforest of Chichagof Island. I'd been collecting sooty grouse for dinner when, in the low light of the evening, the bear suddenly stood...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/beaten-path-bigfoot-blues
Outdoors
Chichagof Island's hidden gems and treasures

...coast prevent travel from Salisbury Sound to outer Chichagof Island.In my commercial fishing days, I would always...along the inner coast of Chichagof to Icy Strait.Chichagof Island is 2,050 square miles in landmass with 742 miles...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-01/chichagof-islands-hidden-gems-and-treas
Local
Public hearing planned on subsistence doe season for NE Chichagof Island, Unit 4

...encouraged to attend to offer comments on the doe season in the Northeast Chichagof Controlled Use Area (NECCUA) on Chichagof Island in Unit 4.The proposed management plan would allow federally qualified users the opportunity to harvest does on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-07-06/public-hearing-planned-subsistence-d
Outdoors
Furbearer trapping season to open in Unit 4

...through Feb. 15 for most species in Unit 4. However, marten, mink, and weasel season closes Dec. 31 in the north Chichagof Island area. Beaver season opened Nov. 10 and remains open until April 30, 2015. In addition to obtaining a trapping...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/furbearer-trapping-season-open-unit-
Outdoors
Furbearer trapping season opens in Unit 4

...weasel opened Dec. 1 on Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof Island (Unit 4), and beaver season opened Nov. 10...and weasel season closure on Dec. 31 in the north Chichagof Island area and the beaver season, which remains open until...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-12-09/furbearer-trapping-season-opens-unit
Outdoors
Northeast Chichagof closed to taking of female deer

...Department of Fish and Game has issued an emergency order to close the Northeast Chichagof Controlled Use Area of Chichagof Island in Game Management Unit 4 to the taking of female deer this fall. The closure takes effect at 11:59 p.m. on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-22/northeast-chichagof-closed-taking-femal
Local
Rana aurora: Red-legged intruder

...on Freshwater Bay, northeast Chichagof Island. Fast-forward about 25 years...native amphibian species known on Chichagof Island are the well distributed western...is native. Maintaining the Chichagof Island population may act as insurance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060709/nei_448418915.shtml
Doe season closure hearing Aug. 17 in Hoonah

...special action that would extend the doe closure for one more season in Northeast Chichagof Controlled Use Area on Chichagof Island in Unit 4. The hearing will be at 6 p.m. on Aug. 17 in the Forest Service's Hoonah Ranger District conference...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-09/doe-season-closure-hearing-aug-17-hoona
Local
Chichagof doe hunting may close

...numbers seem to be improving on Chichagof Island after two severe winters, wildlife...November last year on north Chichagof Island, followed with a doe closure...else in Unit 4 but northeast Chichagof Island. A week-long survey there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092108/out_334952734.shtml
My Turn: Clear cutting at odds with stabilizing deer habitat

...Network story on the sharp decline in deer on northeast Chichagof Island described local hardship but missed a central point...little benefit without forage to shelter. Northeast Chichagof Island exhibits both facets of the problem. Public and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013008/opi_241997397.shtml

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