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...Department of Fish and Game. In 1994, a Forest Service-conducted population estimate indicated about 900 animals in Game Management Unit 2, which includes Prince of Wales Island and smaller islands to its west.In 2013, the Alaska Department of...
Any deer season to open Sept. 15

The season for does and bucks (any deer) will open Tuesday, Sept. 15 for a portion of Game Management Unit 1 - Unit 1C to be exact, which encompasses Douglas, Lincoln, Shelter and Sullivan islands. Unit 4, which includes the Northeast...
Fall bear season to open in Unit 4

The brown bear hunting season in Game Management Unit 4 opens Tuesday, Sept. 15, and runs through Dec. 31.Before hunting, hunters must obtain a locking big game tag, hunting...
Deer hunting season opens Saturday, Aug. 1

...The general season Sitka black-tailed deer hunt for bucks only will begin Saturday, Aug. 1 for a portion of Game Management Unit 1 - Unit 1C to be exact, which encompasses Douglas, Lincoln, Shelter and Sullivan islands. Unit 4, which includes...
Memo: Low snow could be affecting POW wolf mortality

...reducing suitable habitat both for deer and wolves.As the Empire previously reported, the wolf population in Game Management Unit 2 which includes Prince of Wales, decreased by 60 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to population estimates...
Wasilla guide fined for violations in Southeast

...Troopers in Juneau for guiding multiple non-resident brown bear hunters in the Tongass National Forest within Game Management Unit 4 near Hoonah without having registered for those guide use areas or without holding any special use permits issued...
Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...violation? On May 12, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Jesse Ross, 34, after Ross reported he shot a wolf in Game Management Unit 1C after the season closed. He was cited and the wolf was seized.Indecent exposure? At 9:01 p.m. Tuesday...
Board extends deadline, expands topics for next year's meeting

...control, definitions, emergency taking of game, in game management units. In addition, the board will accept proposals...Proposals requesting changes specific to regions and game management units (except for boundary changes to game managements...
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...250 every year.Galena, with a population of about 470 and located 300 miles west of Fairbanks, is part of a game management unit that allows hunters to take three bears annually.However, unless it's done in defense of life or property...
Officials urge drivers to be cautious in high moose areas

...Human Safety for the Sterling Highway. The number of collisions is also underreported.The moose population in Game Management Unit 15A, the area north of the Kenai River and West of the mountains, is stable at best, Selinger said. Generally...


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