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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...
State limits wolf harvest

...have reduced the combined limit for the federal subsistence and state general hunts to nine wolves in the area.In Game Management 2, the area that includes Prince of Wales Island and its adjacent islands, the state wolf hunting season will run...
Amid outcry, Florida says short bear hunt season ran smoothly

...who received permits via text message, social media and email.Diane Eggeman, the FWC's director of hunting and game management division, conceded that the protests surrounding the hunt did motivate state officials to shut it down even though...
Nation and World
Letter: Against stricter trapping regulations the Editor submitted by Michelle Anderson pleading for stricter trapping restrictions. I will keep my focus on Game Management Area 1C, the Juneau area.First, as a trapper, I can assure all readers that trappers go out of their way to avoid...
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...
My Turn: Decision time looms for Gov. Walker

...manage. If islands of sovereignty pop up around the state, that would spell the end of a comprehensive fish and game management program. Then, the federal government will step in to do the job.Public trail access is a looming concern as well...
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...
Groups ask for government action on POW wolves

...of the Prince of Wales area wolf population. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reported this summer that the Game Management Area 2's wolf population, which includes POW, had shrunk 60 percent in just one year, to an estimated 60 wolves...
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...


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