Alaska Board Of Game Accepting 2021-22 Proposal Comments

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Board of Game: 2021/2022 Meeting Cycle The Alaska Board of Game calls for proposed changes to hunting and trapping regulations for the Central/Southwest Region, Statewide Regulations, Areas of Jurisdiction for Antlerless Moose Hunts, and other topics. PROPOSAL DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021 Note: Proposals previously … Read more Alaska Board Of Game Accepting 2021-22 Proposal Comments

Catch-And-Release Restrictions For Piledriver Slough And Moose Creek

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Fairbanks) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is restricting Piledriver Slough and Moose Creek to catch-and-release fishing for all fish species, effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021. All fish species caught in Piledriver Slough or Moose Creek may not be … Read more Catch-And-Release Restrictions For Piledriver Slough And Moose Creek

Southeast Alaska Suffers Near Record-Low 2020 Sockeye Harvest

Here’s more from KTOO: “Overall, it was one of the lowest harvests we’d seen, I think since the 70s,” says Lowell Fair, the Southeast regional supervisor for the state Fish and Game department’s commercial fisheries division. It was already clear from preliminary reports that last year’s salmon season was a rough one. But just how rough? For … Read more Southeast Alaska Suffers Near Record-Low 2020 Sockeye Harvest

ASJ Correspondent Bjorn Dihle To Virtually Discuss New Bear Book

Our correspondent Bjorn Dihle wrote a new book, A Shape In The Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears. (Check out an excerpt that ran in our February issue.). Alaska-based Dihle will be part of a virtual meet-up hosted by Conservation Northwest to discuss the book. Here’s the information: Please mark your calendars for a … Read more ASJ Correspondent Bjorn Dihle To Virtually Discuss New Bear Book

ADFG Commissioner Asks Potus To Consider Fair Seafood Industry Trade Value

Alaska Department of Fish and Game commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang penned a letter to President Joe Biden about natural resources trade value, particularly in the seafood industry. Here’s a portion of the letter: Alaska Encourages Biden Administration to Negotiate Fair Trade Practices The Biden administration will be meeting with the Chinese government this week to discuss … Read more ADFG Commissioner Asks Potus To Consider Fair Seafood Industry Trade Value

Recreational Fishing Closing At Peterson Creek

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Sport Fishing Closed in Peterson Creek  (Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that a portion of Peterson Creek, north of Juneau, is closed to sport fishing for all species. Specific restrictions are as follows: The … Read more Recreational Fishing Closing At Peterson Creek

Alaska Board Of Game Approves Multiple 2021-22 Hunting Proposals

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Board of Game: The Alaska Board of Game (board) held a regulatory meeting on Thursday, March 18, 2021, via web-conference and took the following regulatory actions: Reauthorized all proposed antlerless moose hunts except for those in Units 1C, 5A, and 6C; Reauthorized all proposed brown bear tag fee … Read more Alaska Board Of Game Approves Multiple 2021-22 Hunting Proposals

Unfinished Business: Final Bucket List For An Alaskan Hunter On The Move

PHOTOS BY PAUL ATKINS The following appears in the March issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY PAUL D. ATKINS Elk, that’s it!I think it’s time to go and chase some elk. And not just any elk; I’m talking about the big boys, the ones that dreams are made of. The ones that take years to … Read more Unfinished Business: Final Bucket List For An Alaskan Hunter On The Move