ADFG Issues Emergency Regulations Changes For Brant Hunting

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:

On August 21, 2020, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, under a delegation of authority from the Board of Game issued under Alaska Statute 16.05.270, adopted as emergency regulations changes in Title 5 of the Alaska Administrative Code dealing with hunting bag limit regulations for Brant.

  5AAC 85.065(a)(4)(F) is amended to apply the following changes:  

Brant: All Game Management Units, the daily bag and possession limits are decreased from a daily bag limit of 3 birds, 9 in possession, to a daily bag limit of 2 birds, 6 in possession.

The emergency regulations take effect August 31, 2020 and expire December 28, 2020. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game intends to make the emergency regulations permanent.

You may comment on the proposed permanent regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the changes, by submitting written comments to Jason Schamber, ADF&G Waterfowl Program Coordinator at Additionally, comments can be mailed to him at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 525 W. 67th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99518. The comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020.  Written comments received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

The emergency regulations are available on online at, or by contacting Jason Schamber by email or at (907) 267-2206.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact Kristy Tibbles at (907) 465-6098 no later than October 16, 2020 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

The language of the permanent regulations may be different from that of the original emergency regulations and may include other provisions dealing with the same subject.  You should comment during the time allowed if your interests could be affected.

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