Deer, Sheep Hunts To Be Discussed At May 25 Board Of Game Meeting

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Board of Game:


Notice is given that the Alaska Board of Game (Board) will hold a non-regulatory, special meeting via web-conference on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 10:30 a.m.  

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss generating two Board proposals requesting delayed implementation of regulations adopted during the March 2023 Board meeting on the following topics:

  • Reduction of nonresident bag limit for deer in Unit 8 Remainder from three to one buck (Proposal 73); and
  • Closure of the nonresident, sheep hunt in Unit 19C (Proposal 204).

The special meeting and the topics were requested by two Board members under the authority of Alaska Statute 16.05.300.

No regulatory action will be taken at the meeting. If the Board supports generating proposals to delay implementation of the regulations, the proposals will be scheduled in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act, for consideration at a future meeting.   

The May 25th Board meeting is accessible by viewing the live video stream at; or listening by phone by calling  +1 253 215 8782 and entering meeting ID: 890 8649 2668.

The deadline for submitting written comments for the meeting is Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Written comments, limited to 100 single-sided pages, may be submitted on the Board’s website at; faxed to (907) 465-6094; or mailed to: ADF&G Boards Support Section, P.O. Box 115526, Juneau, AK 99811-5526. The Board will not be taking public testimony during the meeting.

The meeting agenda, notice, and other meeting materials will be available online at For more information about the meeting, contact the Department of Fish and Game, Boards Support Section at (907) 465-6098.

If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate, please contact the Boards Support Section at (907) 465-6098 no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2023 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.                                                    

Kristy Tibbles, Executive Director Alaska Board of Game