GMU 5A Federal Subsistence Moose Hunt To Close

The following is courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service:

Under the authority of:

36 CFR Part 242.10 and .19
50 CFR Part 100.10 and .19

YAKUTAT, Alaska – Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the 2020 Federal subsistence moose season for that portion of Unit 5A east of the Dangerous River, except the Nunatak Bench, effective Oct. 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will implement a closure for the State season. 

The quota for the 2020 moose season in Unit 5A is 30 bulls west of the Dangerous River and 30 bulls east of the Dangerous River. This closure is necessary to ensure that the harvest quota is not exceeded. Hunters are reminded that the remainder of Unit 5A west of the Dangerous River remains closed for the 2020 season.

For additional information, contact U.S. Forest Service Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson at (907) 784-3018 or Wildlife Biologist Susan Oehlers at (907) 312-8003 or Information on Federal subsistence management special actions for the Tongass National Forest can be found at

Information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can be found at