Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska-2020-21 and 2021-22 Subsistence Taking of Wildlife Regulations

Cited as:85 FR 74796
Court:Fish And Wildlife Service
Publication Date:23 Nov 2020
Record Number:2020-22733
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Forest Service
36 CFR Part 242
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Fish and Wildlife Service
50 CFR Part 100
[Docket No. FWS–R7–SM–2018–0015;
FXRS12610700000–201–FF07J00000;
FBMS#4500145506]
RIN 1018–BD11
Subsistence Management Regulations
for Public Lands in Alaska—2020–21
and 2021–22 Subsistence Taking of
Wildlife Regulations
AGENCY
: Forest Service, Agriculture;
Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
ACTION
: Final rule.
SUMMARY
: This final rule establishes
regulations for seasons, harvest limits,
and methods and means related to the
taking of wildlife for subsistence uses in
Alaska for the 2020–21 and 2021–22
regulatory years. The Federal
Subsistence Board (Board) completes
the biennial process of revising
subsistence hunting and trapping
regulations in even-numbered years and
subsistence fishing and shellfish
regulations in odd-numbered years;
public proposal and review processes
take place during the preceding year.
The Board also addresses customary and
traditional use determinations during
the applicable biennial cycle. This rule
also revises the customary and
traditional use determinations for
wildlife.
DATES
: This rule is effective November
23, 2020.
ADDRESSES
: The comments received on
the proposed rule as well as the Board
meeting transcripts are available at
www.regulations.gov in Docket No.
FWS–R7–SM–2018–0015. Board
meeting transcripts are also available for
review at the Office of Subsistence
Management, 1011 East Tudor Road,
Mail Stop 121, Anchorage, AK 99503, or
on the Office of Subsistence
Management website (https://
www.doi.gov/subsistence).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
:
Chair, Federal Subsistence Board, c/o
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
Attention: Sue Detwiler, Assistant
Regional Director, Office of Subsistence
Management; (907) 786–3888 or
subsistence@fws.gov. For questions
specific to National Forest System
lands, contact Wayne Owen, Director
Wildlife, Fisheries, Ecology, Watershed,
& Subsistence, U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service,
Alaska Region; (907) 586–7916 or
wayne.owen@usda.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
:
Background
Under Title VIII of the Alaska
National Interest Lands Conservation
Act (ANILCA) (16 U.S.C. 3111–3126),
the Secretary of the Interior and the
Secretary of Agriculture (Secretaries)
jointly implement the Federal
Subsistence Management Program. This
program provides a preference for take
of fish and wildlife resources for
subsistence uses on Federal public
lands and waters in Alaska. The
Secretaries published temporary
regulations to carry out this program in
the Federal Register on June 29, 1990
(55 FR 27114), and published final
regulations in the Federal Register on
May 29, 1992 (57 FR 22940). The
Program has subsequently amended
these regulations a number of times.
Because this program is a joint effort
between Interior and Agriculture, these
regulations are located in two titles of
the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR):
Title 36, ‘‘Parks, Forests, and Public
Property,’’ and title 50, ‘‘Wildlife and
Fisheries,’’ at 36 CFR 242.1–242.28 and
50 CFR 100.1–100.28, respectively. The
regulations contain subparts as follows:
Subpart A, General Provisions; Subpart
B, Program Structure; Subpart C, Board
Determinations; and Subpart D,
Subsistence Taking of Fish and Wildlife.
Consistent with subpart B of these
regulations, the Secretaries established a
Federal Subsistence Board to administer
the Federal Subsistence Management
Program. The Board comprises:
A Chair appointed by the Secretary
of the Interior with concurrence of the
Secretary of Agriculture;
The Alaska Regional Director, U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service;
The Alaska Regional Director,
National Park Service;
The Alaska State Director, Bureau
of Land Management;
The Alaska Regional Director,
Bureau of Indian Affairs;
The Alaska Regional Forester,
USDA Forest Service; and
Two public members appointed by
the Secretary of the Interior with
concurrence of the Secretary of
Agriculture.
Through the Board, these agencies
participate in the development of
regulations for subparts C and D, which,
among other things, set forth program
eligibility and specific harvest seasons
and limits.
In administering the program, the
Secretaries divided Alaska into 10
subsistence resource regions, each of
which is represented by a Regional
Advisory Council. The Regional
Advisory Councils provide a forum for
rural residents with personal knowledge
of local conditions and resource
requirements to have a meaningful role
in the subsistence management of fish
and wildlife on Federal public lands in
Alaska. The Council members represent
varied geographical, cultural, and user
interests within each region.
The Board addresses customary and
traditional use determinations during
the applicable biennial cycle. Section
ll.24 (customary and traditional use
determinations) was originally
published in the Federal Register on
May 29, 1992 (57 FR 22940). The
regulations at 36 CFR 242.4 and 50 CFR
100.4 define ‘‘customary and traditional
use’’ as ‘‘a long-established, consistent
pattern of use, incorporating beliefs and
customs which have been transmitted
from generation to generation. . . .’’
Since 1992, the Board has made a
number of customary and traditional
use determinations at the request of
affected subsistence users. Those
modifications, along with some
administrative corrections, were
published in the Federal Register as
follows:
M
ODIFICATIONS TO
§ll.24
Federal Register citation Date of publication Rule made changes to the
following provisions of ll.24
59 FR 27462 .............................................................. May 27, 1994 ........................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
59 FR 51855 .............................................................. October 13, 1994 ..................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
60 FR 10317 .............................................................. February 24, 1995 ................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
61 FR 39698 .............................................................. July 30, 1996 ........................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
62 FR 29016 .............................................................. May 29, 1997 ........................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
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M
ODIFICATIONS TO
§ll.24—Continued
Federal Register citation Date of publication Rule made changes to the
following provisions of ll.24
63 FR 35332 .............................................................. June 29, 1998 .......................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
63 FR 46148 .............................................................. August 28, 1998 ....................................................... Wildlife and Fish/Shellfish.
64 FR 1276 ................................................................ January 8, 1999 ....................................................... Fish/Shellfish.
64 FR 35776 .............................................................. July 1, 1999 ............................................................. Wildlife.
65 FR 40730 .............................................................. June 30, 2000 .......................................................... Wildlife.
66 FR 10142 .............................................................. February 13, 2001 ................................................... Fish/Shellfish.
66 FR 33744 .............................................................. June 25, 2001 .......................................................... Wildlife.
67 FR 5890 ................................................................ February 7, 2002 ..................................................... Fish/Shellfish.
67 FR 43710 .............................................................. June 28, 2002 .......................................................... Wildlife.
68 FR 7276 ................................................................ February 12, 2003 ................................................... Fish/Shellfish.
69 FR 5018 ................................................................ February 3, 2004 ..................................................... Fish/Shellfish.
69 FR 40174 .............................................................. July 1, 2004 ............................................................. Wildlife.
70 FR 13377 .............................................................. March 21, 2005 ........................................................ Fish/Shellfish.
70 FR 36268 .............................................................. June 22, 2005 .......................................................... Wildlife.
71 FR 15569 .............................................................. March 29, 2006 ........................................................ Fish/Shellfish.
71 FR 37642 .............................................................. June 30, 2006 .......................................................... Wildlife.
72 FR 12676 .............................................................. March 16, 2007 ........................................................ Fish/Shellfish.
72 FR 73426 .............................................................. December 27, 2007 ................................................. Wildlife/Fish.
73 FR 35726 .............................................................. June 26, 2008 .......................................................... Wildlife.
74 FR 14049 .............................................................. March 30, 2009 ........................................................ Fish/Shellfish.
75 FR 37918 .............................................................. June 30, 2010 .......................................................... Wildlife.
76 FR 12564 .............................................................. March 8, 2011 .......................................................... Fish/Shellfish.
77 FR 35482 .............................................................. June 13, 2012 .......................................................... Wildlife.
79 FR 35232 .............................................................. June 19, 2014 .......................................................... Wildlife.
81 FR 52528 .............................................................. August 8, 2016 ......................................................... Wildlife.
83 FR 3079 ................................................................ January 23, 2018 ..................................................... Fish.
83 FR 50758 .............................................................. October 9, 2018 ....................................................... Wildlife.
84 FR 39744 .............................................................. August 12, 2019 ....................................................... Fish.
Current Rule
The Departments published a
proposed rule on January 31, 2019 (84
FR 623), to amend the wildlife sections
of subparts C and D of 36 CFR part 242
and 50 CFR part 100. The proposed rule
opened a comment period, which closed
on March 27, 2019. The Departments
advertised the proposed rule by mail,
email, web page, social media, radio,
and newspaper. During that period, the
Councils met and, in addition to other
Council business, generated proposals
and received suggestions for proposals
from the public. The Board received 51
proposals for changes to subparts C and
D, 17 wildlife closure reviews, and 1
deferred proposal from the previous
cycle. After the comment period closed,
the Board prepared a booklet describing
the proposals and distributed it to the
public. The proposals were also
available online. The public then had an
additional 45 days in which to comment
on the proposals for changes to the
regulations.
The 10 Regional Advisory Councils
met again, received public comments,
and formulated their recommendations
to the Board on proposals for their
respective regions. The Councils had a
substantial role in reviewing the
proposed rule and making
recommendations for the final rule.
Moreover, a Council Chair, or a
designated representative, presented
each Council’s recommendations at the
Board meeting that was held April 20–
23 and 27, 2020. These final regulations
reflect Board review and consideration
of Regional Advisory Council
recommendations, Tribal and Alaska
Native corporation consultations, and
public comments. The public received
extensive opportunity to review and
comment on all changes.
Of the 51 valid proposals, 26 were on
the Board’s non-consensus agenda, and
25 were on the consensus agenda. The
consensus agenda is made up of
proposals for which there is agreement
among the affected Councils, a majority
of the Interagency Staff Committee, and
the Alaska Department of Fish and
Game concerning a proposed regulatory
action. Anyone may request that the
Board remove a proposal from the
consensus agenda and place it on the
non-consensus agenda. The Board votes
en masse on the consensus agenda after
deliberation and action on the non-
consensus agenda. Of the proposals on
the consensus agenda, the Board
adopted 17, rejected 7, and took no
action on 1. Of the 17 wildlife closure
reviews, 12 closures were maintained,
and 5 closures were partially or
completely rescinded. The deferred
proposal from the previous cycle was
adopted with modification. Analysis
and justification for the action taken on
each proposal on the consensus agenda
are available for review at the Office of
Subsistence Management, 1011 East
Tudor Road, Mail Stop 121, Anchorage,
Alaska 99503, or on the Federal
Subsistence Management Programs
website (http://www.doi.gov/
subsistence/index.cfm) or at http://
www.regulations.gov in Docket No.
FWS–R7–SM–2018–0015. Of the
proposals on the non-consensus agenda,
the Board adopted or adopted with
modification 17, rejected 7, took no
action on 1, and deferred 1.
Summary of Non-Consensus Proposals
Rejected or No Action Taken by the
Board
The Board rejected, took no action, or
deferred nine non-consensus proposals.
The rejected proposals were
recommended for rejection by one or
more of the Councils.
The Board rejected a proposal to close
the moose season in Unit 1C. No
conservation concerns were noted, and
this action would have detrimental
impacts to subsistence users.
The Board rejected a proposal to lift
a restriction on non-Federally qualified
users on the number of deer they may
harvest in Unit 2. This action was based
on the need to provide a priority to
subsistence users.
The Board rejected a proposal to
reduce the season and harvest limits for
deer in Unit 2. The Board stated that no
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conservation concerns supported this
action and it would have reduced
opportunity for subsistence users.
The Board rejected a proposal to
restrict hunting and trapping within 1
mile of roads or trails and to mark traps
with brightly colored tape in Unit 7. The
Board stated that this action would
cause confusion and make Federal
regulations more restrictive than State
regulations.
The Board rejected a proposal to
shorten the season and harvest limits for
snowshoe and tundra hare in Unit 9.
The Board rejected this action as no
evidence of conservation concerns was
presented.
The Board deferred a proposal for
wolves and wolverines in Units 17B and
17C, which would allow the use of
snowmachines to position the animals
for harvest. This deferment will allow
more time for data to be collected, and
the proposal will be addressed again
later this year.
The Board rejected a proposal to
rescind the closure on public lands to
non-Federally qualified users to the take
of moose in Unit 22A. The Board found
that, while the moose population is
improving, it remains low and lifting
the closure may result in adverse effects
on the population. The land manager,
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM),
stated that they would fund a moose
population survey in the coming year.
The Board took no action on a
proposal to revise the winter season for
moose in Unit 22D based on its action
on a similar proposal.
The Board rejected a proposal to
rescind the closure on public lands to
non-Federally qualified users for the
take of sheep in Unit 25A (Arctic Village
Sheep Management Area). The Board
stated that there is still a significant
conservation concern and the user
group conflicts have not yet been
resolved.
Summary of Non-Consensus Proposals
Adopted by the Board
The Board adopted or adopted with
modification 17 non-consensus
proposals. Modifications were suggested
by the affected Council(s), developed
during the analysis process, suggested
during Tribal and Alaska Native
corporation consultations, or developed
during the Board’s public deliberations.
All of the adopted proposals were
recommended for adoption by at least
one of the Councils.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise trapping season dates for beaver
in Units 1–4.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise the customary and traditional use
determinations for goats, moose, and
black and brown bears in Units 1–5 and
for elk in Unit 3.
The Board adopted a proposal to
eliminate harvest limits and quotas and
revise the sealing requirements for
wolves (hunting and trapping) in Unit 2.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise the hunt areas, season dates, and
harvest limits for deer in Unit 3.
The Board adopted a proposal with
modification to revise the customary
and traditional use determination and
establish a season for goats in Units 7
and 15 and for sheep in Unit 15.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise the season and harvest/
possession limits for ptarmigan in Unit
9. The Board adopted a proposal with
modification to conduct a subsistence
user prioritization and establish a
season and harvest limit for caribou in
Unit 10 (Unimak Island).
The Board adopted with modification
a proposal to revise the hunt area,
season, and harvest limits for moose in
Unit 12.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise the customary and traditional use
determinations for sheep in Unit 12.
The Board adopted a proposal to
establish an antlerless moose season in
Unit 17A.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise the hunt area for moose in Unit
18.
The Board adopted a proposal to
establish a ‘‘may be announced’’ winter
season for mink and weasal in a portion
of Unit 18.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise the seasons and harvest limits for
caribou in Units 20E, 20F, and 25C.
The Board adopted a proposal to
revise permit requirements and the
existing ‘‘to be announced’’ season for
moose in Units 21D, 21D remainder,
and 22D remainder.
The Board adopted a proposal to close
public lands to non-Federally qualified
users to the take of moose in Units 22A
remainder and 22D remainder.
The Board adopted a proposal with
modification to revise the season for
caribou in Unit 23.
The Board adopted a proposal with
modification to eliminate the cow
moose season in Unit 23.
The Board adopted with modification
deferred proposal WP 18–19 to establish
a community harvest system for the
Ahtna traditional communities of
Cantwell, Chistochina, Chitina, Copper
Center, Gakona, Gulkana, Mentasta
Lake, and Tazlina for moose and
caribou.
These final regulations reflect Board
review and consideration of Regional
Advisory Council recommendations,
Tribal and Alaska Native corporation
consultations, and public comments.
Because this rule concerns public lands
managed by an agency or agencies in
both the Departments of Agriculture and
the Interior, identical text will be
incorporated into 36 CFR part 242 and
50 CFR part 100.
Conformance With Statutory and
Regulatory Authorities
Administrative Procedure Act
Compliance
The Board has provided extensive
opportunity for public input and
involvement in compliance with
Administrative Procedure Act
requirements, including publishing a
proposed rule in the Federal Register,
participation in multiple Regional
Council meetings, additional public
review and comment on all proposals
for regulatory change, and opportunity
for additional public comment during
the Board meeting prior to deliberation.
Additionally, an administrative
mechanism exists (and has been used by
the public) to request reconsideration of
the Board’s decision on any particular
proposal for regulatory change (36 CFR
242.20 and 50 CFR 100.20). Therefore,
the Board believes that sufficient public
notice and opportunity for involvement
have been given to affected persons
regarding Board decisions.
In the more than 25 years that the
Program has been operating, no benefit
to the public has been demonstrated by
delaying the effective date of the
subsistence regulations. A lapse in
regulatory control could affect the
continued viability of fish or wildlife
populations and future subsistence
opportunities for rural Alaskans, and
would generally fail to serve the overall
public interest. Therefore, the Board
finds good cause pursuant to 5 U.S.C.
553(d)(3) to make this rule effective
upon the date set forth in
DATES
to
ensure continued operation of the
subsistence program.
National Environmental Policy Act
Compliance
A Draft Environmental Impact
Statement that described four
alternatives for developing a Federal
Subsistence Management Program was
distributed for public comment on
October 7, 1991. The Final
Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
was published on February 28, 1992.
The Record of Decision (ROD) on
Subsistence Management for Federal
Public Lands in Alaska was signed April
6, 1992. The selected alternative in the
FEIS (Alternative IV) defined the
administrative framework of an annual
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regulatory cycle for subsistence
regulations. The following Federal Register
documents pertain to this rulemaking:
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Federal Register
citation Date of publication Category Details
57 FR 22940 ............... May 29, 1992 ............. Final Rule ................... ‘‘Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska; Final Rule’’ was pub-
lished in the Federal Register.
64 FR 1276 ................. January 8, 1999 ......... Final Rule ................... Amended the regulations to include subsistence activities occurring on inland navigable
waters in which the United States has a reserved water right and to identify specific
Federal land units where reserved water rights exist. Extended the Federal Subsist-
ence Board’s management to all Federal lands selected under the Alaska Native
Claims Settlement Act and the Alaska Statehood Act and situated within the bound-
aries of a Conservation System Unit, National Recreation Area, National Conservation
Area, or any new national forest or forest addition, until conveyed to the State of Alas-
ka or to an Alaska Native Corporation. Specified and clarified the Secretaries’ authority
to determine when hunting, fishing, or trapping activities taking place in Alaska off the
public lands interfere with the subsistence priority.
66 FR 31533 ............... June 12, 2001 ............ Interim Rule ................ Expanded the authority that the Board may delegate to agency field officials and clarified
the procedures for enacting emergency or temporary restrictions, closures, or open-
ings.
67 FR 30559 ............... May 7, 2002 ............... Final Rule ................... Amended the operating regulations in response to comments on the June 12, 2001, in-
terim rule. Also corrected some inadvertent errors and oversights of previous rules.
68 FR 7703 ................. February 18, 2003 ...... Direct Final Rule ......... Clarified how old a person must be to receive certain subsistence use permits and re-
moved the requirement that Regional Councils must have an odd number of members.
68 FR 23035 ............... April 30, 2003 ............. Affirmation of Direct
Final Rule. Because no adverse comments were received on the direct final rule (68 FR 7703, Feb-
ruary 18, 2003), the direct final rule was adopted.
69 FR 60957 ............... October 14, 2004 ....... Final Rule ................... Clarified the membership qualifications for Regional Advisory Council membership and
relocated the definition of ‘‘regulatory year’’ from subpart A to subpart D of the regula-
tions.
70 FR 76400 ............... December 27, 2005 .... Final Rule ................... Revised jurisdiction in marine waters and clarified jurisdiction relative to military lands.
71 FR 49997 ............... August 24, 2006 ......... Final Rule ................... Revised the jurisdiction of the subsistence program by adding submerged lands and
waters in the area of Makhnati Island, near Sitka, AK. This allowed subsistence users
to harvest marine resources in this area under seasons, harvest limits, and methods
specified in the regulations.
72 FR 25688 ............... May 7, 2007 ............... Final Rule ................... Revised nonrural determinations.
75 FR 63088 ............... October 14, 2010 ....... Final Rule ................... Amended the regulations for accepting and addressing special action requests and the
role of the Regional Advisory Councils in the process.
76 FR 56109 ............... September 12, 2011 ... Final Rule ................... Revised the composition of the Federal Subsistence Board by expanding the Board by
two public members who possess personal knowledge of and direct experience with
subsistence uses in rural Alaska.
77 FR 12477 ............... March 1, 2012 ............ Final Rule ................... Extended the compliance date for the final rule (72 FR 25688, May 7, 2007) that revised
nonrural determinations until the Secretarial program review was complete or in 5
years, whichever came first.
80 FR 68249 ............... November 4, 2015 ...... Final Rule ................... Revised the nonrural determination process and allowed the Federal Subsistence Board
to define which communities and areas are nonrural.
83 FR 23813 ............... May 23, 2018 ............. Final Rule ................... Identified submerged lands within the Tongass National Forest that did not pass to the
State of Alaska at statehood and remain Federal public lands subject to the provisions
of ANILCA.
A 1997 environmental assessment
dealt with the expansion of Federal
jurisdiction over fisheries and is
available at the office listed under
FOR
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
. The
Secretary of the Interior, with
concurrence of the Secretary of
Agriculture, determined that expansion
of Federal jurisdiction does not
constitute a major Federal action
significantly affecting the human
environment and, therefore, signed a
Finding of No Significant Impact.
Section 810 of ANILCA
An ANILCA section 810 analysis was
completed as part of the FEIS process on
the Federal Subsistence Management
Program. The intent of all Federal
subsistence regulations is to accord
subsistence uses of fish and wildlife on
public lands a priority over the taking
of fish and wildlife on such lands for
other purposes, unless restriction is
necessary to conserve healthy fish and
wildlife populations. The final section
810 analysis determination appeared in
the April 6, 1992, ROD and concluded
that the Program, under Alternative IV
with an annual process for setting
subsistence regulations, may have some
local impacts on subsistence uses, but
will not likely restrict subsistence uses
significantly.
During the subsequent environmental
assessment process for extending
fisheries jurisdiction, an evaluation of
the effects of this rule was conducted in
accordance with section 810. That
evaluation also supported the
Secretaries’ determination that the rule
will not reach the ‘‘may significantly
restrict’’ threshold that would require
notice and hearings under ANILCA
section 810(a).
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA)
This rule does not contain any new
collections of information that require
Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) approval. OMB has reviewed and
approved the collections of information
associated with the subsistence
regulations at 36 CFR part 242 and 50
CFR part 100, and assigned OMB
Control Number 1018–0075 (expires
July 30, 2020, and in accordance with 5
CFR 1320.10, an agency may continue to
conduct or sponsor this collection of
information while the submission is
pending at OMB). An agency may not
conduct or sponsor and you are not
required to respond to a collection of
information unless it displays a
currently valid OMB control number.
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Regulatory Planning and Review
(Executive Orders 12866 and 13563)
Executive Order 12866 provides that
the Office of Information and Regulatory
Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of
Management and Budget will review all
significant rules. OIRA has determined
that this rule is not significant.
Executive Order 13563 reaffirms the
principles of E.O. 12866 while calling
for improvements in the nation’s
regulatory system to promote
predictability, to reduce uncertainty,
and to use the best, most innovative,
and least burdensome tools for
achieving regulatory ends. The
executive order directs agencies to
consider regulatory approaches that
reduce burdens and maintain flexibility
and freedom of choice for the public
where these approaches are relevant,
feasible, and consistent with regulatory
objectives. E.O. 13563 emphasizes
further that regulations must be based
on the best available science and that
the rulemaking process must allow for
public participation and an open
exchange of ideas. We have developed
this rule in a manner consistent with
these requirements.
Regulatory Flexibility Act
The Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980
(5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) requires
preparation of flexibility analyses for
rules that will have a significant effect
on a substantial number of small
entities, which include small
businesses, organizations, or
governmental jurisdictions. In general,
the resources to be harvested under this
rule are already being harvested and
consumed by the local harvester and do
not result in an additional dollar benefit
to the economy. However, we estimate
that two million pounds of meat are
harvested by subsistence users annually
and, if given an estimated dollar value
of $3.00 per pound, this amount would
equate to about $6 million in food value
Statewide. Based upon the amounts and
values cited above, the Departments
certify that this rulemaking will not
have a significant economic effect on a
substantial number of small entities
within the meaning of the Regulatory
Flexibility Act.
Small Business Regulatory Enforcement
Fairness Act
Under the Small Business Regulatory
Enforcement Fairness Act (5 U.S.C. 801
et seq.), this rule is not a major rule. It
does not have an effect on the economy
of $100 million or more, will not cause
a major increase in costs or prices for
consumers, and does not have
significant adverse effects on
competition, employment, investment,
productivity, innovation, or the ability
of U.S.-based enterprises to compete
with foreign-based enterprises.
Executive Order 12630
Title VIII of ANILCA requires the
Secretaries to administer a subsistence
priority on public lands. The scope of
this Program is limited by definition to
certain public lands. Likewise, these
regulations have no potential takings of
private property implications as defined
by Executive Order 12630.
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
The Secretaries have determined and
certify pursuant to the Unfunded
Mandates Reform Act, 2 U.S.C. 1502 et
seq., that this rulemaking will not
impose a cost of $100 million or more
in any given year on local or State
governments or private entities. The
implementation of this rule is by
Federal agencies, and there is no cost
imposed on any State or local entities or
tribal governments.
Executive Order 12988
The Secretaries have determined that
these regulations meet the applicable
standards provided in sections 3(a) and
3(b)(2) of Executive Order 12988,
regarding civil justice reform.
Executive Order 13132
In accordance with Executive Order
13132, the rule does not have sufficient
federalism implications to warrant the
preparation of a federalism summary
impact statement. Title VIII of ANILCA
precludes the State from exercising
subsistence management authority over
fish and wildlife resources on Federal
lands unless it meets certain
requirements.
Executive Order 13175
The Alaska National Interest Lands
Conservation Act, Title VIII, does not
provide specific rights to tribes for the
subsistence taking of wildlife, fish, and
shellfish. However, the Board provided
federally recognized Tribes and Alaska
Native corporations opportunities to
consult on this rule. Consultation with
Alaska Native corporations are based on
Public Law 108–199, div. H, Sec. 161,
Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 452, as amended
by Public Law 108–447, div. H, title V,
Sec. 518, Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 3267,
which provides that: ‘‘The Director of
the Office of Management and Budget
and all Federal agencies shall hereafter
consult with Alaska Native corporations
on the same basis as Indian tribes under
Executive Order No. 13175.’’
The Secretaries, through the Board,
provided a variety of opportunities for
consultation: Commenting on proposed
changes to the existing rule; engaging in
dialogue at the Regional Council
meetings; engaging in dialogue at the
Board’s meetings; and providing input
in person, by mail, email, or phone at
any time during the rulemaking process.
On April 20, 2020, the Board
provided federally recognized Tribes
and Alaska Native Corporations a
specific opportunity to consult on this
rule prior to the start of its public
regulatory meeting. Federally
recognized Tribes and Alaska Native
Corporations were notified by mail and
telephone and were given the
opportunity to attend in person or via
teleconference.
Executive Order 13211
This Executive Order requires
agencies to prepare Statements of
Energy Effects when undertaking certain
actions. However, this rule is not a
significant regulatory action under E.O.
13211, affecting energy supply,
distribution, or use, and no Statement of
Energy Effects is required.
Drafting Information
Theo Matuskowitz drafted these
regulations under the guidance of Sue
Detwiler of the Office of Subsistence
Management, Alaska Regional Office,
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
Anchorage, Alaska. Additional
assistance was provided by
Casey Burns, Alaska State Office,
Bureau of Land Management;
Joshua Ream, Alaska Regional
Office, National Park Service;
Dr. Glenn Chen, Alaska Regional
Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs;
Carol Damberg, Alaska Regional
Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service;
and
Thomas Whitford, Alaska Regional
Office, USDA Forest Service.
List of Subjects
36 CFR Part 242
Administrative practice and
procedure, Alaska, Fish, National
forests, Public lands, Reporting and
recordkeeping requirements, Wildlife.
50 CFR Part 100
Administrative practice and
procedure, Alaska, Fish, National
forests, Public lands, Reporting and
recordkeeping requirements, Wildlife.
Regulation Promulgation
For the reasons set out in the
preamble, the Federal Subsistence
Board amends title 36, part 242, and
title 50, part 100, of the Code of Federal
Regulations as set forth below.
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MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS FOR
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1. The authority citation for both 36
CFR part 242 and 50 CFR part 100
continues to read as follows:
Authority: 16 U.S.C. 3, 472, 551, 668dd,
3101–3126; 18 U.S.C. 3551–3586; 43 U.S.C.
1733.
Subpart C—Board Determinations
2. In subpart C of 36 CFR part 242 and
50 CFR part 100, the table in
§ll.24(a)(1) is revised and headings
are added to the tables following
paragraphs (a)(2) and (3) to read as
follows:
§ll.24 Customary and traditional use
determinations.
(a) * * *
(1) * * *
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Unit 1 ................................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 1 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 1 ................................................................................ Deer .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 1 ................................................................................ Goat .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 1 ................................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 2 ................................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 2 ................................................................................ Deer .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 3 ................................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 3 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 3 ................................................................................ Deer .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 3 ................................................................................ Elk ...................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 3 ................................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 4 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 4 ................................................................................ Deer .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 4 ................................................................................ Goat .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 5 ................................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 5 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 5 ................................................................................ Deer .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 5 ................................................................................ Goat .................................... Residents of Units 1–5.
Unit 5 ................................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 5A.
Unit 5 ................................................................................ Wolf .................................... Residents of Unit 5A.
Unit 6A .............................................................................. Black Bear .......................... Residents of Yakutat and Units 6C and 6D, excluding
residents of Whittier.
Unit 6, remainder .............................................................. Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 6C and 6D, excluding residents of
Whittier.
Unit 6 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 6A .............................................................................. Goat .................................... Residents of Units 5A, 6C, Chenega Bay, and Tatitlek.
Unit 6C and Unit 6D ......................................................... Goat .................................... Residents of Units 6C and 6D.
Unit 6A .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Units 5A, 6A, 6B, and 6C.
Unit 6B and Unit 6C ......................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Units 6A, 6B, and 6C.
Unit 6D .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 6D.
Unit 6A .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 5A, 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only),
11–13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 6, remainder .............................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 7 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 7 ................................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Cooper Landing and Hope.
Unit 7, Brown Mountain hunt area ................................... Goat .................................... Residents of Port Graham and Nanwalek.
Unit 7, remainder .............................................................. Goat .................................... Residents of Chenega Bay, Cooper Landing, Hope,
Nanwalek, Ninilchik, Port Graham, Seldovia, and
Tatilek.
Unit 7 ................................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Chenega Bay, Cooper Landing, Hope,
and Tatitlek.
Unit 7 ................................................................................ Sheep ................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 7 ................................................................................ Ruffed Grouse .................... No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 8 ................................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Old Harbor, Akhiok, Larsen Bay, Karluk,
Ouzinkie, and Port Lions.
Unit 8 ................................................................................ Deer .................................... Residents of Unit 8.
Unit 8 ................................................................................ Elk ...................................... Residents of Unit 8.
Unit 8 ................................................................................ Goat .................................... No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 9D .............................................................................. Bison .................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 9A and Unit 9B .......................................................... Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 9A, 9B, 17A, 17B, and 17C.
Unit 9A .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Pedro Bay.
Unit 9B .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 9B.
Unit 9C .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 9C, Igiugig, Kakhonak, and Levelock.
Unit 9D .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 9D and 10 (Unimak Island).
Unit 9E .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Chignik, Chignik Lagoon, Chignik Lake,
Egegik, Ivanof Bay, Perryville, Pilot Point, Ugashik,
and Port Heiden/Meshik.
Unit 9A and Unit 9B .......................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 9C, and 17.
Unit 9C .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 9C, 17, and Egegik.
Unit 9D .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 9D, Akutan, and False Pass.
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Unit 9E .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 9C, 9E, 17, Nelson Lagoon, and
Sand Point.
Unit 9A, Unit 9B, Unit 9C, and Unit 9E ............................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 9A, 9B, 9C, and 9E.
Unit 9D .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Cold Bay, False Pass, King Cove, Nelson
Lagoon, and Sand Point.
Unit 9B .............................................................................. Sheep ................................. Residents of Iliamna, Newhalen, Nondalton, Pedro Bay,
Port Alsworth, and Lake Clark National Park and Pre-
serve within Unit 9B.
Unit 9 ................................................................................ Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 9A, Unit 9B, Unit 9C, and Unit 9E ............................ Beaver ................................ Residents of Units 9A, 9B, 9C, 9E, and 17.
Unit 10 Unimak Island ...................................................... Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 9D and 10 (Unimak Island).
Unit 10 Unimak Island ...................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Akutan, False Pass, King Cove, and Sand
Point.
Unit 10, remainder ............................................................ Caribou ............................... No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 10 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 11 .............................................................................. Bison .................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 11, north of the Sanford River .................................. Black Bear .......................... Residents of Chistochina, Chitina, Copper Center,
Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana, Kenny Lake, Mentasta
Lake, Slana, Tazlina, Tonsina, and Units 11 and 12.
Unit 11, remainder ............................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Chistochina, Chitina, Copper Center,
Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana, Kenny Lake, Mentasta
Lake, Nabesna Road (mileposts 25–46), Slana,
Tazlina, Tok Cutoff Road (mileposts 79–110),
Tonsina, and Unit 11.
Unit 11, north of the Sanford River .................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Chistochina, Chitina, Copper Center,
Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana, Kenny Lake, Mentasta
Lake, Slana, Tazlina, Tonsina, and Units 11 and 12.
Unit 11, remainder ............................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Chistochina, Chitina, Copper Center,
Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana, Kenny Lake, Mentasta
Lake, Nabesna Road (mileposts 25–46), Slana,
Tazlina, Tok Cutoff Road (mileposts 79–110),
Tonsina, and Unit 11.
Unit 11, north of the Sanford River .................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 11, 12, 13A–D, Chickaloon, Healy
Lake, and Dot Lake.
Unit 11, remainder ............................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 11, 13A–D, and Chickaloon.
Unit 11 .............................................................................. Goat .................................... Residents of Unit 11, Chitina, Chistochina, Copper
Center, Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana, Kenny Lake,
Mentasta Lake, Slana, Tazlina, Tonsina, and Dot
Lake, Tok Cutoff Road (mileposts 79–110 Mentasta
Pass), and Nabesna Road (mileposts 25–46).
Unit 11, north of the Sanford River .................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Units 11, 12, 13A–D, Chickaloon, Healy
Lake, and Dot Lake.
Unit 11, remainder ............................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 11, 13A–D, and Chickaloon.
Unit 11, north of the Sanford River .................................. Sheep ................................. Residents of Unit 12, Chistochina, Chitina, Copper
Center, Dot Lake, Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana,
Healy Lake, Kenny Lake, Mentasta Lake, Slana,
McCarthy/South Wrangell/South Park, Tazlina,
Tonsina, residents along the Nabesna Road—Mile-
posts 0–46 (Nabesna Road), and residents along the
McCarthy Road—Mileposts 0–62 (McCarthy Road).
Unit 11, remainder ............................................................ Sheep ................................. Residents of Chisana, Chistochina, Chitina, Copper
Center, Gakona, Glennallen, Gulkana, Kenny Lake,
Mentasta Lake, Slana, McCarthy/South Wrangell/
South Park, Tazlina, Tonsina, residents along the
Tok Cutoff—Milepost 79–110 (Mentasta Pass), resi-
dents along the Nabesna Road—Mileposts 0–46
(Nabesna Road), and residents along the McCarthy
Road—Mileposts 0–62 (McCarthy Road).
Unit 11 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 11 .............................................................................. Grouse (Spruce, Blue,
Ruffed and Sharp-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 12, 13, and Chickaloon, 15, 16,
20D, 22, and 23.
Unit 11 .............................................................................. Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow
and White-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 12, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D,
22, and 23.
Unit 12 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 12, Dot Lake, Chistochina, Gakona,
Mentasta Lake, and Slana.
Unit 12 .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 12, Chistochina, Dot Lake, Healy
Lake, and Mentasta Lake.
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Unit 12, that portion within the Tetlin National Wildlife
Refuge and those lands within the Wrangell-St. Elias
National Preserve north and east of a line formed by
the Pickerel Lake Winter Trail from the Canadian bor-
der to Pickerel Lake.
Moose ................................. Residents of Units 12 and 13C, Dot Lake, and Healy
Lake.
Unit 12, that portion east of the Nabesna River and
Nabesna Glacier, and south of the Winter Trail run-
ning southeast from Pickerel Lake to the Canadian
border.
Moose ................................. Residents of Units 12 and 13C and Healy Lake.
Unit 12, remainder ............................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 11 north of 62nd parallel, Units 12
and 13A–D, Chickaloon, Dot Lake, and Healy Lake.
Unit 12 .............................................................................. Sheep ................................. Residents of Unit 12, Chistochina, Dot Lake, Healy
Lake, Mentasta Lake, and Slana.
Unit 12 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 13 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 13 and Slana.
Unit 13B ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 11, 12 (along the Nabesna Road
and Tok Cutoff Road, mileposts 79–110), 13, 20D
(excluding residents of Fort Greely), and Chickaloon.
Unit 13C ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 11, 12 (along the Nabesna Road
and Tok Cutoff Road, mileposts 79–110), 13,
Chickaloon, Dot Lake, and Healy Lake.
Unit 13A and Unit 13D ..................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 11, 12 (along the Nabesna Road),
13, and Chickaloon.
Unit 13E ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 11, 12 (along the Nabesna Road),
13, Chickaloon, McKinley Village, and the area along
the Parks Highway between mileposts 216 and 239
(excluding residents of Denali National Park head-
quarters).
Unit 13D ............................................................................ Goat .................................... No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 13A and Unit 13D ..................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 13, Chickaloon, and Slana.
Unit 13B ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 13 and 20D (excluding residents of
Fort Greely) and Chickaloon and Slana.
Unit 13C ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 12 and 13, Chickaloon, Healy Lake,
Dot Lake, and Slana.
Unit 13E ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 13, Chickaloon, McKinley Village,
Slana, and the area along the Parks Highway be-
tween mileposts 216 and 239 (excluding residents of
Denali National Park headquarters).
Unit 13D ............................................................................ Sheep ................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 13 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 13 .............................................................................. Grouse (Spruce, Blue,
Ruffed Sharp-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22
and 23.
Unit 13 .............................................................................. Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow
and White-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22
and 23.
Unit 14C ............................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 14 .............................................................................. Goat .................................... No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 14 .............................................................................. Moose ................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 14A and Unit 14C ..................................................... Sheep ................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 15A and Unit 15B ...................................................... Black Bear .......................... Residents of Ninilchik.
Unit 15C ............................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Ninilchik, Port Graham, and Nanwalek.
Unit 15 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Ninilchik.
Unit 15B and Unit 15C ..................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Cooper Landing, Hope, Nanwalek,
Ninilchik, Port Graham, and Seldovia.
Unit 15 .............................................................................. Goat .................................... Residents of Cooper Landing, Hope, Nanwalek,
Ninilchik, Port Graham, and Seldovia.
Unit 15A and Unit 15B ...................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Cooper Landing, Ninilchik, Nanwalek, Port
Graham, and Seldovia.
Unit 15C ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Ninilchik, Nanwalek, Port Graham, and
Seldovia.
Unit 15 .............................................................................. Sheep ................................. Residents of Ninilchik.
Unit 15 .............................................................................. Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow
and White-tailed). Residents of Unit 15.
Unit 15 .............................................................................. Grouse (Spruce) ................. Residents of Unit 15.
Unit 15 .............................................................................. Grouse (Ruffed) ................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 16B ............................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 16B.
Unit 16 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 16A ............................................................................ Moose ................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 16B ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 16B.
Unit 16 .............................................................................. Sheep ................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
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Unit 16 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 16 .............................................................................. Grouse (Spruce and
Ruffed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22
and 23.
Unit 16 .............................................................................. Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow
and White-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22
and 23.
Unit 17A and that portion of 17B draining into Nuyakuk
Lake and Tikchik Lake. Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 9A and B, 17, Akiak, and Akiachak.
Unit 17, remainder ............................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Units 9A and B, and 17.
Unit 17A, those portions north and west of a line begin-
ning from the Unit 18 boundary at the northwestern
end of Nenevok Lake, to the southern point of upper
Togiak Lake, and northeast towards the northern point
of Nuyakuk Lake to the Unit 17A boundary.
Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 17, Akiak, Akiachak, Goodnews Bay,
Kwethluk, and Platinum.
Unit 17B, beginning at the Unit 17B boundary, those
portions north and west of a line running from the
southern point of upper Togiak Lake, northeast to the
northern point of Nuyakuk Lake, and northeast to the
point where the Unit 17 boundary intersects the Shot-
gun Hills.
Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 17 and Kwethluk.
Unit 17A, remainder .......................................................... Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 17, Akiak, Akiachak, Goodnews Bay,
and Platinum.
Unit 17B, that portion draining into Nuyakuk Lake and
Tikchik Lake. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 17, Akiak and Akiachak.
Unit 17B, remainder, and Unit 17C .................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 17.
Unit 17A, that portion west of the Izavieknik River,
Upper Togiak Lake, Togiak Lake, and the main course
of the Togiak River.
Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 17, Eek, Goodnews Bay, Lime
Village, Napakiak, Platinum, Quinhagak, Stony River,
and Tuntutuliak.
Unit 17A, that portion north of Togiak Lake that includes
Izavieknik River drainages. Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 17, Akiak, Akiachak, Lime Vil-
lage, Stony River, and Tuluksak.
Units 17A and 17B, those portions north and west of a
line beginning from the Unit 18 boundary at the north-
western end of Nenevok Lake, to the southern point of
upper Togiak Lake, and northeast to the northern
point of Nuyakuk Lake, northeast to the point where
the Unit 17 boundary intersects the Shotgun Hills.
Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 17, Kwethluk, Lime Village, and
Stony River.
Unit 17B, that portion of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge
within Unit 17B. Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 17, Akiachak, Akiak, Bethel,
Eek, Goodnews Bay, Lime Village, Napakiak, Plat-
inum, Quinhagak, Stony River, Tuluksak, and
Tuntutuliak.
Unit 17, remainder ............................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 9B, 9C, 9E, 17, Lime Village, and
Stony River.
Unit 17A, those portions north and west of a line begin-
ning from the Unit 18 boundary at the northwestern
end of Nenevok Lake, to the southern point of upper
Togiak Lake, and to the Unit 17A boundary to the
northeast towards the northern point of Nuyakuk Lake
and northeast towards the northern point of Nuyakuk
Lake to the Unit 17A boundary.
Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 17, Goodnews Bay, Kwethluk, and
Platinum.
Unit 17A, that portion north of Togiak Lake that includes
Izavieknik River drainages. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 17, Akiak, Akiachak, Goodnews Bay,
and Platinum.
Unit 17A, remainder .......................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 17, Goodnews Bay and Platinum.
Units 17B, beginning at the Unit 17B boundary, those
portions north and west of a line running from the
southern point of upper Togiak Lake, northeast to the
northern point of Nuyakuk Lake, and northeast to the
point where the Unit 17 boundary intersects the Shot-
gun Hills.
Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 17, Akiak, Akiachak, Goodnews Bay,
Levelock, Nondalton, and Platinum.
Unit 17B, that portion within the Togiak National Wildlife
Refuge. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 17, Akiak, Akiachak, Goodnews
Baym, Levelock, Nondalton, and Platinum.
Unit 17B, remainder and Unit 17C ................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 17, Nondalton, Levelock, Goodnews
Bay, and Platinum.
Unit 17 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 17 .............................................................................. Beaver ................................ Residents of Units 9A, 9B, 9C, 9E, and 17.
Unit 18 .............................................................................. Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 18, Unit 19A living downstream of the
Holokuk River, Holy Cross, Stebbins, St. Michael,
Twin Hills, and Togiak.
Unit 18 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Akiachak, Akiak, Eek, Goodnews Bay,
Kwethluk, Mountain Village, Napaskiak, Platinum,
Quinhagak, St. Marys, and Tuluksak.
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Unit 18 .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 18, Lower Kalskag, Manokotak,
Stebbins, St. Michael, Togiak, Twin Hills, and Upper
Kalskag.
Unit 18, that portion of the Yukon River drainage up-
stream of Russian Mission and that portion of the
Kuskokwim River drainage upstream of, but not in-
cluding, the Tuluksak River drainage.
Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 18, Upper Kalskag, Lower Kalskag,
Aniak, and Chuathbaluk.
Unit 18, that portion north of a line from Cape Romanzof
to Kusilvak Mountain to Mountain Village, and all
drainages north of the Yukon River downstream from
Marshall.
Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 18, Lower Kalskag, St. Michael,
Stebbins, and Upper Kalskag.
Unit 18, remainder ............................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 18, Lower Kalskag, and Upper
Kalskag.
Unit 18 .............................................................................. Musk ox .............................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 18 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 19C and Unit 19D ..................................................... Bison .................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 19A and Unit 19B ...................................................... Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 18 and 19 within the Kuskokwim
River drainage upstream from, and including, the
Johnson River.
Unit 19C ............................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 19D ............................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 19A and D, Tuluksak, and Lower
Kalskag.
Unit 19A and Unit 19B ...................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 19A and 19B, Unit 18 within the
Kuskokwim River drainage upstream from, and in-
cluding, the Johnson River, and residents of St.
Marys, Marshall, Pilot Station, and Russian Mission.
Unit 19C ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 19C, Lime Village, McGrath, Nikolai,
and Telida.
Unit 19D ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 19D, Lime Village, Sleetmute, and
Stony River.
Unit 19A and Unit 9B ........................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 18 within Kuskokwim River drainage
upstream from and including the Johnson River, and
residents of Unit 19.
Unit 19B, west of the Kogrukluk River ............................. Moose ................................. Residents of Eek and Quinhagak.
Unit 19C ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 19.
Unit 19D ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 19 and Lake Minchumina.
Unit 19 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 20D ............................................................................ Bison .................................. No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 20F ............................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 20F, Stevens Village, and Manley Hot
Springs.
Unit 20E ............................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 12 and Dot Lake.
Unit 20F ............................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 20F, Stevens Village, and Manley Hot
Springs.
Unit 20A ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Cantwell, Nenana, and those domiciled
between mileposts 216 and 239 of the Parks High-
way, excluding residents of households of the Denali
National Park Headquarters.
Unit 20B ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 20B, Nenana, and Tanana.
Unit 20C ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 20C living east of the Teklanika
River, residents of Cantwell, Lake Minchumina,
Manley Hot Springs, Minto, Nenana, Nikolai, Tanana,
Telida, and those domiciled between mileposts 216
and 239 of the Parks Highway and between mile-
posts 300 and 309, excluding residents of house-
holds of the Denali National Park Headquarters.
Unit 20D and Unit 20E ..................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 20D, 20E, 20F, 25, 12 (north of the
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve), Eu-
reka, Livengood, Manley, and Minto.
Unit 20F ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 20F and 25D and Manley Hot
Springs.
Unit 20A ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Cantwell, Minto, Nenana, McKinley Vil-
lage, and the area along the Parks Highway between
mileposts 216 and 239, excluding residents of house-
holds of the Denali National Park Headquarters.
Unit 20B, Minto Flats Management Area ......................... Moose ................................. Residents of Minto and Nenana.
Unit 20B, remainder .......................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 20B, Nenana, and Tanana.
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Unit 20C ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 20C (except that portion within Denali
National Park and Preserve and that portion east of
the Teklanika River), Cantwell, Manley Hot Springs,
Minto, Nenana, those domiciled between mileposts
300 and 309 of the Parks Highway, Nikolai, Tanana,
Telida, McKinley Village, and the area along the
Parks Highway between mileposts 216 and 239, ex-
cluding residents of households of the Denali Na-
tional Park Headquarters.
Unit 20D ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 20D and Tanacross.
Unit 20E ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 20E, Unit 12 north of the Wrangell-St.
Elias National Preserve, Circle, Central, Dot Lake,
Healy Lake, and Mentasta Lake.
Unit 20F ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 20F, Manley Hot Springs, Minto, and
Stevens Village.
Unit 20E ............................................................................ Sheep ................................. Residents of Units 20E, 25B, 25C, 25D, and Dot Lake,
Healy Lake, Northway, Tanacross, Tetlin, and Tok.
Unit 20F ............................................................................ Wolf .................................... Residents of Unit 20F, Stevens Village, and Manley Hot
Springs.
Unit 20, remainder ............................................................ Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 20D ............................................................................ Grouse, (Spruce, Ruffed
and Sharp-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22,
and 23.
Unit 20D ............................................................................ Ptarmigan (Rock and Wil-
low). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22,
and 23.
Unit 21 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 21 and 23.
Unit 21A ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21A, 21D, 21E, Aniak, Chuathbaluk,
Crooked Creek, McGrath, and Takotna.
Unit 21B and Unit 21C ..................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21B, 21C, 21D, and Tanana.
Unit 21D ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21B, 21C, 21D, and Huslia.
Unit 21E ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21A, 21E, Aniak, Chuathbaluk,
Crooked Creek, McGrath, and Takotna.
Unit 21A ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 21A, 21E, Takotna, McGrath, Aniak,
and Crooked Creek.
Unit 21B and Unit 21C ..................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Units 21B, 21C, Tanana, Ruby, and Ga-
lena.
Unit 21D ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 21D, Huslia, and Ruby.
Unit 21E, south of a line beginning at the western
boundary of Unit 21E near the mouth of Paimiut
Slough, extending easterly along the south bank of
Paimiut Slough to Upper High Bank, and southeast-
erly in the direction of Molybdenum Mountain to the
juncture of Units 19A, 21A, and 21E.
Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 21E, Aniak, Chuathbaluk, Kalskag,
Lower Kalskag, and Russian Mission.
Unit 21E remainder ........................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 21E and Russian Mission.
Unit 21 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 22A ............................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 22A and Koyuk.
Unit 22B ............................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 22B.
Unit 22C, Unit 22D, and Unit 22E .................................... Black Bear .......................... No Federal subsistence priority.
Unit 22 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 22.
Unit 22A ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21D west of the Koyukuk and Yukon
Rivers, 22 (except residents of St. Lawrence Island),
23, 24, Kotlik, Emmonak, Hooper Bay, Scammon
Bay, Chevak, Marshall, Mountain Village, Pilot Sta-
tion, Pitka’s Point, Russian Mission, St. Marys,
Nunam Iqua, and Alakanuk.
Unit 22, remainder ............................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21D west of the Koyukuk and Yukon
Rivers, 22 (excluding residents of St. Lawrence Is-
land), 23, and 24.
Unit 22 .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 22.
Unit 22A ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. All rural residents.
Unit 22B, west of the Darby Mountains ........................... Musk ox .............................. Residents of Units 22B and 22C.
Unit 22B, remainder .......................................................... Musk ox .............................. Residents of Unit 22B.
Unit 22C ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Unit 22C.
Unit 22D ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Units 22B, 22C, 22D, and 22E (excluding
St. Lawrence Island).
Unit 22E ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Unit 22E (excluding Little Diomede Is-
land).
Unit 22 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 23, 22, 21D north and west of the
Yukon River, and Kotlik.
Unit 22 .............................................................................. Grouse (Spruce) ................. Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22,
and 23.
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Unit 22 .............................................................................. Ptarmigan (Rock and Wil-
low). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22,
and 23.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 23, Alatna, Allakaket, Bettles, Evans-
ville, Galena, Hughes, Huslia, and Koyukuk.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Units 21 and 23.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 21D west of the Koyukuk and Yukon
Rivers, Galena, 22, 23, 24 including residents of
Wiseman but not including other residents of the Dal-
ton Highway Corridor Management Area, and 26A.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 23.
Unit 23, south of Kotzebue Sound and west of and in-
cluding the Buckland River drainage. Musk ox .............................. Residents of Unit 23 south of Kotzebue Sound and
west of and including the Buckland River drainage.
Unit 23, remainder ............................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Unit 23 east and north of the Buckland
River drainage.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Sheep ................................. Residents of Point Lay and Unit 23 north of the Arctic
Circle.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Grouse (Spruce and
Ruffed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22,
and 23.
Unit 23 .............................................................................. Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow
and White-tailed). Residents of Units 11, 13, Chickaloon, 15, 16, 20D, 22,
and 23.
Unit 24, that portion south of Caribou Mountain, and
within the public lands composing or immediately ad-
jacent to the Dalton Highway Corridor Management
Area.
Black Bear .......................... Residents of Stevens Village, Unit 24, and Wiseman,
but not including any other residents of the Dalton
Highway Corridor Management Area.
Unit 24, remainder ............................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 24 and Wiseman, but not including
any other residents of the Dalton Highway Corridor
Management Area.
Unit 24, that portion south of Caribou Mountain, and
within the public lands composing or immediately ad-
jacent to the Dalton Highway Corridor Management
Area.
Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Stevens Village and Unit 24.
Unit 24, remainder ............................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 24.
Unit 24 .............................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 24, Galena, Kobuk, Koyukuk, Ste-
vens Village, and Tanana.
Unit 24 .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 24, Koyukuk, and Galena.
Unit 24 .............................................................................. Sheep ................................. Residents of Unit 24 residing north of the Arctic Circle,
Allakaket, Alatna, Hughes, and Huslia.
Unit 24 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 1626.
Unit 25D ............................................................................ Black Bear .......................... Residents of Unit 25D.
Unit 25D ............................................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 25D.
Unit 25, remainder ............................................................ Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 25 and Eagle.
Unit 25A ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 24A and 25.
Unit 25B and Unit 25C ..................................................... Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 12 (north of Wrangell-St. Elias Na-
tional Preserve), 20D, 20E, 20F, and 25, and Eureka,
Livengood, Manley, and Minto.
Unit 25D ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Units 20F and 25D and Manley Hot
Springs.
Unit 25A ............................................................................ Moose ................................. Residents of Units 25A and 25D.
Unit 25B and Unit 25C ..................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of Units 20D, 20E, 25B, 25C, 25D, Tok and
Livengood.
Unit 25D, west .................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 25D West.
Unit 25D, remainder ......................................................... Moose ................................. Residents of remainder of Unit 25.
Unit 25A ............................................................................ Sheep ................................. Residents of Arctic Village, Chalkyitsik, Fort Yukon,
Kaktovik, and Venetie.
Unit 25B and Unit 25C ..................................................... Sheep ................................. Residents of Units 20E, 25B, 25C, and 25D.
Unit 25D ............................................................................ Wolf .................................... Residents of Unit 25D.
Unit 25, remainder ............................................................ Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
Unit 26 .............................................................................. Brown Bear ........................ Residents of Unit 26 (excluding the Prudhoe Bay-
Deadhorse Industrial Complex), Anaktuvuk Pass, and
Point Hope.
Unit 26A and C ................................................................. Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 26, Anaktuvuk Pass, and Point Hope.
Unit 26B ............................................................................ Caribou ............................... Residents of Unit 26, Anaktuvuk Pass, Point Hope, and
Unit 24 within the Dalton Highway Corridor Manage-
ment Area.
Unit 26 .............................................................................. Moose ................................. Residents of Unit 26 (excluding the Prudhoe Bay-
Deadhorse Industrial Complex), Point Hope, and
Anaktuvuk Pass.
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Unit 26A ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Anaktuvuk Pass, Atqasuk, Barrow,
Nuiqsut, Point Hope, Point Lay, and Wainwright.
Unit 26B ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Anaktuvuk Pass, Nuiqsut, and Kaktovik.
Unit 26C ............................................................................ Musk ox .............................. Residents of Kaktovik.
Unit 26A ............................................................................ Sheep ................................. Residents of Unit 26, Anaktuvuk Pass, and Point Hope.
Unit 26B ............................................................................ Sheep ................................. Residents of Unit 26, Anaktuvuk Pass, Point Hope, and
Wiseman.
Unit 26C ............................................................................ Sheep ................................. Residents of Unit 26, Anaktuvuk Pass, Arctic Village,
Chalkyitsik, Fort Yukon, Point Hope, and Venetie.
Unit 26 .............................................................................. Wolf .................................... Residents of Units 6, 9, 10 (Unimak Island only), 11–
13, Chickaloon, and 16–26.
(2) * * *
Table 2 to Paragraph (a)(2)
* * * * *
(3) * * *
Table 3 to Paragraph (a)(3)
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Subpart D—Subsistence Taking of
Fish and Wildlife
3. In subpart D of 36 CFR part 242 and
50 CFR part 100, § ll.26 is revised to
read as follows:
§ll.26 Subsistence taking of wildlife.
(a) General taking prohibitions. You
may take wildlife for subsistence uses
by any method, except as prohibited in
this section or by other Federal statute.
Taking wildlife for subsistence uses by
a prohibited method is a violation of
this part. Seasons are closed unless
opened by Federal regulation. Hunting
or trapping during a closed season or in
an area closed by this part is prohibited.
(b) Prohibited methods and means.
Except for special provisions found at
paragraphs (n)(1) through (26) of this
section, the following methods and
means of taking wildlife for subsistence
uses are prohibited:
(1) Shooting from, on, or across a
highway.
(2) Using any poison.
(3) Using a helicopter in any manner,
including transportation of individuals,
equipment, or wildlife; however, this
prohibition does not apply to
transportation of an individual, gear, or
wildlife during an emergency rescue
operation in a life-threatening situation.
(4) Taking wildlife from a motorized
land or air vehicle when that vehicle is
in motion, or from a motor-driven boat
when the boat’s progress from the
motor’s power has not ceased.
(5) Using a motorized vehicle to drive,
herd, or molest wildlife.
(6) Using or being aided by use of a
machine gun, set gun, or a shotgun
larger than 10 gauge.
(7) Using a firearm other than a
shotgun, muzzle-loaded rifle, rifle, or
pistol using center-firing cartridges for
the taking of ungulates, bear, wolves, or
wolverine, except that—
(i) An individual in possession of a
valid trapping license may use a firearm
that shoots rimfire cartridges to take
wolves and wolverine; and
(ii) Only a muzzle-loading rifle of .54-
caliber or larger, or a .45-caliber muzzle-
loading rifle with a 250-grain, or larger,
elongated slug may be used to take
brown bear, black bear, elk, moose,
musk ox, and mountain goat.
(8) Using or being aided by use of a
pit, fire, artificial light, radio
communication, artificial salt lick,
explosive, barbed arrow, bomb, smoke,
chemical, conventional steel trap with a
jaw spread over 9 inches, or conibear
style trap with a jaw spread over 11
inches.
(9) Using a snare, except that an
individual in possession of a valid
hunting license may use nets and snares
to take unclassified wildlife, ptarmigan,
grouse, or hares; and individuals in
possession of a valid trapping license
may use snares to take furbearers.
(10) Using a trap to take ungulates or
bear.
(11) Using hooks to physically snag,
impale, or otherwise take wildlife;
however, hooks may be used as a trap
drag.
(12) Using a crossbow to take
ungulates, bear, wolf, or wolverine in
any area restricted to hunting by bow
and arrow only.
(13) Taking of ungulates, bear, wolf,
or wolverine with a bow, unless the bow
is capable of casting an inch-wide
broadhead-tipped arrow at least 175
yards horizontally, and the arrow and
broadhead together weigh at least 1
ounce (437.5 grains).
(14) Using bait for taking ungulates,
bear, wolf, or wolverine; except you
may use bait to take wolves and
wolverine with a trapping license, and
you may use bait to take black bears and
brown bears with a hunting license as
authorized in Unit-specific regulations
at paragraphs (n)(1) through (26) of this
section. Baiting of black bears and
brown bears is subject to the following
restrictions:
(i) Before establishing a bear bait
station, you must register the site with
ADF&G.
(ii) When using bait, you must clearly
mark the site with a sign reading ‘‘black
bear bait station’’ that also displays your
hunting license number and ADF&G-
assigned number.
(iii) You may use only biodegradable
materials for bait; if fish or wildlife is
used as bait, only the head, bones,
viscera, or skin of legally harvested fish
and wildlife, the skinned carcasses of
furbearers, and unclassified wildlife
may be used, except that in Units 7 and
15, fish or fish parts may not be used as
bait. Scent lures may be used at
registered bait stations.
(iv) You may not use bait within
1
4
mile of a publicly maintained road or
trail.
(v) You may not use bait within 1
mile of a house or other permanent
dwelling, or within 1 mile of a
developed campground or developed
recreational facility.
(vi) When using bait, you must
remove litter and equipment from the
bait station site when done hunting.
(vii) You may not give or receive
payment for the use of a bait station,
including barter or exchange of goods.
(viii) You may not have more than
two bait stations with bait present at any
one time.
(15) Taking swimming ungulates,
bears, wolves, or wolverine.
(16) Taking or assisting in the taking
of ungulates, bear, wolves, wolverine, or
other furbearers before 3 a.m. following
the day in which airborne travel
occurred (except for flights in regularly
scheduled commercial aircraft). This
restriction does not apply to subsistence
taking of deer (except on NPS lands)
and of caribou on the Nushagak
Peninsula (a portion of Units 17A and
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moreover, this restriction does not apply
to subsistence setting of snares or traps,
or the removal of furbearers from traps
or snares.
(17) Taking a bear cub or a sow
accompanied by cub(s).
(c) Defense of life and property.
Wildlife taken in defense of life or
property is not a subsistence use;
wildlife so taken is subject to State
regulations.
(d) Trapping furbearing animals. The
following methods and means of
trapping furbearers for subsistence uses
pursuant to the requirements of a
trapping license are prohibited, in
addition to the prohibitions listed at
paragraph (b) of this section:
(1) Disturbing or destroying a den,
except that you may disturb a muskrat
pushup or feeding house in the course
of trapping;
(2) Disturbing or destroying any
beaver house;
(3) Taking beaver by any means other
than a steel trap or snare, except that
you may use firearms in certain Units
with established seasons as identified in
Unit-specific regulations found in this
subpart;
(4) Taking otter with a steel trap
having a jaw spread of less than 5
7
8
inches during any closed mink and
marten season in the same Unit;
(5) Using a net or fish trap (except a
blackfish or fyke trap); and
(6) Taking or assisting in the taking of
furbearers by firearm before 3:00 a.m. on
the day following the day on which
airborne travel occurred; however, this
does not apply to a trapper using a
firearm to dispatch furbearers caught in
a trap or snare.
(e) Possession and transportation of
wildlife. (1) Except as specified in
paragraph (e)(2) or (f)(1) of this section,
or as otherwise provided, you may not
take a species of wildlife in any Unit, or
portion of a Unit, if your total take of
that species already obtained anywhere
in the State under Federal and State
regulations equals or exceeds the
harvest limit in that Unit.
(2) An animal taken under Federal or
State regulations by any member of a
community with an established
community harvest limit for that species
counts toward the community harvest
limit for that species. Except for wildlife
taken pursuant to § ll.10(d)(5)(iii) or
as otherwise provided for by this part,
an animal taken as part of a community
harvest limit counts toward every
community member’s harvest limit for
that species taken under Federal or State
of Alaska regulations.
(f) Harvest limits. (1) The harvest limit
specified for a trapping season for a
species and the harvest limit set for a
hunting season for the same species are
separate and distinct. This means that if
you have taken a harvest limit for a
particular species under a trapping
season, you may take additional animals
under the harvest limit specified for a
hunting season or vice versa.
(2) A brown/grizzly bear taken in a
Unit or portion of a Unit having a
harvest limit of ‘‘one brown/grizzly bear
per year’’ counts against a ‘‘one brown/
grizzly bear every four regulatory years’’
harvest limit in other Units. You may
not take more than one brown/grizzly
bear in a regulatory year.
(g) Evidence of sex and identity. (1) If
subsistence take of Dall sheep is
restricted to a ram, you may not possess
or transport a harvested sheep unless
both horns accompany the animal.
(2) If the subsistence taking of an
ungulate, except sheep, is restricted to
one sex in the local area, you may not
possess or transport the carcass of an
animal taken in that area unless
sufficient portions of the external sex
organs remain attached to indicate
conclusively the sex of the animal,
except that in Units 1–5 antlers are also
considered proof of sex for deer if the
antlers are naturally attached to an
entire carcass, with or without the
viscera; and except in Units 11, 13, 19,
21, and 24, where you may possess
either sufficient portions of the external
sex organs (still attached to a portion of
the carcass) or the head (with or without
antlers attached; however, the antler
stumps must remain attached) to
indicate the sex of the harvested moose.
However, this paragraph (g)(2) does not
apply to the carcass of an ungulate that
has been butchered and placed in
storage or otherwise prepared for
consumption upon arrival at the
location where it is to be consumed.
(3) If a moose harvest limit requires an
antlered bull, an antler size, or
configuration restriction, you may not
possess or transport the moose carcass
or its parts unless both antlers
accompany the carcass or its parts. If
you possess a set of antlers with less
than the required number of brow tines
on one antler, you must leave the antlers
naturally attached to the unbroken,
uncut skull plate; however, this
paragraph (g)(3) does not apply to a
moose carcass or its parts that have been
butchered and placed in storage or
otherwise prepared for consumption
after arrival at the place where it is to
be stored or consumed.
(h) Removing harvest from the field.
(1) You must leave all edible meat on
the bones of the front quarters and hind
quarters of caribou and moose harvested
in Units 9, 17, 18, and 19B prior to
October 1 until you remove the meat
from the field or process it for human
consumption.
(2) You must leave all edible meat on
the bones of the front quarters, hind
quarters, and ribs of moose harvested in
Unit 21 prior to October 1 until you
remove the meat from the field or
process it for human consumption.
(3) You must leave all edible meat on
the bones of the front quarters, hind
quarters, and ribs of caribou and moose
harvested in Unit 24 prior to October 1
until you remove the meat from the field
or process it for human consumption.
Meat of the front quarters, hind quarters,
or ribs from a harvested moose or
caribou may be processed for human
consumption and consumed in the field;
however, meat may not be removed
from the bones for purposes of transport
out of the field.
(4) You must leave all edible meat on
the bones of the front quarters, hind
quarters, and ribs of caribou and moose
harvested in Unit 25 until you remove
the meat from the field or process it for
human consumption.
(i) Returning of tags, marks, or collars.
If you take an animal that has been
marked or tagged for scientific studies,
you must, within a reasonable time,
notify the ADF&G or the agency
identified on the collar or marker when
and where the animal was taken. You
also must retain any ear tag, collar,
radio, tattoo, or other identification with
the hide until it is sealed, if sealing is
required; in all cases, you must return
any identification equipment to the
ADF&G or to an agency identified on
such equipment.
(j) Sealing of bear skins and skulls. (1)
Sealing requirements for bear apply to
brown bears taken in all Units, except
as specified in this paragraph (j), and
black bears of all color phases taken in
Units 1–7, 11–17, and 20.
(2) You may not possess or transport
from Alaska the untanned skin or skull
of a bear unless the skin and skull have
been sealed by an authorized
representative of ADF&G in accordance
with State or Federal regulations, except
that the skin and skull of a brown bear
taken under a registration permit in
Units 5, 9B, 9E, 17, 18, 19A, and 19B
downstream of and including the Aniak
River drainage, and Units 21D, 22, 23,
24, and 26A need not be sealed unless
removed from the area.
(3) You must keep a bear skin and
skull together until a representative of
the ADF&G has removed a rudimentary
premolar tooth from the skull and
sealed both the skull and the skin;
however, this provision does not apply
to brown bears taken within Units 5, 9B,
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and including the Aniak River drainage,
and Units 21D, 22, 23, 24, and 26A and
which are not removed from the Unit.
(i) In areas where sealing is required
by Federal regulations, you may not
possess or transport the hide of a bear
that does not have the penis sheath or
vaginal orifice naturally attached to
indicate conclusively the sex of the
bear.
(ii) If the skin or skull of a bear taken
in Units 9B, 17, 18, and 19A and 19B
downstream of and including the Aniak
River drainage is removed from the area,
you must first have it sealed by an
ADF&G representative in Bethel,
Dillingham, or McGrath; at the time of
sealing, the ADF&G representative must
remove and retain the skin of the skull
and front claws of the bear.
(iii) If you remove the skin or skull of
a bear taken in Units 21D, 22, 23, 24,
and 26A from the area or present it for
commercial tanning within the area, you
must first have it sealed by an ADF&G
representative in Barrow, Galena, Nome,
or Kotzebue; at the time of sealing, the
ADF&G representative must remove and
retain the skin of the skull and front
claws of the bear.
(iv) If you remove the skin or skull of
a bear taken in Unit 5 from the area, you
must first have it sealed by an ADF&G
representative in Yakutat.
(v) If you remove the skin or skull of
a bear taken in Unit 9E from Unit 9, you
must first have it sealed by an
authorized sealing representative. At the
time of sealing, the representative must
remove and retain the skin of the skull
and front claws of the bear.
(4) You may not falsify any
information required on the sealing
certificate or temporary sealing form
provided by the ADF&G in accordance
with State regulations.
(k) Sealing of beaver, lynx, marten,
otter, wolf, and wolverine. You may not
possess or transport from Alaska the
untanned skin of a marten taken in Unit
1–5, 7, 13E, or 14–16 or the untanned
skin of a beaver, lynx, otter, wolf, or
wolverine, whether taken inside or
outside the State, unless the skin has
been sealed by an authorized
representative in accordance with State
or Federal regulations.
(1) In Unit 18, you must obtain an
ADF&G seal for beaver skins only if they
are to be sold or commercially tanned.
(2) In Unit 2, you must seal any wolf
taken on or before the 14th day after the
date of taking.
(l) Sealing form. If you take a species
listed in paragraph (k) of this section but
are unable to present the skin in person,
you must complete and sign a
temporary sealing form and ensure that
the completed temporary sealing form
and skin are presented to an authorized
representative of ADF&G for sealing
consistent with requirements listed in
paragraph (k) of this section.
(m) Traditional religious ceremonies.
You may take wildlife, outside of
established season or harvest limits, for
food in traditional religious ceremonies,
which are part of a funerary or mortuary
cycle, including memorial potlatches,
under the following provisions:
(1) The harvest does not violate
recognized principles of wildlife
conservation and uses the methods and
means allowable for the particular
species published in the applicable
Federal regulations. The appropriate
Federal land manager will establish the
number, species, sex, or location of
harvest, if necessary, for conservation
purposes. Other regulations relating to
ceremonial harvest may be found in the
Unit-specific regulations in paragraph
(n) of this section.
(2) No permit or harvest ticket is
required for harvesting under this
section; however, the harvester must be
a federally qualified subsistence user
with customary and traditional use in
the area where the harvesting will
occur.
(3) In Units 1–26 (except for
Koyukon/Gwich’in potlatch ceremonies
in Unit 20F, 21, 24, or 25):
(i) A tribal chief, village or tribal
council president, or the chief’s or
president’s designee for the village in
which the religious/cultural ceremony
will be held, or a federally qualified
subsistence user outside of a village or
tribal-organized ceremony, must notify
the nearest Federal land manager that a
wildlife harvest will take place. The
notification must include the species,
harvest location, and number of animals
expected to be taken.
(ii) Immediately after the wildlife is
taken, the tribal chief, village or tribal
council president or designee, or other
federally qualified subsistence user
must create a list of the successful
hunters and maintain these records,
including the name of the decedent for
whom the ceremony will be held. If
requested, this information must be
available to an authorized representative
of the Federal land manager.
(iii) The tribal chief, village or tribal
council president or designee, or other
federally qualified subsistence user
outside of the village in which the
religious/cultural ceremony will be held
must report to the Federal land manager
the harvest location, species, sex, and
number of animals taken as soon as
practicable, but not more than 15 days
after the wildlife is taken.
(4) In Units 20F, 21, 24, and 25 (for
Koyukon/Gwich’in potlatch ceremonies
only):
(i) Taking wildlife outside of
established season and harvest limits is
authorized if it is for food for the
traditional Koyukon/Gwich’in Potlatch
Funerary or Mortuary ceremony and if
it is consistent with conservation of
healthy populations.
(ii) Immediately after the wildlife is
taken, the tribal chief, village or tribal
council president, or the chief’s or
president’s designee for the village in
which the religious ceremony will be
held must create a list of the successful
hunters and maintain these records. The
list must be made available, after the
harvest is completed, to a Federal land
manager upon request.
(iii) As soon as practical, but not more
than 15 days after the harvest, the tribal
chief, village council president, or
designee must notify the Federal land
manager about the harvest location,
species, sex, and number of animals
taken.
(n) Unit regulations. You may take for
subsistence unclassified wildlife, all
squirrel species and marmots in all
Units, without harvest limits, for the
period of July 1–June 30. Unit-specific
restrictions or allowances for
subsistence taking of wildlife are
identified at paragraphs (n)(1) through
(26) of this section.
(1) Unit 1. Unit 1 consists of all
mainland drainages from Dixon
Entrance to Cape Fairweather, and those
islands east of the center line of
Clarence Strait from Dixon Entrance to
Caamano Point, and all islands in
Stephens Passage and Lynn Canal north
of Taku Inlet:
(i) Unit 1A consists of all drainages
south of the latitude of Lemesurier Point
including all drainages into Behm
Canal, excluding all drainages of Ernest
Sound.
(ii) Unit 1B consists of all drainages
between the latitude of Lemesurier
Point and the latitude of Cape Fanshaw
including all drainages of Ernest Sound
and Farragut Bay, and including the
islands east of the center lines of
Frederick Sound, Dry Strait (between
Sergief and Kadin Islands), Eastern
Passage, Blake Channel (excluding
Blake Island), Ernest Sound, and
Seward Passage.
(iii) Unit 1C consists of that portion of
Unit 1 draining into Stephens Passage
and Lynn Canal north of Cape Fanshaw
and south of the latitude of Eldred Rock
including Berners Bay, Sullivan Island,
and all mainland portions north of
Chichagof Island and south of the
latitude of Eldred Rock, excluding
drainages into Farragut Bay.
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(iv) Unit 1D consists of that portion of
Unit 1 north of the latitude of Eldred
Rock, excluding Sullivan Island and the
drainages of Berners Bay.
(v) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) Public lands within Glacier Bay
National Park are closed to all taking of
wildlife for subsistence uses;
(B) Unit 1A—in the Hyder area, the
Salmon River drainage downstream
from the Riverside Mine, excluding the
Thumb Creek drainage, is closed to the
taking of bear;
(C) Unit 1B—the Anan Creek drainage
within 1 mile of Anan Creek
downstream from the mouth of Anan
Lake, including the area within a 1-mile
radius from the mouth of Anan Creek
Lagoon, is closed to the taking of bear;
and
(D) Unit 1C:
(1) You may not hunt within one-
fourth mile of Mendenhall Lake, the
U.S. Forest Service Mendenhall Glacier
Visitor’s Center, and the Center’s
parking area; and
(2) You may not take mountain goat
in the area of Mt. Bullard bounded by
the Mendenhall Glacier, Nugget Creek
from its mouth to its confluence with
Goat Creek, and a line from the mouth
of Goat Creek north to the Mendenhall
Glacier.
(vi) You may not trap furbearers for
subsistence uses in Unit 1C, Juneau
area, on the following public lands:
(A) A strip within one-quarter mile of
the mainland coast between the end of
Thane Road and the end of Glacier
Highway at Echo Cove;
(B) That area of the Mendenhall
Valley bounded on the south by the
Glacier Highway, on the west by the
Mendenhall Loop Road and Montana
Creek Road and Spur Road to
Mendenhall Lake, on the north by
Mendenhall Lake, and on the east by the
Mendenhall Loop Road and Forest
Service Glacier Spur Road to the Forest
Service Visitor Center;
(C) That area within the U.S. Forest
Service Mendenhall Glacier Recreation
Area; and
(D) A strip within one-quarter mile of
the following trails as designated on
U.S. Geological Survey maps: Herbert
Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail,
Peterson Lake Trail, Spaulding
Meadows Trail (including the loop
trail), Nugget Creek Trail, Outer Point
Trail, Dan Moller Trail, Perseverance
Trail, Granite Creek Trail, Mt. Roberts
Trail and Nelson Water Supply Trail,
Sheep Creek Trail, and Point Bishop
Trail.
(vii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may hunt black bear with bait
in Units 1A, 1B, and 1D between April
15 and June 15.
(B) You may not shoot ungulates,
bear, wolves, or wolverine from a boat,
unless you are certified as disabled.
(C) Coyotes taken incidentally with a
trap or snare during an open Federal
trapping season for wolf, wolverine, or
beaver may be legally retained.
(D) A firearm may be used to take
beaver under a trapping license during
an open beaver season, except on
National Park Service lands.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 2 bears, no more than one may be a blue or glacier bear ....................................................................... Sep. 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: 1 bear every 4 regulatory years by State registration permit only ........................................................... Sep. 15–Dec. 31.
Mar. 15–May 31.
Deer:
Unit 1A—4 antlered deer ........................................................................................................................................ Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Unit 1B—2 antlered deer ........................................................................................................................................ Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Unit 1C—4 deer; however, female deer may be taken only Sep. 15–Dec. 31 ..................................................... Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Goat:
Unit 1A, Revillagigedo Island only ......................................................................................................................... No open season.
Unit 1B, that portion north of LeConte Bay—1 goat by State registration permit only; the taking of kids or nan-
nies accompanied by kids is prohibited. Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Unit 1A and Unit 1B, that portion on the Cleveland Peninsula south of the divide between Yes Bay and Santa
Anna Inlet. No open season.
Unit 1A and Unit 1B, remainder—2 goats; a State registration permit will be required for the taking of the first
goat and a Federal registration permit for the taking of a second goat. The taking of kids or nannies accom-
panied by kids is prohibited.
Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Unit 1C, that portion draining into Lynn Canal and Stephens Passage between Antler River and Eagle Glacier
and River, and all drainages of the Chilkat Range south of the Endicott River—1 goat by State registration
permit only.
Oct. 1–Nov. 30.
Unit 1C, that portion draining into Stephens Passage and Taku Inlet between Eagle Glacier and River and
Taku Glacier. No open season.
Unit 1C, remainder—1 goat by State registration permit only ............................................................................... Aug. 1–Nov. 30.
Unit 1D, that portion lying north of the Katzehin River and northeast of the Haines highway—1 goat by State
registration permit only. Sep. 15–Nov. 30.
Unit 1D, that portion lying between Taiya Inlet and River and the White Pass and Yukon Railroad ................... No open season.
Unit 1D, remainder—1 goat by State registration permit only ............................................................................... Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Moose:
Unit 1A—1 antlered bull by Federal registration permit ......................................................................................... Sep. 5–Oct. 15.
Unit 1B—1 antlered bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or 3 or more brow tines on one side, or antlers with
2 brow tines on both sides, by State registration permit only. Sep. 15–Oct. 15.
Unit 1C, that portion south of Point Hobart including all Port Houghton drainages—1 antlered bull with spike-
fork or 50-inch antlers or 3 or more brow tines on one side, or antlers with 2 brow tines on both sides, by
State registration permit only.
Sep. 15–Oct. 15.
Unit 1C, remainder, excluding drainages of Berners Bay—1 bull by State registration permit only ..................... Sep. 15–Oct. 15.
Unit 1C, Berners Bay—1 bull by drawing permit ................................................................................................... Sep.15–Oct. 15 (will be an-
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Harvest limits Open season
Only one moose permit may be issued per household. A household receiving a State permit for Berners Bay
drainages moose may not receive a Federal permit. The annual harvest quota will be announced by the
USDA Forest Service, Juneau office, in consultation with ADF&G. The Federal harvest allocation will be
25% (rounded up to the next whole number) of bull moose permits.
Unit 1D .................................................................................................................................................................... No open season.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): 2 foxes ................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): 5 hares per day ............................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf:
Units 1A and 1B, south of Bradfield Canal and the east fork of the Bradfield River—5 wolves .......................... Aug. 1–May 31.
Units 1B, remainder, 1C, and 1D—5 wolves ......................................................................................................... Aug. 1–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Grouse (Spruce, Blue, and Ruffed): 5 per day, 10 in possession ................................................................................ Aug. 1–May 15.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 1–May 15.
Trapping
Beaver: Unit 1—No limit ................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–May 15.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): No limit ................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 1.
(2) Unit 2. Unit 2 consists of Prince of
Wales Island and all islands west of the
center lines of Clarence Strait and
Kashevarof Passage, south and east of
the center lines of Sumner Strait, and
east of the longitude of the westernmost
point on Warren Island.
(i) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15.
(B) You may not shoot ungulates,
bear, wolves, or wolverine from a boat,
unless you are certified as disabled.
(C) Coyotes taken incidentally with a
trap or snare during an open Federal
trapping season for wolf, wolverine, or
beaver may be legally retained.
(D) A firearm may be used to take
beaver under a trapping license during
an open beaver season, except on
National Park Service lands.
(ii) [Reserved]
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 2 bears, no more than one may be a blue or glacier bear ....................................................................... Sep. 1–June 30.
Deer:
5 deer; however, no more than one may be a female deer. Female deer may be taken only during the period
Oct. 15–Jan. 31. Harvest ticket number five must be used when recording the harvest of a female deer, but
may be used for recording the harvest of a male deer. Harvest tickets must be used in order except when
recording a female deer on tag number five.
July 24–Jan. 31.
The Federal public lands on Prince of Wales Island, excluding the southeastern portion (lands south of the
West Arm of Cholmondeley Sound draining into Cholmondeley Sound or draining eastward into Clarence
Strait), are closed to hunting of deer Aug. 1–15, except by federally qualified subsistence users hunting
under these regulations.
Non-federally qualified users may only harvest up to 2 male deer on Federal public lands in Unit 2.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): 2 foxes ................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): 5 hares per day ............................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: No limit. Any wolf taken in Unit 2 must be sealed within 30 days of the end of the season. ............................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Grouse (Spruce and Ruffed): 5 per day, 10 in possession .......................................................................................... Aug. 1–May 15.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 1–May 15.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–May 15.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): No limit ................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
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Harvest limits Open season
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: No limit. Any wolf taken in Unit 2 must be sealed within 30 days of the end of the season .............................. Nov. 15–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 1.
(3) Unit 3. (i) Unit 3 consists of all
islands west of Unit 1B, north of Unit
2, south of the center line of Frederick
Sound, and east of the center line of
Chatham Strait including Coronation,
Kuiu, Kupreanof, Mitkof, Zarembo,
Kashevaroff, Woronkofski, Etolin,
Wrangell, and Deer Islands.
(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) In the Petersburg vicinity, you
may not take ungulates, bear, wolves,
and wolverine along a strip one-fourth
mile wide on each side of the Mitkof
Highway from Milepost 0 to Crystal
Lake campground;
(B) You may not take black bears in
the Petersburg Creek drainage on
Kupreanof Island; and
(C) You may not hunt in the Blind
Slough draining into Wrangell Narrows
and a strip one-fourth-mile wide on
each side of Blind Slough, from the
hunting closure markers at the
southernmost portion of Blind Island to
the hunting closure markers 1 mile
south of the Blind Slough bridge.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15.
(B) You may not shoot ungulates,
bear, wolves, or wolverine from a boat,
unless you are certified as disabled.
(C) Coyotes taken incidentally with a
trap or snare during an open Federal
trapping season for wolf, wolverine, or
beaver may be legally retained.
(D) A firearm may be used to take
beaver under a trapping license during
an open beaver season, except on
National Park Service lands.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 2 bears, no more than one may be a blue or glacier bear ....................................................................... Sep. 1–June 30.
Deer:
Unit 3, Mitkof, Woewodski, and Butterworth Islands and that portion of Kupreanof Island on the Lindenberg
Peninsula east of the Portage Bay-Duncan Canal Portage—1 buck. Oct. 1–Nov. 7.
Unit 3, remainder—2 bucks .................................................................................................................................... Aug. 1–Nov. 30.
Dec. 1–31, season to be
announced.
Moose: 1 antlered bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or 3 or more brow tines on either antler, or antlers with 2
brow tines on both sides by State registration permit only. Sep. 15–Oct. 15.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): 2 foxes ................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): 5 hares per day ............................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: 5 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 1–May 31.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Grouse (Spruce, Blue, and Ruffed): 5 per day, 10 in possession. ............................................................................... Aug. 1–May 15.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession. ................................................................ Aug. 1–May 15.
Trapping
Beaver:
Unit 3, Mitkof Island—No limit ................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–May 15.
Unit 3, except Mitkof Island—No limit .................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–May 15.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): No limit ................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Marten:
No limit (except on Kuiu Island) ............................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Kuiu Island portion of Unit 3. No limit .................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–31.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 1.
(4) Unit 4. (i) Unit 4 consists of all
islands south and west of Unit 1C and north of Unit 3 including Admiralty, Baranof, Chichagof, Yakobi, Inian,
Lemesurier, and Pleasant Islands.
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(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) You may not take brown bears in
the Seymour Canal Closed Area
(Admiralty Island) including all
drainages into northwestern Seymour
Canal between Staunch Point and the
southernmost tip of the unnamed
peninsula separating Swan Cove and
King Salmon Bay including Swan and
Windfall Islands;
(B) You may not take brown bears in
the Salt Lake Closed Area (Admiralty
Island) including all lands within one-
fourth mile of Salt Lake above
Klutchman Rock at the head of Mitchell
Bay;
(C) You may not take brown bears in
the Port Althorp Closed Area (Chichagof
Island), that area within the Port
Althorp watershed south of a line from
Point Lucan to Salt Chuck Point (Trap
Rock); and
(D) You may not use any motorized
land vehicle for brown bear hunting in
the Northeast Chichagof Controlled Use
Area (NECCUA) consisting of all
portions of Unit 4 on Chichagof Island
north of Tenakee Inlet and east of the
drainage divide from the northwestern
point of Gull Cove to Port Frederick
Portage, including all drainages into
Port Frederick and Mud Bay.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may shoot ungulates from a
boat. You may not shoot bear, wolves,
or wolverine from a boat, unless you are
certified as disabled.
(B) Five Federal registration permits
will be issued by the Sitka or Hoonah
District Ranger for the taking of brown
bear for educational purposes associated
with teaching customary and traditional
subsistence harvest and use practices.
Any bear taken under an educational
permit does not count in an individual’s
one bear every four regulatory years
limit.
(C) Coyotes taken incidentally with a
trap or snare during an open Federal
trapping season for wolf, wolverine, or
beaver may be legally retained.
(D) A firearm may be used to take
beaver under a trapping license during
an open beaver season, except on
National Park Service lands.
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Hunting
Brown Bear:
Unit 4, Chichagof Island south and west of a line that follows the crest of the island from Rock Point (58° N
lat., 136°21W long.) to Rodgers Point (57°35N lat., 135°33W long.) including Yakobi and other adjacent
islands; Baranof Island south and west of a line which follows the crest of the island from Nismeni Point
(57°34N lat., 135°25W long.) to the entrance of Gut Bay (56°44N lat. 134°38W long.) including the
drainages into Gut Bay and including Kruzof and other adjacent islands—1 bear every four regulatory years
by State registration permit only.
Sep. 15–Dec. 31.
Mar. 15–May 31.
Unit 4, remainder—1 bear every 4 regulatory years by State registration permit only ......................................... Sep. 15–Dec. 31.
Mar. 15–May 20.
Deer: 6 deer; however, female deer may be taken only Sep. 15–Jan. 31 ................................................................... Aug. 1–Jan. 31.
Goat: 1 goat by State registration permit only .............................................................................................................. Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): 2 foxes ................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): 5 hares per day ............................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: 5 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 1–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Grouse (Spruce, Blue, and Ruffed): 5 per day, 10 in possession ................................................................................ Aug. 1–May 15.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 1–May 15.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–May 15.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black, and Silver Phases): No limit ................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 1.
(5) Unit 5. (i) Unit 5 consists of all
Gulf of Alaska drainages and islands
between Cape Fairweather and the
center line of Icy Bay, including the
Guyot Hills:
(A) Unit 5A consists of all drainages
east of Yakutat Bay, Disenchantment
Bay, and the eastern edge of Hubbard
Glacier, and includes the islands of
Yakutat and Disenchantment Bays; In
Unit 5A, Nunatak Bench is defined as
that area east of the Hubbard Glacier,
north of Nunatak fiord, and north and
east of the East Nunatak Glacier to the
Canadian border.
(B) Unit 5B consists of the remainder
of Unit 5.
(ii) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses on public lands within
Glacier Bay National Park.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15.
(B) You may not shoot ungulates,
bear, wolves, or wolverine from a boat,
unless you are certified as disabled.
(C) You may hunt brown bear in Unit
5 with a Federal registration permit in
lieu of a State metal locking tag if you
have obtained a Federal registration
permit prior to hunting.
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(D) Coyotes taken incidentally with a
trap or snare during an open Federal trapping season for wolf, wolverine, or
beaver may be legally retained.
(E) A firearm may be used to take
beaver under a trapping license during
an open beaver season, except on
National Park Service lands.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 2 bears, no more than one may be a blue or glacier bear ....................................................................... Sep. 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: 1 bear by Federal registration permit only ............................................................................................... Sep. 1–May 31.
Deer:
Unit 5A—1 buck ..................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 1–30.
Unit 5B .................................................................................................................................................................... No open season.
Goat:
Unit 5A—that area between the Hubbard Glacier and the West Nunatak Glacier on the north and east sides
of Nunatak Fjord. No open season.
Unit 5A, remainder—1 goat by Federal registration permit. The harvest quota will be announced prior to the
season. A minimum of 4 goats in the harvest quota will be reserved for federally qualified subsistence
users.
Aug. 1–Jan. 31.
Unit 5B—1 goat by Federal registration permit only .............................................................................................. Aug. 1–Jan. 31.
Moose:
Unit 5A, Nunatak Bench—1 moose by State registration permit only. The season will be closed when 5
moose have been taken from the Nunatak Bench. Nov. 15–Feb. 15.
Unit 5A, except Nunatak Bench, west of the Dangerous River—1 bull by joint State/Federal registration permit
only. From Oct. 8–21, public lands will be closed to taking of moose, except by residents of Unit 5A hunting
under these regulations.
Oct. 8–Nov. 15.
Unit 5A, except Nunatak Bench, east of the Dangerous River—1 bull by joint State/Federal registration permit
only. From Sep. 16–30, public lands will be closed to taking of moose, except by residents of Unit 5A hunt-
ing under these regulations.
Sep. 16–Nov. 15.
Unit 5B—1 bull by State registration permit only. The season will be closed when 25 bulls have been taken from
the entirety of Unit 5B. Sep. 1–Dec. 15.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): 5 hares per day ............................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: 5 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 1–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Grouse (Spruce and Ruffed): 5 per day, 10 in possession .......................................................................................... Aug. 1–May 15.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 1–May 15.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–May 15.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Dec. 1–Feb. 15.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 15.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 1.
(6) Unit 6. (i) Unit 6 consists of all
Gulf of Alaska and Prince William
Sound drainages from the center line of
Icy Bay (excluding the Guyot Hills) to
Cape Fairfield including Kayak,
Hinchinbrook, Montague, and adjacent
islands, and Middleton Island, but
excluding the Copper River drainage
upstream from Miles Glacier, and
excluding the Nellie Juan and Kings
River drainages:
(A) Unit 6A consists of Gulf of Alaska
drainages east of Palm Point near
Katalla including Kanak, Wingham, and
Kayak Islands;
(B) Unit 6B consists of Gulf of Alaska
and Copper River Basin drainages west
of Palm Point near Katalla, east of the
west bank of the Copper River, and east
of a line from Flag Point to Cottonwood
Point;
(C) Unit 6C consists of drainages west
of the west bank of the Copper River,
and west of a line from Flag Point to
Cottonwood Point, and drainages east of
the east bank of Rude River and
drainages into the eastern shore of
Nelson Bay and Orca Inlet; and
(D) Unit 6D consists of the remainder
of Unit 6.
(ii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15. In
addition, you may use bait in Unit 6D
between June 16 and June 30. The
harvest quota in Unit 6D is 20 bears
taken with bait between June 16 and
June 30.
(B) You may take coyotes in Units 6B
and 6C with the aid of artificial lights.
(C) One permit will be issued by the
Cordova District Ranger to the Native
Village of Eyak to take one moose from
Federal lands in Unit 6B or 6C for their
annual Memorial/Sobriety Day potlatch.
(D) A federally qualified subsistence
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years of age or older, at least 70 percent
disabled, or temporarily disabled may
designate another federally qualified
subsistence user to take any moose,
deer, black bear, and beaver on his or
her behalf in Unit 6, and goat in Unit
6D, unless the recipient is a member of
a community operating under a
community harvest system. The
designated hunter must obtain a
designated hunter permit and must
return a completed harvest report. The
designated hunter may hunt for any
number of recipients, but may have no
more than one harvest limit in his or her
possession at any one time.
(E) A hunter younger than 10 years
old at the start of the hunt may not be
issued a Federal subsistence permit to
harvest black bear, deer, goat, moose,
wolf, and wolverine.
(F) A hunter younger than 10 years
old may harvest black bear, deer, goat,
moose, wolf, and wolverine under the
direct, immediate supervision of a
licensed adult, at least 18 years old. The
animal taken is counted against the
adult’s harvest limit. The adult is
responsible for ensuring that all legal
requirements are met.
(G) Up to five permits will be issued
by the Cordova District Ranger to the
Native Village of Chenega annually to
harvest up to five deer total from
Federal public lands in Unit 6D for their
annual Old Chenega Memorial and
other traditional memorial potlatch
ceremonies. Permits will have effective
dates of July 1–June 30.
(H) Up to five permits will be issued
by the Cordova District Ranger to the
Tatitlek IRA Council annually to harvest
up to five deer total from Federal public
lands in Unit 6D for their annual
Cultural Heritage Week. Permits will
have effective dates of July 1–June 30.
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Hunting
Black Bear: 1 bear. In Unit 6D, a State registration permit is required ........................................................................ Sep. 1–June 30.
Deer:
5 deer; however, antlerless deer may be taken only from Oct. 1–Dec. 31 ........................................................... Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
Unit 6D—1 buck ..................................................................................................................................................... Jan. 1–31.
Goats:
Unit 6A and B—1 goat by State registration permit only ....................................................................................... Aug. 20–Jan. 31.
Unit 6C .................................................................................................................................................................... No open season.
Unit 6D (subareas RG242, RG243, RG244, RG245, RG249, RG266 and RG252 only)—1 goat by Federal
registration permit only. In each of the Unit 6D subareas, goat seasons will be closed by the Cordova Dis-
trict Ranger when harvest limits for that subarea are reached. Harvest quotas are as follows: RG242—2
goats, RG243—4 goats, RG244 and RG245 combined—2 goats, RG249—4 goats, RG266—4 goats,
RG252—1 goat.
Aug. 20–Feb. 28.
Moose:
Unit 6C—1 antlerless moose by Federal drawing permit only .............................................................................. Sep. 1–Oct. 31.
Permits for the portion of the antlerless moose quota not harvested in the Sep. 1–Oct. 31 hunt may be
available for redistribution for a Nov. 1–Dec. 31 hunt.
Unit 6C—1 bull by Federal drawing permit only .................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Dec. 31.
In Unit 6C, only one moose permit may be issued per household. A household receiving a State permit
for Unit 6C moose may not receive a Federal permit. The annual harvest quota will be announced by
the U.S. Forest Service, Cordova Office, in consultation with ADF&G. The Federal harvest allocation
will be 100% of the antlerless moose permits and 75% of the bull permits. Federal public lands are
closed to the harvest of moose except by federally qualified users with a Federal permit for Unit 6C
moose, Nov. 1–Dec. 31.
Unit 6, remainder .................................................................................................................................................... No open season.
Beaver: 1 beaver per day, 1 in possession .................................................................................................................. May 1–Oct. 31.
Coyote:
Unit 6A and D—2 coyotes ...................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Unit 6B and 6C—No limit ....................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases) .................................................................................................. No open season.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Wolf: 5 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce): 5 per day, 10 in possession ............................................................................................................. Aug. 1–May 15.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 1–May 15.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Apr. 30.
Coyote:
Unit 6C, south of the Copper River Highway and east of the Heney Range—No limit ........................................ Nov. 10–Apr. 30.
Units 6A, 6B, 6C, remainder, and 6D—No limit ..................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
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(7) Unit 7. (i) Unit 7 consists of Gulf
of Alaska drainages between Gore Point
and Cape Fairfield including the Nellie
Juan and Kings River drainages, and
including the Kenai River drainage
upstream from the Russian River, the
drainages into the south side of
Turnagain Arm west of and including
the Portage Creek drainage, and east of
150° W long., and all Kenai Peninsula
drainages east of 150° W long., from
Turnagain Arm to the Kenai River.
(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses in the Kenai Fjords
National Park.
(B) You may not hunt in the Portage
Glacier Closed Area in Unit 7, which
consists of Portage Creek drainages
between the Anchorage-Seward
Railroad and Placer Creek in Bear
Valley, Portage Lake, the mouth of
Byron Creek, Glacier Creek, and Byron
Glacier; however, you may hunt grouse,
ptarmigan, hares, and squirrels with
shotguns after September 1.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15,
except in the drainages of Resurrection
Creek and its tributaries.
(B) [Reserved]
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Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Caribou:
Unit 7, north of the Sterling Highway and west of the Seward Highway—1 caribou by Federal registration per-
mit only. The Seward District Ranger will close the Federal season when 5 caribou are harvested by Fed-
eral registration permit.
Aug. 10–Dec. 31.
Unit 7, remainder .................................................................................................................................................... No open season.
Goat: 1 goat by Federal Drawing permit. Nannies accompanied by kids may not be taken ....................................... Aug. 10–Nov 14.
Moose:
Unit 7, that portion draining into Kings Bay—Federal public lands are closed to the taking of moose except by
residents of Chenega Bay and Tatitlek. No open season.
Unit 7, remainder—1 antlered bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or with 3 or more brow tines on either
antler, by Federal registration permit only. Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Beaver: 1 beaver per day, 1 in possession .................................................................................................................. May 1–Oct. 10.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases) .................................................................................................. No open season.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Wolf:
Unit 7, that portion within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge—2 wolves ............................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Unit 7, remainder—5 wolves .................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce): 10 per day, 20 in possession ........................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Ruffed) ............................................................................................................................................................. No open season.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Trapping
Beaver: 20 beaver per season ...................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Jan. 1–31.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–May 15.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(8) Unit 8. Unit 8 consists of all
islands southeast of the centerline of
Shelikof Strait including Kodiak,
Afognak, Whale, Raspberry, Shuyak,
Spruce, Marmot, Sitkalidak, Amook,
Uganik, and Chirikof Islands, the Trinity
Islands, the Semidi Islands, and other
adjacent islands.
(i) Unit-specific regulations: If you
have a trapping license, you may take
beaver with a firearm in Unit 8 from
Nov. 10 through Apr. 30.
(ii) [Reserved]
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Brown Bear: 1 bear by Federal registration permit only. Up to 2 permits may be issued in Akhiok; up to 1 permit
may be issued in Karluk; up to 3 permits may be issued in Larsen Bay; up to 3 permits may be issued in Old
Harbor; up to 2 permits may be issued in Ouzinkie; and up to 2 permits may be issued in Port Lions. Permits
will be issued by the Kodiak Refuge Manager.
Dec. 1–Dec. 15.
Apr. 1–May 15.
Deer: Unit 8, all lands within the Kodiak Archipelago within the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, including lands on
Kodiak, Ban, Uganik, and Afognak Islands—3 deer; however, antlerless deer may be taken only Oct. 1–Jan. 31. Aug. 1–Jan. 31.
Elk: Kodiak, Ban, Uganik, and Afognak Islands—1 elk per household by Federal registration permit only. The sea-
son will be closed by announcement of the Refuge Manager, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge when the com-
bined Federal/State harvest reaches 15% of the herd.
Sep. 15–Nov. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Sep. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Trapping
Beaver: 30 beaver per season ...................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
(9) Unit 9. (i) Unit 9 consists of the
Alaska Peninsula and adjacent islands,
including drainages east of False Pass,
Pacific Ocean drainages west of and
excluding the Redoubt Creek drainage;
drainages into the south side of Bristol
Bay, drainages into the north side of
Bristol Bay east of Etolin Point, and
including the Sanak and Shumagin
Islands:
(A) Unit 9A consists of that portion of
Unit 9 draining into Shelikof Strait and
Cook Inlet between the southern
boundary of Unit 16 (Redoubt Creek)
and the northern boundary of Katmai
National Park and Preserve.
(B) Unit 9B consists of the Kvichak
River drainage except those lands
drained by the Kvichak River/Bay
between the Alagnak River drainage and
the Naknek River drainage.
(C) Unit 9C consists of the Alagnak
(Branch) River drainage, the Naknek
River drainage, lands drained by the
Kvichak River/Bay between the Alagnak
River drainage and the Naknek River
drainage, and all land and water within
Katmai National Park and Preserve.
(D) Unit 9D consists of all Alaska
Peninsula drainages west of a line from
the southernmost head of Port Moller to
the head of American Bay, including the
Shumagin Islands and other islands of
Unit 9 west of the Shumagin Islands.
(E) Unit 9E consists of the remainder
of Unit 9.
(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses in Katmai National
Park; and
(B) You may not use motorized
vehicles, except aircraft, boats, or
snowmobiles used for hunting and
transporting a hunter or harvested
animal parts from Aug. 1 through Nov.
30 in the Naknek Controlled Use Area,
which includes all of Unit 9C within the
Naknek River drainage upstream from
and including the King Salmon Creek
drainage; however, you may use a
motorized vehicle on the Naknek-King
Salmon, Lake Camp, and Rapids Camp
roads and on the King Salmon Creek
trail, and on frozen surfaces of the
Naknek River and Big Creek.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) If you have a trapping license, you
may use a firearm to take beaver in Unit
9B from April 1 through May 31 and in
the remainder of Unit 9 from April 1
through 30.
(B) You may hunt brown bear by State
registration permit in lieu of a resident
tag in Unit 9B, except that portion
within the Lake Clark National Park and
Preserve, if you have obtained a State
registration permit prior to hunting.
(C) In Unit 9B, Lake Clark National
Park and Preserve, residents of Iliamna,
Newhalen, Nondalton, Pedro Bay, Port
Alsworth, and that portion of the park
resident zone in Unit 9B and 13.440
permit holders may hunt brown bear by
Federal registration permit in lieu of a
resident tag. The season will be closed
when 4 females or 10 bears have been
taken, whichever occurs first. The
permits will be issued and closure
announcements made by the
Superintendent Lake Clark National
Park and Preserve.
(D) Residents of Iliamna, Newhalen,
Nondalton, Pedro Bay, and Port
Alsworth may take up to a total of 10
bull moose in Unit 9B for ceremonial
purposes, under the terms of a Federal
registration permit from July 1 through
June 30. Permits will be issued to
individuals only at the request of a local
organization. This 10-moose limit is not
cumulative with that permitted for
potlatches by the State.
(E) For Units 9C and 9E only, a
federally qualified subsistence user
(recipient) of Units 9C and 9E may
designate another federally qualified
subsistence user of Units 9C and 9E to
take bull caribou on his or her behalf
unless the recipient is a member of a
community operating under a
community harvest system. The
designated hunter must obtain a
designated hunter permit and must
return a completed harvest report and
turn over all meat to the recipient. There
is no restriction on the number of
possession limits the designated hunter
may have in his/her possession at any
one time.
(F) For Unit 9D, a federally qualified
subsistence user (recipient) may
designate another federally qualified
subsistence user to take caribou on his
or her behalf unless the recipient is a
member of a community operating
under a community harvest system. The
designated hunter must obtain a
designated hunter permit and must
return a completed harvest report. The
designated hunter may hunt for any
number of recipients but may have no
more than four harvest limits in his/her
possession at any one time.
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(G) The communities of False Pass,
King Cove, Cold Bay, Sand Point, and
Nelson Lagoon annually may each take,
from October 1 through December 31 or
May 10 through 25, one brown bear for
ceremonial purposes, under the terms of
a Federal registration permit. A permit
will be issued to an individual only at
the request of a local organization. The
brown bear may be taken from either
Unit 9D or Unit 10 (Unimak Island)
only.
(H) You may hunt brown bear in Unit
9E with a Federal registration permit in
lieu of a State locking tag if you have
obtained a Federal registration permit
prior to hunting.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear:
Unit 9B, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve—Rural residents of Iliamna, Newhalen, Nondalton, Pedro
Bay, Port Alsworth, residents of that portion of the park resident zone in Unit 9B; and 13.440 permit hold-
ers—1 bear by Federal registration permit only.
July 1–June 30.
The season will be closed by the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Superintendent when 4 females
or 10 bear have been taken, whichever occurs first.
Unit 9B, remainder—1 bear by State registration permit only ............................................................................... Sep. 1–May 31.
Unit 9C—1 bear by Federal registration permit only ............................................................................................. Oct. 1–May 31.
The season will be closed by the Katmai National Park and Preserve Superintendent in consultation with
BLM and FWS land managers and ADF&G, when 6 females or 10 bear have been taken, whichever
occurs first.
Unit 9E—1 bear by Federal registration permit ..................................................................................................... Sep. 25–Dec. 31.
Apr. 15–May 25.
Caribou:
Unit 9A—2 caribou by State registration permit ..................................................................................................... Aug. 1–Mar. 15.
Unit 9B—2 caribou by State registration permit ..................................................................................................... Aug. 1–Mar. 31.
Unit 9C, that portion within the Alagnak River drainage—2 caribou by State registration permit ........................ Aug. 1–Mar. 15.
Unit 9C, that portion draining into the Naknek River from the north, and Graveyard Creek and Coffee Creek—
2 caribou by State registration permit. Aug. 1–Mar. 15.
Unit 9C, remainder—1 bull by Federal registration permit or State permit. Federal public lands are closed to
the taking of caribou except by residents of Unit 9C and Egegik. May be announced.
Unit 9D—1–4 caribou by Federal registration permit only ..................................................................................... Aug. 1–Sep. 30.
Nov. 15–Mar. 31.
Unit 9E—1 bull by Federal registration permit or State permit. Federal public lands are closed to the taking of
caribou except by residents of Unit 9E, Nelson Lagoon, and Sand Point. May be announced.
Sheep:
Unit 9B, that portion within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve—1 ram with
3
4
curl or larger horn by Fed-
eral registration permit only. By announcement of the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Super-
intendent, the summer/fall season will be closed when up to 5 sheep are taken and the winter season will
be closed when up to 2 sheep are taken.
July 15–Oct. 15.
Jan. 1–Apr. 1.
Unit 9B, remainder—1 ram with
7
8
curl or larger horn by Federal registration permit only ................................. Aug. 10–Oct. 10.
Unit 9, remainder—1 ram with
7
8
curl or larger horn ............................................................................................ Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Moose:
Unit 9A—1 bull by State registration permit ........................................................................................................... Sep. 1–15.
Unit 9B—1 bull by State registration permit ........................................................................................................... Sep. 1–20.
Dec. 1–Jan. 15.
Unit 9C, that portion draining into the Naknek River from the north—1 bull by State registration permit ............ Sep. 1–20.
Dec. 1–31.
Unit 9C, that portion draining into the Naknek River from the south—1 bull by State registration permit. Public
lands are closed during December for the hunting of moose, except by federally qualified subsistence users
hunting under these regulations.
Aug. 20–Sep. 20.
Dec. 1–31.
Unit 9C, remainder—1 bull by State registration permit ........................................................................................ Sep. 1–20.
Dec. 15–Jan. 15.
Unit 9D—1 bull by Federal registration permit. Federal public lands will be closed by announcement of the
Izembek Refuge Manager to the harvest of moose when a total of 10 bulls have been harvested between
State and Federal hunts.
Dec. 15–Jan. 20.
Unit 9E—1 bull by State registration permit; however, only antlered bulls may be taken Dec. 1–Jan. 31 .......... Sep. 1–25.
Dec. 1–Jan. 31.
Beaver: Unit 9B and 9E—2 beaver per day ................................................................................................................. Apr. 15–May 31.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White): No limit ........................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Mar. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Sep. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe and Tundra): No limit ......................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: 10 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce): 15 per day, 30 in possession ........................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 10 per day, 20 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–last day of Feb.
Trapping
Beaver:
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Harvest limits Open season
No limit .................................................................................................................................................................... Oct. 10–Mar. 31.
2 beaver per day; only firearms may be used ....................................................................................................... Apr. 15–May 31.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White): No limit ........................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(10) Unit 10. (i) Unit 10 consists of the
Aleutian Islands, Unimak Island, and
the Pribilof Islands.
(ii) You may not take any wildlife
species for subsistence uses on Otter
Island in the Pribilof Islands.
(iii) In Unit 10—Unimak Island only,
a federally qualified subsistence user
(recipient) may designate another
federally qualified subsistence user to
take caribou on his or her behalf unless
the recipient is a member of a
community operating under a
community harvest system. The
designated hunter must obtain a
designated hunter permit and must
return a completed harvest report. The
designated hunter may hunt for any
number of recipients but may have no
more than four harvest limits in his/her
possession at any one time.
(iv) The communities of False Pass,
King Cove, Cold Bay, Sand Point, and
Nelson Lagoon annually may each take,
from October 1 through December 31 or
May 10 through 25, one brown bear for
ceremonial purposes, under the terms of
a Federal registration permit. A permit
will be issued to an individual only at
the request of a local organization. The
brown bear may be taken from either
Unit 9D or Unit 10 (Unimak Island)
only.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Caribou:
Unit 10, Unimak Island only—1 bull by Federal registration permit. Federal public lands are closed to the tak-
ing of caribou except by residents of False Pass. Aug. 1–Sep. 30.
Unit 10, remainder—No limit .................................................................................................................................. July 1–June 30.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White Phase): No limit ................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Sep. 1–Feb. 15.
Wolf: 5 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Ptarmigan (Rock and Willow): 20 per day, 40 in possession ....................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Trapping
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White Phase): No limit ................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Sep. 1–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(11) Unit 11. Unit 11 consists of that
area draining into the headwaters of the
Copper River south of Suslota Creek and
the area drained by all tributaries into
the east bank of the Copper River
between the confluence of Suslota Creek
with the Slana River and Miles Glacier.
(i) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
and brown bear between April 15 and
June 15.
(B) One moose without calf may be
taken from June 20 through July 31 in
the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and
Preserve in Unit 11 or Unit 12 for the
Batzulnetas Culture Camp. Two hunters
from either Chistochina or Mentasta
Village may be designated by the Mt.
Sanford Tribal Consortium to receive
the Federal subsistence harvest permit.
The permit may be obtained from a
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and
Preserve office.
(C) For Federally qualified
subsistence users living within the
Ahtna traditional communities of
Chistochina, Chitina, Copper Center,
Gakona, Gulkana, Mentasta Lake, and
Tazlina, a community harvest system for
moose is authorized on Federal public
lands within Unit 11, subject to a
framework to be established by the
Federal Subsistence Board.
(ii) A joint permit may be issued to a
pair of a minor and an elder to hunt
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sheep during the Aug. 1–Oct. 20 hunt.
The following conditions apply:
(A) The permittees must be a minor
aged 8 to 15 years old and an
accompanying adult 60 years of age or
older.
(B) Both the elder and the minor must
be federally qualified subsistence users
with a positive customary and
traditional use determination for the
area they want to hunt.
(C) The minor must hunt under the
direct immediate supervision of the
accompanying adult, who is responsible
for ensuring that all legal requirements
are met.
(D) Only one animal may be harvested
with this permit. The sheep harvested
will count against the harvest limits of
both the minor and accompanying
adult.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: 1 bear ....................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–June 15.
Caribou: ......................................................................................................................................................................... No open season.
Sheep:
1 ram ...................................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
1 sheep by Federal registration permit only by persons 60 years of age or older. Ewes accompanied by
lambs or lambs may not be taken. Aug. 1–Oct. 20.
Goat:
Unit 11, that portion within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve that is bounded by the Chitina
and Nizina rivers on the south, the Kennicott River and glacier on the southeast, and the Root Glacier on
the east—1 goat by Federal registration permit only.
Aug. 25–Dec. 31.
Unit 11, the remainder of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve—1 goat by Federal registration
permit only. Aug. 10–Dec. 31.
Unit 11, that portion outside of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve ............................................. No open season.
Federal public lands will be closed by announcement of the Superintendent, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
and Preserve, to the harvest of goats when a total of 45 goats has been harvested between Federal and
State hunts..
Moose:
Unit 11, that portion draining into the east bank of the Copper River upstream from and including the Slana
River drainage—1 antlered bull by joint Federal/State registration permit. Aug. 20–Sep. 20.
Unit 11, that portion south and east of a line running along the north bank of the Chitina River, the north and
west banks of the Nazina River, and the west bank of West Fork of the Nazina River, continuing along the
western edge of the West Fork Glacier to the summit of Regal Mountain—1 bull by Federal registration per-
mit. However, during the period Aug. 20–Sep. 20, only an antlered bull may be taken.
Aug. 20–Sep. 20.
Nov. 20–Jan. 20.
Unit 11, remainder—1 antlered bull by Federal registration permit only ............................................................... Aug. 20–Sep. 20.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Sep. 20–June 10.
Beaver: 1 beaver per day, 1 in possession .................................................................................................................. June 1–Oct. 10.
Coyote: 10 coyotes ........................................................................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 10 foxes; however, no more than 2 foxes may be taken
prior to Oct. 1. Sep. 1–Mar. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: 10 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Feb. 28.
Grouse (Spruce, Ruffed, and Sharp-tailed): 15 per day, 30 in possession .................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 25–May 31.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(12) Unit 12. Unit 12 consists of the
Tanana River drainage upstream from
the Robertson River, including all
drainages into the east bank of the
Robertson River, and the White River
drainage in Alaska, but excluding the
Ladue River drainage.
(i) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
and brown bear between April 15 and
June 30; you may use bait to hunt
wolves on FWS and BLM lands.
(B) You may not use a steel trap, or
a snare using cable smaller than
3
32
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inch diameter to trap coyotes or wolves
in Unit 12 during April and October.
(C) One moose without calf may be
taken from June 20 through July 31 in
the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and
Preserve in Unit 11 or 12 for the
Batzulnetas Culture Camp. Two hunters
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from either Chistochina or Mentasta
Village may be designated by the Mt.
Sanford Tribal Consortium to receive
the Federal subsistence harvest permit.
The permit may be obtained from a
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and
Preserve office.
(ii) A joint permit may be issued to a
pair of a minor and an elder to hunt
sheep during the Aug. 1–Oct. 20 hunt.
The following conditions apply:
(A) The permittees must be a minor
aged 8 to 15 years old and an
accompanying adult 60 years of age or
older.
(B) Both the elder and the minor must
be federally qualified subsistence users
with a positive customary and
traditional use determination for the
area they want to hunt.
(C) The minor must hunt under the
direct immediate supervision of the
accompanying adult, who is responsible
for ensuring that all legal requirements
are met.
(D) Only one animal may be harvested
with this permit. The sheep harvested
will count against the harvest limits of
both the minor and accompanying
adult.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: 1 bear ....................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–June 30.
Caribou:
Unit 12, that portion within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park that lies west of the Nabesna River and the
Nabesna Glacier. All hunting of caribou is prohibited on Federal public lands. No open season.
Unit 12, that portion east of the Nabesna River and the Nabesna Glacier and south of the Winter Trail run-
ning southeast from Pickerel Lake to the Canadian border—1 bull by Federal registration permit only. Aug. 10–Sep. 30.
Federal public lands are closed to the harvest of caribou except by federally qualified subsistence users hunt-
ing under these regulations
Unit 12, remainder—1 bull ..................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–20.
Unit 12, remainder—1 caribou may be taken by a Federal registration permit during a winter season to be an-
nounced. Dates for a winter season to occur between Oct. 1 and Apr. 30, and sex of animal to be taken
will be announced by Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge Manager in consultation with Wrangell-St. Elias Na-
tional Park and Preserve Superintendent, Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologists, and Chairs
of the Eastern Interior Regional Advisory Council and Upper Tanana/Fortymile Fish and Game Advisory
Committee.
Winter season to be an-
nounced.
Sheep:
Unit 12—1 ram with full curl or larger horn ............................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Unit 12, that portion within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve—1 ram with full curl horn or larger
by Federal registration permit only by persons 60 years of age or older. Aug. 1–Oct. 20.
Moose:
Unit 12, that portion within the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge and those lands within the Wrangell-St. Elias
National Preserve north and east of a line formed by the Pickerel Lake Winter Trail from the Canadian bor-
der to Pickerel Lake—1 antlered bull by Federal registration permit.
Aug. 24–Sep. 20.
Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Unit 12, that portion east of the Nabesna River and Nabesna Glacier, and south of the Winter Trail running
southeast from Pickerel Lake to the Canadian border—1 antlered bull. Aug. 24–Sep. 30.
Unit 12, that portion within the Nabesna River drainage west of the east bank of the Nabesna River upstream
from the southern boundary of Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge—1 antlered bull by joint Federal/State reg-
istration permit only.
Aug. 20–Sep. 20.
Unit 12, remainder—1 bull ..................................................................................................................................... Aug. 24–28.
Sep. 8–20.
Beaver: Unit 12, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve—6 beaver per season. Meat from harvested bea-
ver must be salvaged for human consumption. Sep. 20–May 15.
Coyote: 10 coyotes ........................................................................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 10 foxes; however, no more than 2 foxes may be taken
prior to Oct. 1. Sep. 1–Mar. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 1–Mar. 15.
Wolf: 10 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce, Ruffed, and Sharp-tailed): 15 per day, 30 in possession .................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit. Hide or meat must be salvaged. Traps, snares, bow and arrow, or firearms may be used ............ Sep. 15–Jun 10.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Oct. 15–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Mar. 15.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Sep. 20–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Apr. 15.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Oct. 1–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
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(13) Unit 13. (i) Unit 13 consists of
that area westerly of the east bank of the
Copper River and drained by all
tributaries into the west bank of the
Copper River from Miles Glacier and
including the Slana River drainages
north of Suslota Creek; the drainages
into the Delta River upstream from Falls
Creek and Black Rapids Glacier; the
drainages into the Nenana River
upstream from the southeastern corner
of Denali National Park at Windy; the
drainage into the Susitna River
upstream from its junction with the
Chulitna River; the drainage into the
east bank of the Chulitna River
upstream to its confluence with
Tokositna River; the drainages of the
Chulitna River (south of Denali National
Park) upstream from its confluence with
the Tokositna River; the drainages into
the north bank of the Tokositna River
upstream to the base of the Tokositna
Glacier; the drainages into the Tokositna
Glacier; the drainages into the east bank
of the Susitna River between its
confluences with the Talkeetna and
Chulitna Rivers; the drainages into the
north and east bank of the Talkeetna
River including the Talkeetna River to
its confluence with Clear Creek, the
eastside drainages of a line going up the
south bank of Clear Creek to the first
unnamed creek on the south, then up
that creek to lake 4408, along the
northeastern shore of lake 4408, then
southeast in a straight line to the
northernmost fork of the Chickaloon
River; the drainages into the east bank
of the Chickaloon River below the line
from lake 4408; the drainages of the
Matanuska River above its confluence
with the Chickaloon River:
(A) Unit 13A consists of that portion
of Unit 13 bounded by a line beginning
at the Chickaloon River bridge at Mile
77.7 on the Glenn Highway, then along
the Glenn Highway to its junction with
the Richardson Highway, then south
along the Richardson Highway to the
foot of Simpson Hill at Mile 111.5, then
east to the east bank of the Copper
River, then northerly along the east bank
of the Copper River to its junction with
the Gulkana River, then northerly along
the west bank of the Gulkana River to
its junction with the West Fork of the
Gulkana River, then westerly along the
west bank of the West Fork of the
Gulkana River to its source, an unnamed
lake, then across the divide into the
Tyone River drainage, down an
unnamed stream into the Tyone River,
then down the Tyone River to the
Susitna River, then down the south
bank of the Susitna River to the mouth
of Kosina Creek, then up Kosina Creek
to its headwaters, then across the divide
and down Aspen Creek to the Talkeetna
River, then southerly along the
boundary of Unit 13 to the Chickaloon
River bridge, the point of beginning.
(B) Unit 13B consists of that portion
of Unit 13 bounded by a line beginning
at the confluence of the Copper River
and the Gulkana River, then up the east
bank of the Copper River to the Gakona
River, then up the Gakona River and
Gakona Glacier to the boundary of Unit
13, then westerly along the boundary of
Unit 13 to the Susitna Glacier, then
southerly along the west bank of the
Susitna Glacier and the Susitna River to
the Tyone River, then up the Tyone
River and across the divide to the
headwaters of the West Fork of the
Gulkana River, then down the West
Fork of the Gulkana River to the
confluence of the Gulkana River and the
Copper River, the point of beginning.
(C) Unit 13C consists of that portion
of Unit 13 east of the Gakona River and
Gakona Glacier.
(D) Unit 13D consists of that portion
of Unit 13 south of Unit 13A.
(E) Unit 13E consists of the remainder
of Unit 13.
(ii) Within the following areas, the
taking of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses on lands within Mount
McKinley National Park as it existed
prior to December 2, 1980. Subsistence
uses as authorized by this paragraph
(n)(13) are permitted in Denali National
Preserve and lands added to Denali
National Park on December 2, 1980.
(B) You may not use motorized
vehicles or pack animals for hunting
Aug. 5–25 in the Delta Controlled Use
Area, the boundary of which is defined
as: A line beginning at the confluence of
Miller Creek and the Delta River, then
west to vertical angle benchmark Miller,
then west to include all drainages of
Augustana Creek and Black Rapids
Glacier, then north and east to include
all drainages of McGinnis Creek to its
confluence with the Delta River, then
east in a straight line across the Delta
River to Mile 236.7 Richardson
Highway, then north along the
Richardson Highway to its junction with
the Alaska Highway, then east along the
Alaska Highway to the west bank of the
Johnson River, then south along the
west bank of the Johnson River and
Johnson Glacier to the head of the
Cantwell Glacier, then west along the
north bank of the Cantwell Glacier and
Miller Creek to the Delta River.
(C) Except for access and
transportation of harvested wildlife on
Sourdough and Haggard Creeks, Middle
Fork trails, or other trails designated by
the Board, you may not use motorized
vehicles for subsistence hunting in the
Sourdough Controlled Use Area. The
Sourdough Controlled Use Area consists
of that portion of Unit 13B bounded by
a line beginning at the confluence of
Sourdough Creek and the Gulkana
River, then northerly along Sourdough
Creek to the Richardson Highway at
approximately Mile 148, then northerly
along the Richardson Highway to the
Middle Fork Trail at approximately Mile
170, then westerly along the trail to the
Gulkana River, then southerly along the
east bank of the Gulkana River to its
confluence with Sourdough Creek, the
point of beginning.
(D) You may not use any motorized
vehicle or pack animal for hunting,
including the transportation of hunters,
their hunting gear, and/or parts of game
from July 26 through September 30 in
the Tonsina Controlled Use Area. The
Tonsina Controlled Use Area consists of
that portion of Unit 13D bounded on the
west by the Richardson Highway from
the Tiekel River to the Tonsina River at
Tonsina, on the north along the south
bank of the Tonsina River to where the
Edgerton Highway crosses the Tonsina
River, then along the Edgerton Highway
to Chitina, on the east by the Copper
River from Chitina to the Tiekel River,
and on the south by the north bank of
the Tiekel River.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15.
(B) Upon written request by the Camp
Director to the Glennallen Field Office,
2 caribou, sex to be determined by the
Glennallen Field Office Manager of the
BLM, may be taken from Aug. 10
through Sep. 30 or Oct. 21 through Mar.
31 by Federal registration permit for the
Hudson Lake Residential Treatment
Camp. Additionally, 1 bull moose may
be taken Aug. 1 through Sep. 20. The
animals may be taken by any federally
qualified hunter designated by the
Camp Director. The hunter must have in
his/her possession the permit and a
designated hunter permit during all
periods that are being hunted.
(C) For Federally qualified
subsistence users living within the
Ahtna traditional communities of
Cantwell, Chistochina, Chitina, Copper
Center, Gakona, Gulkana, Mentasta
Lake, and Tazlina, a community harvest
system for caribou and moose is
authorized on Federal public lands
within Unit 13, subject to a framework
to be established by the Federal
Subsistence Board.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: 1 bear. Bears taken within Denali National Park must be sealed within 5 days of harvest. That por-
tion within Denali National Park will be closed by announcement of the Superintendent after 4 bears have been
harvested.
Aug. 10–May 31.
Caribou:
Units 13A and 13B—2 caribou by Federal registration permit only. The sex of animals that may be taken will
be announced by the Glennallen Field Office Manager of the Bureau of Land Management in consultation
with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist and Chairs of the Eastern Interior Regional
Advisory Council and the Southcentral Regional Advisory Council.
Aug. 1–Sep. 30.
Oct. 21–Mar. 31.
Unit 13, remainder—2 bulls by Federal registration permit only ........................................................................... Aug. 1–Sep. 30.
Oct. 21–Mar. 31.
Sheep: Unit 13, excluding Unit 13D and the Tok Management Area and Delta Controlled Use Area—1 ram with
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curl or larger horn. Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Moose:
Unit 13E—1 antlered bull moose by Federal registration permit only; only 1 permit will be issued per house-
hold. Aug. 1–Sep. 20.
Unit 13, remainder—1 antlered bull moose by Federal registration permit only ................................................... Aug. 1–Sep. 20.
Beaver: 1 beaver per day, 1 in possession .................................................................................................................. June 15–Sep. 10.
Coyote: 10 coyotes ........................................................................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 10 foxes; however, no more than 2 foxes may be taken
prior to Oct. 1. Sep. 1–Mar. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: 10 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Feb. 28.
Grouse (Spruce, Ruffed, and Sharp-tailed): 15 per day, 30 in possession .................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 25–May 31.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Marten: Unit 13—No limit .............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Sep. 25–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Oct. 15–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(14) Unit 14. (i) Unit 14 consists of
drainages into the northern side of
Turnagain Arm west of and excluding
the Portage Creek drainage, drainages
into Knik Arm excluding drainages of
the Chickaloon and Matanuska Rivers in
Unit 13, drainages into the northern side
of Cook Inlet east of the Susitna River,
drainages into the east bank of the
Susitna River downstream from the
Talkeetna River, and drainages into the
south and west bank of the Talkeetna
River to its confluence with Clear Creek,
the western side drainages of a line
going up the south bank of Clear Creek
to the first unnamed creek on the south,
then up that creek to lake 4408, along
the northeastern shore of lake 4408,
then southeast in a straight line to the
northernmost fork of the Chickaloon
River:
(A) Unit 14A consists of drainages in
Unit 14 bounded on the west by the east
bank of the Susitna River, on the north
by the north bank of Willow Creek and
Peters Creek to its headwaters, then east
along the hydrologic divide separating
the Susitna River and Knik Arm
drainages to the outlet creek at lake
4408, on the east by the eastern
boundary of Unit 14, and on the south
by Cook Inlet, Knik Arm, the south bank
of the Knik River from its mouth to its
junction with Knik Glacier, across the
face of Knik Glacier and along the
northern side of Knik Glacier to the Unit
6 boundary;
(B) Unit 14B consists of that portion
of Unit 14 north of Unit 14A; and
(C) Unit 14C consists of that portion
of Unit 14 south of Unit 14A.
(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses in the Fort Richardson
and Elmendorf Air Force Base
Management Areas, consisting of the
Fort Richardson and Elmendorf Military
Reservations; and
(B) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses in the Anchorage
Management Area, consisting of all
drainages south of Elmendorf and Fort
Richardson military reservations and
north of and including Rainbow Creek.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
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Hunting
Black Bear: Unit 14C—1 bear ....................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Beaver: Unit 14C—1 beaver per day, 1 in possession ................................................................................................. May 15–Oct. 31.
Coyote: Unit 14C—2 coyotes ........................................................................................................................................ Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): Unit 14C—2 foxes ................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): Unit 14C—5 hares per day ............................................................................................................. Sep. 8–Apr. 30.
Lynx: Unit 14C—2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 1–Jan. 31.
Wolf: Unit 14C—5 wolves .............................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: Unit 14C—1 wolverine ................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce and Ruffed): Unit 14C—5 per day, 10 in possession ......................................................................... Sep. 8–Mar. 31.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): Unit 14C—10 per day, 20 in possession ............................................... Sep. 8–Mar. 31.
Trapping
Beaver: Unit 14C, that portion within the drainages of Glacier Creek, Kern Creek, Peterson Creek, the Twentymile
River and the drainages of Knik River outside Chugach State Park—20 beaver per season. Dec. 1–Apr. 15.
Coyote: Unit 14C—No limit ........................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): Unit 14C—1 fox ...................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: Unit 14C—No limit ............................................................................................................................................... Dec. 15–Jan. 31.
Marten: Unit 14C—No limit ............................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Mink and Weasel: Unit 14C—No limit ........................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Muskrat: Unit 14C—No limit .......................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–May 15.
Otter: Unit 14C—No limit ............................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: Unit 14C—No limit ................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolverine: Unit 14C—2 wolverines ............................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
(15) Unit 15. (i) Unit 15 consists of
that portion of the Kenai Peninsula and
adjacent islands draining into the Gulf
of Alaska, Cook Inlet, and Turnagain
Arm from Gore Point to the point where
longitude line 150°00W crosses the
coastline of Chickaloon Bay in
Turnagain Arm, including that area
lying west of longitude line 150°00W
to the mouth of the Russian River, then
southerly along the Chugach National
Forest boundary to the upper end of
Upper Russian Lake; and including the
drainages into Upper Russian Lake west
of the Chugach National Forest
boundary:
(A) Unit 15A consists of that portion
of Unit 15 north of the north bank of the
Kenai River and the northern shore of
Skilak Lake;
(B) Unit 15B consists of that portion
of Unit 15 south of the north bank of the
Kenai River and the northern shore of
Skilak Lake, and north of the north bank
of the Kasilof River, the northern shore
of Tustumena Lake, Glacier Creek, and
Tustumena Glacier; and
(C) Unit 15C consists of the remainder
of Unit 15.
(ii) You may not take wildlife, except
for grouse, ptarmigan, and hares that
may be taken only from October 1
through March 1 by bow and arrow
only, in the Skilak Loop Management
Area, which consists of that portion of
Unit 15A bounded by a line beginning
at the easternmost junction of the
Sterling Highway and the Skilak Loop
(milepost 76.3), then due south to the
south bank of the Kenai River, then
southerly along the south bank of the
Kenai River to its confluence with
Skilak Lake, then westerly along the
northern shore of Skilak Lake to Lower
Skilak Lake Campground, then
northerly along the Lower Skilak Lake
Campground Road and the Skilak Loop
Road to its westernmost junction with
the Sterling Highway, then easterly
along the Sterling Highway to the point
of beginning.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15;
(B) You may not trap furbearers for
subsistence in the Skilak Loop Wildlife
Management Area;
(C) You may not trap marten in that
portion of Unit 15B east of the Kenai
River, Skilak Lake, Skilak River, and
Skilak Glacier; and
(D) You may not take red fox in Unit
15 by any means other than a steel trap
or snare.
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Hunting
Black Bear:
Units 15A and 15B—2 bears by Federal registration permit ................................................................................. July 1–June 30.
Unit 15C—3 bears .................................................................................................................................................. July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: Unit 15—1 bear every 4 regulatory years by Federal registration permit. The season may be opened
or closed by announcement from the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Manager after consultation with ADF&G
and the Chair of the Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council.
Sep. 1–Nov. 30, to be an-
nounced and Apr. 1–June
15, to be announced.
Caribou:
Unit 15B, within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Area—1 caribou by Federal drawing permit .... Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Unit 15C, north of the Fox River and east of Windy Lake—1 caribou by Federal drawing permit ....................... Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Unit 15, remainder .................................................................................................................................................. No open season.
Goat: 1 goat by Federal drawing permit. Kids or nannies accompanied by kids may not be taken ............................ Aug. 10–Nov. 14.
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Harvest limits Open season
Unit 15A—Skilak Loop Wildlife Management Area ................................................................................................ No open season.
Units 15A, remainder, 15B, and 15C—1 antlered bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or with 3 or more brow
tines on either antler, by Federal registration permit only. Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Units 15B and 15C—1 antlered bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or with 3 or more brow tines on either
antler, by Federal registration permit only. The Kenai NWR Refuge Manager is authorized to close the Oc-
tober–November season based on conservation concerns, in consultation with ADF&G and the Chair of the
Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council.
Oct. 20–Nov. 10.
Unit 15C—1 cow by Federal registration permit only ............................................................................................ Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Sheep: 1 ram with
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Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Wolf:
Unit 15, that portion within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge—2 wolves ........................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Unit 15, remainder—5 wolves ................................................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce): 15 per day, 30 in possession ........................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Ruffed) ............................................................................................................................................................. No open season.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed):
Unit 15A and 15B—20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Unit 15C—20 per day, 40 in possession ............................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Dec. 31.
Unit 15C—5 per day, 10 in possession ................................................................................................................. Jan. 1–Mar. 31.
Trapping
Beaver: 20 beaver per season ...................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 1 Fox ....................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Jan. 1–31.
Marten:
Unit 15B, that portion east of the Kenai River, Skilak Lake, Skilak River, and Skilak Glacier ............................. No open season.
Remainder of Unit 15—No limit ............................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–May 15.
Otter: Unit 15—No limit ................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: Unit 15B and C—No limit ............................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(16) Unit 16. (i) Unit 16 consists of the
drainages into Cook Inlet between
Redoubt Creek and the Susitna River,
including Redoubt Creek drainage,
Kalgin Island, and the drainages on the
western side of the Susitna River
(including the Susitna River) upstream
to its confluence with the Chulitna
River; the drainages into the western
side of the Chulitna River (including the
Chulitna River) upstream to the
Tokositna River, and drainages into the
southern side of the Tokositna River
upstream to the base of the Tokositna
Glacier, including the drainage of the
Kahiltna Glacier:
(A) Unit 16A consists of that portion
of Unit 16 east of the east bank of the
Yentna River from its mouth upstream
to the Kahiltna River, east of the east
bank of the Kahiltna River, and east of
the Kahiltna Glacier; and
(B) Unit 16B consists of the remainder
of Unit 16.
(ii) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses in the Mount McKinley
National Park, as it existed prior to
December 2, 1980. Subsistence uses as
authorized by this paragraph (n)(16) are
permitted in Denali National Preserve
and lands added to Denali National Park
on December 2, 1980.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15.
(B) [Reserved]
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Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Caribou: 1 caribou ......................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Oct. 31.
Moose:
Unit 16B, Redoubt Bay Drainages south and west of, and including the Kustatan River drainage—1 bull ......... Sep. 1–15.
Unit 16B, Denali National Preserve only—1 bull by Federal registration permit. One Federal registration per-
mit for moose issued per household. Sep. 1–30.
Dec. 1–Feb. 28.
Unit 16B, remainder—1 bull ................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–30.
Dec. 1–Feb. 28.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Sep. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
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Harvest limits Open season
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Dec. 1–Jan. 31.
Wolf: 5 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce and Ruffed): 15 per day, 30 in possession ........................................................................................ Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Mar. 31.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Oct. 10–May 15.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Dec. 15–Jan. 31.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Jan. 31.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(17) Unit 17. (i) Unit 17 consists of
drainages into Bristol Bay and the
Bering Sea between Etolin Point and
Cape Newenham, and all islands
between these points including
Hagemeister Island and the Walrus
Islands:
(A) Unit 17A consists of the drainages
between Cape Newenham and Cape
Constantine, and Hagemeister Island
and the Walrus Islands;
(B) Unit 17B consists of the Nushagak
River drainage upstream from, and
including the Mulchatna River drainage
and the Wood River drainage upstream
from the outlet of Lake Beverley; and
(C) Unit 17C consists of the remainder
of Unit 17.
(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public lands:
(A) Except for aircraft and boats and
in legal hunting camps, you may not use
any motorized vehicle for hunting
ungulates, bear, wolves, and wolverine,
including transportation of hunters and
parts of ungulates, bear, wolves, or
wolverine in the Upper Mulchatna
Controlled Use Area consisting of Unit
17B, from Aug. 1 through Nov. 1.
(B) [Reserved]
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 15.
(B) You may hunt brown bear by State
registration permit in lieu of a resident
tag if you have obtained a State
registration permit prior to hunting.
(C) If you have a trapping license, you
may use a firearm to take beaver in Unit
17 from April 15 through May 31. You
may not take beaver with a firearm
under a trapping license on National
Park Service lands.
(D) In Unit 17, a snowmachine may be
used to assist in the taking of a caribou,
and caribou may be shot from a
stationary snowmachine. ‘‘Assist in the
taking of a caribou’’ means a
snowmachine may be used to approach
within 300 yards of a caribou at speeds
under 15 miles per hour, in a manner
that does not involve repeated
approaches or that causes a caribou to
run. A snowmachine may not be used
to contact an animal or to pursue a
fleeing caribou.
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Hunting
Black Bear: 2 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 1–May 31.
Brown Bear: Unit 17—1 bear by State registration permit only .................................................................................... Sep. 1–May 31.
Caribou: Unit 17A, all drainages west of Right Hand Point—2 caribou by State registration permit ........................... Aug. 1–Mar. 31.
Units 17A and 17C, that portion of 17A and 17C consisting of the Nushagak Peninsula south of the Igushik
River, Tuklung River and Tuklung Hills, west to Tvativak Bay—up to 5 caribou by Federal registration per-
mit.
Aug. 1–Mar. 31.
Public lands are closed to the taking of caribou except by federally qualified users unless the population esti-
mate exceeds 900 caribou.
Units 17A, remainder and 17C, remainder—selected drainages; a harvest limit of up to 2 caribou by State
registration permit will be determined at the time the season is announced. Season may be announced
between Aug. 1 and Mar.
31.
Units 17B and 17C, that portion of 17C east of the Wood River and Wood River Lakes—2 caribou by State
registration permit. Aug. 1–Mar. 31.
Sheep: 1 ram with full curl or larger horn ..................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Moose: Unit 17A—1 bull by State registration permit; or .............................................................................................. Aug. 25–Sep. 25.
1 antlerless moose by State registration permit; or ............................................................................................... Aug. 25–Sep. 25.
Unit 17A—up to 2 moose; one antlered bull by State registration permit, one antlerless moose by State reg-
istration permit. Up to a 31-day season may
be announced between
Dec. 1 and the last day of
Feb.
Units 17B and 17C—one bull ................................................................................................................................. Aug. 20–Sep. 15.
Dec. 1–31.
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Harvest limits Open season
During the period Aug. 20–Sep. 15—one bull by State registration permit; or
During the period Sep. 1–15—one bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or antlers with three or more brow
tines on at least one side with a State harvest ticket; or
During the period Dec. 1–31—one antlered bull by State registration permit.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White Phase): No limit ................................................................................................................ Dec. 1–Mar. 15.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 2 foxes .................................................................................... Sep. 1–Feb. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe and Tundra): No limit ......................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Wolf: 10 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce and Ruffed): 15 per day, 30 in possession ........................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Ptarmigan (Rock and Willow): 20 per day, 40 in possession ....................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Trapping
Beaver: Unit 17—No limit .............................................................................................................................................. Oct. 10–Mar. 31.
Unit 17—2 beaver per day. Only firearms may be used ....................................................................................... Apr. 15–May 31.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White Phase): No limit ................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: 2 muskrats ...................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Feb. 28.
(18) Unit 18. (i) Unit 18 consists of
that area draining into the Yukon and
Kuskokwim Rivers westerly and
downstream from a line starting at the
downriver boundary of Paimiut on the
north bank of the Yukon River then
south across the Yukon River to the
northern terminus of the Paimiut
Portage, then south along the Paimiut
Portage to its intersection with Arhymot
Lake, then south along the northern and
western bank of Arhymot Lake to the
outlet at Crooked Creek (locally known
as Johnson River), then along the south
bank of Crooked Creek downstream to
the northern terminus of Crooked Creek
to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Portage
(locally known as the Mud Creek
Tramway), then along the west side of
the tramway to Mud Creek, then along
the westerly bank of Mud Creek
downstream to an unnamed slough of
the Kuskokwim River (locally known as
First Slough or Kalskag Slough), then
along the west bank of this unnamed
slough downstream to its confluence
with the Kuskokwim River, then
southeast across the Kuskokwim River
to its southerly bank, then along the
south bank of the Kuskokwim River
upriver to the confluence of a
Kuskokwim River slough locally known
as Old River, then across Old River to
the downriver terminus of the island
formed by Old River and the
Kuskokwim River, then along the north
bank of the main channel of Old River
to Igyalleq Creek (Whitefish Creek), then
along the south and west bank of
Igyalleq Creek to Whitefish Lake, then
directly across Whitefish Lake to Ophir
Creek, then along the west bank of
Ophir Creek to its headwaters at
61°10.22N lat., 159°46.05W long., and
the drainages flowing into the Bering
Sea from Cape Newenham on the south
to and including the Pastolik River
drainage on the north; Nunivak, St.
Matthews, and adjacent islands between
Cape Newenham and the Pastolik River,
and all seaward waters and lands within
3 miles of these coastlines.
(ii) In the Kalskag Controlled Use
Area, which consists of that portion of
Unit 18 bounded by a line from Lower
Kalskag on the Kuskokwim River,
northwesterly to Russian Mission on the
Yukon River, then east along the north
bank of the Yukon River to the old site
of Paimiut, then back to Lower Kalskag,
you are not allowed to use aircraft for
hunting any ungulate, bear, wolf, or
wolverine, including the transportation
of any hunter and ungulate, bear, wolf,
or wolverine part; however, this does
not apply to transportation of a hunter
or ungulate, bear, wolf, or wolverine
part by aircraft between publicly owned
airports in the Controlled Use Area or
between a publicly owned airport
within the Area and points outside the
Area.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) If you have a trapping license, you
may use a firearm to take beaver in Unit
18 from April 1 through June 10.
(B) You may hunt brown bear by State
registration permit in lieu of a resident
tag if you have obtained a State
registration permit prior to hunting.
(C) You may take caribou from a boat
moving under power in Unit 18.
(D) You may take moose from a boat
moving under power in that portion of
Unit 18 west of a line running from the
mouth of the Ishkowik River to the
closest point of Dall Lake, then to the
east bank of the Johnson River at its
entrance into Nunavakanukakslak Lake
(N 60°59.41Latitude; W 162°22.14
Longitude), continuing upriver along a
line
1
2
mile south and east of, and
paralleling a line along the southerly
bank of the Johnson River to the
confluence of the east bank of Crooked
Creek, then continuing upriver to the
outlet at Arhymot Lake, then following
the south bank west to the Unit 18
border.
(E) Taking of wildlife in Unit 18 while
in possession of lead shot size T, .20
caliber or less in diameter, is prohibited.
(F) You may not pursue with a
motorized vehicle an ungulate that is at
or near a full gallop.
(G) You may use artificial light when
taking a bear at a den site.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: 1 bear by State registration permit only ................................................................................................... Sep. 1–May 31.
Caribou:
Unit 18, that portion to the east and south of the Kuskokwim River—2 caribou by State registration permit ...... Aug. 1–Mar. 15.
Unit 18, remainder—2 caribou by State registration permit ................................................................................... Aug. 1–Mar. 15.
Moose: Unit 18, that portion east of a line running from the mouth of the Ishkowik River to the closest point of Dall
Lake, then to the east bank of the Johnson River at its entrance into Nunavakanukakslak Lake (N 60°59.41
Latitude; W 162°22.14Longitude), continuing upriver along a line
1
2
mile south and east of, and paralleling a
line along the southerly bank of the Johnson River to the confluence of the east bank of Crooked Creek, then
continuing upriver to the outlet at Arhymot Lake, then following the south bank east of the Unit 18 border and
then north of and including the Eek River drainage—1 antlered bull by State registration permit; quotas will be
announced annually by the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Manager.
Sep. 1–30.
Federal public lands are closed to the taking of moose except by residents of Tuntutuliak, Eek, Napakiak,
Napaskiak, Kasigluk, Nunapitchuk, Atmautlauk, Oscarville, Bethel, Kwethluk, Akiachak, Akiak, Tuluksak,
Lower Kalskag, and Kalskag.
Unit 18, south of the Eek River drainage and north of the Goodnews River drainage—1 antlered bull by State
registration permit. Sep. 1–30.
Unit 18, Goodnews River drainage and south to the Unit 18 boundary—1 antlered bull by State registration
permit. Sep. 1–30.
Or 1 moose by State registration permit ..................................................................................................................... A season may be an-
nounced between Dec. 1
and the last day of Feb.
Unit 18, remainder—2 moose, only one of which may be antlered. Antlered bulls may not be harvested from
Oct. 1 through Nov. 30. Aug. 1–Apr. 30.
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. July 1–June 30.
Coyote: 2 coyotes .......................................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White Phase): 2 foxes ................................................................................................................ Sep. 1–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 10 foxes; however, no more than 2 foxes may be taken
prior to Oct. 1. Sep. 1–Mar. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe and Tundra): No limit ......................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 5 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolf: 10 wolves ............................................................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 2 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce and Ruffed): 15 per day, 30 in possession ........................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Ptarmigan (Rock and Willow): 15 per day, 30 in possession ....................................................................................... Aug. 10–May 30.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. July 1–June 30.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Arctic (Blue and White Phase): No limit ................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................ Nov. 10–June 10.
Otter: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolf: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
Wolverine: No limit ......................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 10–Mar. 31.
(19) Unit 19. (i) Unit 19 consists of the
Kuskokwim River drainage upstream,
excluding the drainages of Arhymot
Lake, from a line starting at the outlet
of Arhymot Lake at Crooked Creek
(locally known as Johnson River), then
along the south bank of Crooked Creek
downstream to the northern terminus of
Crooked Creek to the Yukon-
Kuskokwim Portage (locally known as
the Mud Creek Tramway), then along
the west side of the tramway to Mud
Creek, then along the westerly bank of
Mud Creek downstream to an unnamed
slough of the Kuskokwim River (locally
known as First Slough or Kalskag
Slough), then along the west bank of
this unnamed slough downstream to its
confluence with the Kuskokwim River,
then southeast across the Kuskokwim
River to its southerly bank, then along
the south bank of the Kuskokwim River
upriver to the confluence of a
Kuskokwim River slough locally known
as Old River, then across Old River to
the downriver terminus of the island
formed by Old River and the
Kuskokwim River, then along the north
bank of the main channel of Old River
to Igyalleq Creek (Whitefish Creek), then
along the south and west bank of
Igyalleq Creek to Whitefish Lake, then
directly across Whitefish Lake to Ophir
Creek then along the west bank of Ophir
Creek to its headwaters at 61°10.22N
lat., 159°46.05W long.:
(A) Unit 19A consists of the
Kuskokwim River drainage downstream
from and including the Moose Creek
drainage on the north bank and
downstream from and including the
Stony River drainage on the south bank,
excluding Unit 19B;
(B) Unit 19B consists of the Aniak
River drainage upstream from and
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including the Salmon River drainage,
the Holitna River drainage upstream
from and including the Bakbuk Creek
drainage, that area south of a line from
the mouth of Bakbuk Creek to the radar
dome at Sparrevohn Air Force Base,
including the Hoholitna River drainage
upstream from that line, and the Stony
River drainage upstream from and
including the Can Creek drainage;
(C) Unit 19C consists of that portion
of Unit 19 south and east of a line from
Benchmark M #1.26 (approximately
1.26 miles south of the northwestern
corner of the original Mt. McKinley
National Park boundary) to the peak of
Lone Mountain, then due west to Big
River, including the Big River drainage
upstream from that line, and including
the Swift River drainage upstream from
and including the North Fork drainage;
and
(D) Unit 19D consists of the remainder
of Unit 19.
(ii) In the following areas, the taking
of wildlife for subsistence uses is
prohibited or restricted on public land:
(A) You may not take wildlife for
subsistence uses on lands within Mount
McKinley National Park as it existed
prior to December 2, 1980. Subsistence
uses as authorized by this paragraph
(n)(19) are permitted in Denali National
Preserve and lands added to Denali
National Park on December 2, 1980.
(B) In the Upper Kuskokwim
Controlled Use Area, which consists of
that portion of Unit 19D upstream from
the mouth of the Selatna River, but
excluding the Selatna and Black River
drainages, to a line extending from
Dyckman Mountain on the northern
Unit 19D boundary southeast to the
1,610-foot crest of Munsatli Ridge, then
south along Munsatli Ridge to the 2,981-
foot peak of Telida Mountain, then
northeast to the intersection of the
western boundary of Denali National
Preserve with the Minchumina-Telida
winter trail, then south along the
western boundary of Denali National
Preserve to the southern boundary of
Unit 19D, you may not use aircraft for
hunting moose, including transportation
of any moose hunter or moose part;
however, this does not apply to
transportation of a moose hunter or
moose part by aircraft between publicly
owned airports in the Controlled Use
Area, or between a publicly owned
airport within the area and points
outside the area.
(iii) Unit-specific regulations:
(A) You may use bait to hunt black
bear between April 15 and June 30.
(B) You may hunt brown bear by State
registration permit in lieu of a resident
tag in those portions of Units 19A and
19B downstream of and including the
Aniak River drainage if you have
obtained a State registration permit
prior to hunting.
(C) In Unit 19C, individual residents
of Nikolai may harvest sheep during the
Aug. 10 to Sep. 20 season and not have
that animal count against the
community harvest limit (during the
Oct. 1 to Mar. 30 season). Individual
residents of Nikolai that harvest a sheep
under State regulations may not
participate in the Oct. 1 to Mar. 30
community harvest.
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Harvest limits Open season
Hunting
Black Bear: 3 bears ....................................................................................................................................................... July 1–June 30.
Brown Bear: Units 19A and 19B, those portions which are downstream of and including the Aniak River drain-
age—1 bear by State registration permit. Aug. 10–June 30.
Units 19A, remainder, 19B, remainder, and Unit 19D—1 bear ............................................................................. Aug. 10–June 30.
Caribou: Units 19A and 19B (excluding rural Alaska residents of Lime Village)—2 caribou by State registration
permit. Aug. 1–Mar. 15.
Unit 19C—1 caribou ............................................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Oct. 10.
Unit 19D, south and east of the Kuskokwim River and North Fork of the Kuskokwim River—1 caribou ............. Aug. 10–Sep. 30.
Nov. 1–Jan. 31.
Unit 19D, remainder—1 caribou ............................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Sep. 30.
Unit 19, residents domiciled in Lime Village only—no individual harvest limit but a village harvest quota of 200
caribou; cows and calves may not be taken from Apr. 1 through Aug. 9. Reporting will be by a community
reporting system.
July 1–June 30.
Sheep: 1 ram with
7
8
curl horn or larger ...................................................................................................................... Aug. 10–Sep. 20.
Unit 19C, that portion within the Denali National Park and Preserve-residents of Nikolai only—no individual
harvest limit, but a community harvest quota will be set annually by the Denali National Park and Preserve
Superintendent; rams or ewes without lambs only. Reporting will be by a community reporting system.
Oct. 1–Mar. 30.
Moose: Unit 19, residents of Lime Village only—no individual harvest limit, but a village harvest quota of 28 bulls
(including those taken under the State permits). Reporting will be by a community reporting system. July 1–June 30.
Unit 19A, Lime Village Management Area—2 bulls by State or Federal registration permit ................................ Aug. 10–Sep. 25.
Nov. 20–Mar 31.
Unit 19A, north of the Kuskokwim River, upstream from but excluding the George River drainage, and south
of the Kuskokwim River upstream from and including the Downey Creek drainage, not including the Lime
Village Management Area—1 antlered bull by State registration permit available in Sleetmute and Stoney
River on July 24. Permits issued on a first come, first served basis (number of permits to be announced an-
nually).
Sep. 1–5.
Unit 19A, remainder—1 antlered bull by Federal drawing permit or a State permit. Federal public lands are
closed to the taking of moose except by residents of Tuluksak, Lower Kalskag, Upper Kalskag, Aniak,
Chuathbaluk, and Crooked Creek hunting under these regulations.
Sep. 1–20.
Unit 19B—1 bull with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or antlers with 4 or more brow tines on one side ................. Sep. 1–20.
Unit 19C—1 antlered bull ....................................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–20.
Unit 19C—1 bull by State registration permit ......................................................................................................... Jan. 15–Feb. 15.
Unit 19D, that portion of the Upper Kuskokwim Controlled Use Area within the North Fork drainage upstream
from the confluence of the South Fork to the mouth of the Swift Fork—1 antlered bull. Sep. 1–30.
Unit 19D, remainder of the Upper Kuskokwim Controlled Use Area—1 bull ........................................................ Sep. 1–30.
Dec. 1–Feb. 28.
Unit 19D, remainder—1 antlered bull ..................................................................................................................... Sep. 1–30.
Dec. 1–15.
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Harvest limits Open season
Coyote: 10 coyotes ........................................................................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): 10 foxes; however, no more than 2 foxes may be taken
prior to Oct. 1. Sep. 1–Mar. 15.
Hare (Snowshoe): No limit ............................................................................................................................................ July 1–June 30.
Lynx: 2 lynx .................................................................................................................................................................... Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Wolf: Unit 19D—10 wolves per day .............................................................................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Unit 19, remainder—5 wolves ................................................................................................................................ Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Wolverine: 1 wolverine .................................................................................................................................................. Sep. 1–Mar. 31.
Grouse (Spruce, Ruffed, and Sharp-tailed): 15 per day, 30 in possession .................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Ptarmigan (Rock, Willow, and White-tailed): 20 per day, 40 in possession ................................................................. Aug. 10–Apr. 30.
Trapping
Beaver: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–June 10.
Coyote: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Mar. 31.
Fox, Red (including Cross, Black and Silver Phases): No limit .................................................................................... Nov. 1–Mar. 31.
Lynx: No limit ................................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Marten: No limit ............................................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Mink and Weasel: No limit ............................................................................................................................................. Nov. 1–Feb. 28.
Muskrat: No limit ............................................................................