Alaska Board of Game Extends Proposal Deadline, Expands Topics for 2016 Statewide Regulations Meeting
- ADF&G Press Release

Sam Cotten, Commissioner
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526

Press Release: April 29, 2015

Contacts: Kristy Tibbles, Executive Director, Board of Game, (907) 465-4110

Alaska Board of Game Extends Proposal Deadline, Expands Topics for 2016 Statewide Regulations Meeting

(Juneau) – The Alaska Board of Game has extended the deadline for proposed changes to statewide regulations pertaining to hunting, trapping and the use of game to 5:00 p.m., June 23, 2015. The board also expanded the Call for Proposals to include statewide changes to hunting seasons and bag limits for Dall sheep (5 AAC 85.055). These changes were made by the board during a teleconferenced meeting on Friday, April 24.

The statewide regulations specified on the Call for Proposals are those under 5 AAC Chapter 92 which include the general categories of permits, licenses, harvest tickets, tags and harvest reports, methods and means, possession, transportation and use of game, intensive management and predator control, definitions, emergency taking of game, in game management units.

In addition, the board will accept proposals to 5 AAC 98.005 concerning areas of jurisdiction for antlerless moose reauthorization, and statewide changes to 5 AAC 85.055 regarding hunting seasons and bag limits for Dall sheep. Proposals requesting changes specific to regions and game management units (except for boundary changes to game managements units under 5 AAC 92.450, and antlerless moose jurisdiction for advisory committees under 5 AAC 98.005) will not be accepted.

For a copy of the Call for Proposals listing all regulations open to change, visit the board’s website at The public is encouraged to submit proposals online at Proposals can also be faxed or mailed to:

ADF&G, Boards Support Section
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, AK 99811-5526
Fax: (907) 465-6094

The board will consider all proposals fitting the Call for Proposals at the Statewide Regulations Meeting scheduled for March 18–28, 2016, in Fairbanks. Final proposals will be available on the board’s website in September.

For more information, call the Boards Support Section in Juneau at 465-4110. The interested public is encouraged to sign up at to receive e-mail notices for Board of Game meetings, regulatory changes, and other announcements.