Hunting & Trapping
Emergency Orders Archives


Regulatory Year
2020, 2021


Regulatory Year 2020 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

Statewide

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
03/11/2021   View Spring Bear Bait Registration
02/24/2021   View 2021 change in Unit 1D brown bear harvest announced
02/22/2021   View McNeil River Bear Viewing Deadline Approaches
02/16/2021   View 2021 Anchorage Winter Moose Survey Project
01/19/2021   View Fall 2020 GMU 2 Wolf Harvest Announced
12/02/2020   View Tufted Puffin Listing Decision
11/06/2020   View State and Federal Subsistence 2020 GMU 2 Wolf Harvest Season Closure Date Announced
10/26/2020   View 2020 GMU 2 Wolf Joint News Release_Final_1
07/29/2020   View Advisory Announcement Permit Availability
07/29/2020   View Press release - Div. of Wildlife Conservation - Go online for resources
07/20/2020   View Ptarmigan Season

Region 1

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
12/14/2020 01-25-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Mt. Katlian
11/23/2020 01-24-20 View Takhin Ridge closed to mountain goat hunting in Unit 1D (RG026)
11/07/2020 01-23-20 View Flower and Porcupine Mountain areas closed to mountain goat hunting Unit 1D (RG026)
11/06/2020 01-22-20   Game Management Unit 2
11/06/2020   View State and Federal Subsistence 2020 GMU 2 Wolf Harvest Season Closure Date Announced
10/27/2020 01-21-20 View Moose Hunting Season Closure Unit 5A East of the Dangerous River
10/26/2020   View 2020 GMU 2 Wolf Joint News Release_Final_1
10/13/2020 01-20-20 View Closure to mountain goat hunting along Chilkoot Lake (RG023) in Unit 1D
10/13/2020 01-19-20 View Moose Hunting Season Closure Unit 5A West of the Dangerous River
10/09/2020 01-18-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Upper Blue Lake
10/09/2020 01-17-20 View Part to mountain goat hunting in tihe Lions Head area Unit 1C (RG013)
10/08/2020 01-16-20 View Partial Closure of Takshanuk Range to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1D (RG023)
10/07/2020 01-15-20 View East Fork Of The Skagway River To Kasidaya Creek Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting
10/03/2020 01-14-20 View Unit 1C RM049 Gustavus Moose Hunt Closed
10/02/2020 01-13-20 View Closure of Tier II Moose Hunt in Unit 1D (TM059)
10/02/2020 01-12-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Clarence Kramer
09/29/2020   View ADFG: Don't Litter - Dispose of animal parts properly
09/22/2020 01-11-20 View Unit 1D-Area between the East Fork of the Skagway River and the Canadian Border closed to mountain goat hunting
09/21/2020 01-10-20 View Eagle Glacier to Sawmill Creek Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
09/17/2020 01-09-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Indian River
09/17/2020 01-08-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Rosenberg Lake
09/14/2020 01-07-20 View Partial Closure to Mountain Goat Hunting Between Dayebas Creek and Kasidaya Creek (RG024)
09/08/2020 01-06-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Cold Storage Zone
09/08/2020 01-05-20 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Bear Mt. Zone
08/24/2020   View 2020 Waterfowl season opener for Southeast Alaska
08/07/2020   View Black Bear that Entered House in Switzer Trailer Park was Trapped by Fish and Game
07/30/2020 01-04-20 View Takinsha Range Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1D (RG026)
07/24/2020 01-03-20 View Baranof Island (Unit 4) Mountain Goat Hunting
07/23/2020 01-02-20 View Closure to mountaint goat hunting between the Kicking Horse River and Davidson Glacier (RG026) in Unit 1D
07/21/2020 01-01-20 View Portion of Unit 5A Closed to Mounatin Goat Hunting

Region 2

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
06/08/2021   View Permits available June 9 for Kenai Peninsula Registration Goat Hunt RG364
06/08/2021   View Permits Available July 7 for Kenai Peninsula Registration Goat Hunt RG365
04/27/2021   View Help Prevent Bear Issues This Summer: Clean Up Your Act Now
02/16/2021   View 2021 Anchorage Winter Moose Survey Project
02/02/2021   View Kenai Peninsula Ptarmigan Hunting
11/06/2020 02-16-20 View Ship Creek Moose Hunt Closes in GMU 14C
11/02/2020 02-15-20 View Sheridan Mountain Goat Hunt Closes
10/30/2020 02-14-20 View A Portion of Registration Elk Hunt RE755 Will Close Early
10/27/2020 02-13-20 View Two Kodiak Mountain Goat Registration Hunts to Open November 1; Seven Others Will Remain Closed
10/22/2020 02-12-20 View Portion of GMU8 Elk Registration Hunt Will Not Open
10/21/2020 02-11-20 View Port Valdez/Lowe River Goat Hunt Closes
10/16/2020 02-10-20 View Southwestern Prince William Sound Goat Hunt Closes
10/05/2020 02-09-20 View Goat Hunt RG252 Closes East of Unakwik Inlet
10/05/2020 02-08-20 View Twentymile Mountain Goat Hunt RG868 Closes in Unit 14C
10/02/2020 02-07-20   Extension of TM549 by Emergency Order
09/30/2020 02-06-20 View Goat Hunt RG249 Closes North of Valdez Arm
09/28/2020 02-05-20 View Eklutna Lake Management Area Moose Hunt RM445 Closes in Unit 14C
09/23/2020   View Brown Bear Killed by ADF&G in South Anchorage
09/21/2020 02-04-20 View Lake George Mountain Goat Hunt RG869 Closes in Unit 14C
09/21/2020 02-03-20 View Hunter Success Leads to Early Closure for Unit 6B Moose Hunt
09/16/2020   View Ship Creek Moose Permit (RM435) Will Be Issued Online Only This Year
09/14/2020 02-02-20 View Bering River Registration Moose Hunt Closes
09/02/2020   View Port Valdez North Goat Hunt RG248 to Open October 1
08/17/2020   View Black Bear DNA Matches Earlier Samples from Fatality Near Hope
08/11/2020   View Attention Unit 15B Moose Hunters: Clarification of Changes to Fall 2020 season
08/06/2020   View Fish & Game Investigates Bear Attack Near Hope
07/16/2020 02-01-20 View Lynx Hunting and Trapping Seasons Will Open in Unit 14C and on the Kenai Peninsula For 2020-2021 Season
07/01/2020   View Permits Available July 8 for Kenai Peninsula Registration Goat Hunt RG365

Region 3

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
04/28/2021   View AA State forestry to conduct prescribed burns at Creamers Field
03/05/2021   View AA Region 3 Undersubscribed Permits
02/24/2021 03-02-21 View RC867 Fortymile Caribou Bag Limit
02/17/2021 03-01-21 View 21D Winter Moose Opening
11/19/2020 03-10-20 View RM785 Anterless Moose Hunt Closes in Minto Flats
10/22/2020 03-09-20 View RC867 Fortymile Bag Limit 2 Caribou
09/29/2020 03-08-20 View Close RS380 19C Sheep
09/09/2020 03-07-20 View EO 03-07-20 RC860 Fortymile Zone 3 close
09/08/2020   View AA Taylor Hwy No Hunt Caribou Corridor RC860
08/25/2020 03-06-20 View EO 03-06-20 RC860 Fortymile Zones 1 and 4 close
08/24/2020 03-05-20 View EO 3-05-20 Macomb Caribou RC835 close Aug 2020
08/19/2020   View AA 2020 RM768 Antlerless Moose Permit to be issued online
08/19/2020   View AA Possession of Both RM865 and RC860 Allowed Fall 2020
08/06/2020 03-04-20 View 03-04-20 RC860 Fortymile Bag limit 2 caribou_All Zones
07/20/2020 03-03-20   03-03-20 Ptarmigan 12_20_25C
07/17/2020   View Fall Mulchatna (RC503) & Nushagak Peninsula (RC501) Caribou Hunting Seasons, Bag Limits and Closures
07/08/2020   View Suitable Placement not found for bears - Advisory Announcement

Region 4

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
02/09/2021   View Registration Moose Hunts RM575/RM576 in Unit 17A Close
01/28/2021   View Increased Prevalence of Bacteria, Brucella, Found in Mulchatna Caribou
01/20/2021 04-03-21 View Nelchina Caribou Subsistence Hunts Season Closures
01/08/2021 04-02-21 View Nelchina Caribou Draw Hunt DC485 Season Closure
01/05/2021 04-01-21 View Winter Moose Hunts Open in Game Management Unit 17A
11/17/2020   View Registration Moose Hunt RM585 in Units 17B and 17C will not Open
10/16/2020   View Nelchina Caribou Winter Hunt Quotas
10/07/2020 04-09-20 View Drawing and Registration Goat Hunts in Unit 14A Close by Emergency Order
09/25/2020   View Unit 14A Chugach Registration Goat Hunt Opening October 1st
09/16/2020 04-08-20 View Unit 13A East Community Hunt Moose Bag Limit Changes
09/11/2020 04-07-20 View Nelchina Caribou Hunting Season Dates Extended
08/28/2020 04-06-20 View Unit 13E Community Hunt Moose Bag Limit Changes by Emergency Order
08/07/2020   View Sheep Surveys Reflect Hard Winter in Some Areas of Southcentral Alaska
07/28/2020   View Unit 9 Spring 2021 Brown Bear Hunting Opportunities
07/21/2020 04-05-20 View Nelchina Caribou Hunt Bag Limits and Quotas
07/17/2020 04-04-20 View Fall Mulchatna (RC503) & Nushagak Peninsula (RC501) Caribou Hunting Seasons, Bag Limits and Closures

Region 5

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
06/17/2021   View Permits Available July 7 for Unit 22E Non-Resident Registration Moose Hunt RM855
05/12/2021 05-03-21 View State opens resident hunting for musk ox that are stranded on free-floating ice floes completely surrounded by salt water in Unit 18
04/27/2021 05-02-21 View State Closes Nonresident DB685 and Resident RB670 Brown Bear Hunt in Unit 22C
03/05/2021   View Permits Available for GMU 22 Alaska Brown Bear and Moose Hunts
01/22/2021   View Muskox permits available in Bethel
01/04/2021 05-01-21 View State Closes Resident Moose Hunt RM843 in Unit 22B West
12/15/2020 05-14-20 View Emergency Order 05-14-20 Unit 18 RM621
12/07/2020 05-13-20 View State Opens Moose Hunt RM844 in Unit 22A Central
12/04/2020 05-12-20 View Limited hunt available for muskoxen in GMU 26A near Point Lay
12/04/2020   View Change to permit availability for Unit 22 moose hunt RM843
09/16/2020 05-11-20 View Limited hunt available for muskoxen in GMU 26A near Atqasuk and Point Lay
09/10/2020 05-10-20 View State Closes Moose Hunt RM840 in 22D Remainder
09/08/2020 05-09-20 View State Closes Nonresident Moose Hunt RM855 in 22E
09/04/2020 05-08-20 View State Closes Moose Hunt in Unit 22B West of Darby Mountains
09/03/2020 05-07-20 View State Closes Moose Hunt in Unit 22D Kuzitrin Drainage and Southwest
09/02/2020 05-06-20 View State Closes Resident and Nonresident Moose Hunt RM840 in 22C
07/17/2020   View Fall Mulchatna (RC503) & Nushagak Peninsula (RC501) Caribou Hunting Seasons, Bag Limits and Closures