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Regulatory Year
2015, 2016


Regulatory Year 2015 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016)

Statewide

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
03/17/2016   View Federal Amendments Don’t Change Requirements for Alaska Waterfowl Stamps, Hunting Licenses
10/20/2015   View Board of Game Seeks Public Members to Serve on Sheep Management Working Group
08/21/2015   View Upcoming Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Feature Federal Stamp Changes, New Regulations

Region 1

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
12/16/2015 01-19-15 View Unit 4 - Partial Closure to Mt. Goat Hunting - Mt. Furuhelm - Mt. Ada Zone
12/15/2015 01-18-15 View Wolf Hunting and Trapping Seasons to Close in Unit 2
11/02/2015 01-17-15 View Unit 4 - Partial Closure to Mt. Goat Hunting - Nakwasina River Drainage
10/30/2015 01-16-15 View Closure to mountain goat hunting in the Skagway Pie Archery Only Area (RG024)
10/29/2015 01-15-15 View Partial Closure To Mountain Goat Hunting Between Dayebas Creek And Kasidaya Creek (RG024)
10/12/2015 01-14-15 View Moose Hunting Season Closure - Unit 5A West of the Dangerous River
10/09/2015 01-13-15 View Closure To Mountain Goat Hunting Along Chilkoot Lake (RG023) In Unit 1D
10/08/2015 01-12-15 View Mt. Kluchman Mountain Goat Hunt Closure
10/07/2015 01-11-15 View Area Between East Fork Of The Skagway River And Canadian Border Closed To Goat Hunting
10/06/2015 01-10-15 View Unit 1C Gustavus Moose Hunt Closed
10/06/2015 01-09-15 View Unit 4 - Partial Closure to Mt. Goat Hunting - N. Fork Katlian Area
10/05/2015 01-08-15 View Unit 1D Partial Closure to Mt. Goat Hunting on the Takshanuk Range
10/01/2015 01-07-15 View Unit 1C Partial Closure to Mountain Goat Hunting- Eagle Glacier to Sawmill Creek
09/28/2015 01-06-15 View Partial Closure to Unit 5 Registration Mountain Goat Hunt RG170
09/28/2015 01-05-15 View Closure Of Teir II Moose Hunt(TM059) In Game Management Unit 1D
09/23/2015 01-04-15 View Unit 1D Partial Closure To Mountain Goat Hunting Between East Fork of Skagway River and Kasidaya Creek
08/31/2015   View Gustavus Moose Hunt Meeting (RM049)
08/21/2015   View 2015 Unit 2 Wolf Harvest Quota Announced
08/06/2015 01-03-15 View Blackerby Ridge to Salmon Creek Reservoir Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
07/29/2015 01-02-15 View Unit 4 South Katlian and Blue/Medvejie Lakes Drainages Closed to Goat Hunting

Region 2

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
04/06/2016   View Prince William Sound Black Bear Hunters Reminded to Register, Report and Refrain from Taking Sows
01/05/2016 02-01-16 View Goat Hunt RG232 Closes West of Scott Glacier
11/12/2015 02-13-15 View Afognak Island Registration Elk Hunt RE755 Closes for the Season
11/03/2015 02-12-15 View A Portion of Afognak Registration Elk Hunt RE755 Closes by Emergency Order
10/27/2015 02-11-15 View Ship Creek Moose Hunt Closes
10/27/2015 02-10-15 View Three Kodiak Mountain Goat Registration Hunts to Remain Closed; Five Other Opportunities Open Nov. 1
10/26/2015   View Registration Hunts for Kenai Peninsula Mountain Goats Open Nov. 1
10/22/2015   View Late-season Registration Mountain Goat Hunt RG862 Opens November 1
10/16/2015 02-09-15 View Port Valdez/Lowe River Goat Closes
10/09/2015 02-08-15 View Registration Goat Hunt RG230 near Cordova Closes
10/07/2015 02-07-15 View Sheridan Goat Hunt RG231 Closes
10/05/2015 02-06-15 View Goat Hunt Closes North of Valdez Arm
10/05/2015 02-05-15 View Goat Hunt RG252 Closes East of Unakwik Inlet
09/21/2015   View Port Valdez North Goat Hunt RG248 Will Not Open
09/09/2015 02-04-15 View Unit 6B Moose Hunt Closes
08/31/2015   View Reminder: Registration Permit Required for Black Bear Hunting in Prince William Sound Subunit 6D
08/06/2015 02-03-15 View Game Management Unit 14C Registration Goat Hunting Permits Available August 12
06/23/2015 02-02-15 View Lynx Trapping Closures on Kenai Peninsula and Unit 14C Extended Through 2016

Region 3

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
05/26/2016   View Tularemia
03/02/2016 03-02-16 View Remainder of Winter Fortymile Caribou Season to Close
12/30/2015 03-01-16 View Part of Winter Fortymile Caribou Season to Close
11/24/2015 03-06-15 View Antlerless Moose Hunt Closes in Minto Flats
09/14/2015 03-05-15 View Close Zone 3 RC860 Fortymile Caribou
08/26/2015 03-04-15   Close Unit 19A to Bison Hunting
07/01/2015   View Tularemia Infection Suspected
06/03/2015 03-03-15   Ptarmigan Tracking 12_20_25C_RY15

Region 4

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
03/17/2016   View Nushagak Peninsula State Registration Caribou Hunt Expands to Include Federal Hunt Area
03/02/2016 04-03-16 View Registration Permit Caribou Hunt RC501 to Open in Portions of Units 17A and 17C
02/09/2016 04-02-16 View Registration Moose Hunt RM576 Closes in Game Management Unit 17A
01/29/2016 04-01-16 View Winter Moose Season Extended in Unit 17A
12/23/2015 04-06-15 View Winter Moose Hunt Opens in Game Management Unit 17A
09/22/2015   View Unit 14A Registration Goat Hunts Cancelled
09/13/2015 04-05-15 View Unit 13B CSH Bag Limit Change
09/08/2015 04-04-15 View Unit 13D CSH Bag Limit Change
09/08/2015 04-03-15 View Unit 13E CSH Moose Bag Limit Changed
08/21/2015   View Habitat Concerns Prompt Restrictions on Cottonwood Creek ATV Trail
07/07/2015 04-02-15   Lynx Hunting and Trapping Seasons in Units 14A&B and 16

Region 5

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
06/06/2016   View GMU 22 Caribou Hunting Regulations to Change for Alaska Residents Effective July 1
03/11/2016 05-02-16 View ADF&G, DWC Extends Resident Moose Hunting in Unit 18 Remainder
01/18/2016   View Nelson Island Muskox Permits (RX070 and RX071) Available Online Wednesday, January 20th at 9 am
01/07/2016 05-01-16 View State Closes Antlered Bull Moose Hunt in Unit 22B West of Darby Mountains
10/14/2015 05-10-15 View Resident hunting opened for stranded musk oxen in Unit 18
09/17/2015 05-09-15 View State Closes Resident Registration Moose Hunt RM841 in 22A Central
09/15/2015 05-08-15 View State Extends Resident Registration Moose Hunt RM841 in Unit 22A Central
09/10/2015 05-07-15 View State Closes Resident Moose Hunt RM840 in 22D Southwest and 22D Kuzitrin
09/06/2015 05-06-15 View State Closes Resident Moose Hunt in Unit 22B West of the Darby Mountains
09/04/2015 05-05-15 View State Closes Nonresident Moose Hunt in Remainder of Unit 22D
09/03/2015 05-04-15 View ADF&G Closes Unit 18 Kuskokwim Moose Hunt RM615
09/02/2015 05-03-15 View Unit 22(C) RM840 moose hunt CLOSED