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Unit 18

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Boundary Descriptions

GMU 18

Game Management 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° 10.22' N. lat., 159° 46.05' W. 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 three miles of these coastlines

Unit 18 Restrictions

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For land access information see page 8 of the Hunting Regulations.


Region of Alaska Office Location Address Game
Phone Number
Region 1 -
Douglas P.O. Box 110024
Juneau AK
1–5 (907) 465-4265
Region 2 -
Anchorage 333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK
6–8, 14C, & 15 (907) 267-2257
Region 3 -
Fairbanks 1300 College Road
Fairbanks, AK
12, 19–21, 24, 25, 26B, & 26C (907) 459-7206
Region 4 -
Palmer 1800 Glenn Highway Suite 4
Palmer, AK
9–11, 13, 14A, 14B, 16, & 17 (907) 746-6300
Region 5 -
Nome PO Box 1148
Nome, AK
18, 22, 23, & 26A (907) 443-2271