Alaska Board of Game Meeting Jan. 11-15th

Alaska DF&G, Bear Hunting Magazine

The Alaska Board of Game will convene the Southeast Region meeting on January 11 - 15, 2013 in Sitka. They will be considering over 40 proposals regarding hunting and trapping regulations for the Southeast region as well as other topics.

Prior to this Southeast region meeting, the board will hold a one-day work session on January 10th for the purpose of hearing various reports and to address board business. Both meetings are open to the public.

Proposals scheduled have been submitted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, local fish and game advisory committees and the general public seeking adjustments to hunting and trapping regulations in the Southeast region (Game Management Units 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5). Issues to be addressed by the board include hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits, methods and means, and restricted areas. In addition, the board will consider proposals for the resident tag fee exemptions for brown bears in Units 18, 22, 23 and 26.

For more information on proposals and the board meeting, visit their website at:

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