Federal Subsistence Board News

Federal Subsistence Board invites comments on Proposed Rule for Cook Inlet Area subsistence fishing regulations


The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) is accepting public comments on the proposed rule for Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska—Cook Inlet Area Regulations, which published in the Federal Register on October 1, 2018 (83 FR 49322). This proposed rule would revise the regulations for seasons, harvest limits, and methods and means for the subsistence taking of fish in the Cook Inlet Area of Alaska. This action would also reorganize specific regulations addressing the Kenai River, which would provide clarity for the public, and allow the Federal Subsistence Board to correct regulatory conflicts that have arisen based on recent rulemaking.

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Rodman Creek Zone on Baranof Island to close to the harvest of mountain goats


SITKA, Alaska – The Sitka District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the Rodman Creek Zone (within Unit 4) to the harvest of mountain goats. The closure will be effective September 26, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. and will remain in effect through the rest of the 2018 season, which ends December 31. 

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