Federal Subsistence Board News

BLM Opens Fortymile Caribou Federal Subsistence Hunt on October 27


Harvest limit of one caribou announced for winter hunt 

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – After consultation with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Eastern Interior Subsistence Regional Advisory Committee, and under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eastern Interior Field Office will open the Fortymile caribou federal subsistence hunt on federal public lands in Units 20E, 25C and a portion of 20F at midnight on October 27, 2022. The federal subsistence hunt includes a harvest limit of one caribou and will close at 11:59 p.m. March 31, 2023. The federal subsistence hunt applies to federally qualified rural residents hunting on federal public lands only. 

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Federal Subsistence Board Extends Moose Season in the FM1203 hunt area of Unit 12 to October 10, 2022


For Immediate Release:

October 3, 2022

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) approved WSA22-03 with modification to extend the moose hunt season in the FM1203 hunt area of Unit 12 (that portion within the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge and those lands within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve north and east of a line formed by the Pickerel Lake Winter Trail from the Canadian border to Pickerel Lake) to October 10, 2022.

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