Alaska Outdoor Digest

The source for important, timely news on hunting, fishing and the outdoors in Alaska.

Board of Game upholds traditional, rejects new tech hunting including cell phones
BOG upholds bear denning, same-day flight regs, bans wireless devices The Alaska Board of Game on Tuesday debated the challenging conflux of ancient traditions and new technology in hunting and wildlife management in Alaska. Wednesday morning The Alaska Board of Game passed an amended Proposal 13, which will make it... Read more
BOG begins deliberations, okays antler change;  sheep, kinship, plane, cat proposals on tap
Alaska’s Board of Game started deliberations Monday afternoon on the first of 69 proposals to change statewide hunting and wildlife-related regulations. The board acted on the first five proposals Monday: Rejected Proposal 1 to change the definition of “take” of a game animal, to clarify that “take” means kill... Read more
Board of Game meeting live online now
The Alaska Board of Game is meeting now on a wide range of hunting topics and potential regulation changes. Meetings continue daily through Nov. 17 and are streamed live online at: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=gameboard.main It is a important and rare opportunity to look behind the scenes of hunting and wildlife management... Read more
Board of Game to consider flying, sheep, kinship rules
The Alaska Board of Game will hold a statewide meeting in Anchorage Nov. 10-17 to consider sweeping changes proposed in a variety of hunting regulations. The proposed changes cover 79 pages but include proposals to change how and when Dall sheep can be taken, rules on hunting the same... Read more