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The following restrictions are those specific to GMU 23. Be sure to check the hunting regulations for additional state-wide hunting and trapping restrictions.
Controlled Use Areas
Noatak Controlled Use Area
- Restriction: The area is closed from Aug. 15 - Sept. 30 to the use of aircraft in any manner for big game hunting, including transportation of big game hunters, their hunting gear, and/or parts of big game; however, this does not apply to the transportation of big game hunters or parts of big game to and between publicly owned airports.
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- Area Description: The Noatak Controlled Use Area: the area consists of that portion of Unit 23 in a corridor extending five miles on either side of, and including, the Noatak River, including the river, beginning at the mouth of the Agashashok River, and extending upstream to the mouth of the Nimiuktuk River