Hunting & Trapping
Emergency Orders Archives


Regulatory Year
2021, 2022


Regulatory Year 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)

Statewide

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
06/30/2022   View Bat Found Positive for Rabies
05/26/2022   View Avian influenza detected in a red fox in Alaska
05/06/2022   View Spring surveys provide insight on deer winter mortalities
04/15/2022   View Wood bison calves from Canada arrive safely in Fairbanks
04/07/2022   View Federally Managed Public Lands Closed to Non-Federally Qualified Caribou & Moose Hunters in Portions of Units 23 and 26A
03/14/2022   View Spring Bear Bait Registration
03/11/2022   View New Opportunity to View Bears at McNeil River
01/05/2022   View Challenging Snow Conditions Stress Moose and People
12/17/2021   View 2022 Hunter Access Grant Program Application Period Now Open
11/10/2021   View 2021 GMU 2 Wolf Season Announced
11/05/2021   View Public Meeting and Hearing Announced Regarding 2021 GMU 2 Wolf Harvest
08/23/2021   View ADF&G Wildlife Division staff stationed in Wrangell Aug. 30 – Oct. 31, 2021
07/08/2021   View Palmer Hay Flats Access Improvements

Region 1

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
01/26/2022   View Regulatory year 2021 Game Management Unit 2 wolf harvest
01/12/2022   View 2022 Brown Bear Management Plan For Game Management Unit 1D
12/28/2021 01-26-21 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Cold Storage Zone
12/27/2021 01-25-21 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Clarence Kramer Zone
12/08/2021   View Southeast Alaska waterfowl season to close Dec. 16 in Units 1-4
11/19/2021 01-24-21 View South Tracy Arm Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
11/10/2021 01-23-21 View Halutu Ridge to Parsons Peak in Unit 1D is Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting
11/10/2021 01-22-21   Unit 2 wolf season closure
11/03/2021 01-21-21 View Partial closure of Takshanuk Mountains to goat hunting (RG023)
11/02/2021 01-20-21 View East Fork of the Skagway River to Kasidaya Creek in GMU 1D(RG024) closed to mountain goat hunting
10/26/2021 01-19-21 View Four Winds Area Closed To Goat Hunting (RG026)
10/19/2021 01-18-21 View Upper and Lower Sweetheart Lakes Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
10/19/2021 01-17-21 View GMU 1D RB050 Closed to Brown Bear Hunting
10/13/2021 01-16-21 View Unit 1C RM049 Gustavus Moose Hunt Closed
10/12/2021 01-15-21 View Moose Hunting Season Closure Unit 5A West of the Dangerous River
09/24/2021 01-14-21 View Partial closure to mountain goat hunting between Dayebas Creek and Kasidaya Creek (RG024)
09/22/2021 01-13-21 View Eagle Glacier to Sawmill Creek Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
09/21/2021 01-12-21 View Area between East Fork of the Skagway River and the Canadian Border closed to goat hunting in Unit 1D
09/20/2021 01-11-21 View Blackerby Ridge to Salmon Creek Reservoir Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
09/17/2021 01-10-21 View Closure to mountain goat hunting along Chilkoot Lake (RG023) in Unit 1D
09/08/2021 01-09-21 View RG026 Flower and Porcupine Mountain Area in Unit 1D Closed To Mountain Goat Hunting
09/08/2021 01-08-21 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Bear Mountain Zone
09/07/2021 01-07-21 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure in Rosenberg Lake Zone
08/23/2021   View ADF&G Wildlife Division staff stationed in Wrangell Aug. 30 – Oct. 31, 2021
08/17/2021   View 2021 Waterfowl Season Opens Sept. 1
08/04/2021 01-06-21 View Sumdum Peninsula Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting in Unit 1C
08/03/2021 01-05-21 View Baranof Island Mountain Goat Closure for Lisa Creek Zone
07/27/2021 01-04-21 View Takinsha Range closed to mountain goat hunting between Canadian Border and Garrison Glacier (RG026)
07/27/2021 01-03-21 View Closure to Mountain Goat Hunting between the Kicking Horse River and Davidson Glacier (RG026)
07/27/2021   View Juneau-area Sitka black-tailed deer season opens Aug. 1
07/19/2021 01-02-21 View Baranof Island (Unit 4) Mountain Goat Hunting
07/15/2021 01-01-21 View Portion of Unit 5A Closed to Mountain Goat Hunting

Region 2

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
05/24/2022   View Permits Available June 8 for Kenai Peninsula Registration Goat Hunt RG364
05/12/2022   View Fish & Game Investigates Bear Attack on JBER
12/27/2021   View State deer season ends in Prince William Sound and beyond
11/03/2021 02-11-21 View Afognak Island Registration Elk Hunt Closes by Emergency Order
10/22/2021 02-10-21 View A portion of Kodiak Islands Elk Registration Hunt RE755 Will Not Open
10/19/2021   View Kenai Peninsula Registration Goat Hunts Open November 1
10/15/2021 02-09-21 View Port Valdez/Lowe River Goat Hunt Closes
10/11/2021 02-08-21 View Twentymile Mountain Goat Hunt RG868 Closes in Unit 14C
10/11/2021 02-07-21 View Goat Hunt RG248 North of the Port of Valdez Closes
10/07/2021 02-06-21 View Lake George Mountain Goat Hunt RG869 Closes in Unit 14C
09/29/2021 02-05-21 View Southwestern Prince William Sound Goat Hunt Closes
09/29/2021   View Ship Creek Moose Permit (RM435) to be Issued Online
09/28/2021 02-04-21 View Goat Hunt RG249 Closes North of Valdez Arm
09/24/2021   View Beware of Aggressive River Otters Around Anchorage Waterways
09/23/2021   View Neighborhood Attractants and Lynx
09/22/2021 02-03-21 View Eklutna Lake Management Area Moose Hunt RM445 Closes in Unit 14C
09/22/2021 02-02-21 View Goat Hunt RG252 Closes East of Unakwik Inlet
09/10/2021   View Port Valdez North Goat Hunt RG248 to Open October 1
07/09/2021 02-01-21   Lynx Seasons Announced for Units 7 and 15 (Kenai Peninsula) and 14C (Anchorage)

Region 3

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
06/30/2022   View Tanana Valley State Forest Temporarily Closed to Motorized Access
03/15/2022   View ADF&G and DNR Forestry Team Up for Delta Bison
03/04/2022   View Interior and Eastern Arctic Undersubscribed Permits
02/18/2022   View 20A Antlerless Moose Drawing Applicants Refunded
02/18/2022   View 20D Antlerless Moose Drawing Applicants Refunded
02/16/2022 03-02-22 View March Moose Hunt (RM831) Opening in a Portion of Unit 21D
01/05/2022 03-01-22 View Antlerless Moose Hunt (RM785) Closes in Minto Flats
01/05/2022   View Press Release - Challenging Snow Conditions Stress Moose and People
10/06/2021 03-07-21 View RC867 Fortymile Caribou Bag limit and Harvest Quota Announcement
10/01/2021 03-06-21 View Moose season extension (October 4-8, 2021) Units 21D & 24D (outside the Koyukuk Controlled Use Area)
09/14/2021 03-05-21   RC860 Fortymile Caribou Zones 1 and 4 to Reopen
08/25/2021 03-04-21 View RC860 Fortymile Caribou Zones 1 and 4 close September 1-15
08/10/2021 03-03-21   Ptarmigan Season
07/13/2021   View AA RC860 Fortymile Caribou Hunt All Zones Open August 10

Region 4

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
01/19/2022 04-01-22 View Extension of Winter Moose Hunts in Game Management Unit 17A
12/17/2021 04-14-21 View RM575 & RM576 to open
11/23/2021 04-13-21 View Registration Moose Hunt RM585 in Units 17B will Open, 17C will Remain Closed
10/12/2021 04-12-21 View Winter Seasons Closed for Nelchina Caribou Hunts RC561, RC562, CC001, DC485
10/06/2021 04-11-21 View Mountain Goat Hunting Closed in Unit 14A
10/04/2021   View Permits NOT available October 5 for Unit 14A Registration Goat Hunts RG890 & RG891
09/29/2021   View 2021 Registration Goat Hunt opening in Unit 14A
09/24/2021 04-10-21 View Unit 17A Registration Moose Hunts Extended
09/08/2021 04-09-21 View RC562 Nelchina Caribou Hunt to Close by Emergency Order
09/07/2021 04-08-21 View Unit 13E Community Hunt Moose Bag Limit Changes by Emergency Order
08/30/2021 04-07-21 View DC485 Nelchina Caribou Draw Hunt to Close by Emergency Order
08/16/2021 04-06-21 View RC561 Nelchina Caribou Hunt to Close by Emergency Order
07/28/2021   View 2021 Nelchina Caribou Hunt Quotas and Resident Bag Limits Announced
07/22/2021 04-05-21 View Mulchatna Caribou and Nushagak Peninsula Caribou Hunting Seasons
07/08/2021 04-04-21   Lynx season in Units 14A, 14B, and 16 Extended by Emergency Order

Region 5

Date Emergency Order Number Announcement Description
06/01/2022   View Permits Available July 7 for Unit 22E Non-Resident Registration Moose Hunt RM855
04/05/2022   View Hunters Asked to Avoid Taking Collared Moose Along the Yukon River in Unit 18
03/04/2022   View Permits Available for GMU 22 Alaska Brown Bear and Moose Hunts
01/07/2022 05-01-22 View State Closes Resident Moose Hunt RM843 in Unit 22B West
11/30/2021 05-10-21 View State Opens Winter Hunt RM621 in Goodnews Hunt Area in Unit 18
11/23/2021 05-09-21 View Moose Season Extension Unit 18 Kanektok/Arolik River Hunt area
11/16/2021 05-08-21 View State Opens Winter Hunt RM844 in Unit 22A Central
10/01/2021 05-07-21 View Moose season extension for the Goodnews River hunt area
09/09/2021 05-06-21 View State Closes Moose Hunt RM840 in Unit 22(B) West of the Darby Mountains
09/04/2021 05-05-21 View State Closes Moose Hunt RM840 in Unit 22(D) Kuzitrin and Southwest
09/02/2021 05-04-21 View State Closes Resident and Nonresident Moose Hunt RM840 in Unit 22(C)