Alaska Board of Game Call for Proposals for the 2018/2019 Meeting Cycle

2018/2019 Meeting Cycle

The Alaska Board of Game calls for proposed changes to hunting
and trapping regulations for the Southcentral and Southeast Regions.


The Alaska Board of Game (board) is accepting proposed changes for hunting and trapping regulations for the Southeast Region (Game Management Units 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5) and the Southcentral Region (Game Management Units 6, 7, 8, 14C and 15), including the following topics:

Hunting seasons and bag limits, including subsistence and general hunts for all species; trapping seasons and bag limits; big game prey populations and objectives for intensive management; predation control areas implementation plans; restricted areas, including controlled use areas, management areas, closed areas, and closures in state game refuges.

Proposed changes to regulations under 5 AAC Chapter 92, Statewide Provisions, specific to game management units within these regions will also be accepted. This includes regulations under the categories of: general provisions, permit conditions and provisions, methods and means, possession and transportation, and the use of game. Please specify game management units or areas/regions for which the proposal applies.

The following topics will be considered for all Game Management Units:

Brown Bear Tag Fee Exemptions
Reauthorization of Antlerless Moose Hunts (State statute requires all antlerless moose hunts be reauthorized annually.)

Proposals may be submitted by mail, fax, or online:


Email:  (Adobe PDF documents only)

Mail: ADF&G, Boards Support Section, P.O. Box 115526 Juneau, AK  99811-5526

Fax: (907) 465-6094          

Proposals must be received by Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Boards Support Section office in Juneau. (A postmark is NOT sufficient for timely receipt).

You are encouraged to submit proposals at the earliest possible date on Board of Game proposal forms available from the Boards Support Section regional offices and on the website at: All proposals must contain an individual’s name and an organizational name if appropriate, contact telephone number, and address. Regional proposals must specify the applicable region or game management unit.

Providing clarity on the proposal form helps the board, advisory committees, and the public more fully understand the proposed regulatory changes. Proposals that are incomplete or unclear may be omitted from the proposal book. You are encouraged to contact the Boards Support Section staff if you have questions or need assistance with completing the proposal form. All proposals are reviewed and formatted prior to publication. Proposals published in the proposal book will be referenced with the appropriate Alaska Administrative Code citation and include a brief description of the action requested. Proposals with emotionally charged language will be rejected or redacted as they detract from the substance of the proposals, may draw opposition not germane to the element(s) of the proposal, and may elicit nonresponsive charges from the public/board members. Proposals not meeting this call or submitted late will not be published.

Following publication, proposal books will be available to the advisory committees, agencies, and the public for review and comment. Proposals will be available online at

Proposals received per the above “Call for Proposals” deadline will be considered by the Board of Game at their Southeast Region Meeting, scheduled for January 2019, and the Southcentral Region Meeting, scheduled for March 2019. For more information, please contact the ADF&G Boards Support Section at (907) 465-6098, or email

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Created 1/8/2018 1:18:57 PM by lmgilbertson
Modified 1/8/2018 1:19:54 PM by lmgilbertson


Department: Fish and Game
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 1/8/2018
Archive Date: 5/2/2018