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    2014 - 2015

    Migratory BirdHuntingRegulations

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    Photo by Milo BurchamGraphic Design by Sue Steinacher

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    WHATS NEW IN 2014?Changes to Regulations This Year:

    Dark goose regulations have been split into separate categories for CanadaGeese and White-fronted geese. Please see the tables and footnotes in your

    Hunting Zone for daily bag and possession limits.In Unit 18, in western Alaska, White-fronted geese daily bag and possessionlimits have increased to 8 daily, 24 in possession.

    A registration permit and having your geese checked is no longer required tohunt Canada geese in Units 6B, 6C, and on Hinchinbrook and Hawkins Islandsin Unit 6D. A registration permit is still needed for Middleton Island.

    The denition of edible meat that must be salvaged has changed for swans,

    geese (including brant) and sandhill cranes. For these species hunters mustsalvage the meat of the breast and the meat of the legs and thighs (femur,tibiotarsus, and bula). Salvage requirements for ducks and snipe have not

    changed.

    The 2014 Duck StampThe 2014 duck stamp features a photo of a male white-winged scoter taken byCordova photographer Milo Burcham. The White-winged Scoter is the largest ofthe worlds 3 species of scoters (Surf Scoter and Black scoter) with large males

    weighing over 3.5 lbs. Both males and females are most easily distinguished fromthe other scoters by their white speculum which is visible in ight. Males have the

    prominent white swoosh or comma extending behind the eye while the brownerfemales have two off-white oval patches, one in front of and one behind the eye.In Alaska, scoters are most noticeable in winter in coastal marine waters from the

    Alaska Peninsula to Southeast where they dive for mollusks. The winter rangeextends as far south as the Sea of Cortez in Baja California but they are muchmore common farther north. They breed primarily on lakes in the open borealforests of western Canada and Interior Alaska. They also occur in eastern North

    America and in northern Europe and Asia.

    In Alaska scoters are most commonly harvested by subsistence hunters in theYukon, Tanana, and Kuskokwim river basins. Sport harvest often occurs alongthe coast. The North American breeding population is roughly estimated between500,000 800,000 birds and it is believed to have declined by as much as 50%since the 1970s. The cause for this decline is unknown. Efforts are being madeto get better population estimates and trend data. Estimates are difcult because

    all three scoters species mix on breeding and wintering areas and they can be

    hard to separate during aerial surveys. Satellite telemetry studies conducted bythe Alaska Department of Fish and Game have tracked white-winged scoterswintering in the Gulf of Alaska to breeding areas from the Yukon Flats in Interior

    Alaska to the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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    LICENSE AND STAMP REQUIREMENTSResident Hunters All Alaska residents age 16 or older must possessa hunting license to hunt in Alaska and must carry it while hunting. Residenthunters 60 years old or older may obtain a free, permanent identication

    card issued by the Department. This card replaces the sport shing, hunting,and trapping licenses. Disabled veterans qualied under AS 16.05.341 may

    receive a free hunting license. Residents with an annual family income below$8,200 (before taxes) may buy a $5.00 low-income license.

    Nonresident and Alien Hunters All nonresident and alienhunters, regardless of age, must possess the appropriate hunting license.Nonresidents may buy a small game license for $20.00.

    Nonresident Military Personnel Active duty members of the US

    military or the US Coast Guard, and their dependents, who do not qualifyas residents and who are permanently stationed in Alaska may obtain aspecial military hunting license at the resident rate. This special residentrate only applies to permanently stationed military with permanent changeof station (PCS) papers showing effective date of transfer.

    State and Federal Duck Stamps All waterfowl hunters 16 yearsof age or older must a have current federal Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp($15.00). An Alaska Waterfowl Conservation Stamp ($5.00) is alsorequired unless you: are an Alaska resident under the age of 16;

    are an Alaska resident 60 years old or older; are a disabled veteran eligible for a free license; or qualify for a low income license.State and Federal stamps must be signed in ink and must be carried at alltimes while hunting waterfowl. Stamps need not be attached to a huntinglicense. State and federal stamps are not required when hunting only snipeand sandhill cranes.

    Proof of HIP Enrollment Migratory bird hunters required to enroll inHIP must carry proof of enrollment while hunting the serial number on thefront of state duck stamps is the HIP number.

    LEARN ABOUT DUCK STAMPS ON THE WEBFederal Stamps: http://duckstamps.fws.gov

    Alaska Stamps:

    http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=waterfowlhunting.requirements

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    YOUTH HUNTER EDUCATION REQUIREMENTIn Units 7, 13, 14, 15, and 20:

    If you were born after January 1, 1986 and are 16 yearsold or older, you must complete Basic Hunter Education

    before hunting. If you are under 16, you must either complete Basic Hunter

    Education or hunt under the direct supervision of a hunterwho has completed the course or was born on or beforeJanuary 1, 1986.

    ON-LINE LICENSING AND REGULATIONS

    You can purchase licenses and stamps, check currentregulations and download regulations from our websites.

    On-line Licenses: http://www.admin.adfg.state.ak.us/license/

    Regulations:

    http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=hunting.huntingregulations

    Federal Migratory Bird Subsistence Regulations

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has published federalregulations governing traditional spring and summer subsistencehunting of migratory birds in Alaska. The regulations allowpermanent residents of designated harvest areas to hunt certainspecies of migratory birds during specied open seasons. Formore information, contact U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AlaskaMigratory Bird Comanagement Council: (877) 229-2344 oronline at: http://alaska.fws.gov/ambcc/Regulations.htm

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) administers all programs and activities freefrom discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, marital status, pregnancy,parenthood, or disability. The Department administers all programs and activities to comply with theCivil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, theAge Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Education Amendments of 1972. If you believe you have beendiscriminated against in any program, activity, or facility please write:

    ADF&G ADA Coordinator, P.O. Box 115526, Juneau, AK 99811-5526 Ofce of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW MS 5230,

    Washington DC 20240.

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    HIP ENROLLMENT FOR 2014Most migratory bird hunters are required to enroll in thenationwide Harvest Information Program (HIP).If you are exempt from the state duck stamp requirement

    you do not need to enroll in HIP. HIP enrollment is easywhen you buy your hunting license and state duck stamp.1. Complete a HIP form at a license vendor (takes about 1

    minute). or

    Enroll on the Internet when you buy a license and stateduck stamp with a credit card (5-7 minutes).

    2. You will be asked to provide: Your name, address, and date of birth Approximate numbers of birds you harvested last year.

    3. Leave your HIP form with the license vendor.

    Prior to hunting, you must sign the face of your stamp inink, but it does not need to be attached to your license.Your state duck stamp is proof that you enrolled in HIP

    you must have this when you hunt.Hunters selected for the national harvest survey will receive aletter and hunting record form to keep track of harvested birds. Amore detailed questionnaire will be sent later to record huntingeffort and harvest during this season. Survey responses areused only for estimating hunter activity and harvest.For More HIP Information

    Call (907) 267-2527 during business hours, or leave amessage. This telephone number is only for questions andnot for HIP registration.Need a Waterfowl Hunting Guide?

    All waterfowl hunting guides operating in Alaska are requiredto register with ADF&G before guiding clients. If you wouldlike a list of registered waterfowl guides, view or download

    the current list at: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/hunting/waterfowlhunting/pdfs/wfguides.pdf or contact the WaterfowlProgram at 907-267-2527. ADF&G does not recommend orvouch for any specic guides or businesses.

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    ILLEGAL METHODS OF TAKING GAMEGame means any species of bird, reptile and mammal, includinga feral domestic animal, found or introduced in the state, exceptdomestic birds and mammals (AS 16.05.940(18)).

    The following restrictions apply to the taking of waterfowl, snipeand cranes. Refer to current Alaska State Hunting Regulations fordescriptions of illegal methods of taking other types of game.

    You May NOT: Hunt with a rie, pistol, or a shotgun larger than 10-gauge.

    Hunt with a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells(magazines must be plugged to hold two shells).

    Hunt with shot other than federally-approved nontoxic shot. Have lead shot in personal possession while hunting. Hunt with shot sizes larger than T (0.20 diameter). Shoot on, from, or across the drivable surface of any constructed

    road or highway. Use poison or a substance that temporarily incapacitates wildlife

    to kill any game species without written permission from the Board

    of Game, or with the use of an Electronic Control Device (ECD)Taser-type device that temporarily incapacitates game, exceptunder a permit issued by the Department.

    Use a helicopter to hunt, transport hunters, hunting gear, gamemeat or trophies, or equipment used to pursue or retrieve game.

    Take game from motorized vehicles on land, except underprovisions for disabled persons in state and federal regulations.

    Take game from a motor driven boat if the motor is running or ifthe boat is still moving because of the motor. You may use themotor to retrieve a dead or injured bird.

    Drive, herd, molest or harass game with any motorized vehicle. Use a machine gun or set gun. Wear foot gear with felt soles or other absorbent brous material

    in freshwater streams.

    Use a pit, re, articial light, laser sight, electronic night visionscope, radio communication, cellular or satellite telephone,articial salt lick, explosive, expanding gas arrow, bomb, smoke,or chemical (excluding scent lures).

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    FIELD POSSESSIONYou may not possess or transport more than the daily bag limit whilein the eld, or while returning from the eld to your vehicle, camp,

    etc. (50 CFR 20.35). You may retain up to stated possession limitsof migratory birds in camps, primary residences, principal means oftransportation (automobile), processing facilities, post ofces, and

    common carriers.

    It is illegal to possess live birds without a permit; wounded birdsmust be killed immediately. Waterfowl may be plucked in the eld

    but one fully feathered wing or the head must remain attached toallow species identication during transport. See below, Additional

    Federal Regulations for tagging (labeling) and transporting birds.

    SALVAGE OF MEATYou must salvage all the edible meat of game birds for humanconsumption. For ducks and snipe this is dened as the meat of

    the breast. For swans, geese (including brant) and cranes this isdened as the meat of the breast and meat of the legs and thighs

    (femur, tibiotarsus, and bula).

    USE OF GAMEYou may not buy or sell game meat.

    MARKED GAMEAnimals marked (banded, collared, transmitter attached, web orwing tagged, etc.) for scientic studies are legal game. However,

    if you take a marked animal, you must notify either the AlaskaDepartment of Fish and Game (907-267-2527) or the U.S. Fish and

    Wildlife Service.

    Reporting Marked Birds Is Easy!You can furnish valuable data on the origin, movements, andages of ducks and geese by reporting band numbers and collarobservations. You may keep the bands and collar and you willreceive a certicate showing the date and location each birdwas originally marked. Please call or use the Internet:

    USGS Bird Banding LaboratoryToll-free (800) 327-BAND

    http://www.reportband.gov

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    ADDITIONAL FEDERAL REGULATIONSIn addition to state regulations, certain federal regulations (50 CFR20) apply to migratory bird hunting. For complete federal huntingrules, contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ofce of Law

    Enforcement, 1011 E. Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99503 (907)786-3311.

    No person shall take migratory game birds: With a trap, net, shhook, swivel gun, punt gun, or battery gun.

    From a sink box providing concealment below the water. By the use or aid of live decoys. Using recordings of migratory birdcalls or electrically amplied

    imitations of birdcalls.

    By baiting or on areas reasonably known to be baited. Areas areconsidered baited for ten days after complete removal of all bait.

    Tagging (Labeling of Game)You must label migratory birds before leaving them at any placeother than the hunters residence or before placing them in the

    custody of another person for any purpose. A tag must includethe number and species of birds, date killed, and address andsignature of the hunter.

    Transportation and ShipmentAll migratory game birds being transported in the United Statesmust have a head or one fully feathered wing attached until theyreach the possessors home or a preservation facility. Packages

    containing migratory game birds or parts that are shipped by postor common carrier must be marked on the outside with the nameand address of both the sender and recipient, and the number ofbirds, by species, in the package.

    Import/ExportCheck both specic export limits of other countries and import

    limits for the United States. One fully feathered wing must remainattached to all migratory game birds being imported or exporteduntil they reach ones home or a preservation facility. No personmay import migratory birds belonging to another person.

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    NONTOXIC SHOT: The Solution to LeadPoisoningNontoxic shot is required for hunting waterfowl, sandhillcranes, and snipe in Alaska. It is a violation to have shellsloaded with lead shot in personal possession while huntingmigratory birds. Shot sizes larger than T (0.20 diameter) areprohibited. Nontoxic shot also is required for muzzleloading

    shotguns. Current federally approved nontoxic shot typesinclude: steel, bismuth-tin, tungsten-iron, tungsten-bronze,tungsten polymer, tungsten matrix, tungsten-tin-bismuth, TNI(HEVI-METAL), and TINT (HEVI-SHOT). Steel remains themost widely used and extensively tested nontoxic shot in theeld. A complete list of approved nontoxic shot is available athttp://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/CurrentBirdIssues/nontoxic.htm

    SHOOTING STEEL SHOTThere are two major differences between steel and lead shot:steel is LIGHTER and ROUNDER than lead shot. Thesecharacteristics affect both the energy for penetrating birdsand the size of the downrange shot string needed to interceptbirds.

    If you intend to hunt on private land,

    always ask permission of the owner and

    respect your privileges.

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    STEEL IS LIGHTER . . . USE A LARGER SHOTSIZESteel pellets weigh about one-third less than lead pellets of the

    same size. To compensate for weight differences and improvedownrange energy, use steel shot one or two sizes larger thanthe old lead load. The chart Proven Steel Shot Loads forWaterfowl & Upland Game Birds shows both typical effectiveranges for various shot sizes and the desired patterningperformance for taking different sizes of birds. The chart canbe found at

    http://www.hunter-ed.com/ak/course/ch2_steel_shot.htm

    STEEL IS ROUNDER . . .USE A MORE OPENCHOKESoft lead shot is deformed during ring and passage throughthe barrel, forming longer and wider shot strings of irregularpellets. Steel shot manufacturing produces pellets that are

    more round than lead. The iron used in steel shot is aboutthree times harder than lead pellets (but softer than gunbarrels), so it does not deform when red or when it strikesbirds. Steels more aerodynamic shape delivers betterpattern density and penetration, but shot strings are shorterand narrower than with lead loads. More open chokes suchas Improved Cylinder and Modied will enlarge patterns

    and lengthen shot strings to provide more margin of error inelevation aim and trigger timing.

    FOR MORE INFORMATIONFor information on shotshell performance and shotgun skillsclinics, contact Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, HunterInformation and Training at (907) 267-2187.

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    SOUTHEAST Units 1-4 (restricted and closed areas on page 13)

    Sept. 16-Dec. 31Ducks1 7 per day, 21 in possession

    Sea Ducks2 Residents 10 per day, 20 in possession

    Nonresidents 7 per day, 20 per seasonCanada Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White-fronted Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    Brant 2 per day, 6 in possession

    Emperor Geese NO OPEN SEASON

    Tundra Swans NO OPEN SEASONCommon Snipe 8 per day, 24 in possession

    Sandhill Cranes 2 per day, 6 in possession

    Special Bag Limit Restrictions1 DUCKS (except sea ducks): General duck limits may include

    no more than 1 canvasback per day, 3 in possession.

    SEA DUCKS: Include harlequin duck, long-tailed duck(oldsquaw); common, king, Stellers and spectacled eider; surf,black and white-winged scoter; and common and red-breastedmerganser. Stellers and spectacled eiders are closedstatewide.For purposes of these regulations, bufehead andgoldeneyes (Barrows and common) are not considered seaducks.2

    Residentsmay take no more than 6 per day, 12 in possessionof harlequin ducks and no more than 6 per day, 12 in possessionof long-tailed ducks. Nonresidentsmay not take or possessmore than 20 sea ducks per season, including no more than4 each of any sea duck species. Stellers and spectacledeiders are closed statewide.

    GEESE: Canada geese include any combination of Cackling

    (small bodied Canada geese) or Canada geese. White geeseinclude snow and Rosss geese.

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    FALCONRY: A falconry permit is required to take, possess orhunt with an authorized species of raptor. Total combined limitsfor all migratory game birds taken by falconry are 3 per day, 9in possession.

    RESTRICTED AND CLOSED AREAS

    GMU 1:Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge is closed tohunting, except for waterfowl, snipe and cranes. No person may useany off-road or all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle, or other motorizedvehicle (except a boat) within the refuge. All waterfowl hunters are

    required to complete a certied hunter education course. Huntersunder 10 may complete a course or hunt under the supervision ofan adult. Before hunting in the refuge, all hunters must register withthe Department and carry proof of registration in the eld. Check

    for local zone closures.Mendenhall Lake Closed Areais closed to hunting within mileof Mendenhall Lake, the U.S. Forest Service Mendenhall Glacier

    Visitors Center and the centers parking area.Auke Lakeis closed to the taking of waterfowl.

    SHOOTING HOURSMigratory bird hunting is permitted from one-half hour before sun-rise until sunset. The tables included in this book (based on U.S.

    Weather Bureau data) are exact shooting times, starting on AlaskaDaylight Time and changing to Alaska Standard Time on the rst

    Sunday in November (November 2, 2014). Shooting times differ bylatitude and longitude, and change daily.

    If you are not at one of the listed locations, you may estimate timesby adding 4 minutes for each degree of longitude West, or subtract 4

    minutes for each degree of longitude East of the nearest listed loca-tion. Example: if you are in Kotzebue, you are 3 degrees east of thenearest location, Nome. Your shooting will begin and end 12 minutes(3 degrees x 4 minutes) before the times listed for Nome.

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    JUNEAU SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

    Date Start End Start End Start End Start End

    1 6:33 6:31 7:43 5:08 7:50 3:132 6:35 6:28 6:46 4:06 7:52 3:12

    3 6:37 6:25 6:48 4:03 7:54 3:11

    4 6:39 6:22 6:51 4:01 7:55 3:10

    5 6:41 6:19 6:53 3:59 7:57 3:10

    6 6:44 6:17 6:55 3:57 7:58 3:09

    7 6:46 6:14 6:58 3:54 8:00 3:08

    8 6:48 6:11 7:00 3:52 8:02 3:08

    9 6:50 6:08 7:02 3:50 8:03 3:0710 6:53 6:06 7:05 3:48 8:04 3:07

    11 6:55 6:03 7:07 3:46 8:06 3:06

    12 6:57 6:00 7:09 3:44 8:07 3:06

    13 6:59 5:57 7:12 3:42 8:08 3:06

    14 7:02 5:55 7:14 3:40 8:09 3:06

    15 7:04 5:52 7:16 3:38 8:10 3:06

    16 6:00 7:14 7:06 5:49 7:19 3:36 8:11 3:0617 6:02 7:11 7:08 5:46 7:21 3:34 8:12 3:06

    18 6:04 7:08 7:11 5:44 7:23 3:32 8:13 3:06

    19 6:06 7:05 7:13 5:41 7:25 3:30 8:13 3:06

    20 6:09 7:02 7:15 5:39 7:28 3:29 8:14 3:07

    21 6:11 6:59 7:18 5:36 7:30 3:27 8:15 3:07

    22 6:13 6:56 7:20 5:33 7:32 3:25 8:15 3:08

    23 6:15 6:54 7:22 5:31 7:34 3:24 8:15 3:08

    24 6:17 6:51 7:25 5:28 7:36 3:22 8:16 3:0925 6:19 6:48 7:27 5:26 7:38 3:21 8:16 3:10

    26 6:22 6:45 7:29 5:23 7:40 3:19 8:16 3:11

    27 6:24 6:42 7:32 5:20 7:42 3:18 8:16 3:12

    28 6:26 6:39 7:34 5:18 7:44 3:17 8:16 3:13

    29 6:28 6:36 7:36 5:15 7:46 3:15 8:16 3:14

    30 6:30 6:34 7:39 5:13 7:48 3:14 8:16 3:15

    31 7:41 5:11 8:16 3:16

    SEE PAGE 13 FOR ADJUSTMENTS TO SHOOTING TIMES/HOURS

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    SITKA SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

    Date Start End Start End Start End Start End

    1 6:35 6:35 7:42 5:16 7:45 3:252 6:37 6:33 6:45 4:14 7:47 3:24

    3 6:40 6:30 6:47 4:12 7:48 3:24

    4 6:42 6:27 6:49 4:10 7:50 3:23

    5 6:44 6:24 6:51 4:08 7:52 3:22

    6 6:46 6:22 6:54 4:06 7:53 3:21

    7 6:48 6:19 6:56 4:03 7:55 3:21

    8 6:50 6:16 6:58 4:01 7:56 3:20

    9 6:52 6:14 7:00 3:59 7:57 3:2010 6:54 6:11 7:03 3:57 7:59 3:20

    11 6:56 6:08 7:05 3:55 8:00 3:19

    12 6:59 6:06 7:07 3:53 8:01 3:19

    13 7:01 6:03 7:09 3:52 8:02 3:19

    14 7:03 6:01 7:11 3:50 8:03 3:19

    15 7:05 5:58 7:13 3:48 8:04 3:19

    16 6:04 7:16 7:07 5:55 7:16 3:46 8:05 3:1917 6:07 7:14 7:09 5:53 7:18 3:44 8:06 3:19

    18 6:09 7:11 7:12 5:50 7:20 3:43 8:07 3:19

    19 6:11 7:08 7:14 5:48 7:22 3:41 8:07 3:20

    20 6:13 7:05 7:16 5:45 7:24 3:39 8:08 3:20

    21 6:15 7:03 7:18 5:43 7:26 3:38 8:09 3:20

    22 6:17 7:00 7:20 5:40 7:28 3:36 8:09 3:21

    23 6:19 6:57 7:23 5:38 7:30 3:35 8:09 3:22

    24 6:21 6:54 7:25 5:35 7:32 3:34 8:10 3:2225 6:23 6:52 7:27 5:33 7:34 3:32 8:10 3:23

    26 6:25 6:49 7:29 5:31 7:36 3:31 8:10 3:24

    27 6:27 6:46 7:31 5:28 7:38 3:30 8:10 3:25

    28 6:29 6:43 7:34 5:26 7:40 3:29 8:10 3:26

    29 6:31 6:41 7:36 5:23 7:42 3:27 8:10 3:27

    30 6:33 6:38 7:38 5:21 7:43 3:26 8:10 3:28

    31 7:40 5:19 8:10 3:29

    SEE PAGE 13 FOR ADJUSTMENTS TO SHOOTING TIMES/HOURS

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    PETERSBURG SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

    Date Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 6:26 6:26 7:32 5:08 7:34 3:17

    02 6:28 6:23 6:34 4:06 7:36 3:17

    03 6:30 6:21 6:36 4:03 7:37 3:16

    04 6:32 6:18 6:39 4:01 7:39 3:15

    05 6:34 6:15 6:41 3:59 7:40 3:14

    06 6:36 6:13 6:43 3:57 7:42 3:14

    07 6:38 6:10 6:45 3:55 7:43 3:13

    08 6:40 6:07 6:47 3:53 7:45 3:13

    09 6:42 6:05 6:50 3:51 7:46 3:12

    10 6:44 6:02 6:52 3:49 7:47 3:12

    11 6:46 6:59 6:54 3:47 7:49 3:12

    12 6:49 5:57 6:56 3:45 7:50 3:11

    13 6:51 5:54 6:58 3:43 7:51 3:11

    14 6:53 5:52 7:01 3:41 7:52 3:11

    15 6:55 5:49 7:03 3:40 7:53 3:11

    16 5:55 7:07 6:57 5:46 7:05 3:38 7:54 3:11

    17 5:57 7:04 6:59 5:44 7:07 3:36 7:55 3:11

    18 5:59 7:01 7:01 5:41 7:09 3:34 7:55 3:12

    19 6:01 6:59 7:04 5:39 7:11 3:33 7:56 3:12

    20 6:03 6:56 7:06 5:36 7:13 3:31 7:57 3:12

    21 6:05 6:53 7:08 5:34 7:15 3:30 7:57 3:13

    22 6:07 6:50 7:10 5:31 7:17 3:28 7:58 3:13

    23 6:09 6:48 7:12 5:29 7:19 3:27 7:58 3:14

    24 6:11 6:45 7:14 5:27 7:21 3:25 7:58 3:15

    25 6:13 6:42 7:17 5:24 7:23 3:24 7:59 3:15

    26 6:15 6:39 7:19 5:22 7:25 3:23 7:59 3:16

    27 6:17 6:37 7:21 5:19 7:27 3:22 7:59 3:17

    28 6:20 6:34 7:23 5:17 7:29 3:21 7:59 3:18

    29 6:22 6:31 7:25 5:15 7:31 3:19 7:59 3:19

    30 6:24 6:29 7:28 5:12 7:32 3:18 7:59 3:20

    31 7:30 5:10 7:59 3:21

    SEE PAGE 13 FOR ADJUSTMENTS TO SHOOTING TIMES/HOURS

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    KETCHIKAN SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

    Date Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 6:19 6:22 7:22 5:08 7:20 3:2102 6:21 6:19 6:24 4:05 7:21 3:20

    03 6:23 6:16 6:26 4:03 7:23 3:19

    04 6:25 6:14 6:28 4:01 7:24 3:19

    05 6:27 6:11 6:30 3:59 7:26 3:18

    06 6:29 6:09 6:32 3:57 7:27 3:18

    07 6:31 6:06 6:34 3:55 7:29 3:17

    08 6:33 6:04 6:36 3:54 7:30 3:17

    09 6:35 6:01 6:38 3:52 7:31 3:1610 6:37 5:59 6:40 3:50 7:32 3:16

    11 6:39 5:56 6:42 3:48 7:34 3:16

    12 6:41 5:54 6:44 3:46 7:35 3:16

    13 6:43 5:51 6:46 3:45 7:36 3:16

    14 6:45 5:49 6:48 3:43 7:37 3:16

    15 6:47 5:46 6:50 3:41 7:38 3:16

    16 5:51 7:00 6:49 5:44 6:52 3:40 7:38 3:1617 5:53 6:58 6:51 5:42 6:54 3:38 7:39 3:16

    18 5:55 6:55 6:53 5:39 6:56 3:36 7:40 3:16

    19 5:56 6:53 6:55 5:37 6:58 3:35 7:41 3:17

    20 5:58 6:50 6:57 5:34 7:00 3:34 7:41 3:17

    21 6:00 6:47 6:59 5:32 7:02 3:32 7:42 3:17

    22 6:02 6:45 7:01 5:30 7:04 3:31 7:42 3:18

    23 6:04 6:42 7:03 5:27 7:06 3:29 7:43 3:19

    24 6:06 6:40 7:05 5:25 7:08 3:28 7:43 3:1925 6:08 6:37 7:07 5:23 7:10 3:27 7:43 3:20

    26 6:10 6:34 7:09 5:21 7:11 3:26 7:44 3:21

    27 6:12 6:32 7:11 5:18 7:13 3:25 7:44 3:22

    28 6:14 6:29 7:13 5:16 7:15 3:24 7:44 3:23

    29 6:16 6:27 7:16 5:14 7:17 3:23 7:44 3:24

    30 6:18 6:24 7:18 5:12 7:18 3:22 7:44 3:25

    31 7:20 5:10 7:44 3:26

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    Special Restrictions1 DUCKS (except sea ducks): General duck limits may include

    no more than 1 canvasback per day, 3 in possession.

    SEA DUCKS: Include harlequin duck, long-tailed duck(oldsquaw); common, king, Stellers and spectacled eider; surf,black and white-winged scoter; and common and red-breasted

    merganser. Stellers and spectacled eiders are closedstatewide.For purposes of these regulations, bufehead andgoldeneyes (Barrows and common) are not considered seaducks.

    2 Residentsmay take no more than 6 per day, 12 in possessionof harlequin ducks and no more than 6 per day, 12 in possessionof long-tailed ducks. Nonresidentsmay not take or possess

    more than 20 sea ducks per season, including no more than 4each of any sea duck species. Stellers and spectacled eidersare closed statewide.

    Gulf Coast Units 5-7, 9, 10 (Unimak Is. only)14-16Sept. 1-Dec. 16

    Ducks1 8 per day, 24 in possession

    Sea Ducks2, 3 Residents 10 per day, 20 in possession

    Nonresidents 8 per day, 20 per seasonCanada Geese4, 5, 6 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White-fronted Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    Brant 2 per day, 6 in possession

    Emperor Geese NO OPEN SEASON

    Tundra Swans NO OPEN SEASONCommon Snipe 8 per day, 24 in possession

    Sandhill Cranes 2 per day, 6 in possession

    See pages 20-22 for restricted/closed areas.

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    3 Unit 15C, that portion of Kachemak Bay east of a line fromPoint Pogibshi to Anchor Point, limits for residents may includeno more than 2 per day, 4 in possession of harlequin or long-tailed ducks, and no more than 1 per day, 2 in possession of

    eiders (king or common). Nonresidents may not take morethan 8 per day or possess more than 20 sea ducks per season,including no more than 2 per day, 4 in possession may beharlequin or long-tailed ducks and no more than 1 per day, 2in possession may be eider (king or common). In addition,nonresidents may not take or possess more than 4 each of anyscoter or merganser species. Stellers and spectacled eiders

    are closed statewide.GEESE: Canada geese include any combination of Cackling(small bodied Canada geese) or Canada geese. White geeseinclude snow and Rosss geese.

    4 Unit 5, Canada goose season is Sept. 28-Dec. 16. Possessionlimits are 3X the daily bag limit. Unit 6(A), 6(B) and 6(D)

    excluding Hawkins and Hinchinbrook islands, Canadagoose season is Sept. 28-Dec. 16. Possession limits are 2Xthe daily bag limit.

    5 Unit 6(D), Middleton Island, Canada goose hunting is byregistration permit only. Possession limit is 1X the daily baglimit. Permits available in Anchorage or Cordova.

    6

    In Unit 9 and Unimak Island portion of Unit 10, Canadagoose limits are 6 per day, 18 in possession. White-frontedgoose limits are 6 per day, 18 in possession.

    FALCONRY: A falconry permit is required to take, possessor hunt with an authorized species of raptor. Total combinedlimits for all migratory game birds taken by falconry are 3 perday, 9 in possession.

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    RESTRICTED OR CLOSED AREASGMU 7: Por tage Glacier Closed Area is closed to the discharge ofrearms within 150 yards of all developed facilities on Forest Service

    lands south of Portage Creek.

    GMU 14: Anchorage Management Area consists of all CookInlet drainages south of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson militaryreservation and north of and including Rainbow Creek. Waterfowl maybe taken only by falconry, but not in the Ship Creek drainage west ofPost Road.

    Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refugeconsists of all public land andwater south and west of and adjacent to the toe of the bluff from Point

    Woronzof southeasterly to Potter Creek. Hunting is closed in thatportion between the Alaska Railroad and the Old Seward Highway(Potter Marsh).On the remainder of the refuge, hunting is permitted only for smallgame by archery, falconry, and shotgun. However, shotgun hunting isprohibited in that portion designated by signs between the radio towerat Kincaid Park motocross area and Furrow Creek. Shotgun huntingis allowed only from September 1 through March 31. All hunters on

    the refuge must have completed a certied hunter education courseand carry an annual registration permit issued by the Department.Motorized vehicles are prohibited, except by permit.Eklutna Lake Management Area: Drainages of Eklutna River andLake upstream from the Glenn Highway, excluding those drainagesowing into the East Fork of Eklutna River upstream from the bridge

    above the lake and Thunderbird Creek, are open to hunting for small

    game by bow and arrow or falconry only from the day after Labor Daythrough April 30.Chugach State Park Management Area: That portion of the parkoutside of the Eagle River, Anchorage, and Eklutna Management Areasis open to hunting under regulations governing Unit 14(C), except thatsmall game hunting is prohibited in the Tokle Creek drainage (ArcticValley Ski Area).3

    Birchwood Management Area:All lands bounded on the south and

    west by Eagle River and the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson militaryreservation, on the east by the Old Glenn Highway, and on the north byPeters Creek, are open to hunting for small game, but only by shotgun,bow and arrow, or falconry north and west of the Alaska Railroad.

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    Finger Lake west of Palmer is open to the hunting of waterfowl only byarchery with u-u arrows or falconry.

    Susitna Flats State Game Refuge in Units 14 and 16: restrictionsregarding use of motorized vehicles and aircraft (for details, see refugeGeneral Permit requirements at www.refuges.adfg.alaska.gov or call (907)

    861-3200, (907) 861-2112): a) Refuge Lands: the use off-road vehicles areprohibited except that those weighing less than 1,000 lbs. GVW (includingATVs and snow machines) may be used on refuge lands Nov 9 Mar31 provided there is at least a 12-inch snow cover and sufcient ground

    frost to prevent penetration of or disturbance to the soil surface or plantroots. If operating on frozen waterways the ice cover must be of sufcient

    thickness to support the weight-bearing load of the off-road vehicle. Ifoperating on the Enstar Gas Pipeline right-of-way, or the marked trails to

    Figure Eight Lake or Flat Horn Lake, the 12-inch snow cover requirementis waived but there must be sufcient ground frost to prevent penetration

    of or disturbance to the soil surface or plant roots. b) Aircraft: Landing isprohibited Apr 1 May 15 in the High Density Spring Waterfowl StagingArea (dened roughly as the coastal marsh seaward of the forested bluff

    edge).

    Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge- has restrictions regarding useof motorized vehicles, boats and aircraft (for details, see refuge General

    Permit requirements at www.refuges.adfg.alaska.gov or call (907) 861-3200, (907) 861-2112):a) Glenn Highway: No off-road vehicles (including

    ATVs and snow machines) may be used within mile of the Glenn Hwybut are allowed on the frozen surface of the Knik River and Wasilla Creekas discussed below, and on the Rabbit Slough access road.b) RefugeLands: with the exception noted above, off-road vehicles (including ATVsand snow machines) weighing less than 1,000 lbs. GVW may only be usedon refuge lands Nov 9 Mar 31 provided there is at least a 12-inch snow

    cover and sufcient ground frost to prevent penetration of or disturbanceto the soil surface or plant roots. If operating on the frozen surfaceof the Knik River or Wasilla Creek, the ice cover must be of sufcient

    thickness to support the weight-bearing load of the off-road vehicle.c)Cottonwood Creek Trail: may be open to off-road vehicles from late-Aug

    Nov 15 only if the department determines trail conditions warrant use.When open, trail is restricted to vehicles less than 1,000 lbs. GVW andtravel is only permitted on the marked trail from the western edge of therefuge along the north bank of Palmer Slough to a sign at the end of thetrail. All trail users are subject to Special Area Permit requirements.d)Motorized watercraft: are allowed year-round on the Knik and MatanuskaRivers, and on Knik Arm. On Wasilla Creek (Rabbit Slough), motorized

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    watercraft may be used year-round, except that on weekends from July15 - Aug 15 motorized watercraft capable of producing more than 42lbs. of thrust or 3hp are prohibited. On all other refuge waters, you mayuse a motorized watercraft with a motor of 20hp or less only from Aug16 - Mar 31.e) Aircraft: landing is prohibited from Apr 1 - Nov 9.

    Goose Bay State Game Refuge: the use of off-road vehicles(including snow machines and ATVs) is prohibited except that the useof vehicles off-road weighing less than 1,000 lbs GVW can be used onall refuge lands from Nov 9 Mar 31 only when there is at least a 12-inch snow cover and sufcient ground frost to prevent penetration of

    or disturbance to the soil surface or plant roots. If operating on frozenwaterways the ice cover must be of sufcient thickness to support the

    weight-bearing load of the off-road vehicle. For details, see refugeGeneral Permit requirements at www.refuges.adfg.alaska.gov or call(907) 861-3200, (907) 861-2112).

    GMU 15:Moose River Closed Area, on and within mile of the MooseRiver between the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge boundary and SterlingHighway, is closed to waterfowl hunting.Skilak Loop Management Areais open to small game hunting by bow and arrow during October 1 -

    March 1. Hunters age 16 or under may hunt small game with .22 caliberrimre rearms and shotguns only during weekends Nov. 1 Dec. 31,

    only in the western portion of the area, and only when accompaniedby a licensed hunter at least 18 years old. The youth hunter or theaccompanying hunter must have successfully completed a huntereducation course.

    GMU 16:Susitna Flats State Game Refuge: See restrictions under

    GMU 14 for details.Trading Bay State Game Refuge and Redoubt Bay Crit ical Habitat

    Area: the use off-road vehicles are prohibited except that thoseweighing less than 1,000 lbs. dry vehicle weight (including ATVs andsnow machines) may be used on refuge lands Nov 9 Mar 31 providedthere is at least a 12-inch snow cover and sufcient ground frost to

    prevent penetration of or disturbance to the soil surface or plant roots.

    If operating on frozen waterways the ice cover must be of sufcientthickness to support the weight-bearing load of the off-road vehicle. Fordetails, see refuge General Permit requirements at www.refuges.adfg.alaska.gov or call (907) 267-2342, (907) 861-2112.

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    CORDOVA SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 6:07 8:47 7:20 7:14 8:38 5:44 8:53 3:4102 6:10 8:44 7:22 7:11 7:41 4:41 8:55 3:3903 6:12 8:41 7:24 7:08 7:44 4:39 8:57 3:3804 6:14 8:38 7:27 7:05 7:46 4:36 8:59 3:3705 6:17 8:35 7:29 7:02 7:49 4:33 9:01 3:36

    06 6:19 8:32 7:32 6:59 7:51 4:31 9:03 3:3507 6:22 8:29 7:34 6:56 7:54 4:28 9:05 3:3408 6:24 8:26 7:37 6:53 7:57 4:26 9:06 3:34

    09 6:26 8:22 7:39 6:50 7:59 4:23 9:08 3:3310 6:29 8:19 7:42 6:47 8:02 4:21 9:09 3:32

    11 6:31 8:16 7:44 6:44 8:05 4:19 9:11 3:3212 6:34 8:13 7:47 6:41 8:07 4:16 9:12 3:3113 6:36 8:10 7:49 6:38 8:10 4:14 9:13 3:3114 6:38 8:07 7:52 6:35 8:13 4:12 9:15 3:3115 6:41 8:04 7:54 6:32 8:15 4:09 9:16 3:31

    16 6:43 8:01 7:57 6:29 8:18 4:07 9:17 3:3117 6:46 7:58 7:59 6:26 8:20 4:05 Season Closed18 6:48 7:55 8:02 6:23 8:23 4:0319 6:50 7:51 8:04 6:20 8:25 4:0120 6:53 7:48 8:07 6:17 8:28 3:59

    21 6:55 7:45 8:10 6:14 8:30 3:5722 6:58 7:42 8:12 6:12 8:33 3:5523 7:00 7:39 8:15 6:09 8:35 3:53

    24 7:03 7:36 8:17 6:06 8:37 3:5225 7:05 7:33 8:20 6:03 8:40 3:50

    26 7:07 7:30 8:23 6:00 8:42 3:4827 7:10 7:27 8:25 5:58 8:44 3:4728 7:12 7:24 8:28 5:55 8:47 3:4529 7:15 7:20 8:30 5:52 8:49 3:4430 7:17 7:17 8:33 5:49 8:51 3:42

    31 8:36 5:47

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    ANCHORAGE SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 6:22 9:05 7:36 7:30 8:58 5:57 9:16 3:5102 6:24 9:02 7:39 7:27 8:01 4:55 9:18 3:5003 6:27 8:59 7:41 7:24 8:03 4:52 9:20 3:4904 6:29 8:56 7:44 7:21 8:06 4:49 9:22 3:4705 6:32 8:53 7:47 7:18 8:09 4:46 9:24 3:46

    06 6:34 8:50 7:49 7:14 8:12 4:44 9:26 3:4507 6:37 8:46 7:52 7:11 8:14 4:41 9:27 3:4408 6:39 8:43 7:54 7:08 8:17 4:39 9:29 3:43

    09 6:42 8:40 7:57 7:05 8:20 4:36 9:31 3:4310 6:44 8:37 7:59 7:02 8:22 4:34 9:32 3:42

    11 6:47 8:34 8:02 6:59 8:25 4:31 9:34 3:4112 6:49 8:30 8:05 6:56 8:28 4:29 9:35 3:4113 6:52 8:27 8:07 6:53 8:31 4:26 9:37 3:4114 6:54 8:24 8:10 6:50 8:33 4:24 9:38 3:4015 6:57 8:21 8:12 6:47 8:36 4:21 9:39 3:40

    16 6:59 8:18 8:15 6:44 8:39 4:19 9:40 3:4017 7:02 8:15 8:18 6:41 8:41 4:17 Season Closed18 7:04 8:11 8:20 6:38 8:44 4:1519 7:07 8:08 8:23 6:35 8:47 4:1320 7:09 8:05 8:26 6:32 8:49 4:10

    21 7:12 8:02 8:28 6:29 8:52 4:0822 7:14 7:59 8:31 6:26 8:54 4:0623 7:16 7:56 8:33 6:23 8:57 4:04

    24 7:19 7:52 8:36 6:20 8:59 4:0325 7:21 7:49 8:39 6:17 9:02 4:01

    26 7:24 7:46 8:42 6:14 9:04 3:5927 7:26 7:43 8:44 6:11 9:07 3:5728 7:29 7:40 8:47 6:08 9:09 3:5629 7:31 7:37 8:50 6:06 9:11 3:5430 7:34 7:33 8:52 6:03 9:13 3:53

    31 8:55 6:00

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    KING SALMON SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 6:56 9:27 8:03 8:00 9:15 6:36 9:23 4:4002 6:59 9:24 8:05 7:57 8:17 5:34 9:25 4:3903 7:01 9:21 8:07 7:54 8:20 5:31 9:26 4:3804 7:03 9:18 8:09 7:52 8:22 5:29 9:28 4:3705 7:05 9:15 8:12 7:49 8:25 5:27 9:30 4:36

    06 7:07 9:13 8:14 7:46 8:27 5:24 9:31 4:3607 7:10 9:10 8:16 7:43 8:29 5:22 9:33 4:3508 7:12 9:07 8:19 7:40 8:32 5:20 9:34 4:34

    09 7:14 9:04 8:21 7:37 8:34 5:18 9:36 4:3410 7:16 9:01 8:23 7:35 8:37 5:15 9:37 4:33

    11 7:18 8:58 8:25 7:32 8:39 5:13 9:39 4:3312 7:21 8:55 8:28 7:29 8:41 5:11 9:40 4:3313 7:23 8:52 8:30 7:26 8:44 5:09 9:41 4:3214 7:25 8:49 8:32 7:23 8:46 5:07 9:42 4:3215 7:27 8:47 8:35 7:21 8:48 5:05 9:43 4:32

    16 7:29 8:44 8:37 7:18 8:51 5:03 9:44 4:3217 7:32 8:41 8:39 7:15 8:53 5:01 Season Closed18 7:34 8:38 8:42 7:12 8:55 4:5919 7:36 8:35 8:44 7:10 8:58 4:5820 7:38 8:32 8:46 7:07 9:00 4:56

    21 7:40 8:29 8:49 7:04 9:02 4:5422 7:43 8:26 8:51 7:02 9:04 4:5223 7:45 8:23 8:53 6:59 9:06 4:51

    24 7:47 8:20 8:56 6:56 9:09 4:4925 7:49 8:17 8:58 6:54 9:11 4:48

    26 7:51 8:15 9:01 6:51 9:13 4:4627 7:54 8:12 9:03 6:49 9:15 4:4528 7:56 8:09 9:05 6:46 9:17 4:4429 7:58 8:06 9:08 6:44 9:19 4:4230 8:00 8:03 9:10 6:41 9:21 4:41

    31 9:13 6:39

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    COLD BAY SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 7:27 9:43 8:24 8:26 9:26 7:12 9:23 5:2602 7:29 9:40 8:26 8:23 8:28 6:10 9:25 5:2503 7:31 9:38 8:28 8:21 8:30 6:08 9:27 5:2504 7:33 9:35 8:30 8:18 8:32 6:06 9:28 5:2405 7:35 9:33 8:32 8:16 8:34 6:04 9:29 5:23

    06 7:37 9:30 8:34 8:13 8:36 6:02 9:31 5:2307 7:39 9:28 8:35 8:11 8:38 6:00 9:32 5:2208 7:40 9:25 8:37 8:08 8:40 5:58 9:33 5:22

    09 7:42 9:22 8:39 8:06 8:42 5:56 9:35 5:2210 7:44 9:20 8:41 8:03 8:44 5:55 9:36 5:21

    11 7:46 9:17 8:43 8:01 8:46 5:53 9:37 5:2112 7:48 9:15 8:45 7:58 8:48 5:51 9:38 5:2113 7:50 9:12 8:47 7:56 8:50 5:49 9:39 5:2114 7:52 9:10 8:49 7:53 8:52 5:48 9:40 5:2115 7:54 9:07 8:51 7:51 8:54 5:46 9:41 5:21

    16 7:55 9:04 8:53 7:48 8:56 5:44 9:42 5:2117 7:57 9:02 8:55 7:46 8:58 5:43 Season Closed18 7:59 8:59 8:57 7:44 9:00 5:4119 8:01 8:57 8:59 7:41 9:02 5:4020 8:03 8:54 9:01 7:39 9:04 5:38

    21 8:05 8:52 9:03 7:37 9:06 5:3722 8:07 8:49 9:05 7:34 9:08 5:3623 8:09 8:46 9:07 7:32 9:10 5:34

    24 8:11 8:44 9:09 7:30 9:11 5:3325 8:12 8:41 9:11 7:27 9:13 5:32

    26 8:14 8:39 9:13 7:25 9:15 5:3127 8:16 8:36 9:16 7:23 9:17 5:3028 8:18 8:33 9:18 7:21 9:18 5:2929 8:20 8:31 9:20 7:19 9:20 5:2830 8:22 8:28 9:22 7:16 9:22 5:27

    31 9:24 7:14

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    Special Restrictions1 DUCKS (except sea ducks): General duck limits may include no

    more than 1 canvasback per day, 3 in possession.

    SEA DUCKS: Include harlequin duck, long-tailed duck (oldsquaw);common, king, Stellers and spectacled eider; surf, black and white-winged scoter; and common and red-breasted merganser. Stellersand spectacled eiders are closed statewide.For purposes of theseregulations, bufehead and goldeneyes (Barrows and common) are

    not considered sea ducks.2 Residentsmay take no more than 6 per day, 12 in possession of

    harlequin ducks and no more than 6 per day, 12 in possession of

    long-tailed ducks. Nonresidents may not take or possess morethan 20 sea ducks per season, including no more than 4 each ofany sea duck species. Stellers and spectacled eiders are closedstatewide.

    GEESE: Canada geese include any combination of Cackling (smallbodied Canada geese) or Canada geese. White geese include snowand Rosss geese.

    FALCONRY: A falconry permit is required to take, possess or hunt withan authorized species of raptor. Total combined limits for all migratorygame birds taken by falconry are 3 per day, 9 in possession.

    PRIBILOF/ALEUTIAN Unit 10 (except Unimak Is.)Oct. 8-Jan. 22

    Ducks1 7 per day, 21 in possession

    Sea Ducks2 Residents 10 per day, 20 in possession

    Nonresidents 7 per day, 20 per seasonCanada Geese 6 per day, 18 in possession

    White-fronted Geese 6 per day, 18 in possession

    White Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    Brant 2 per day, 6 in possession

    Emperor Geese NO OPEN SEASON

    Tundra Swans NO OPEN SEASONCommon Snipe 8 per day, 24 in possession

    Sandhill Cranes 2 per day, 6 in possession

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    ADAK OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARYDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 9:12 7:18 9:02 5:39 9:24 5:4702 8:14 6:16 9:03 5:39 9:24 5:4803 8:15 6:14 9:05 5:38 9:24 5:4904 8:17 6:13 9:06 5:38 9:23 5:5005 8:19 6:11 9:07 5:37 9:23 5:51

    06 8:21 6:09 9:09 5:37 9:23 5:5307 8:22 6:08 9:10 5:36 9:22 5:5408 8:30 8:07 8:24 6:06 9:11 5:36 9:22 5:5509 8:31 8:05 8:26 6:04 9:12 5:36 9:21 5:5710 8:33 8:03 8:28 6:03 9:13 5:36 9:21 5:58

    11 8:35 8:01 8:30 6:01 9:14 5:36 9:20 6:0012 8:36 7:59 8:31 6:00 9:15 5:36 9:19 6:0113 8:38 7:56 8:33 5:58 9:16 5:36 9:19 6:0214 8:40 7:54 8:35 5:57 9:17 5:36 9:18 6:0415 8:42 7:52 8:37 5:55 9:18 5:36 9:17 6:06

    16 8:43 7:50 8:38 5:54 9:19 5:36 9:16 6:0717 8:45 7:48 8:40 5:53 9:19 5:36 9:15 6:0918 8:47 7:46 8:42 5:52 9:20 5:37 9:14 6:1019 8:49 7:44 8:43 5:50 9:21 5:37 9:13 6:1220 8:50 7:41 8:45 5:49 9:21 5:37 9:12 6:14

    21 8:52 7:39 8:47 5:48 9:22 5:38 9:11 6:1522 8:54 7:37 8:48 5:47 9:22 5:38 9:10 6:1723 8:56 7:35 8:50 5:46 9:23 5:39 Season Closed24 8:57 7:33 8:52 5:45 9:23 5:4025 8:59 7:31 8:53 5:44 9:23 5:40

    26 9:01 7:29 8:55 5:43 9:24 5:4127 9:03 7:27 8:56 5:42 9:24 5:4228 9:05 7:25 8:58 5:41 9:24 5:4329 9:06 7:24 8:59 5:41 9:24 5:4430 9:08 7:22 9:01 5:40 9:24 5:45

    31 9:10 7:20 9:24 5:46

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    ST. PAUL OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARYDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 10:03 7:36 10:05 5:45 10:30 5:5002 9:05 6:34 10:07 5:44 10:30 5:5103 9:07 6:31 10:09 5:43 10:29 5:5304 9:09 6:29 10:10 5:42 10:29 5:5405 9:12 6:27 10:12 5:41 10:28 5:55

    06 9:14 6:25 10:14 5:41 10:27 5:5707 9:16 6:23 10:15 5:40 10:27 5:5908 9:10 8:36 9:18 6:21 10:16 5:40 10:26 6:00

    09 9:12 8:33 9:21 6:19 10:18 5:39 10:25 6:0210 9:14 8:31 9:23 6:17 10:19 5:39 10:24 6:04

    11 9:17 8:28 9:25 6:15 10:20 5:39 10:23 6:0512 9:19 8:25 9:27 6:13 10:21 5:38 10:22 6:0713 9:21 8:23 9:29 6:11 10:22 5:38 10:21 6:0914 9:23 8:20 9:32 6:09 10:24 5:38 10:20 6:1115 9:25 8:17 9:34 6:07 10:24 5:38 10:19 6:13

    16 9:27 8:15 9:36 6:05 10:25 5:38 10:17 6:1517 9:29 8:12 9:38 6:04 10:26 5:38 10:16 6:1718 9:32 8:10 9:40 6:02 10:27 5:38 10:15 6:1919 9:34 8:07 9:42 6:00 10:28 5:39 10:13 6:2120 9:36 8:05 9:44 5:59 10:28 5:39 10:12 6:23

    21 9:38 8:02 9:46 5:57 10:29 5:40 10:10 6:2522 9:40 8:00 9:48 5:56 10:29 5:40 10:09 6:2723 9:43 7:57 9:50 5:54 10:30 5:41 Season Closed

    24 9:45 7:55 9:52 5:53 10:30 5:4225 9:47 7:52 9:54 5:51 10:30 5:43

    26 9:49 7:50 9:56 5:50 10:30 5:4327 9:51 7:47 9:58 5:49 10:31 5:4428 9:54 7:45 10:00 5:48 10:31 5:4529 9:56 7:43 10:02 5:47 10:30 5:4630 9:58 7:40 10:04 5:46 10:30 5:47

    31 10:00 7:38 10:30 5:49

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    Special Restrictions1 DUCKS (except sea ducks): General duck limits may include no

    more than 1 canvasback per day, 3 in possession.SEA DUCKS: Include harlequin duck, long-tailed duck (oldsquaw);

    common, king, Stellers and spectacled eider; surf, black and white-winged scoter; and common and red-breasted merganser. Stellersand spectacled eiders are closed statewide.For purposes of theseregulations, bufehead and goldeneyes (Barrows and common) are

    not considered sea ducks.2 Residentsmay take no more than 6 per day, 12 in possession of

    harlequin ducks and no more than 6 per day, 12 in possession of

    long-tailed ducks. Nonresidentsmay not take or possessmorethan 20 sea ducks per season, including no more than 4 each of anysea duck species. Stellers and spectacled eiders are closedstatewide.

    GEESE: Canada geese include any combination of Cackling (smallbodied Canada geese) or Canada geese. White geese include snowand Rosss geese.

    3 Check for area closures before hunting.FALCONRY: A falconry permit is required to take, possess or huntwith an authorized species of raptor. Total combined limits for allmigratory game birds taken by falconry are 3 per day, 9 in possession.

    KODIAK Unit 8Oct. 8-Jan. 22

    Ducks1 7 per day, 21 in possession

    Sea Ducks2 Residents 10 per day, 20 in possession

    Nonresidents 7 per day, 20 per seasonCanada Geese3 1 per day, 2 in possession

    White-fronted Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    Brant 2 per day, 6 in possession

    Emperor Geese NO OPEN SEASON

    Tundra Swans NO OPEN SEASON

    Common Snipe 8 per day, 24 in possession

    Sandhill Cranes 2 per day, 6 in possession

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    KODIAK OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARYDate Start End Start End Start End Start End01 8:54 6:22 8:58 4:29 9:23 4:33

    02 7:56 5:20 9:00 4:28 9:23 4:3503 7:58 5:17 9:02 4:27 9:23 4:3604 8:01 5:15 9:04 4:26 9:22 4:3805 8:03 5:13 9:05 4:25 9:21 4:39

    06 8:05 5:11 9:07 4:24 9:21 4:4107 8:07 5:08 9:08 4:24 9:20 4:4208 7:59 7:24 8:10 5:06 9:10 4:23 9:19 4:4409 8:02 7:21 8:12 5:04 9:11 4:23 9:18 4:4610 8:04 7:18 8:14 5:02 9:12 4:22 9:17 4:47

    11 8:06 7:15 8:17 5:00 9:14 4:22 9:16 4:4912 8:08 7:13 8:19 4:58 9:15 4:22 9:15 4:5113 8:10 7:10 8:21 4:56 9:16 4:22 9:14 4:5314 8:13 7:07 8:23 4:54 9:17 4:22 9:13 4:5515 8:15 7:05 8:26 4:52 9:18 4:22 9:12 4:57

    16 8:17 7:02 8:28 4:50 9:19 4:22 9:10 4:5917 8:19 6:59 8:30 4:49 9:20 4:22 9:09 5:0118 8:22 6:57 8:32 4:47 9:21 4:22 9:07 5:0319 8:24 6:54 8:34 4:45 9:21 4:22 9:06 5:0520 8:26 6:52 8:37 4:43 9:22 4:23 9:04 5:08

    21 8:28 6:49 8:39 4:42 9:23 4:23 9:03 5:1022 8:31 6:46 8:41 4:40 9:23 4:24 9:01 5:12

    23 8:33 6:44 8:43 4:39 9:23 4:24 Season Closed24 8:35 6:41 8:45 4:37 9:24 4:2525 8:37 6:39 8:47 4:36 9:24 426

    26 8:40 6:36 8:49 4:35 9:24 42727 8:42 6:34 8:51 4:33 9:24 42828 8:44 6:31 8:53 4:32 9:24 42929 8:47 6:29 8:55 4:31 9:24 43030 8:49 6:27 8:57 4:30 9:24 431

    31 8:51 6:24 9:24 432

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    NORTH Units 11-13, 17-26Sept. 1-Dec. 16

    Ducks1 10 per day, 30 in possession

    Sea Ducks2 Residents 10 per day, 20 in possession

    Nonresidents 10 per day, 20 per seasonCanada Geese3 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White-fronted Geese4,5 4 per day, 12 in possession

    White Geese 4 per day, 12 in possession

    Brant 2 per day, 6 in possession

    Emperor Geese NO OPEN SEASON

    Tundra Swans6

    Units 17, 18, 22, 23 onlyCommon Snipe 8 per day, 24 in possession

    Sandhill Cranes7 3 per day, 9 in possession

    RESTRICTED OR CLOSED AREAS

    GMU 20: Creamers Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge isopen to hunting and trapping only by advance registration.

    Healy-Lignite Management Areais open to hunting by bow andarrow or falconry only.

    GMU 20, 24, 25, 26: The Dalton Highway CorridorManagement Area (lands within ve miles of the right-of-way of

    the Dalton Highway) is closed to hunting, except that big game,small game, and fur animals may be taken by bow and arrow. Smallgame may also be taken by falconry. No motorized vehicle maybe used to transport hunters, their hunting gear, or game, exceptthat licensed highway vehicles may be used on designated publicroads; aircraft and boats may be used in the corridor; and snowmachines may be used to cross the corridor to access lands onthe other side of the Management Area. Any hunter traveling onthe Dalton Highway must stop at any check station operated by theDepartment within the Management Area.

    See page 33 for special restrictions.

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    Special Restrictions1 DUCKS (except sea ducks): General duck limits may include

    no more than 1 canvasback per day, 3 in possession.

    SEA DUCKS: Include harlequin duck, long-tailed duck

    (oldsquaw); common, king, Stellers and spectacled eider; surf,black and white-winged scoter; and common and red-breastedmerganser. Stellers and spectacled eiders are closedstatewide.For purposes of these regulations, bufehead andgoldeneyes (Barrows and common) are not considered seaducks.2 Residentsmay take no more than 6 per day, 12 in possession

    of harlequin ducks and no more than 6 per day, 12 in possessionof long-tailed ducks. Nonresidentsmay not take or possessmore than 20 sea ducks per season, including no more than4 each of any sea duck species. Stellers and spectacledeiders are closed statewide.

    GEESE: Canada geese include any combination of Cackling

    (small bodied Canada geese) or Canada geese. White geeseinclude snow and Rosss geese.3 In Units 17 and 18, Canada goose limits are 6 per day, 18 in

    possession.4 In Unit 17, White-fronted goose limits are 6 per day, 18 in

    possession.5 In Unit 18, White-fronted goose limits are 8 per day, 24 in

    possession.6 TUNDRA SWANS: Tundra swan seasons in Units 17, 18, 22

    and 23 is Sept. 1 - Oct. 31. Hunting is by registration permitonly, with a limit of 3 swans per permit.

    7SANDHILL CRANES: In Unit 17 bag limits for sandhill cranesare 2 per day, 6 in possession.

    FALCONRY: A falconry permit is required to take, possessor hunt with an authorized species of raptor. Total combinedlimits for all migratory game birds taken by falconry are 3 perday, 9 in possession.

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    FAIRBANKS SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 6:02 9:08 7:31 7:18 9:09 5:29 9:49 3:0102 6:05 9:04 7:34 7:15 8:13 4:26 9:52 2:5903 6:08 9:01 7:37 7:11 8:16 4:22 9:55 2:5604 6:11 8:57 7:40 7:07 8:19 4:19 9:58 2:5505 6:14 8:53 7:43 7:04 8:23 4:16 10:00 2:53

    06 6:17 8:50 7:46 7:00 8:26 4:12 10:03 2:5107 6:20 8:46 7:49 6:57 8:29 4:09 10:06 2:4908 6:23 8:42 7:52 6:53 8:33 4:06 10:08 2:4809 6:26 8:39 7:55 6:49 8:36 4:03 10:10 2:4610 6:29 8:35 7:59 6:46 8:40 3:59 10:13 2:45

    11 6:32 8:31 8:02 6:42 8:43 3:56 10:15 2:4412 6:35 8:28 8:05 6:39 8:46 3:53 10:17 2:4313 6:38 8:24 8:08 6:35 8:50 3:50 10:19 2:4214 6:41 8:20 8:11 6:32 8:53 3:47 10:20 2:4115 6:44 8:17 8:14 6:28 8:57 3:44 10:22 2:41

    16 6:47 8:13 8:17 6:24 9:00 3:41 10:23 2:4017 6:50 8:09 8:20 6:21 9:04 3:38 Season Closed18 6:53 8:06 8:24 6:17 9:07 3:3519 6:55 8:02 8:27 6:14 9:10 3:3220 6:58 7:58 8:30 6:10 9:14 3:29

    21 7:01 7:55 8:33 6:07 9:17 3:26

    22 7:04 7:51 8:36 6:03 9:21 3:2323 7:07 7:48 8:39 6:00 9:24 3:2024 7:10 7:44 8:43 5:56 9:27 3:1825 7:13 7:40 8:46 5:53 9:30 3:15

    26 7:16 7:37 8:49 5:49 9:34 3:1327 7:19 7:33 8:53 5:46 9:37 3:1028 7:22 7:29 8:56 5:43 9:40 3:0829 7:25 7:26 8:59 5:39 9:43 3:05

    30 7:28 7:22 9:02 5:36 9:46 3:03

    31 9:06 5:32

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    NORTHWAY SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End

    01 5:45 8:39 7:06 6:57 8:35 5:17 9:02 3:0102 5:47 8:35 7:09 6:54 7:38 4:14 9:04 3:0003 5:50 8:32 7:12 6:50 7:41 4:11 9:07 2:5804 5:53 8:29 7:14 6:47 7:44 4:08 9:09 2:5705 5:56 8:25 7:17 6:44 7:47 4:05 9:11 2:55

    06 5:58 8:22 7:20 6:40 7:50 4:02 9:13 2:5407 6:01 8:18 7:23 6:37 7:53 3:59 9:16 2:5308 6:04 8:15 7:25 6:34 7:56 3:56 9:18 2:5209 6:07 8:12 7:28 6:30 7:59 3:53 9:19 2:5110 6:09 8:08 7:31 6:27 8:02 3:50 9:21 2:50

    11 6:12 8:05 7:34 6:24 8:05 3:48 9:23 2:4912 6:15 8:01 7:37 6:20 8:08 3:45 9:25 2:4813 6:17 7:58 7:39 6:17 8:11 3:42 9:26 2:4814 6:20 7:55 7:42 6:14 8:14 3:39 9:28 2:4715 6:23 7:51 7:45 6:10 8:17 3:37 9:29 2:47

    16 6:25 7:48 7:48 6:07 8:20 3:34 9:30 2:4717 6:28 7:44 7:51 6:04 8:23 3:32 Season Closed18 6:31 7:41 7:54 6:01 8:26 3:2919 6:34 7:38 7:57 5:57 8:29 3:2720 6:36 7:34 8:00 5:54 8:32 3:24

    21 6:39 7:31 8:02 5:51 8:35 3:22

    22 6:42 7:27 8:05 5:48 8:38 3:1923 6:44 7:24 8:08 5:45 8:41 3:1724 6:47 7:21 8:11 5:41 8:43 3:1525 6:50 7:17 8:14 5:38 8:46 3:13

    26 6:53 7:14 8:17 5:35 8:49 3:1127 6:55 7:10 8:20 5:32 8:52 3:0928 6:58 7:07 8:23 5:29 8:54 3:0729 7:01 7:04 8:26 5:26 8:57 3:05

    30 7:03 7:00 8:29 5:23 8:59 3:03

    31 8:32 5:20

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    BETHEL SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End01 7:11 9:52 8:24 8:18 9:43 6:47 9:59 4:43

    02 7:13 9:49 8:26 8:15 8:46 5:44 10:01 4:4103 7:15 9:45 8:29 8:12 8:49 5:41 10:03 4:4004 7:18 9:42 8:31 8:09 8:51 5:39 10:05 4:3905 7:20 9:39 8:34 8:06 8:54 5:36 10:07 4:38

    06 7:23 9:36 8:36 8:03 8:57 5:34 10:09 4:3707 7:25 9:33 8:39 7:59 9:00 5:31 10:11 4:3608 7:28 9:30 8:41 7:56 9:02 5:28 10:13 4:3509 7:30 9:27 8:44 7:53 9:05 5:26 10:14 4:3410 7:32 9:24 8:46 7:50 9:08 5:23 10:16 4:34

    11 7:35 9:20 8:49 7:47 9:10 5:21 10:17 4:3312 7:37 9:17 8:51 7:44 9:13 5:19 10:19 4:3313 7:40 9:14 8:54 7:41 9:16 5:16 10:20 4:3314 7:42 9:11 8:56 7:38 9:18 5:14 10:21 4:3215 7:45 9:08 8:59 7:35 9:21 5:12 10:22 4:32

    16 7:47 9:05 9:01 7:32 9:23 5:10 10:23 4:3217 7:49 9:02 9:04 7:29 9:26 5:07 Season Closed18 7:52 8:59 9:07 7:26 9:29 5:0519 7:54 8:55 9:09 7:23 9:31 5:0320 7:57 8:52 9:12 7:20 9:34 5:01

    21 7:59 8:49 9:14 7:18 9:36 4:5922 8:02 8:46 9:17 7:15 9:39 4:57

    23 8:04 8:43 9:20 7:12 9:41 4:5524 8:07 8:40 9:22 7:09 9:43 4:5425 8:09 8:37 9:25 7:06 9:46 4:52

    26 8:11 8:34 9:28 7:03 9:48 4:5027 8:14 8:30 9:30 7:00 9:50 4:4828 8:16 8:27 9:33 6:58 9:53 4:4729 8:19 8:24 9:35 6:55 9:55 4:4530 8:21 8:21 9:38 6:52 9:57 4:44

    31 9:41 6:49

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    NOME SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBERDate Start End Start End Start End Start End01 7:13 10:18 8:42 8:29 10:18 6:41 10:56 4:15

    02 7:16 10:14 8:45 8:25 9:22 5:38 10:59 4:1303 7:19 10:10 8:48 8:22 9:25 5:34 11:02 4:1104 7:22 10:07 8:51 8:18 9:28 5:31 11:04 4:0905 7:25 10:03 8:54 8:15 9:31 5:28 11:07 4:07

    06 7:28 9:59 8:57 8:11 9:35 5:25 11:09 4:0607 8:31 9:56 9:00 8:08 9:38 5:21 11:12 4:0408 8:34 9:52 9:03 8:04 9:41 5:18 11:14 4:0309 8:37 9:49 9:06 8:01 9:45 5:15 11:16 4:0110 8:40 9:45 9:09 7:57 9:48 5:12 11:19 4:00

    11 8:43 9:41 9:12 7:53 9:52 5:09 11:21 3:5912 8:46 9:38 9:15 7:50 9:55 5:06 11:23 3:5813 8:49 9:34 9:18 7:46 9:58 5:03 11:24 3:5714 8:52 9:30 9:21 7:43 10:02 5:00 11:26 3:5715 8:55 9:27 9:24 7:39 10:05 4:57 11:27 3:56

    16 8:58 9:23 9:27 7:36 10:08 4:54 11:29 3:5617 8:01 9:20 9:30 7:32 10:12 4:51 Season Closed18 8:04 9:16 9:33 7:29 10:15 4:4819 8:06 9:12 9:36 7:25 10:18 4:4520 8:09 9:09 9:39 7:22 10:22 4:42

    21 8:12 9:05 9:43 7:18 10:25 4:4022 8:15 9:01 9:46 7:15 10:28 4:37

    23 8:18 8:58 9:49 7:11 10:31 4:3424 8:21 8:54 9:52 7:08 10:35 4:3225 8:24 8:51 9:55 7:05 10:38 4:29

    26 8:27 8:47 9:59 7:01 10:41 4:2727 8:30 8:43 10:2 6:58 10:44 4:2428 8:33 8:40 10:5 6:54 10:47 4:2229 8:36 8:36 10:8 6:51 10:50 4:1930 8:39 8:33 10:12 6:48 10:53 4:17

    31 10:15 6:44

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    Alaska Waterfowlers Quiz

    Circle your answers and see the bottom of page 39 for answers!

    1. Canvasbacks produced on the Yukon Flats north of Fairbanks are mostlikely to spend the winter in San Fransisco Bay or ______.

    a. Kodiak c. Texas b. Maryland d. Mexico

    2. Prior to the conversion to non-toxic shot for waterfowl hunting, about howmany lead pellets (#6 shot) did hunters put into the environment for eachduck bagged?

    a. 300 c. 1,700 b. 800 d. 2,000

    3. In the bird kingdom, which of these is most closely related to the Canada

    goose? a. sandhill crane c. amingo

    b. pelican d. loon

    4. Copper or nickel plating of lead shot prevents lead poisoning in waterfowl. a. True b. False

    5. The swift-ying, black and white goldeneyes are biologically classied as:

    a. puddle ducks c. sea ducks b. inland divers d. mergansers

    6. What is the largest shot size that may be legally used for waterfowl huntingin Alaska? a. size T c. size F b. size BB d. No. 4 Buck

    7. Because of the orientation of the fall ight of birds out of the state, Alaska is

    administratively considered as: a. Mississippi Flyway c. Pacic Flyway

    b. Central Flyway d. separate

    8. Magnum waterfowl shotshells deliver more pellet energy than standardloads. a. True b. False

    9. Immature ducks bagged in the year they were born may be reliably distin-guished from adults by their: a. bill color c. wing length b. body fat d. tail feathers

    10. What percentage of ducks that are shot by U.S. hunters are not retrieved,because of poor shooting, improper load selection, hunting conditions, etc.? a. 5% c. 20% b. 10% d. 50%

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    11. A shotgun with a 26-inch full choke barrel will throw a more open (lessdense) pattern than one with a 30-inch full choke barrel. a. True b. False

    12. The brightly colored wing patch that distinguishes different species ofpuddle ducks (mallards, pintails) is called the:

    a. wing bar c. ap b. speculum d. insignia

    13. Duplex shotshells loaded with two sizes of shot provide effective water-fowl shooting at both short and long ranges. a. True b. False

    14. Over the entire season, the average Alaska hunter bags _____ ducks: a. two c. eight b. ve d. eleven

    15. Over the entire season, the average California hunter bags _____ ducks: a. two c. eight b. ve d. eleven

    16. The charts on shotshell boxes that recommend effective shot sizes forsmall game are based on: a. rigorous eld testing of load effectiveness

    b. recommendations of experienced hunters c. what New York advertising agencies think

    d. what uncle Joe has always used17. Alaska hunters bag mallards more than any other species of duck. Thesecond most common duck in the bag is: a. pintail c. wigeon b. green-winged teal d. shoveler

    18. State and federal ducks stamps must be signed across the face and at-tached to a hunting license to be valid for hunting: a. True b. False

    19. Which of these species may be legally hunted in Alaska? a. cormorant c. tundra swan b. emperor goose d. spectacled eider

    20. Of Alaskas 365 million acres of surface area, _____ % may be consid-ered suitable waterfowl habitat. a. 10% c. 60% b. 40% d. 80%

    Answers:

    1. b, 2. c, 3. c, 4. b, 5. c, 6. a, 7. d, 8. b, 9. d, 10. c, 11. b, 12. b, 13. b,14. b, 15. d, 16. a, 17. b, 18. b, 19. c, 20. c.

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