Thirty-three moose taken to date
A moose taken on the lower Stikine is hoisted at the Inner Harbor crane dock in Wrangell.
Hunters have taken 33 moose in the region, with the Stikine River being the top producing area. Fourteen bulls were taken on the Stikine with one of them being illegal.
Kake was the second best hunting locale with eight being taken including one illegal.
In 2011, 72 bulls were killed during the hunting season running from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 each year.
The graph shows the 2012 kill compared to that of 2011 by each locale reported by Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game in Petersburg.