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Stikine leads moose harvest area so far


Thirty-seven moose have been checked in to Alaska Department of Fish and Game this season.

Rich Lowell, Area Wildlife Biologist for Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said nineteen moose were checked in during the first week, which is close to average for the last 10 years

“Most of the harvest occurs within the first two weeks of the season,” Lowell said.

As of yesterday afternoon, 12 moose have been harvested from the Stikine, 12 from Kupreanof and six from Mitkof. Although 12 moose were taken from Kupreanof only six were taken from the Kake area.

“Typically that area will lead the...

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