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Moose season finishes with Unit Three record

 

October 24, 2019

Photo courtesy of Rob Schwartz

Mike Schwartz, left, poses with his son Rob and the moose he shot in Duncan Canal just two days before the end of this year's moose season.

This year's moose season finished with a final count of 127 animals, which is a new Unit Three record, according to Petersburg Fish & Game.

Last week when the season ended on Oct. 15, final preliminary numbers showed 125 moose harvested this year, but hunters had an additional five days from the end of the season to report their kills to fish and game. Since the end of the season, two more moose were reported. The additional moose were shot in the Stikine River area and another mainland location.

In 2017, hunters set a unit record of 119 moose harvested in the season. That number was be...



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