Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Requests Moose Season Extension For Zone 2 Of Unit 18
It’s nearly summer, and we all have fish on the brain, but the Federal Subsistence Board says that it’s already time to start thinking about the fall moose hunt.
The Federal Subsistence Board received a request from the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge to extend moose hunting season by two weeks in Zone 2 of Unit 18. The zone stretches between the Kilbuck Mountains and the Kuskokwim tributaries. If extended, the season would last from the beginning of September to the middle of October, rather than just the month of September.
The refuge said that it was proposing the extension because of the overabundance of moose in the area, and to give the public greater opportunities to hunt.
The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing on June 23 via teleconference to gather public input on the proposal. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. and will last until 8 p.m., or until the end of public comments. You can call into the meeting by dialing 1-888-469-3212. The passcode is 1694313.