Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Moose harvest confirmed best in five years


Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) confirmed Tuesday that the 2014 moose harvest was the second-best on record for the Wrangell-Petersburg area.

“The harvest of 104 moose this fall ranks as the second highest on record for the local RM038 moose hunt,” ADFG biologist Rich Lowell reported.

Of this year's harvest, 36 were killed near the Stikine River, its highest harvest since 1990. Another 35 were taken on Kupreanof Island, which Lowell explained tends to see the largest numbers in the area.

Thirteen were also harvested on Mitkof Island, five at Thomas Bay, four on Wrangell Island...

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