Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Moose season may continue triple-digit trend


October 5, 2017

The Petersburg-Wrangell area moose harvest seems set to break 100 again this year, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

So far 67 moose have been checked in during the first 18 days of the monthlong hunt. Petersburg ADFG wildlife

biologist Rich Lowell explained that generally the larger share of bulls are killed during the first half of the season. Over the

past eight years the final two-week average has seen around 45 moose harvested, ranging from a low of 36 to a high of 57.

The number of moose taken illegally in the district has been below average as well, usually makin...

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