Moose hunting season opens Friday; harvest expected similar to last year
September 13, 2023
Wrangell-Petersburg area hunters took 118 moose last year and a similar harvest is expected this year. Harvest levels have remained fairly constant in recent years, area game biologist Frank Robbins said last week.
The season opens Friday, Sept. 15, and runs through Oct. 15.
The annual harvest has averaged 120 moose over the past five years, Robbins said. That covers state Game Management Units 3, 1B and the southern portion of 1C, which includes Wrangell, Mitkof, Kupreanof, Kuiu, Zarembo, Woronkofski and Etolin islands, and the mainland.
There were no changes this year to state moose hunti...