Laws and regulations relating to game land fur-bearing animals and birds in Alaska

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Laws and regulations relating to game land fur-bearing animals and birds in Alaska
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Game, fur animals, and birds in Alaska
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v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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English
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United States -- Alaska Game Commission
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Alaska Game Commission
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Juneau
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Game laws -- Periodicals -- Alaska   ( lcsh )
Fishery law and legislation -- Periodicals -- Alaska   ( lcsh )
Fur-bearing animals -- Periodicals -- Alaska   ( lcsh )
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United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey, Alaska Game Commission.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
1926-1932/33.
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Also numbered as Circular no. 2-9.
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Title from cover.

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University of Florida
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Alaska game law and regulations and federal laws relating to game and birds in the territory
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Regulations relating to game land fur animals, and birds in Alaska


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JUNEAU, A LASH


CIRCULAR NO. 4

AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATIONS RESPECTING
GAME ANIMALS, LAND FUR-BEARING ANIMALS, GAME
BIRDS, NONGAME BIRDS, AND NESTS AND EGGS OF
BIRDS IN ALASKA

(Effective April 1. 1928]

Pursuant to the authrity and direction contained in section 10 of tlhe
Alaska game law of January 13. 1925 (43 Stat. 7391, and upon cosultat1on2
with the Alaska Gaune Counimisioln and its rvcommendatson that the provisions
relative to the attachment of seal,, to beaver and marten skins be amended.
that packages containing such ..kins fOa transportation be marked to show
the serial number of tags attached thereto. that detailed reports to the comi-
mission of such shipments be required. ond that the se.ison on beaver 4n
Kenai Peninsula be closed, W. epa. Jrdine. Secretary of Airicultre re, d
hereby adopt as suitable regulate dins to become effective 90 dayos after the
date of publication hereof the following (endmen4 tats to the regulations utatder
the Alaska game law, published April 2. 127roviion
Regulative to 4 is hereby amended to read as follen skins be amendeows
Regulation 4.-pPossession and Transportation of Game Animals, Game Birds,

and Fur-Bearing Animals

Game animals in numbers not exceeding the maximum seasonal limits; pre-
the seribed by regulations 11 ad 13. the hide. heat ds etailend feet of game animals,
articles made from such hides. beds. or feet, grou,-e and ptarmigan. and the
skins and of such s game bird legally taken duri that the open season, may be
possessed and trans suiorted at any time within the Territory by any person,
provided thof publicatribonu legally take north wingf the sundmntit of the Alationska Range
and Ahklun Mouutains, and mountain lheep, legally taken north of the Arctic
Circle, may be transported and possessed in the Territory south of such areas,
respectively, by the person who killed them.
Any person may .-Possessithout a liense possess and transportation of at alsy time within
or out of the Territory the shed Or Weathered antlers of caribou, amooe, and
deer.
Any person may transport within the Territory during the period constitut-
ing the open season therefore migratory game irds legallyally tken during the open
posseason ad any such migratory game birds or parthin the reof in transit during
the open season may continue in transit fr such ahlitikenal time immediately
succeeding such open season, not to exceed five days. as may be necessary to.
deliver the same to their destination, and may ssee .ssseed within the Territory
during the period constituting the open .eason and for an additional period of
10 days next succeeding such open season ssessut ano eron shporl possess y tore than
75 in the aggregate of all kinds of ducks. geese. and brant at any one time.

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2 ALASKA GAME COMMISSION ICircular

A nonresident may possess and transport at any time within or out of the
Territory the skins and feathers of game birds and any article manufactured
from the hides or hoofs of moose, caribou, deer, or mountain goats, legally taken.
A nonresident citizen who is the holder of a valid game license, or a non-
resident alien who is the holder of an alien special license, may possess and
transport at any time within or out of the Territory 1 moose, 3 deer, 3 cari-
bou, 3 mountain sheep, 3 mountain goats, and 3 in the aggregate of large
brown and grizzly bears, or any parts of such animals, but no more of any
one kind legally taken by him; but before any big game animal or part
thereof shall be trann-ported out of the Territory, the person desiring to make
such shipment shall first make and deliver to the collector of customs at the
port of shipment, in case the shipment is made by express or freight, or with
the postmaster at the place where mailed, if shipment is made by parcel post,
his affidavit to the effect that he has not violated any of the provisions of
the Alaska game law or the regulations thereunder; that the big game ani-
mal or part thereof which he desires to ship has not been purchased or sold
and is not being shipped for the purpose of being sold, and that he lawfully
killed the animal and is the owner of it or the part thereof which he desires
to ship; and if the shipment consists of a caribou or part thereof, the state-
ment must show whether the animal was killed north or south of the summit
of the Alaska Range and Ahklun Mountains, or if a sheep or part thereof
whether the animal was killed north or south of the Arctic Circle. Such
affidavit shall accompany the shipment, if made by express or freight, to the
port of clearane, there to be taken up by the collector of the port ; collectors
of customs at ports of clearance and postmanaters shall promptly transmit such
affidavits to the commission. Such shipment shall have attached thereto a
license coupon for each carcass or part thereof contained therein.
In any one year a resident may export by express, freight, or parcel post, for
mounting and return to the Territory within one year, but not for sale. not to
exceed two heads or trophies of each species of e n animal legally killed
by him during the open season, upon first procuring from a member of the
commission or a collector of customs a resident shipping license. which license
shall be securely fastened to the shipment in a consp:euous place. On the
return of the trophy or trophies to the consignor, the shipping license shall be
securely fastened to the shipment, and the collector or postmaster through
whose office it is received shall dotach the original licen-e, note thereon the
contents of the shipment, and promptly forward tin: licen-o to the commission.
A citizen of the United States who has been a residt-nt of the Territory for
at least two years and who is removing' his residence from the Territiory may
export, by express, freight, or parcel post, trophies of zame animals legally
acquired by him upon first procuring from a member of the commission, or
collector of customs, a shipping license, which shall be securely fastened to
the shipment in a conspicuous place.
Land fur-bearing animals for which an open season is provided, skins or
parts thereof, when legally acquired, may be possessed and transported by
any person at any time, but no person who is engaged in fur farming or is a
fur dealer or an agent of a fur dealer shall po,.~ess or transport any fur-bear-
ing animal or part thereof unless at the time of such possession or transporta-
tion he is in possession of a valid license issued to him pursuant to the pro-
visions of the Alaska game law, anud no person shall possess or transport nny
unprime skin at any time. In case shipment is made by express or freight,
the shipper shall first deliver to the collector of customs at the port of ship-
nient. or, if by parcel post, to the postmaster at the point of mailing, a state-
ment correctly showing the number and kinds of skins in each shipment, and
setting forth that no unprime skin is contained therein and further if shipment
contains beaver or marten skins. the statement shall show serial number of
the commission's seal attached to each skin. If shipment is made by express or
freight such statement shall accompany it to the port of clearance, there to be
taken up by the collector of the port. or, if by parcel post. by the postmaster at
the office where mailed. Collectors and postmasters shall promptly transmit
such statements to the ,-ommission. In case skins or furs are shipped out of
the Territory by means other than express. freight, or parcel post, the person
transporting them shall first transmit by mail such a statement to the
commission.
Skins of beavers or martens shall be sealed with a seal prescribed by the
commission within 90 days after the close of the open season during which
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the Territory. Persons desiring to have such skins sealed shall present them
to a member of the commission, to a game warden, or to other person authorized
by the commission to seal skins, together with such affidavit. or affidavits of
lawful taking or importation as may be required. Skins of beavers or martens
unless sealed as prescribed by this regulation may not be possessed or trans-
ported by any person after the expiration of such period.
Regulation 5 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Regulation 5.-Marking Shipments of Game Animals, Game Birds, Land Fur-
Bearing Animals, or Parts Thereof

Each pack:ihn in wliich game animals, game birds. land fur-bearing animals,
or parts thereof are trinsported. shall have clearly and conspicuously markc-d
on the outside thereof the names and addressed of the connsign'r and con-
signee and an accurate statement of the number of each kind of game animals,
game birds, land fur-hearing animals, or parts thl-roof. contained therein; and
if the package contains skins of beavers or inarten-. the serial numbers of the
commission's seals attached thereto shall also be similarly marked on the
package.
Regulation 19 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Regulation 19.-Open and Close Seasons on Land Fur-Bearing Animals

Except in areas rloeil1 to trappinzr under reculiHtinn 14, land fur-bearing
animals may he taken in the specific districts, during the following open
seasons:
Fur district 1:
.Jf-k>'rat.-December 16 to April 30.
Miink, lad offer. and weasel (ermine) :
East of ,Lnnitude 1380, January 1 to March 1.
West of Longitude 138 (see exception, December 16 to March 31).
"Ex.eption: The Kodiak-Afognak Island group, including Dark Island
as the ,uitermost island on the north, Marmot Island on the east,
Tugidnk and Trinity Islands on the west and south: Land otter and
weasel (ermine), December 1 to February 15.
Fox (red, eross. and silver) and lynx.--November 16 to January 31.
Blue fo.r.-On Aleutian Islands Reservation only: November 16 to January 31.
Bearcr.-Alaska Peninsula only: May 1 to May 31. Not to exceed 20 may
lie taken by any one person during such open season.
Blakl" bear. including its brown and blue (glacier bear) color variations.-
October 1 to May 31.
Wolf. coryo'te, woloerene, marmot, and ground squirrel (spermophile).-No
close season. may be taken at any time.
Marten.-No open season.
Fur district 2:
AMu.ikrat.-In that part of the district north of the summit of the Alaska
Range and Ahklun Mountains consisting of the area south and westerly
of a line following the winter trail through Unalaklit, Old Woman,
Kaltan. Di.skakat, Dikeman, Iditarod, Flat, and Georgetown, thence fol-
lowing the divide separating the streams flowing into the Kuskokwim
from the south below Georgetown from those flowing into the Kuskokwim
from the south above Georgetown, and extending to the summit of the
Ahklun Mountains, May 1 to June 10.
In that part of the district north of the summit of the Alaska Range con-
sisting of the drainage of the Tanana River from its junction with the
Yukon to its source, including all its tributaries, March 15 to May 15.
All the remainder of the district north of the summit of the Alaska Range
and Ahklun Mountains. March 15 to May 31.
In that part of the district south of the summit of the Alaska Range and
Ahklun Mountains, December 16 to April 30.
Mink, land. otter, and weasel (ermine) :
In that part of the district north of the summit of the Alaska Range and
Ahklun Mountains, November 16 to March 1.
In. that part of the district south of the summit of the Alaska Range and
Ahklun Mountains, December 1 to March 1.
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Fur district 2-Continued.
Black bear. including its brown and blue (or glacier bear) color variations:
In that part of the district north of the summit of the Alaska Range and
Ahklun Mountains. September 1 to June 20.
In that. part of the district south of the summit of the Alaska Range amd
Ahklun Mountains, September 1 to June 20, except that during "the
month of September not more than two may be taken.
Fox and lynx.-In that part of the district north of the summit of the
Alaska Range and Aliklun Mountains (see exception), November 16 to
March 1.
E.xeceptioin: On the Seward Peninsula, including the drainage of the
Kiwalik and Koyuk Rivers, December 1 to March 15.
In that part of the district south of the summit of the Alaska Range and
Ahklun Mountains, November 16 to January 31.
Beaver: In that part of the district north of the Alaska Range and Ahklun
Mountains and west of the Alaska Railroad from Broad Pass to Nenana
and southwest of the line of the Tanana River from Nenana to Fort
Gibbon, and west of a line from Fort Gibbon to the summit of the Eudi-
cott Mountains, following the divide between streams entering the Yukon
below Fort Gibbon and those entering the Yukon above Fort Gibbon, May
1 to May 31. Not to ex,-.eed 20 may be taken by any one person during
such open season.
In that part of the district south of the summit of the Alaska Range and
west of a line following the summit of the Chi-mit Mountains (dividing
the waters flowing into Cook Inlet from those flowing into Bristol Bay)
from its intersection with the Kamishak Bay-Kakhonak Bay Portage
northerly to its intersection with the summit of the Alaska Range near
Mount Spurr, May 1 to May 31. Not to exceed 20 may be taken by any
one person during such open season.
In that part of the district south of the summit of the Alaska Range and
east of a line following the summit of the Chigmit Mountains (dividing
the waters flowing into Cook Inlet from those flowing into Bristol Bay)
from its intersection with the Kamishak Bay-Kakhounak Bay Portage
northerly to its intersection with the summit of the Alaska Range near
Mount Spurr (see exception), April 1 to April 30. Not to exceed 10 may
be taken by any one person during such open season.
Exception: On the Kenai Peninsula, south of a line following the north
bank of Portage Creek to its head, thence easterly to the head of
Passage Canal, the taking of beaver is prohibited.
Polar bear, wolf, coyote, wolverene, marmot, and ground squirrel (spermo-
phile).-No close season, may be taken at any time.
Marten.-No open season.
Fur district 3:
Muskrat.-April 1 to May 31.
Fox, iyn..r, mink, land otter, and weasel (ermine).-November 16 to March 15.
Beaver.-In that part of the district described as the drainage of the Noatak,
Koliuk, Selawik, and Buckland Rivers, May 1 to May 31. Not to exceed
20 may be taken by any one person during such open season.
Polar bear, black bear, including its brown and blue (or glacier bear) color
variations, wolf, coyote, wolrerene, marmot, and ground squirrel (sper-
mophile).-No close season, may be taken at any time.
It is hereby further provided that, on and after 90 days after publication
hereof, regulations 4, 5, and 19, published on April 2, 1927, under authority of the
Alaska game law, shall be and are hereby revoked.
In testimony whereof. I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official
seal of the United States Department of Agriculture to be affixed in the city of
Washington, this 30th day of December, 1927.
[SEAL.] W. M. JABDINE,
Secretary of Agriculture.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1928




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