Regulations for the protection of game in certain localities in Alaska

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S. R. A.-B. S. 53.


United States Department of Agriculture.



-SKVaE7AN1)REG JLATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.

BURRAUi O BIOLOGICAL SURVEY.



SFIFrATAflC Mi THE PROTECTION OF GAME IN CERTAIN
..... -- -LOCALITIES IN ALASKA.

By virtue of the authority conferred upon the Secretary of Agri-
culture by section 2 of the act of May 11, 1908 (35 Stat., 102; Compiled
Laws of Alaska, sec. 331) entitled "An act to amend an act entitled
'An act for the protection of game in Alaska, and for other purposes,'
approved June 7, 1902," the following regulations for the protection
of game in Alaska are made and published, to take effect April 1,1923:

REGULATION 1.-OPEN SEASONS FOR BIG GAME.

The killing of deer in southeastern Alaska vast of longitude 141 is fivreby
limited to deer having horns not less than 3 inches long. and the et,:ason for
killing such dleer is limited to the period from Septeimber 1 to Nove!imier 15, both
dates inlhiusive.
The killing of moose. caribou, and mountain sheep in Alaska north of latitude
62 is heteby limited to the period from Augusit 20 to Dec.tmlber 31, both dates
inclusive.
The killi,!i of mountain goats ,ist of (',i1k Inlet and the Susitna Rtiver (except
on the eastern p,;;rt of thle Knaai Peninsul-i, as sIpecified in Regulation 9), and in
southeastern Alaska east of longitude 141 is hereby limited to the period from
August 20 to October 31, both dates inclusive.

REGULATION 2.-LIMITS.

The numb(ier of d4e.r that may be killed by any one person during the open
season in .sut;i stern .Al;askai east of lonitude 141 is her.i y limited to three.
season is hereby lii:mited to three.

REGULATION 3.-KILLING FEMALES AND YOUNG OF CERTAIN ANIMALS.

The killing of femal'- mountain sieel,. female dEer, mountain-.slce,,1p Lilihs,
mountain-goat kids, and fatv.s of dee(r and caribou south ,f the Arctic Circle is
hereby prohibited.

REGULATION 4,--KILLING DEER ON KRUZOF ISLAND AND WEST OF LONGITUDE
1'1C.

The killing of der I on KrurofzT I.laid. wt-4 of Sitk;i, in soutlh.a t'ri Alask:,
and in the territory west of longitude 141 is hereby prohibited until April 1, 1925.
37053-23


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BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY.


REGULATION 5.-SALE OF DEER MEAT IN SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, AND POSSES-
SION OF DEER AND PARTS THEREOF KILLED IN CLOSE SEASON.

The s-ailc, directly or indirectly, of deer meat in southeaster.- Alaska east of
lou-itud(e 141 is hereby prohibited; and no deer meat shall be lProu.-red for
serving and served in any boarding house, cafe. cannery, eating house, hotel,
mess house, or restaurant by the proprietor thereof or his agent. in smoulheastern
Alaska east of longitude 141, and no deer meat or caribou meat shall be re-
ceived or served on board any steanmer or other vessel in the waters of the
south coast of Alaska bettween Unimak Pass and Dixon Entrance. Posse.sion
of deer, or any part thereof, killed in the close season, is prohibited except
pos-,'-sion lhereof by natives, miners, anild explorerss in a',ov0in -o with, the
exemptions contained in section 1 of tihe Aia.kiea game law oi Mlaty 11, Hsx_ (3.-)
Stat., 102, Compiled Laws of Alaska, sec. 331).

REGULATION 6.-SALE OF MEAT, CARCASSES OR PARTS THEREOF OF MOOSE,
CARIBOU, MOUNTAIN SHEEP, AND MOUNTAIN GOATS IN PARTS OF SOUTHERN
ALASKA.

The sale, directly, or indirectly, of the meat, carcasses or parts thereof, of
moose, caribou, mountain sheep, or mountain goats. in Alaska south of the
summit of the Clhugach or Coast Range Mountains, including all of the Kenai
Peninsula and the Alaska Peninsula, and thence east to lonzituiile 141, and
the shipping of the meat, carcasses or parts thereof. of said aniiials, for sale
from Anchorage, Seward, or other points on the Kenai Peninsula or from points
on the Alaska Peninsula, is hereby prohibited; and no meat. carcasses or parts
thereof, of said animals shall be accepted for shipment to other points in
Alaska unless accmpanieil by affidavit of the owner that they were not pur-
chased and are not intended for sale.
The moat of imo,-e, (caribou, mountain --hleej, or mountain zoat-1I shall not be
procured for serving and served in any boarding house, caf-, cannery, eating
house, hotel, mess house, or rt'4tauranit by the proprietor i1:. roof or his .*ii t
in Al.aska -olll of the summit of the Chugach or Cu:ist lainie l Mountains,
including all of the Kenai Peninsula and the Alaska Peninsula, and thence east
to longitude 141.
REGULATION 7.-HIRING HUNTERS.

The hiring of any person, directly or indirectly, to kill or capture game birds
or game animals for any boarding house, cafe, cannery, eating. house, hotel,
mess house, or restaurant in Alaska south of the Arctic Circle is liero'hv pro-
hibited.

REGULATION 8.-HUNTING DEER OR MOOSE WITH ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS.

Hunting or killing deer or moose in southeastern Alaska with the aid of fires
or with the use of jacklights, searchlights, or other artificial lights is prohibited.

REGULATION 9.-KILLING MOUNTAIN SHEEP AND GOATS ON THE KENAI
PENINSULA.

The killing of mountain sheep and mountain goats in the eastern part of the
Kenni Peninsul: east of longitude 150 (the location of which is indicated by
a north and south line passing through the Stalter Place on Ken;ai River) is
hereby prolhibited until April 1, 1925.
REGULATION 10.-KILLING GAME AND BIRDS TO FEED DOGS AND FOXES.

No game a:iinmal or game bird -h:Ill be killed, and no the car'ensse. or parts thereof shall be scld, purchased, or procureil for tlihe
purips-A of f:-,ldil thmin to foxs or other fur-bearing animaIls in 'apttivity or
to do-s l),o:i rdil for pay.
REGULATION 11.-PREVENTING DESTRUCTION OF GAME BY DOGS.

lKilling or per'milit i a l, killing of dnu <-,. ,lc,,r, ,'ar i,,. mn nS,;i in ,lcop', or
miiiiil, ii '',afts with (ogs, )permittili- ainy o)f lhe ::tid anii a:ls to liI killed by
doL^, si r lpr iiittiii? ( 1 1 t hunt n11'rilr, 41o.r, *.i;riblnii, 11iiiiin),Ain -lIwqqp, 011 uu


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tain goats, in Ala.ska south of tlz. Ar,.ti Circle is heriLhy prohibited. ")u the
Kenai Peninsula no dlogs shall be allowed to run at large or, ullel's ;i,1. :In>-
panied by or under the iminediaite control of their ,\wiiers or custodians, shall
be allowed outside the iilnedinte viriunity of tjn town-v of Hope. Kciiai. Ro,-e-
velt, Seldovia, Sewaird, and Sunri-<. For the purposes of this rru-'ulaiion the
immediate vicinity of the towns sli;ill be cuii-i'ler'il to mean 1 miile in any
direction from the post office.

REGULATION 12.-USE OF POISONS TO KILL PREDATORY ANIMALS.

The use of strychnine or other pois',,s in killing predatory animals in Ala-ka
Is tforbiill-ei,, except that pois,,ii 'uiy be iiu-d under official directions for 'lie
destruction of wolves and coyotes by gatnie and fur wardens of the Department
of Airicii1ture and by _,uti!e vwarldens in the Territorial se-rvice.

On and after April 1, 1923. all regulations for the protection of
game in Alaska made and published by the Secretary of Agriculture
under authority of the Alaska game law prior to the regulations
hereby made and published, except the regulations of August 1, 1908.
relating to the collection of specimens for scientific purposes and the
capture or shipment of live animals and birds for exhibition or
propagation, and the export of specimens from Alaska, shall be and
are hereby revoked.
SIn testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my land and caused the
seal of the United States Department of Agriculture to
[SEAL.] be affixed in the City of Washington this 3d day of March.
1923.
HENRY C. WALLACE,
Secretary of Agriculture.











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