Regulations for the protection of game in certain localities in Alaska

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S. R. A.-B. S. 59. Issued May 6, 1924

United States DepartiLTf Agr culture



SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS

BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY


REGULATIONS FOR 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; Com-
piled 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 July 1,1924:
REGULATION 1.-OPEN SEASONS FOR BIG GAME

The killing of deer in southeastern Alaska east of longitude 141 (except on
Kruzof and Partofshikof Islands and the Taku River drainage as provided
in Regulation 3) is hereby limited to deer having horns not less than 3
inches long. and the season for killing such deer is limited to the period from
September 16 to December 15, both dates inclusive.
The killing of moose. cu.ribou, and inoui-.tain sheep in Alas:ka north of latitude
62 is hereby limited to the period from August 20 to December 31, both dates
inclusive.
The killing of mountain goats (except on the eastern part of the Kenai
Peninsula, on Baranof and Chichagof IJslands, and in the Taku River drainaIge
as provided in Regulatioiu 3) is hereby limited to the period from Auiust 20
to October 31, both dates inclusive.
The killing of moose suth of latitude 62 and west of lonlgitude 146 is
hereby limited to the period from Septemnibler 1 to December 31, both dates.
inclusive.
REGULATION 2.-LIMITS
The number of (loeer, gi,;ts, and mountain sheep that may be killed- by any
one person during the ol,.n season is hrelby- limited to three each.
The number of moose that may be killed south of latitude 62 by any one
person during the open se8-on is herelby limited to one.
REGULATION 3.-AREAS WHERE KILLING CERTAIN ANIMALS IS PROHIBITED
The killing of any game animal or bird ont Kruzof and PartofslNikof Islands.
near Sitka, is prohibited until July 1. 1926.
The killing of mountain goats on Barannof :ind Ciicli.guf Islands is pro-
hibited until July 1, 1926.
The killing of deer west of longitude 141 is prohibited until July 1, 1I92.
The killing of any game aiininal in the drainage of the Taku River between
the Canadian boundary and a line drawn from Taku Point to the east end
of the face of Taku Glacier is hereby prohibited until July 1, 1926.
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The killinoz of mountain sheep and mountain goats in the eastern part of
the Kenai Peninsula east of longitude 150 (the location of which is indi-
cated by a north and south line passing through the Stalter Place on Kenai
River) is prohibited until July 1, 1926.

REGULATION 4.-KILLING FEMALES AND YOUNG OF CERTAIN ANIMALS

The killing of female mountain sheep., female leer, miTountain sheep lambs,
mountain goat kids. and fawns of deer <-trid caribou south of the Arctic Circle is
hereby prohibited.

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

The sale, directly or indirectly, of deer meat in Aliska is hereby prohibited
a(nd no deer meat shall be procured for serving or served in any boarding
house, ca.f,. 'anliery, eating house, hotel, iess house, or restoutrafit by the
lo)pr ietor thereof or his agent, and no dleer meat shall he served on board
any steamer or other vessel in the waters of Alaska. Possession of deer, or
any part thereof, killed in the close season is proilbited, except possession
thereof by natives, miners, and explorers in accordance, with the exempl)tions
cont;aiield in section 1 of the Alaska game law.

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

The salv. directly or indirectly, of the meat, carcasses, or parts thereof of
moose, caribou, mountain sheep, or m-iuntain goats in Alaska south of the
summit of the Chugach or Coast Range Mountains, including all of the Kenai
Peninsula, the Alaska Peninsula, and thence east to Lmongitude 141, and the
shipping of the meat or the carcasses or parts thereof of said animals for sale
from Anchorage. Seward, or other points on the Kenai Peninsula or from
points on the Alaska Peninsula are hereby prohibited; and no meat, carcasses,
or parts thereof of said animals shliall be accepted for shipment to other points
in Alaska unless accompanied by affidavit of the owner that they were not
purchased and are not intended for sale; Prv'rided. That when the shipment is
made between points at which there is no office authorized to administer oaths
a signed statement of the shipper, witnessed by one or more agents of the
transportation company, may be accepted in lieu of an affidavit.
The meat of moose, caribou, mountain sleep, or mountain goats shall not
be pro(ured for ser\v ing or served in any boarding houe. c.'tYe, cannery, eating
house, hotel, mess house, restaurant, or dining car by the proprietor thereof
or his agent, in Alaska south of the summit of the Chugach or Coast Range
Moulitains, including all of the Kenai Peninsula, 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 gamot animals for any b)oarding housee, caf6, cannery, eating house,
hotel, mess house, restaurant, dining car, or vessel in Alaska south of the
Arctic Circle is hereby prohibited.

REGULATION 8.-HUNTING DEER OR MOOSE WITH ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS

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

RE(;GULATION 9.-hKILLING GAME AND BIRDS TO FEED DOGS AND FOXES

No g-nvme animal or bird exceptt eagles, ravens, and cormorants) shall be
killed and no such aninimal or bird or lithe carcasses or parts thereof sliall be
sold, iur inase l. or procured for lie l)purpose of feeding, or fed to foxes or
other Mur-lkariig atniminals in captivity, or to dogzs boarded rfor.,pty; Provided,
that olhierwise waste parts, such -is the hides, viscera, and bones, may be fed
*f) s11uch animals.


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SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS


REGULATION 10.-DESTRUCTION OF GAME BY IK)DOGS
Killing ,r permitting the killing of moose, deer, cariblou. mountain sheep,
or mountain goats with dogs, or permitting dogs to hunt moose, deer, caribou,
mountain sheep, or mountain goats, in Alaska south of the Arctic Circle is
hereby prohibited.
REGULATION 11.-USE OF POISON TO KILL WILD ANIMALS
The use of strychnine or other poisons. in killing wild miimnals in Alaska
is forbidden, except that poison! may be usedl under ,fiiciali direction for the
destruction of wolves, coyotes, and wolverne.s by gaame and fur warilens or
other officers of the Department of Agriculture and by gaji wardens in the
Territorial service.
On and after July 1, 1924, 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.
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 6th day of May, 1924.
[SEAL.] HENRY C. WALLACE,
Secretary of Agrie'tO re.


WASH I NG'PON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ; 1924


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