Great news- New Gov is not only foxey(pun) looking-she is smart and folks like her- i was in AK for 2 weeks in march and met her husband and heard her speak a couple of times--Man the ANTIS love it- they get publicity- more money from bleeders- lawyers get rich-and chance to whine all over the place BUT i hope she and DFG wins.
Several Game Manage Units have been under predator control for the last few years. 16 where I live along with some of the other units will go under stepped up programs this year. The Board of Game finally approved ADFG to set rules to go after bears as well as wolves. Wolf control has been going on for the last few years now there population is coming down, however the moose calf population is also dropping . It, the moose calf, are below sustainable numbers here in unit 16. By liberalizing black bear hunting it is hoped the moose levels will return to older levels.
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...