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Current month Current news updated several times weekly in blog format.
April 2006 ADFG advises on Avian Flu. Dick Burley appointed again to state game board.  Predator control programs crimp wildlife agency budget.
March 2006 Proxy hunting narrowed down. Bears...play dead or fight back. North American Bear Foundation starts a new chapter in Alaska.
February 2006 Finding a reliable air charter. Wolf control back in operation. Board of game publishes hunting proposals. Su Valley moose numbers down.
December 2005 Getting away from it all. ADFG reprints publication on upland game birds for hunters. Mat-Su sportsman's show scheduled.
November 2005 Becoming an OutdoorsWoman. Putting the gear away. What to do if you fall through the ice. Antler growth is fast.
October 2005 Selecting the right tent for Alaska hunting.  Portable electric fences as bear deterrents. Too many cow moose?  Counting the Nelchina herd. Many new books on the website
September 2005 Excellent discussion on survival comm gear in the Hunting Forum. Beetle kill seen improving Kenai moose habitat. ADF&G offers first youth day at the shooting range.  Another initiative petition filed to stop wolf management.
August 2005 Mule deer in Alaska?  ADF&G asks hunters to leave pack goats at home. Interior hunters uneasy about plans to harvest 800 antlerless moose. A new book debuts on upland game bird hunting in Alaska.
July 2005 Tier II hunters are concerned about a proposed transfer of Copper Basin federal lands along the pipeline corridor to state management.  Governor appoints 9 to Big Game Services Board. Two experienced outdoor travelers killed in apparent predatory grizzly attack in Arctic Alaska. Delta bison herd numbers down.
June 2005 A new feature article on calling Alaska moose by Wayne Kubat.  Experienced Alaska outdoors people killed in what appears to have  been a predatory bear attack. Alaska continues to work on wood bison introduction. Hunting regulations available online
May 2005 Permit applications for 2005 must be postmarked by May 31.  Portions of SW Alaska along a popular river for float hunting have been closed to caribou hunting by non-residents, and non-residents must have registration permits to hunt moose.
April 2005 redux We are renaming these pages.  The information on this page covers April news and other information.  Key topics: more on wood bison, Chris Batin's bear skinning video is available again, permit hunt application information is available online, hunting regulations changes, forum search improvements.
April 2005 This was sent in early April 2005 to subscribers.  April is the month for outdoor shows in Alaska.  Wood bison coming to Alaska?  It could happen by 2007.  Lice continue to spread from their original Kenai Peninsula infestation.
March 2005 In the news this month, several shows upcoming in Alaska.  Also, the state is considering big changes in the popular Nelchina caribou hunt.  In the magazine, a quite interesting article about Kuiu Island black bears.
February 2005 This month we launched a new newsletter format that we hope will make it more user friendly.  You can see how it went out in email here.  In this issue, Near Death on Beaver Creek, feds implement new regulations making carrying certain fire starters on board airliners illegal, new features on OutdoorsDirectory.com, hot threads on the Alaska Hunting forum.
January 2005 New features on OutdoorsDirectory.com including a cookbook and a new section on Alaska boating,  what Alaska hunting gear to buy for $600, what about ethics, and more.
December 2004 Becoming an OutdoorsWoman workshop announcement, AK Outdoor Council annual meeting, internet "hunting"??, point systems for permits and more.
November 2004 Some interesting forum threads to look at this month, and some worthwhile updates and news in this month's edition.
October 2004 The newsletter is back.  We bit off more than we could chew, so we will try a less ambitious approach.  In this issue: news and updates about Alaska hunting; new information on OutdoorsDirectory.com, forum threads of interest.
October 2003 Featured: To Tok or not to Tok -- An Alaskan becomes a sheep hunting addict | Hunting Tip: Stretching for older hunters | Recent Alaska hunting news and stories on the web | NEW Alaska books in our store | Events | A sampling of significant recent threads on the Alaska Hunting Forum | Newsletter archives | Subscription information
August 2003 Featured: "Breathless, Under the Weight Of a Hunter's Moment" | Recent Alaska hunting news and stories on the web | Featured Alaska hunting & fishing books and videos | Events | Some significant Threads on the Alaska Hunting Forum during July, 2003 | Newsletter archives | Subscription and Advertising Information
July 2003 Featured: Rent-A-Partner | Alaskan Jeff Varvil writes humorously about what happens when your regular pard can't make it | Hunting tip | Information about Alaska hunting from the Alaska Division of Wildlife Conservation | Alaska news and stories on the web | Featured Alaska hunting books and video | Events | Significant Threads on the Alaska Hunting Forum | Newsletter Archives | Subscription and Advertising Information
June 2003 Feature | King of the Mountain: A high adrenaline Alaska brown bear hunt | Alaska Hunting tip for June | Getting into Sheep Shape | News on the web | Alaska hunting stories on the web | Featured Alaska hunting books and video | Events | Significant | Threads on the Alaska Hunting Forum | Subscription and Advertising Information
May 2003

Featured: New Alaska State Hunting Regulations Announced | Bonus Feature: Wolf Control Works | Hunting Tip for May: Meat Care | Upcoming Events | Recent Threads of Interest on the Alaska Hunting Forum | Recent Hunting Oriented Additions

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