DOE SEASON CLOSURE NORTHEAST CHICHAGOF CONTROLLED USE AREA (NECCUA) AND ADJACENT AREA OF CHICHAGOF ISLAND October 23, 2012

Alaska Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive


(Sitka) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will close the Northeast Chichagof Controlled Use Area and an adjacent area of Chichagof Island in Game Management Unit 4 to taking of female deer (does) on October 26, 2012. This action is being taken to allow recovery of a deer population that has been substantially reduced as a result of several consecutive hard winters. An emergency order (#01-08-12) has been issued to close the doe season in this area at 11:59 PM on Thursday, October 25, 2012.  The closure will remain in effect for the remainder of the State season, through December 31, 2012.  



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