2018-2019 Ahtna Tene Nene’ Community Subsistence Hunt for Moose and Caribou

Published October 2018

NEW Salvage Requirement Regulation for 2018-2019 CSH Moose and Caribou

•Salvage requirements have changed for moose and caribou. For the entire season, meat of the forequarters, hindquarters, ribs, brisket, neck, and back bone must remain naturally attached to the bone until delivered to the place where it is processed for human consumption.

Permits for 2018-2019 CSH Moose and Caribou

•If community members did not provide a hunting license on their CSH moose/caribou applications, they will have to pick up moose/caribou permits at the Glennallen or Palmer Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) Office.

•If community members wrote their hunting license numbers on their 2018-2019 CSH Moose application, locking tags should have been mailed to them.

2018-2019 CSH Moose

Locking Tags

•Transfer of locking tag is up to the discretion of each locking tag beneficiary.

•Lost locking tags for Any Bull Moose will not be replaced.

•Total locking tags for all CSH groups for Any Bull Moose was 350.

•Ahtna Tene Nene’ received 132 locking tags for Any Bull Moose.

 

•Any Bull Moose locking tag must be attached to the main beam of moose antler or lower jaw immediately upon kill of an Any Bull Moose.

•Unit 13 Moose season begins August 20 to September 20.

•Hunters must call ADF&G – (907) 822-3461 – within 24 hours to report all moose harvest after immediately leaving the field or report online at www.hunt.alaska.gov.

•If the 100 Any Bull Moose quota is not reached in subunits of Unit 13 and Unit 11 before Any Bull Moose season ends, ADF&G will manage quotas in subunits of Unit 13 and Unit 11 to keep these units open until September 20th.

•In Unit 11 on National Preserve Lands, moose hunting season (CM300) is from August 10th to September 20th for an Any Bull Moose, and for Bull Moose that do not meet general season antler restrictions, which is described as spike/Fork or 50” antlers, or 3 or more brown tines on one side.

•Please call ADF&G hotline at (907) 822-6789 to get an update on the quota for the Any Bull Moose (CM300) hunt.

•CSH community members who signed up in 2018-2019 Ahtna Tene Nene’ C&T Group have made a 2-year commitment to the Ahtna Tene Nene’ Group. No new members will be added to the Ahtna Tene Nene CSH Group in December 2018.

•Ahtna Tene Nene community members must share meat and other parts of the moose and caribou and participate in one sharing event.

•Caribou and moose meat, organs, moose hide, and moose stomach, can be dropped off at the Ahtna, Inc. Glennallen Office during businesses hours of Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

•Ahtna Tene Nene community members may have a Designated Hunter however, they are still responsible for returning moose and caribou harvest reports to ADF&G Office.

•Both Ahtna Tene Nene community member and Designated Hunter must be signed up in the Ahtna Tene Nene’ C&T Community Subsistence Hunt Harvest Permit Program.

•Designated Hunters must carry Ahtna Tene Nene community members’ and his or her moose and/or caribou harvest ticket/reports while hunting in the field.

•Ahtna Tene Nene’ Hunters must abide by all applicable state hunting regulations, and statute requirements including licensing, hunter education, CSH eligibility requirements, reporting requirements and hunt conditions.

•CSH harvest ticket numbers must appear on back of the hunter’s license, CSH harvest tickets must be carried in the field while hunting and must be validated immediately upon killing an animal and before leaving the kill site, and must remain in the hunter’s possession until the animal has been delivered to the location of processing for human consumption.

•All household members agreed to the CSH hunt conditions when he or she completed an online CSH moose and caribou application.

•Ahtna Tene Nene community member can be on the Failure to Report (FTR) List and still be counted as a community member, however he or she will not be allowed to participate in the CSH hunt activities.

•If a hunter is unsuccessful in harvesting a moose, he or she must return his or her moose permit within 15 days after the close of the moose hunting season.

2018-2019 CSH Caribou

•Please call the ADF&G hotline at (907) 822-6789 to get an update on the quota for the Bull Caribou hunt.

•CSH community members may also report Unit 13 Nelchina Bull Caribou harvest online at www.adfg.alaska.gov.

•Call (907) 822-3461 or (907) 861-2100 to report Unit 13 Nelchina Bull Caribou harvest.

•Ahtna Tene Nene community member can be on the Failure to Report (FTR) List and still be counted as a community member, however he or she will not be allowed to participate in hunting activities.

•All Ahtna Tene Nene community members in the 2018-2019 CSH Caribou hunt may not hold any state drawing permits, Tier I, Tier II, Registration caribou hunts, or hold general season caribou harvest tickets or federal caribou permits outside of the CSH Hunt area.

•No Ahtna Tene Nene community member of the CSH Participant household participating in the CSH caribou hunt can hold any state or federal drawing/Tier I/Tier II/registration moose permits outside the CSH hunt area.

•Unit 13 Bull Nelchina Caribou quota is 400. Caribou season dates are from August 10th to September 20th.

•If ADF&G does not call for an Emergency Order Closure in Game Management Unit 13, caribou winter hunt will be open from October 21st to March 31st.

•ADF&G will issue one Copper Basin Unit 13 CSH Nelchina caribou permit to each household member.

•GMU 13 Nelchina Caribou bag limit is only 1 Bull Nelchina caribou per household.

•Successful hunters must report within 3 days of harvesting a caribou. You may report online at www.adfg.alaska.gov., by phone at 907 822-3461, or mail in your 2018-2019 caribou permit to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

•If community members are unsuccessful in harvesting a caribou, caribou permits must be filled out and returned to ADF&G within 15 days after caribou hunting season ends.

2018 2019 CSH Moose and Caribou Household Report

•ADFG will email a CSH household moose and caribou household report (form) to community member households.

•You may also fill out CSH household Moose and Caribou report online at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=huntlicense.cshreporting

•Moose and caribou household report is voluntary.

•Ahtna Tene Nene community members are encouraged to fill out the caribou and moose report. This information is needed to provide Alaska Board of Game to make decisions on subsistence hunts, C&T determinations, Amounts Necessary for Subsistence and Rural and Non-Rural Determinations.

•Ahtna Tene Nene’ coordinator is required to return moose and caribou household reports to ADF&G office.

Please return household reports for
moose and caribou to Ms. Stickwan at:

Ahtna Inc.
P.O. Box 649
Glennallen, Alaska 99588

or

Email Household moose and caribou
report to:
cshmoose@ahtna.net
cshcaribou@ahtna.net