Tag Archives: Hunters

Coast Guard rescues stranded ATV drivers who ‘did everything right’

UPDATE: An Alaska State Troopers online dispatch identifies the men as 52-year-old Tandy Ford-Roberts and son, 30-year-old Jesse Ford Roberts. Tandy and Jesse had left Saturday morning at approximately 9:00 to go on an ATV trip from the Miam trail head to Saltery.   Two men were located and rescued on Sunday by an Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew after …

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Afognak Island Registration Elk Hunt will close on Friday

Elk eating grass. (Photo by Dan Dzurisin/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order to close the Afognak Island Registration Elk Hunt on Friday, November 3rd at 11:59 pm. According to a press release from ADF&G, hunters have taken advantage of the region’s mild autumn to go out hunting. And they’ve had a lot …

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Deer Hunters May be Seeing More Bears This Year

Lisa Hupp/USFWS Mitch Borden/KMXT Deer Hunters on Kodiak Island need to be careful of bears this season. That’s because this year there’s a shortage of berries Kodiak brown bears depend on for food. This includes salmon berries and elderberries. Bill Pyle, supervisory wildlife biologist for the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, says this lack of food will affect how bears act. …

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