Management Areas
Unit 16B Youth Hunt Management Area

Map of Unit 16B Youth Hunt Management Area

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Units: 16B

Area Description: Unit 16B Youth Hunt Management Area: the area consists of the mainland portion of Unit 16(B)

Restrictions: In addition to other legal seasons, the area is open to moose hunting by a drawing permit issued to a child; the department may issue a permit to a child, as follows:
(i) a permit may be issued to a resident child aged 10 to 17 who will be accompanied in the field by a resident adult 21 years of age or older, with the child being the permittee;
(ii) permittees must have successfully completed a certified basic hunter education course;
(iii) a moose harvested under a permit issued under this section will count against the bag limits of both the child and accompanying adult;
(iv) only the child may shoot a moose, except that the accompanying adult may shoot the animal only to prevent the animal from escaping after having been wounded by the child;
(v) in addition to the permit specified in this section, the child and accompanying adult must have the licenses, harvest tickets, and tags required under this title and AS 16 in possession while in the field.

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