Hunting

Hunter critically injured after shot bear, rocks fall onto him

Hunter critically injured after shot bear, rocks fall onto him

A hunter was nearly killed Saturday when a bear shot during a hunting trip rolled from a ridge onto him. William McCormick, 28, of Joint… Continue reading

 

A herd of Dall sheep graze on the side of one of the peaks in the Mystery Hills above the Skyline Trail in September 2017 near Cooper Landing, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Board of Game upholds restriction on sheep spotting by plane

Using an airplane to spot Dall sheep while hunting will stay illegal in the state for now. The Board of Game on Tuesday reaffirmed its… Continue reading

 

Safari Club International volunteers work closely with participants throughout the day in Funny River, Alaska on Saturday, October 9, 2017 to ensure safety and an understanding of the basics of shooting and hunting. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

The hunt is on: Safari Club International hosts bird hunt

Staring into a sea of neon orange at the Tachick homestead on Saturday morning, it was clear that safety was paramount during the annual Safari… Continue reading

 

Kenai hunters required to complete moose orientation

Hunters aiming to take home some moose meat this year on the Kenai Peninsula will have to take an additional step before heading out —… Continue reading

Ted and Elaina Spraker stand in the yard of their home Thursday in Soldotna. The Legislature recently confirmed Ted Spraker for his sixth consecutive term as a member of the Board of Game, where he currently serves as chairman. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

After 14 years, Board of Game chairman stays in game for a final term

Ted and Elaina Spraker tackle most things as a team, from hunting to Ted’s 14-year tenure on the Alaska Board of Game. He handles the… Continue reading

Ted and Elaina Spraker stand in the yard of their home Thursday in Soldotna. The Legislature recently confirmed Ted Spraker for his sixth consecutive term as a member of the Board of Game, where he currently serves as chairman. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)