11/28/14 - 10:05am
For the first time, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed lynx hunting to the public on the Kenai.
I am not a trapper but local trappers knew the number of harvestable lynx was lower compared to the past few years when snowshoe hares were high, and expected the trapping season to be closed.
Area biologist Jeff Selinger sights a considerable increase in predator calling resulting in 40 percent of last year’s harvest. What Mr. Selinger ignores from his decision is several crucial points.