ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Here is a partial listing of the hunting seasons opening around Alaska, listed chronologically:
n Sitka blacktail deer seasons opened in the Kodiak Archipelago, Game Management Unit 8; Prince William Sound, Game Management Unit 6; and most of Southeast Alaska, Game Management Units 1-4. Caribou hunts open on the east end of the Alaska Peninsula, Game Management Unit 9A; and in Bristol Bay drainages in Game Management Units 17 and 19.
Dall sheep seasons opened in most of Alaska.
Bow-and-arrow hunts for moose opened in most of the Susitna Valley, Game Management Unit 14, and on most of the Kenai Peninsula, Game Management Units 7 and 15.
Caribou season opened in the eastern Alaska Range, Game Management Unit 16. Caribou seasons open in the rest of Game Management Unit 19, the Kuskokwim River drainage.
Ptarmigan and spruce grouse seasons opened in most places statewide.
Moose seasons opened in the Susitna Valley and on the Kenai Peninsula.
Ruffed grouse season opens in Game Management Unit 20D in the Tanana River drainage in the Interior.
Moose season opens in the Nelchina Basin, Game Management Unit 13, north of Anchorage and for Alaska resident hunters on much of the Alaska Peninsula, Game Management Unit 9.
Caribou season opens on the central Alaska Peninsula, Game Management Unit 9D.
Waterfowl seasons open in most of the state.
n Moose season opens in the small part of Chugach State Park open for general hunting.
Ruffed grouse seasons opens in the Matanuska Valley, Game Management Unit 14C.
Registration hunts for mountain goats open on the eastern half of the Kenai Peninsula, Game Management Unit 7.
Registration hunts open for elk on Afognak Island, Game Management Unit 8.
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