Unit 22C Tier II Muskox Hunt Changes
(Nome) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Nome announces changes to State Tier II muskox hunts in Unit 22(C). The open season date for Hunts TX095 and TX096 has been changed from January 1, 2015 to open on August 1, 2014. Muskox hunters that possess a TX095 or TX096 permit can begin hunting on August 1, 2014
In addition, the TX096 permit has been changed to include hunting within the TX095 hunt area. However, any hunters hunting inside the TX095 hunt area must be eligible to participate in a weapons restricted hunt and possess a bow hunter’s certification, muzzle loader certification, or a hunter’s education card. Permit holders who need weapon certification are advised to contact the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Nome
TX095 and TX096 muskox hunters will receive a permit with updated season dates and hunt area information.
The bag limit is one bull muskox.
Seasonal distribution of muskox groups in Unit 22(C) has resulted in local animals available for harvest. Hunters are encouraged to contact the Department of Fish and Game in Nome at (907) 443-2271 with questions related to TX095 and TX096 hunt changes.