Alaska

Contact Information
Alaska Department of Fish & Game
333 Raspberry Rd
Anchorage , Alaska 99518
Phone: 907-267-2187
Fax: 907-267-2323

Replacement Hunter Safety Card Information: Call (907) 267-2187 or email gail.volt@alaska.gov. In the request please include: 1.Your full name at the time you took the course. 2.Your date of birth. 3.Where in Alaska you took the course. 4.What course(s) you took and need replacement cards for (
Web Sites
Main Web Site:  (http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/)
Hunter Education Web Site:  (www.huntereducation.alaska.gov)

Hunter Education Requirement
Hunter Education Certification is required for young hunters in Units 7, 13, 14, 15, and 20. If you are under 16 years of age, you must have either successfully completed a Basic Hunter Education course or be under the direct immediate supervision of a licensed hunter who is (a) 16 years of age or older and has successfully completed a certified hunter education course, OR (b) born on or before January 1, 1986. If you are 16 years of age or older AND were born after January 1, 1986 you must have successfully completed a Certified Hunter Education Course before you can hunt. In addition, all hunters must complete a Hunter Education Certification class before hunting in these areas: Eagle River Management Area for black bear & small game, Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge if under age 15 or be accompanied by an adult, Palmer/Wasilla Management area (shotgun for big game), and all army military lands. Hunters in weapons restricted areas (archery, muzzleloading, or shotgun) must complete a state-approved certification course for that weapon. Weapons certification does not satisfy general Hunter Education Certification requirements and visa versa. Beginning July 1, 2016, if you were born on or after January 1, 1986 you must have successfully completed a department approved bowhunter education certification course to hunt big game with archery equipment and the certification card must be carried in the field when hunting. All hunters participating in archery-only hunts must obtain bowhunter education certification. In accordance with the Alaska regulations, in order to hunt big game in a “muzzleloader only” or in a weapons restricted area, a hunter must have successfully completed a muzzleloader education certification course. Beginning July 1, 2018, you may not hunt with a crossbow in any hunt or area for big game unless you have successfully completed an ADF&G-approved Crossbow Education course.

Hunter Orange Requirement
No hunter orange requirement, but strongly recommended to hunters

Hunter Education Instructor Association
Alaska Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor Association
142 Frog Pond Circle
Fairbanks , Alaska 99712
Contact:James Low
Phone: 907-457-2637
Email: avheia@eagle.ptialaska.net
 
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