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ADF&G closes Baranof Island for brown bear hunting

Posted: October 5, 2011 - 7:11pm

Brown bear hunting on Baranof Island will close at 11:59 p.m. today, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game.

An emergency order from ADF&G states five female bears have been harvested this season, well beyond the target of two.

All other brown bear hunting regulations remain unchanged, the order states.

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