Today's Hunter in Alaska

Today's Hunter in Alaska


Today's Hunter in Alaska Study Manual: A Guide to Hunting Responsibly and Safely is a student manual developed for hunting students in Alaska, approved by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. This manual introduces you to U.S. hunting regulations and provides general information about firearm equipment, basic shooting and hunting skills, ethics and safety, survival skills, and wildlife identification.

Alaska is known as a great hunting adventure state, and for good reason! The variety of big game animals, including bears, moose, caribou, bison and wolves, make for world-class expeditions. From the Alaska Peninsula Wildlife Refuge to the Canadian border, Alaska hunters have incredible hunting opportunities to enjoy.

With this handbook, you can ensure you are well-prepared to make every hunting trip a safe one. Hunting safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Topics include:

  • Firearm Equipment
  • Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
  • Hunting Strategies
  • Vital Shots
  • Controlled-Use Land and All-Terrain Vehicles
  • Hunter Ethics
  • Preparation and Survival Skills
  • Wildlife Identification
  • And much more…

Hunter Education

Make your learning about hunting safety fun and easy by taking an online hunter education course at Hunter Ed works with IHEA-USA, more than 35 state agencies, and industry partners to develop approved and recognized online hunter safety courses. With a safety course, hunters of all ages can become more successful and ethical hunters.

Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1986, who hunts in Alaska (excluding those under 16 years old and supervised by a licensed hunter) needs to pass an Alaska Hunter Safety course. Become a safer hunter today!