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Governor announces Board of Fisheries, Game appointees

...Fisheries while David Brown, of Wrangell was appointed to the Board of Game alongside Stanley Hoffman, of Bethel, and Ted Spraker, of Soldotna. Members of both seven-member boards serve staggered three-year terms that begin on July 1, however...
Truth or consequences in predator control

According to the Nov. 18 Clarion letter by Ted Spraker (Chair, Board of Game) and Doug Vincent-Lang (Director, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Alaska Department of Fish and...
State, Feds spar over brown bear closure on the refuge

...Link said he had killed five bears in defense of life or property, or DLP situations; each shot from his porch. Ted Spraker, chairman of the Board of Game, said the vast majority of testimony given to the state board on Kenai Peninsula brown...
Clearing the way

...collisions. "There is no way you can eliminate road kills - eliminate people hitting moose on our highways," said Ted Spraker, a former wildlife biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and chairman of the Alaska Board of Game...
Troopers count 10 illegal moose takes

...four or more brow tines for the past two seasons, due to a low bull-to-cow ratio of about 9 bulls to 100 cows, Ted Spraker, board of game chair, said. He said the department tries to keep the ratio at 20 bulls to every 100 cows. "Once...
Brown bear hunting closure unnecessary, unprecedented

...addresses human and ecosystem considerations on the Kenai Peninsula as well as meeting the needs of its residents. Ted Spraker is chair of the Alaska Board of Game. Doug Vincent-Lang is director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation for...
Board of Game to meet in Kenai

The Alaska Board of Game will meet in Kenai for the first time in 20 years March 15-19.Ted Spraker, chairman of the Board of Game, said the meeting will be an opportunity for Kenai Peninsula residents to voice their input on...
Firearm safety class teaches responsible gun use, ownership

...which is what she and her husband Ted Spraker have been doing for four years...the main goals is just safety," Ted Spraker said. "We're not trying to...said. During class Elaina and Ted Spraker showed the girls how to check that...
Bear data could liberalize area hunt

...Peninsula, wildlife managers have a recent brown bear population estimate to inform their game management decisions. Ted Spraker, chairman of the Alaska Board of Game, said he suspects the new number - more than twice the old estimate - will increase...
Brown bear hunt, permit changes on the way

...statewide board meeting to change the brown bear hunt management from a drawing system to a registration-based system. Ted Spraker, acting chair of the board, said they made the change because hunters in the public supported the change, and he...


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