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Teens on Target teaches firearm use and self-defense to teenage girls

...on the floor, while her husband Ted Spraker looked on. The Sprakers have been...volunteer instructors lead the class. Ted Spraker said that while some of this year's...experience with a variety of guns. Ted Spraker said that the class begins with...
Fundraiser nets $13,000 for fallen state troopers

...Trooper Travis Tillman to chose a rifle as the gun to be auctioned; his choice was a Ruger 10-22 takedown. Elaina and Ted Spraker of Women on Target then donated a range bag with 1000 rounds of .22 ammunition that included safety glasses, ear protection...
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...
Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

...baiting helped hunters identify the sex of a bear and selectively harvest boars and preserve sows.Soldotna resident Ted Spraker, chairman of the board, said it is out of character for a board member to testify but he felt it was important to...
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...
Board of Game loosens moose harvest regulations

...meant to liberalize the current restrictive 50-inch, four brow tine regulations that have been in place since 2011.Ted Spraker, Soldotna resident and chairman of the board, said the majority of those who testified asked the board to leave in...
Peninsula wolf management strategy presented, targeted killing considered

...147A, it may soon become a reality. Board Chairman Ted Spraker said the spring is the best time to implement aerial...could help 15A's moose populations, Board Chairman Ted Spraker said hopefully Fish and Game will not have to implement...
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...
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...
Board walks middle road to benefit resource, hunters

...current 50-inch or four brow tine bull moose hunt - should increase hunting opportunity. Moreover, as board chairman Ted Spraker said, it should keep productive cows on the range while still keeping bull numbers within appropriate ratios.However...


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