With the season nearing its end, many families have been planning for the long haul ahead.
But some have been left out of the fun, with many hunting and fishing for their family pets not allowed in Alaska this season, a new study has found.
That’s putting families and the wildlife they depend on at risk as the state bans the popular sport.
The findings come from a study published in the journal Polar Biology.
Researchers say it’s hard to predict what will happen in the coming months with the current hunting season, which begins Feb. 15.
But if there’s a drought, it could impact hunting, fishing, and trapping in the Arctic, which is the most remote part of the country.
For many families, the hunting and trapping season is a rite of passage, said study lead author John S. Leggett, a fisheries biologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
For others, it’s an important part of their lives, especially when they are traveling, working outside the home, or looking to protect the wildlife that they depend upon.
For some families, this season is just as important as the season before, when hunting and catching fish can be a rewarding part of life, he said.
But for others, the season is not only about the sport, but the family.
The study found that families with a pet that hunts or catches salmon and trout can spend an average of two weeks hunting or fishing before they get to camp.
The study did not find any family members who were excluded from the hunt or fishing.
Leggett said he believes hunting and the fishing season are just as vital to many families as their pets, and that their families will not be able to take advantage of the hunt.
If you’re going to go to the lake, you need to be able make camp and be able go out and fish and fish, and you’re not going to get the full experience of the lakes and rivers,” he said, noting that hunting and other recreational fishing in the state has been booming.
In fact, a recent study found nearly half of the Alaska fishing trips that took place in 2015 involved families or friends.
The vast majority of those trips were made by women, according to the study.
Leigett said it’s too early to tell what the impacts of the current fishing season will be for the rest of the year.
He said it could be a good thing if it’s just a slow start to the season, but that it could take years before the state starts seeing the impact.”
For the study, Legget and his team looked at data from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game that covers the state’s northern and western reaches.”
So it’s very hard to know how long it’s going to be before it starts to impact our economy.”
For the study, Legget and his team looked at data from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game that covers the state’s northern and western reaches.
They looked at fishing season numbers in 2015, 2016, and 2017, along with annual hunting season numbers from the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Leogett said the data shows that most families are still hunting and taking part in the fishing and trapping.
He also said that while there have been some changes, the vast majority, almost all, have remained the same.
The average yearlong hunting season for families with pets is four to five weeks, he noted.
In 2016, Leigett and his colleagues found that fishing season averages ranged from two weeks to eight weeks.
This season, the average is three weeks.
Leargett said there is a big difference between the seasons, and some families are already planning to move.
But others, including those that are going to a fishing camp, will not have their pets in the cabin and will have to find another way to take care of their pets.
If a family decides to move, they will likely need to find a new cabin to live in, he added, so that their pets can remain in a stable location.
But the study found many families are not looking for a change of scenery.
Many families are trying to maintain a fishing lifestyle, but are not planning to leave their families behind, he continued.
“In some ways, we’re still doing this,” he observed.
“We’re just doing it in a different way.”
Legget said it is important to keep in mind that the hunting season is only the beginning of the season.
The research was based on data collected in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
The data was weighted to be representative of the population.
The researchers did not include data from earlier years.