Today, at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Kenai, Congressman Don Young was asked what he thought about the issue of State and Federal game management in Alaska. I will paraphrase here as I do not have a direct quote. His reply was, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game doesn’t manage game here, they distribute it. They have done nothing towards enhancement of game, as they do in the rest of the country.
Finally someone has come up with the simple terms I have been looking for in my head for years, to describe the no management issues in this state. Distribution to whining special interest is the Department of Fish and Games stock in trade. It has been for so many years it isn’t funny. So here we are, what once was the greatest game field on the North American continent reduced to waiting to see who spends enough time politicking to get allocated. Yeah, spend all the time you want talking about being a voice and showing up, blah, blah, everyone knows it doesn’t make any difference and what we have today proves it.