Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
A colorful fish - reds, oranges, and silvers - is depicted in a shallow pool.
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State of Alaska - Department of Fish & Game
Alaska Department of Fish and Game Logo. A blue circle with gold lettering and a gold border contains images of wildlife. A salmon swims along the bottom, a caribou walks in the center and a crane flies above. The north star and big dipper are also in the sky.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game Logo

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game provides a wide range of opportunities for the public to use fish and wildlife resources in Alaska.

On their website you can purchase fishing and hunting licenses, find information about where and how to safely and responsibly view wildlife, fish, hunt and trap, or download a wide range of fish and wildlife information, including catch and release.

The ADFG mission is to protect, maintain, and improve the fish, game, and aquatic plant resources of the state, and manage their use and development in the best interest of the economy and the well-being of the people of the state, consistent with the sustained yield principle.

They are also dealing with many invasive species in Alaska. To learn what species to look for and what to do to prevent the spread of these species, please visit our Invasive Species page.

You can visit their official website

A close shot of a bull moose with large, felt covered antlers. The moose dips his head to browse on purple flowers while standing in a lush forest.
Bull Moose like to munch on flowers and other abundant vegetation in the summer.

ADF&G Wildlife Notebook Series describe over 100 species of Alaska's wild fish and game. To learn more about Alaska's wildlife go to
ADF&G Wildlife Notebook Series

Areas throughout Alaska have be designated refuges, sanctuaries, and critical habitat Areas protecting the wildlife. McNeil River is a state game sanctuary and refuge, protecting the unique brown bear concentration at McNeil River Falls.
To learn more about McNeil River visit
ADF&G McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge

Walrus Island State Game Sanctuary is a group of seven islands, world famous for their unique summer abundance of walruses.
To learn more visit ADF&G Walrus Island State Game Sanctuary

A small wolverine stands in tall, dry grass, looking toward the camera. Did You Know?
The highest density of wolverines in Alaska is located above the Arctic Circle in the treeless tundra of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.