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Hawaii 2021 Archery Hunting in Pu'u Anahulu GMA Opens March 7
Submitted by: TBC Press
Posted on: 02/17/21
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To purchase tags by mail, hunters must send a copy of their 2021 State of Hawai'i Hunting License, a check or money order payable to the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), and a self-addressed stamped envelope to 66-1220 A Lalamilo Road, Kamuela, HI, 96743. Please allow for a two-week turn around to receive tags. Sheep and goat tag fees will be $10/ tag for residents and $25/tag for non-residents.
The harvest tags will not be transferable and must be placed through the hind leg of the animal immediately after each kill.
ATVs will be allowed in the area and must remain on designated roads.
Report game law violations or any suspicious activity to the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement at (808) 974-6208 in Hilo. After hours and on weekends and holidays, calls may be made toll-free to DLNR enforcement at 643-DLNR (643-3567). The area may be closed to hunting and other public access at any time due to wildland fire or fire hazard.
Further information may be obtained by contacting the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife Offices in Hilo at (808) 974-4232 or in Kamuela at (808) 887-6063.
Publishers Notes: Our country is still battling COVID-19. To avoid the spread of this virus and continue to enjoy outdoor activities, ALL outdoor enthusiasts (man, woman, child) should follow the guidelines set by nps.gov. These guidelines include; social distancing, the Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy. The opening of Hawaii archery hunting in Pu'u Anahulu Game Management Area (GMA) will begin on Sunday, March 7, 2021, and continuing on weekends and State Holidays through Sunday, June 27, 2021. Annual closure of the archery season in this GMA will be from July through February. Season length, bag limits, and hunting areas are those established in Title 13, Chapter 123, "Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting." The following conditions and restrictions will apply for the hunt.
The daily bag limit will be one pig of either sex, one male sheep (ram), and two goats (any sex) per hunter per day. These are also the season limits for each species.
Hunters will need to obtain 2021 ram and goat tags to legally hunt in this area. Tags may be purchased by mail or at the Pu'u Anahulu Hunter Check Station on the first weekend (March 7-8, 2021) between 5:00 am and 12:00 pm.