Please be sensitive to the customs of local people who use the refuge for subsistence purposes. Hunting restrictions exist on a large portion of the refuge. Contact the refuge office or consult hunting regulations before planning a hunting trip. Public lands located within Kanuti Refuge are open for recreational and subsistence hunting. Many Alaskans rely on hunting as a main source for food. Moose and bears are most frequently sought by hunters, with furbearers also important in the local economy.