Kenai, Alaska (KINY) The Alaska Board of Game this week voted against a proposal to allow the hunting of Dall sheep from an airplane.
The state banned the practice in 2015. The reaffirmed that in a narrow 4-3 vote this week.
Supporters say airplanes give an unfair advantage to hunters and can also disrupt sheep herds and habits.
The federal government also bans harassment of wildlife by airplane. A recent survey found 14 percent of Alaska hunters own airplanes.
The Board also voted against a proposal that would have reduced the distance requirement for hunting coyotes with the use of an airplane.