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Bison Hunting in Alaska

DI403 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DI403
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Bison
Legal Animal: Either Sex

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Alaska residents Up to 80 permits
Nonresidents Up to 80 permits

GMU, Area

20D, Delta

Season Dates

Assigned start date and hunting period between Oct. 1 - Mar. 31

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report in person to Delta Junction within 2 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Contact Delta Area Office for further information
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online, in person, or by mail within 15 days of season end.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Additional Requirements and Information

  • HUNTERS WILL BE ASSIGNED SPECIFIC HUNTING START DATES FOR THE OCTOBER - MARCH HUNTING SEASON DETERMINED BY THE ORDER HUNTERS WERE DRAWN FOR THE PERMITS.
  • Hunters must obtain permission from landowners to hunt on private land.
  • Rifles must fire a minimum 200 grain bullet having 2000 ft/lbs. or more energy retained at 100 yards.
  • Successful applicants must complete an online orientation or attend an in-person class at the Delta Area office prior to hunting.
  • It is unlawful to shoot a bison that is wearing a Numbered Hi-Vis Orange colored Radio Collar.
  • Please refrain from shooting a bison wearing a black Radio collar.
  • Equipment for ground-to-ground communication is permitted for locating bison in Unit 20D.

Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.


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