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Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

DB761 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

(See also: DB761 for the 2015 Regulatory Year)

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DB761
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: One bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs
Number of Permits: 12 permits

GMU, Area

23, Area 1

Season Dates

Sept 1 - Oct 31

Residency Restrictions

Nonresidents only

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Bear hide and skull must be sealed in state within 30 days of a kill. Evidence of sex must remain naturally attached to the hide. Must submit harvest report within 30 days of harvest.
    • Specimens Required: Skull and hide (separated, unfrozen) sealed by ADF&G; tooth extracted
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Must report in person, online, or by mail within 15 days of season closure.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Hunt Area: Unit 23, that portion of the Noatak River drainage upstream of and excluding the Eli River, downstream of and excluding the Kelly River drainage, and all lands except Cape Krusenstern National Monument located north and west of this portion of the Noatak River. Unit 23 Guide-Outfitter Area 1.
  • Basic maps of hunt areas can be found on the ADFG website at by typing the hunt number in the search window.

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