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Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

DB776 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

(See also: DB776 for the 2015 Regulatory Year)

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DB776
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: One bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs.
Number of Permits: 2 permits

GMU, Area

23, Area 6

Season Dates

Apr 15 - May 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 Kobuk River drainage north of the north bank of the Kobuk River and Melvin Channel downstream of the Kobuk Valley National Park boundary below the Kallarichuk River mouth, the Noatak River drainage downstream from and including the Eli River drainage, and excluding Cape Krusenstern National Monument. Unit 23 Guide-Outfitter Area 6.
  • 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.