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Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

RB300 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RB300
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: One (1) brown bear, every regulatory year

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Alaska residents Up to 2000 permits
Nonresidents Up to 2000 permits

GMU, Area

All of unit 7 & 15, where hunting is legal.

Season Dates

September 1 - May 31, unless closed by Emergency Order

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report by phone 260-2905, or in person within 5 days of kill to Soldotna ADFG and seal within 10 days of kill ONLY at ADFG in Soldotna, Homer, Palmer or Anchorage.
    • Specimens Required: Skull (unfrozen and removed from hide) and hide with claws and evidence of sex attached for sealing. Tooth and genetic samples may be taken.
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov , by mail, or in person to ADFG within 10 days of season end.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

1) PERMIT: RB300 permit shall be in the possession of the permittee while hunting or transporting brown bear and shall be exhibited to any person authorized to enforce state and federal laws who requests to see it. This permit is NONTRANSFERABLE. The purchase of a brown bear locking tag is required before this permit may be acquired. Locking tags are valid for a calendar year. You will need a 2014 and 2015 locking tag if you hunt both fall and spring seasons.


2) WHEN: The RB300 permit is valid from Sept 1 - May 31, unless closed by Emergency Order. Contact Soldotna ADFG at 262-9368 to verify the season is still open before going to the field.


3) WHERE: All of unit 7 & 15, where hunting is legal. Check with landowner prior to hunting.


4) BAG LIMIT: One (1) brown bear every regulatory year. Cubs and sows accompanied by cubs are protected. If you have killed a brown bear anywhere in Alaska during the current regulatory year, you may not participate in this hunt.


5) REPORTING- SUCCESSFUL hunters: Report by phone 260-2905, or in person within 5 days of kill to Soldotna ADFG and seal within 10 days of kill ONLY at ADFG in Soldotna, Homer, Palmer or Anchorage.

UNSUCCESSFUL hunters or permittees who DID NOT HUNT: Return the completed harvest report in person, online, or by mail to the Soldotna ADFG office within 10 days of the close of the season.


6) PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT: If you fail to report, you will not be eligible to receive any permits (drawing, tier II, or registration) during the next regulatory year. In addition, your name will be turned over to the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for enforcement action.


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