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Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

RB988 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RB988
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: One brown bear per regulatory year by registration permit only. Cubs or females accompanied by cubs may not be taken at any time.

GMU, Area

Unit 26B

Season Dates

Aug 25 – Dec 31

Residency Restrictions

Alaska residents only

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report within 15 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: A quarter size piece of untanned hide with hair for DNA analysis.
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report no later than Jan 15.
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

1) WHEN: Aug 25 - December 31 unless changed by emergency order.

2) WHERE: Unit 26B

3) BAG LIMIT: One (1) brown bear. Cubs or females accompanied by cubs may not be taken at any time.

4) SEALING REQUIREMENT: Hide and skull must be sealed within 30 days of the kill by ADF&G or by Alaska Wildlife Troopers. Must be unfrozen. A quarter size piece of untanned hide with hair shall be turned in to ADF&G at the time of sealing for DNA analysis.

5) REPORTING: Complete permit hunt report online (http://hunt.alaska.gov) or return completed permit report card by mail or in person to Fairbanks ADF&G. Successful hunters: Report within 15 days of kill. Unsuccessful hunters and those who did not hunt: Report no later than Jan 15.

6) REMEMBER: Evidence of sex must remain naturally attached to the hide until it is sealed.

7) WHO QUALIFIES: Alaska residents only

8) PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT: If you fail to report, you will not be eligible to receive any permits (Drawing, Tier II, or Registration, including Tier I Nelchina Caribou) during the next regulatory year. In addition, your name will be turned over to the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for enforcement action.

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Evidence of sex must remain naturally attached to the hide. A quarter size piece of untanned hide with hair shall be turned in to ADF&G at the time of sealing.

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


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