Elk Hunting in Alaska

DE721 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023

(See also: DE721 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)

Map of DE721
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DE721
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Elk
Legal Animal: One Elk, Either sex

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 35 permits
Alaska residents Up to 35 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 35 permits

GMU, Area

08, East Afognak Is.

Season Dates*

09/25/2023 - 10/09/2023

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report in person or by phone to Kodiak (907-486-1880) within 2 days of end of hunt and permit report by mail within 5 days.
    • Specimens Required: None
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online or by mail within 15 days of season end.
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Eastern Afognak, that portion of Afognak Island east of the main north-south logging road (1100 road) from the Danger Bay logging camp (58 08.2'' N, 152 32.9'' W) north to its terminus at Discoverer Bay (58 19.6'' N, 152 21.8'' W), and adjacent islands west of Marmot Strait. Much of the land is privately owned and subject to access fees. Land status maps and addresses of land owners are available at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=accessbrochures.afognakmap

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