Elk Hunting in Alaska
DE323 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023
(See also: DE323 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)
Hunt Number: DE323
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Legal Animal: 1 Bull Elk
Number of Permits
|Residency||Number of Permits|
|Nonresidents||Up to 50 permits|
|Alaska residents||Up to 50 permits|
|Total Number of Permits Available||50 permits|
Unit 3, Etolin and associated islands
10/16/2023 - 10/31/2023
*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.
- Hunt available to Nonresidents
- Hunt available to Alaska residents
- Must report in person or by phone to ADF&G in Petersburg, Douglas or Ketchikan within 5 days of kill.
- Specimens Required: Lower front teeth (on 5-inch section of jaw)
Must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.
If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov
Additional Requirements and Information
Hunt Area: Unit 3, Etolin Island and smaller associated islands in the area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of Stikine Strait and Clarence Strait, running southeast following the midline of Clarence Strait, down to its intersection with Ernest Sound, then northeast following the midline of Ernest Sound, excluding Niblack Islands, to its intersection with Zimovia Strait, then northwest following the western shoreline of Zimovia Strait to its intersection with Chichagof Passage, then west along the midline of Chichagof Passage to its intersection with Stikine Strait, then southwest along the midline of Stikine Strait back to the point of beginning. Zarembo, Bushy, Shrubby, and Kashevarof islands are closed to elk hunting.
Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.