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Goat Hunting in Alaska

RG344 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RG344
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Mountain Goat
Legal Animal: One (1) mountain goat, preferably male.

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Alaska residents Up to 12 permits
Nonresidents Up to 12 permits

Season Dates

November 1 - November 30

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report in person to Soldotna, Homer, Palmer, or Anchorage ADFG within 5 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Horns for measuring and tissue sample
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report must be submitted within 10 days of the close of the season.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

1) PERMIT: The permit shall be in the possession of the permittee while hunting or transporting mountain goat and shall be exhibited to any person authorized to enforce state and federal laws who requests to see it. The permit is NONTRANSFERABLE.


2) WHO: The hunt is open to both residents and non-residents. However, non-residents must hunt with a registered guide or a resident relative within second-degree-of-kindred and must have a metal big game locking tag. If this particular hunt is restricted to the use of bow and arrow, the hunter must have an IBEP card.


3) WHEN: November 1 - November 30, unless closed by emergency order. This permit is valid for SEVEN DAYS from the date of issue. *NOTE* If this permit is issued in October before the season opens it will expire November 7. All permits are valid for seven days only.


4) WHERE: That portion of Unit 7 and 15 described on the corresponding hunt map online at http://hunt.alaska.gov. The permittee is solely responsible for securing permission to trespass on private land.


5) BAG LIMIT: One (1) mountain goat, preferably male. Nanny goats accompanied by kids may not be taken. If you harvest any nanny you will be prohibited from taking a goat in Units 7 and 15 for 5 regulatory years. Immediately after killing or wounding a goat, the permittee shall validate the permit by cutting out the month and the day portion of the permit. If you have killed a goat anywhere in Alaska during the current regulatory year, you are not eligible to participate in this hunt.


6) REPORTING- SUCCESSFUL hunters: Report in person with the horns and the completed harvest report to ADFG in Soldotna, Homer, Palmer or Anchorage within five (5) days of goat harvest.

UNSUCCESSFUL hunters or permittees who DID NOT HUNT: Report online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, or return the completed report in person or by mail to the Homer office within 10 days of the close of the season.


7) 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.