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Goat Hunting in Alaska

RG879 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2014

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RG879
Regulatory Year: 2014
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Mountain Goat
Legal Animal: 1 mountain goat, preferably male

Season Dates

Season: Aug. 16 - Aug. 31

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report must be presented in person, by phone (267-2185), or online at within 3 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: None
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report must be submitted within 15 days of the close of the season.
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at

Hunting Conditions

1) PERMIT: The RG879 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) WHEN: August 16 - August 31

3) WHERE: That portion of Unit 14C within the drainages of the Knik River upstream from, but not including, Big Timber Creek drainage. The permittee is solely responsible for securing permission to trespass on private land.

4) BAG LIMIT: One (1) mountain goat. Either sex is legal, but harvesting males is encouraged for conservation reasons. If you have killed a goat anywhere in Alaska during the current regulatory year, this permit is invalid.

5) METHOD: Bow and arrow only. Bowhunter certification required.

SUCCESSFUL hunters: Call (267-2185) within 3 days to report take. Harvest report must also be submitted online at, or in person to ADFG office in Anchorage, Palmer, or Soldotna within three (3) days of goat harvest.
UNSUCCESSFUL hunters or permittees who DID NOT HUNT: Return the completed harvest report either in person to ADFG in Anchorage, Palmer or Soldotna, online at, or by mail to the Anchorage office, within 15 days of the close of the season.

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.