Goat Hunting in Alaska

RG004 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RG004
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Mountain Goat
Legal Animal: 1 Goat; taking of nannies with kids is prohibited

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 99999 permits
Alaska residents Up to 99999 permits
Total Number of Permits Available Unlimited

GMU, Area

Unit 1B, north of Bradfield Canal

Season Dates*

08/01/2023 - 12/31/2023

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Must report in person or by phone to ADF&G in Petersburg within 5 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: None
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

ELIGIBILITY: Nonresidents must be accompanied by a licensed guide or resident relative within 2nd degree of kindred. ALL hunters must successfully complete the online Mountain Goat Identification Quiz prior to hunting (www.quiz.adfg.alaska.gov).

HUNT AREA: Unit 1B north of Bradfield Canal

SEASON DATES: August 1 - December 31

LEGAL ANIMAL: One mountain goat, except taking of nannies with kids is prohibited.

PERMIT, LICENSE, LOCKING TAG, TAG RECORD: While hunting you must have in your possession your signed RG004 permit, current hunting license, and - if you are a nonresident - a big game metal locking tag for mountain goat and associated Big Game Tag Record.

-- You must immediately validate your permit by cutting out the month and date of harvest. If you are a nonresident, before leaving the kill site, you must affix your metal locking tag onto a part of the animal required to be salvaged.
-- Reporting harvest: You must report in person or by phone to ADF&G in Petersburg within 5 days of kill.

IF YOU DO NOT KILL A GOAT, OR DO NOT HUNT: You must submit a completed permit report to ADF&G, or report online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.

IF YOU FAIL TO REPORT AS REQUIRED: You will not be eligible to receive any permits next regulatory year and may face additional enforcement action.

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