Goat Hunting in Alaska

RG012 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RG012
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 1C

Season Dates*

10/01/2023 - 11/30/2023

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G in Douglas 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: All hunters must complete the online Mountain Goat Identification Quiz prior to hunting (www.quiz.adfg.alaska.gov). RG014 is an archery only hunt; to participate in RG014, bowhunters must have an IBEP or equivalent certificate.

HUNT AREAS:
RG012: Unit 1C, that portion draining into Lynn Canal and Stephens Passage between Antler River and Eagle Glacier/River
RG013: Unit 1C remainder
RG014 (archery only): that mainland portion draining into the south bank of Little Sheep Creek, above 2,000 feet and south of the west ridge of West Peak, with the contour and ridge being the boundary, Gastineau Channel south of Little Sheep Creek, Stephens Passage, and Taku Inlet between the mouth of Little Sheep Creek and Taku Glacier, including that portion on the south side of Blackerby Ridge encompassed by a line from Observation Peak west along the ridgeline down to the 1,000-foot contour, east along that contour to the north shore of Salmon Creek Reservoir, north of the main drainage into the head of the reservoir following that drainage south and east up to the ridgeline and east to Olds Mountain.
RG015: Unit 1C, drainages of the Chilkat Range south of the south bank of the Endicott River.

SEASON DATES:
RG012: October 1 - November 30
RG013 & RG014: August 1 - November 30
RG015 ALASKA RESIDENT: August 1 - November 30; NONRESIDENT: September 1 - November 30.

LEGAL ANIMAL: One goat of either sex; the taking of nannies with kids is prohibited.

PERMIT, LICENSE, LOCKING-TAG: Carry your permit and hunting license. Nonresidents: also carry your metal locking-tag for goat and the associated Big Game Tag Record.

IF YOU KILL A GOAT: 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 locking-tag to a part of the animal required to be salvaged. You must submit a completed permit report to ADF&G in Douglas 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 the close of season.

IF YOU FAIL TO REPORT AS REQUIRED: You will not be eligible to receive any permits the next regulatory year and you 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.