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DL031 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2016

(See also: DL031 for the 2015 Regulatory Year)

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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DL031
Regulatory Year: 2016
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Black Bear
Legal Animal: Any bear except cubs or females accompanied by cubs.
Number of Permits: Refer to the 2016–2017 drawing hunt supplement

Residency Restrictions

Nonresidents only

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Black bears must be sealed by ADF&G or an appointed sealing agent within 30 days of the kill.
    • Specimens Required: Jan 1 - May 31: Present skull (unfrozen and removed from skin) and hide (with evidence of sex attached) for sealing. June 1 - June 30 and Sept 1 - Dec 31: Present skull and, if retained, the hide (with evidence of sex attached) for sealing.
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    By mail or in person in Petersburg, or online ( ) within 15 days of close of season.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at

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