DI404 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2021

(See also: DI404 for the 2020 Regulatory Year)

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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DI404
Regulatory Year: 2021
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Bison
Legal Animal: Either sex

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 55 permits
Alaska residents Up to 55 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 55 permits

GMU, Area

20D, Delta

Season Dates*

10/01/2021 - 03/31/2022

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report in person to Delta Junction within 2 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Specimens requested
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online, in person, or by mail within 15 days of season end.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

Hunt Area: 20D, Delta

Legal Animal: Either Sex

Season: Oct. 1 - Nov. 30 and Feb. 1 - Mar. 31 

HUNTERS WILL BE ASSIGNED, by order drawn, a 30-day hunt period in both the fall and spring seasons totaling 60 days of hunting opportunity. 

Weapons-restrictions apply.  Hunters must either attend an orientation in person at ADF&G in Delta Junction of complete an online orientation and test to receive certification of orientation prior to hunting.  Orientation is available at: http:\\www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=deltabison.main

Special restrictions apply on military lands.  Contact Fort Wainwright for details. (907) 361-9686.  Hunters must obtain permission from landowners to hunt on private land.

Additional Requirements and Information

  • HUNTERS WILL BE ASSIGNED A 30-DAY HUNT PERIOD IN EACH FALL AND SPRING SEASON (total of 60 days) BETWEEN OCT 1 - NOV 30 and FEB 1 - MAR 31.
    HUNTING DATES DETERMINED BY THE ORDER HUNTERS WERE DRAWN.

    -Hunters must obtain permission from landowners to hunt on private land.
    -Successful applicants must complete an online orientation or attend an in-person class at the Delta Area office prior to hunting.
    -Legal weapons include conventional rifles and handguns, muzzleloading shoulder rifles, black powder cartridge rifles, bow and arrow, and cross bows. Conventional rifles/handguns must fire a minimum of a 175 grain bullet having a minimum of 2,800 ft/lb energy at the muzzle. See the Delta Bison Hunter orientation legal weapons page for exact minimum requirements for use of the other weapons listed above.
    -It is unlawful to shoot a bison that is wearing a Numbered Hi-Vis Orange colored Radio Collar.
    -Equipment for ground-to-ground communication is permitted for locating bison in Unit 20D.

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