RB088 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2022

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RB088
Regulatory Year: 2022
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: 1 Brown Bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs OUTSIDE DRAINAGES ONLY

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 4, Outside Drainages Only

Season Dates*

03/15/2023 - 05/31/2023

*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 to ADF&G in Sitka or Douglas within 10 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Skull and hide with evidence of sex attached
  • 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
    You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

Nonresidents MAY NOT use a resident relative guide for RB088. An Alaska-licensed guide is required for a nonresident applying for RB088. Nonresidents hunting brown bear in Unit 4 accompanied by a resident relative guide must apply for a drawing permit during the drawing application period (November-December).

This permit is valid for taking one brown bear in Unit 4, Outside Drainages only, covered by Registration Hunt RB088 in accordance with the current Alaska Hunting Regulations and conditions described below:

1. By signing, the hunter acknowledges watching the brown bear identification video, "Take a Closer Look," viewable online at http://vimeo.com/30511231, or available for loan at ADF&G offices.
2. Season dates for RB088, Unit 4 Outside Drainages: March 15 - May 31.
3. Legal animal: One brown bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs.
4. Evidence of sex (penis sheath or vaginal opening) must remain naturally attached to hide until sealed.
5. Successful hunters must report their kill to ADF&G in Sitka or Douglas within 10 days of kill. Completed hunt reports must be submitted to ADF&G, or online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, by the time of sealing.
6. Unsuccessful hunters and permittees who did not hunt must submit a completed hunt report to ADF&G, or online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.
7. If you fail to report, you will not be eligible to receive any permits the next regulatory year. In addition, your name may be forwarded 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.