Moose Hunting in Alaska

RM049 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2019

(See also: RM049 for the 2018 Regulatory Year)

Map of RM049
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RM049
Regulatory Year: 2019
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Moose
Legal Animal: 1 Bull Moose with spike-fork or 50-inch antlers or antlers with 3 or more brow tines on at least one side

GMU, Area

Unit 1C, Gustavus

Season Dates

September 15, October 15

Residency Restrictions

None

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • must return the completed hunt report and the lower front teeth to ADF&G in Douglas within 5 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Lower front teeth (on 5-inch section of jaw)
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov , by November 1, 2018.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

This permit is valid for taking one (1) bull moose with legal antlers in Unit 1C, Gustavus area, covered by Registration Hunt RM049 in accordance with the current Alaska Hunting Regulations and conditions described below:

1. The video "Is This Moose Legal" must be viewed before receiving a permit. This video may be viewed at ADF&G offices or online at www.legalmoose.adfg.alaska.gov

2. Season dates: September 15 - October 15, 2018.

3. Legal moose: One bull moose with a spike or fork antler, or 50-inch or greater antler spread, or 3 or more brow tines on at least one antler.

4. The use of motorized vehicles (except aircraft and boats) off of the highway system for the transportation of moose hunters, their gear and/or parts of moose is prohibited within the Gustavus area between September 15 and October 15, 2017. "Highway" means the drivable surface of a constructed road. A map defining the Gustavus area is available from the Douglas ADF&G office.

5. Hunters must report harvested moose no later than 11:59 PM on the day of harvest by calling 1-888-956-6673 (1-888-95MOOSE). When calling, hunters must supply name, permit number, date of kill, location of kill and antler configuration (spike, fork, 50-inch, 3 brow tines).

6. Successful hunters must return the completed hunt report and submit the lower front teeth (on a 5-inch section of jaw) to ADF&G in Douglas within 5 days of kill. Hunters must retain antlers until verified by ADF&G or Alaska Wildlife Troopers.

7. Unsuccessful hunters and permittees that did not hunt must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, by November 1, 2018. If you fail to report, you will not be eligible to receive any permits the next regulatory year. In addition, your name may be turned over 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.