Moose Hunting in Alaska

RM061 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2019

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RM061
Regulatory Year: 2019
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Moose
Legal Animal: 1 Bull Moose

GMU, Area

Unit 5A, except Nunatak Bench

Residency Restrictions

None

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • must return completed hunt report and lower front teeth to ADF&G in Douglas or Yakutat, or USFS in Yakutat, within 24 hours of kill (west of Dangerous River) or 3 days of kill (east of Dangerous R.).
    • 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 December 1, 2019.
  • 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 bull moose in Unit 5A, except Nunatak Bench, covered by Registration Hunt RM061 in accordance with the current Alaska and Federal Hunting Regulations and conditions described below:

1. Season dates:
Unit 5A residents (Federal Subsistence Season):
East of the Dangerous River: September 16 - November 15, 2019
NOTE: Prior to October 1, subsistence hunters east of the Dangerous River can only hunt on Federal lands.
West of the Dangerous River: October 8 - November 15, 2019
NOTE: Prior to October 15, subsistence hunters west of the Dangerous River can only hunt on Federal lands.
All other hunters:
East of the Dangerous River: October 1 - November 15, 2019
West of the Dangerous River,
Non-Federal lands only: October 15 - October 21, 2019;
Federal and non-Federal lands: October 22 - November 15, 2019.

2. Legal moose: One bull moose.

3. Up to 30 bulls may be taken east of the Dangerous River and 30 bulls west of the Dangerous River. For hunt status information, contact ADF&G in Yakutat (907-784-3255) or Douglas (907-465-4265), or the USDA Forest Service in Yakutat (907-784-3359).

4. 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 or Yakutat, or the USDA Forest Service office in Yakutat:
Hunters who take a moose west of the Dangerous River must report within 24 hours of the kill;
Hunters who take a moose east of the Dangerous River must report within 3 days of the kill.
Successful hunters are also asked to provide a photograph of their moose antlers to ADF&G in Douglas or Yakutat, or to send an electronic image to roy.churchwell@alaska.gov

5. Unsuccessful hunters and permittees who did not hunt must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, by December 1, 2019. If you fail to report, 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.