Black Bear Hunting in Alaska
DL018 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023
(See also: DL018 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)
Hunt Number: DL018
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Black Bear
Legal Animal: 1 Black Bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs
Number of Permits
|Residency||Number of Permits|
|Alaska residents||To be announced|
|Nonresidents||Up to 10 permits|
|Total Number of Permits Available||10 permits|
Unit 1C, South
09/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.
- Must report harvest to ADF&G within 15 days of kill; must report in person with required specimens to ADF&G or an appointed sealer within 30 days of kill.
- Specimens Required: Jan 1 - May 31: Present skinned-out skull and the hide (with evidence of sex and claws naturally attached) for sealing. June 1 - Dec 31: Present skinned-out skull and, if retained, the hide (with evidence of sex and claws naturally attached) for sealing.
Must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.
You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov
Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.