DM518 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2021

(See also: DM518 for the 2020 Regulatory Year)

Map of DM518
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DM518
Regulatory Year: 2021
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Moose
Legal Animal: Bull

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents To be announced
Alaska residents Up to 9 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 9 permits

GMU, Area

15C, Southeast

Season Dates*

09/01/2021 - 09/25/2021

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

Alaska residents only

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report in person to Homer, Soldotna, Anchorage, or Palmer within 10 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Antlers naturally attached to skull plate and 5-inch section of lower jaw with front teeth.
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online, by mail, or in person to ADF&G within 15 days of season end
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Attention Kenai Peninsula Moose Hunters: All hunters, including DM518 permit winners, must complete an online Moose Hunter Orientation on determining legal game animals before hunting moose in Units 7 or 15. Take the orientation online and print your completion card at (Quick Links > Online Courses & Quizzes). Call 907-262-9368 or 907-267-2257 for more information.

    Hunt Area: Unit 15C, the area from the junction of Cytex Creek and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) boundary, east to the Fox River, then south down the Fox River to Kachemak Bay, then southwest along the coast to McNeil Canyon, then north up McNeil Canyon to East End Road to Ashwood Avenue, then west down Ashwood Avenue to Beaver Creek Flats, continuing west along Beaver Creek to the south fork of the Anchor River, then northeast up the south fork of the Anchor River to the drainage between Center Plateau and EMT ridge to Deep Creek, then north up Deep Creek to the junction of Cytex Creek and east to the KNWR boundary. Refer to on-line map at

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