Muskox Hunting in Alaska

RX061 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2021

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RX061
Regulatory Year: 2021
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Muskox
Legal Animal: Cow

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 45 permits
Alaska residents Up to 45 permits
Total Number of Permits Available Unlimited

GMU, Area

Unit 18 Nunivak Island Cow Muskox Registration Hun

Season Dates*

01/15/2022 - 03/31/2022

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report online or in person to an ADF&G representative upon completion of hunt.
    • Specimens Required: None
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report by mail or online by April 15
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at

Hunting Conditions

1) PERMIT AVAILABILITY: Only ONE muskox permit issued per hunter per year. Permits available in person in Bethel on Jan. 5th and Mekoryuk on Jan. 12th.

2) WHEN: Jan. 15 - Mar. 31.

3) WHERE: Unit 18 Nunivak Island

4) BAG LIMIT: One (1) cow


6) REQUIREMENTS: Muskox tag required. You may only kill one (1) muskox per regulatory year. If you have killed a muskox anywhere in Alaska during the current regulatory year, this permit is invalid.

7) REPORTING: Successful hunters, unsuccessful hunters, and those who did not hunt need to report to an ADF&G representative, by telephone (907) 543-2839, by mail, or at upon completion of hunt. All permit recipients must submit their hunt report by April 15.

8) REVIEW: All hunters are encouraged to review the muskox hunting information on the ADF&G website at 9) WHO QUALIFIES: Alaska Residents and Nonresidents

10) PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT: If you fail to report you will not be eligible to receive any permits (drawing, Tier II, and registration permits, including Tier I Nelchina Caribou) during the next regulatory year. In addition, your name will be turned over to Alaska Wildlife Troopers for enforcement action.

11) SIGNATURE: You must sign your permit and comply with the permit hunt conditions and any additional restrictions found in the Alaska Hunting Regulations. You must carry your signed permit while hunting or transporting muskox within the registration permit area and you must show it to any person authorized to enforce state or federal laws who requests to see it.

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