Black Bear Hunting in Alaska
DL028 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023
Hunt Number: DL028
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 190 permits|
|Total Number of Permits Available||190 permits|
01/01/2024 - 06/30/2024
- Must report harvest to ADF&G within 15 days of kill; must report in person with required specimens to ADF&G or 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 - June 30: 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
Additional Requirements and Information
Educational materials to help hunters identify the sex of bears in the field are available at ADF&G offices or online at http://alaska.gov/go/U79Y.
- The Online Bear Baiting Clinic is available at https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=bearbaiting.main.
Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.