DI403 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023
(See also: DI403 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)
Hunt Number: DI403
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Legal Animal: Either Sex, from Sept 30 - Dec 31 unless the quota of 15 cows is reached. Bull Only , Jan 1 - Mar 31.
Number of Permits
|Residency||Number of Permits|
|Nonresidents||Up to 60 permits|
|Alaska residents||Up to 60 permits|
|Total Number of Permits Available||60 permits|
10/01/2023 - 03/31/2024
*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.
- Hunt available to Nonresidents
- Hunt available to Alaska residents
- Report online, in person, or by mail within 2 days of kill.
- Specimens Required: Specimens requested
Report online, in person, or by mail within 15 days of season end.
You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov
Additional Requirements and Information
HUNTERS WILL BE ASSIGNED SPECIFIC START DATES BETWEEN SEPT 30 AND OCT 21 (DETERMINED BY ORDER DRAWN) AND CAN HUNT FROM THEIR START DATE UNTIL THE END OF THE SEASON (MARCH 31).
-Hunters must obtain permission from landowners to hunt on private land.
-Successful applicants must complete an online orientation or attend an in-person class at the Delta Area office prior to hunting.
-Legal weapons include conventional rifles and handguns, muzzleloading shoulder rifles, black powder cartridge rifles, bow and arrow, and cross bows. Conventional rifles/handguns must fire a minimum of a 175 grain bullet having a minimum of 2,800 ft/lb energy at the muzzle. See the Delta Bison Hunter orientation legal weapons page for exact minimum requirements for use of the other weapons listed above.
-It is unlawful to shoot a bison that is wearing a Numbered Hi-Vis Orange colored Radio Collar.
-Equipment for ground-to-ground communication is permitted for locating bison in Unit 20D.
Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.