Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

DB088 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023

(See also: DB088 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)

Map of DB088
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DB088
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: 1 Brown Bear, OUTSIDE DRAINAGES ONLY

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Alaska residents To be announced
Nonresidents Up to 2 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 2 permits

GMU, Area

Unit 4, Outside Drainages

Season Dates*

03/15/2024 - 05/31/2024

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

Nonresidents only

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Must report harvest to ADF&G in Sitka or Douglas within 10 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: Skull and hide with evidence of sex attached
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at, within 15 days of close of season.
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at

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