Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

DB690 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023

(See also: DB690 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)

Map of DB690
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DB690
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: One bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs.

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Alaska residents To be announced
Nonresidents Up to 21 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 21 permits

GMU, Area

22D and 22E

Season Dates*

08/01/2023 - 06/15/2024

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

Nonresidents only

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report within 30 days of the kill online at, by telephone 907-443-2271 or 800-560-2271, or by pre-paid mail.
    • Specimens Required: Skull and hide (separated, unfrozen) sealed by ADF&G; tooth extracted.
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report within 15 days of season end online at, by telephone 907-443-2271 or 800-560-2271, or by pre-paid mail.
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Remember to report the outcome of your hunt. You must complete the hunt report attached to your permit even if you were unsuccessful. Also, the hide and skull of all brown bears must be sealed within 30 days of take, and all bears must be sealed before they are transported out of Alaska; however, they do not have to be sealed within the Unit in which they were taken.

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