Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska
DB101 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023
(See also: DB101 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)
Hunt Number: DB101
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: Any bear except cubs or females accompanied by cubs. If a bear is wounded no other bear can be pursued in GMU 8 for the remainder of the regulatory year.
Number of Permits
|Residency||Number of Permits|
|Alaska residents||To be announced|
|Nonresidents||Up to 1 permit|
|Total Number of Permits Available||1 permit|
08, Kizhuyak Bay
10/25/2023 - 11/30/2023
*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.
- If successful, report to ADF&G in Kodiak within 15 days of harvest.
- Specimens Required: Present skull (unfrozen and removed from skin) and hide (with claws and evidence of sex attached) for sealing prior to leaving Unit 8 and within 30 days of harvest.
If unsuccessful, report online at hunt.alaska.gov, in person, or by phone to ADF&G within 15 days after leaving the hunt area.
If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov
Additional Requirements and Information
- ALL HUNTERS; * Obtain their permits by appearing in person at the ADF&G office in Kodiak prior to going into the field. Permits for the fall hunt will be issued beginning on October 5 and for the spring hunt beginning on March 2. * Will be restricted to one consecutive 15-day hunting period to be selected when picking up their permit. * Must present a valid Alaska hunting license, a brown/grizzly bear locking tag, and Big Game Tag Record form for brown/grizzly bear. * All check-in, check-out to be done at Kodiak ADF&G (weekdays except holidays) 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. * The bag limit is one bear, maternal females and cubs are protected and can not be harvested. *If a bear is wounded no other bear can be pursued in GMU 8 for the remainder of the regulatory year. * If you receive a brown/grizzly bear drawing permit for the fall season you are ineligible to receive another permit for the spring season. * The bag limit for brown bears in GMU 8 is one bear every four regulatory years.
Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.