Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

DB470 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2023

(See also: DB470 for the 2022 Regulatory Year)

Map of DB470
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DB470
Regulatory Year: 2023
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: One (1) brown bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs.

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 15 permits
Alaska residents Up to 15 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 15 permits

GMU, Area

Unit 14C, Chugach State Park Management Area

Season Dates*

09/01/2023 - 05/31/2024

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report by phone on day of kill (907-267-2185), sealing at the Anchorage ADF&G Office is required within 30 days of kill
    • Specimens Required: Present skull (unfrozen and removed from skin) and hide (with claws and evidence of sex attached) for sealing.
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online at, by mail, or in person to ADF&G within 15 days of season end.
  • Internet Reporting
    If you hunted unsuccessfully or did not hunt, you may report online at

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Hunt Area: Those portions of Chugach State Park in the Peters Creek, Little Peters Creek, Thunderbird Creek, upper Ship Creek (upstream from JBER and excluding Tokle Creek drainage), Indian Creek, Bird Creek (excluding Bird Creek Regional Park), and upper Eagle River (above Icicle Creek drainages). Chugach State Park prohibits discharge of firearms and bows within ½ mile of the Seward Highway and trailheads. Basic Hunter Education is required.


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