Brown/Grizzly Bear Hunting in Alaska

RB072 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2022

Hunt Details

Hunt Number: RB072
Regulatory Year: 2022
Hunt Type: Registration
Species: Brown Bear
Legal Animal: 1 Brown Bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 99999 permits
Alaska residents Up to 99999 permits
Total Number of Permits Available Unlimited

GMU, Area

Units 1A, 1B, & 1C, except Berners Bay

Season Dates*

03/15/2023 - 05/31/2023

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Must report to ADF&G in Douglas, Ketchikan, or Petersburg 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 hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov

Hunting Conditions

This permit is valid for taking one brown bear in Unit 1A, 1B, or 1C covered by Registration Hunt RB072 in accordance with the current Alaska Hunting Regulations and conditions described below:

1. Season dates: March 15 - May 31.

2. Legal animal: One brown bear, except cubs or females accompanied by cubs.

3. Evidence of sex (penis sheath or vaginal opening) must remain naturally attached to hide until sealed.

4. Successful hunters must report their kill to ADF&G in Douglas, Ketchikan, or Petersburg within 10 days of kill. Complete hunt reports must be returned to ADF&G, or submitted online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, by the time of sealing.

5. Unsuccessful hunters and permittees who did not hunt must return the completed hunt report to ADF&G, or report online at http://hunt.alaska.gov, within 15 days of close of season.

6. If you fail to report, you will not be eligible to receive any permits the next regulatory year. In addition, your name may be forwarded to the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for enforcement action.


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