Licenses, Stamps, and Tags
|RESIDENT FISHING & HUNTING LICENSES|
|Nonresident Annual Hunting||$160.00|
|Nonresident Annual Hunting and Trapping||$405.00|
|Nonresident Annual Hunting – Small Game only||$60.00|
General Season Hunts Harvest tickets are available at no cost where hunting licenses are sold. Non-residents are required to possess a big game tag for the species they are hunting . Some remote rural areas may not have licenses available or the vendor may run out of harvest tickets.
In Alaska , a license is required in order to participate in hunting /trapping/fishing, personal use fishing, commercial fishing, and sport fish or hunt guiding.
Each one of these six places in Alaska made the list of the best places to hunt in the last frontier by Remington 1816. Here Are The 6 Best Places In Alaska To Live Off The Land Alaska Peninsula. Flickr – Paxson Woelber. Haines. Flickr – Deb. Iliamna Lake. Bristol Bay. Denali Preserve / Borough. Prince of Wales Island.
Let’s get started by answering a few common questions we receive. Q: Can I hunt Alaska without a guide . A: Yes you can hunt Alaska without a guide , for moose, caribou, black bear and wolf. You can ‘t hunt grizzly, sheep, or goat. Q: Can I purchase a tag without applying for the draw.
It is illegal to shoot cubs or a sow accompanied by cubs of either species. It is illegal to hunt or kill a brown/ grizzly bear within one half mile of a garbage dump or land fill. Sometimes people have to shoot a bear that may be threatening life or property. Otherwise, you will have to forfeit the bear .
Hunting in Alaska on private property is illegal without permission. Using private property without permission is considered to be trespassing.
Currently, state law prohibits taking big game that is swimming, but hunters may shoot a swimming caribou from a boat under power, and hunters can also shoot a caribou that has emerged from the water on the shoreline while the hunter is still in a moving boat.
Alaska does not require wearing hunter orange clothing, but investigators consistently have found that it reduces hunting accidents.
Most Alaska hunting seasons begin in August and September and end by October. Seasons in some areas continue into the winter months. In locations where certain animal populations are large enough and local subsistence needs are being met, hunting for some species may be permitted all year .
Is night hunting allowed in Alaska ? You may not take game by using artificial light, EXCEPT: Artificial light may be used while tracking and dispatching a wounded game animal, however a hunter may not be on or in a motorized vehicle while using artificial light.
Alaska hunting license: $160 (U.S. nonresident), Moose tag: $800 , Caribou tag(s): $650 per tag, Black Bear tag: $450, Sport Fishing license (7-days): $70, and Wolf tag: no fee. Harvest tickets are required for each specie (no fees for harvest tickets). Travel Insurance.
Alaska resident moose hunters: Bag limit: one bull moose .
Hunting Seasons Deer. Bear. Muskox. Caribou. Elk. Sheep. Goat. Moose.
Modern-day hunters take an estimated 12,000 caribou from the herd each season. About 11,000 of those animals are killed by locals who are out to fill their freezers and feed their families with meat—an Alaska resident can kill five caribou per day in this unit.