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|
Unguided moose hunting in Alaska can be one of the greatest experiences in all of North America. They are truly impressive animals, gigantic in size and stature. The state of Alaska allows for non-residents to hunt moose and black bear without a guide .
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.
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.
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 .
To become a resident , you need to be physically present in the state, and you must have the intention to stay in Alaska for an indefinite period. Physical presence alone is not a sufficient condition for obtaining residency .
Elk Hunting in Alaska Roosevelt elk (Cervus canadensis) in Alaska originated from a transplant of eight calves captured on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State in 1928 and moved to Afognak Island in 1929. Elk can now also be found on neighboring Raspberry Island. Elk are members of the deer family.
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.
The incredible Alaska -Yukon monster moose are the most expensive moose to hunt . Prices start at about $18,000. A large part of the price covers the travel to remote areas where the moose dwell.
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 .
Alaska resident moose hunters: Bag limit: one bull 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.
Hunting in Alaska on private property is illegal without permission. Using private property without permission is considered to be trespassing.
Alaska does not require wearing hunter orange clothing, but investigators consistently have found that it reduces hunting accidents.
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.