Alaska Unit 4 Brown Bear Season To Close

Alaska DF&G, Bear Hunting Magazine

The registration hunt for brown bear in Unit 4 (Admiralty, Baranof, Chichagof Islands) will end on December 31, 2012.

Baranof Island was previously closed by emergency order at the end of November when the maximum harvest for that area was met. Successful hunters must submit their hunt report within 10 days of harvest and have the bear sealed within 30 days.

Unsuccessful hunters and hunters who registered but did not hunt must return their completed hunt reports to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office in Sitka by close of business January 15, 2013, or report online at All hunters who received permits must submit reports, even if they did not hunt.

Hunters may contact the Sitka Fish and Game office at 747-5449 for more information.

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