Alaska Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

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Alaska Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Welcome to this incredible land Alaska which means “The mainland”. It consists of huge swaths of wild country and uninhabited areas that make it the hunter’s first choice.

The state contains more than a dozen species of big game animals like bison, caribou, elk, wolves, black bears, Dall sheep, moose, grizzly bears, brown bears, Sitka deer, and mountain goats etc.

Alaska Bowhunting Season

Bowhunting Category Months
Black Bear Sept. 1-June 30**
Brown/Grizzly Bear Sept. 15-Dec. 31**
Muskox Aug. 1-March 31**
Caribou Aug. 10-Dec. 31**
Deer Aug. 1-Dec. 31**
Elk Aug. 1-Dec. 31
Mountain Goat Aug. 1-Jan. 31**
Moose Sept. 1-Nov. 30**
Wolf  Aug. 1-Apr. 30**
Wolverine Sept. 1-March 31**

License Fee In Alaska

Category License Type  Fee
Archery Resident Annual Hunting $45.00
Archery Nonresident Annual Hunting $160.00
Archery Nonresident Annual Military Hunting $45.00
Archery Nonresident Alien Annual Hunting $630.00

Total Area And Regulations For Hunting By the State

Alaska offers an area of 365,000,000 acres for adventurous hunters to roam about. The state of Alaska restricts the hunters to use a bow that is at least 40 pounds peak draw weight while hunting deer, wolf, wolverine, black bear, Dall sheep, and caribou. And for animals like mountain goats, moose, elk, brown bear, muskox, and bison they must have a 50 pounds peak draw weight arrow. Likewise, the arrow should be at least 20 inches in overall length, tipped with a broadhead, and at least 300 grains in total weight.

Fun Facts About Bow Hunting In the State

Moose is a fascinating animal that is found in abundance in Alaska. They can grow really big even up to 1,600 pounds. What’s more intriguing is their antlers that may span up to 6 feet wide. Amazing right?

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