Caribou Hunting in Alaska
RC860 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2021
Hunt Number: RC860
Regulatory Year: 2021
Hunt Type: Registration
Legal Animal: Alaska residents: One caribou Aug. 10 - Sept. 30 Nonresident Hunters: One BULL caribou Aug. 10 - Sept. 30.
Number of Permits
|Residency||Number of Permits|
|Nonresidents||Up to 99999 permits|
|Alaska residents||Up to 99999 permits|
|Total Number of Permits Available||Unlimited|
20B, 20D, 20E, 20F, 25C
08/01/2021 - 09/30/2021
- Hunt available to Nonresidents
- Hunt available to Alaska residents
- Report within 3 days of the kill by reporting a) online or b) by providing ALL your hunt details by phone (907-883-2971) AND returning completed permit report card.
- Specimens Required: None
Report within 15 days of the close of the season. Report online (hunt.alaska.gov) or return completed permit report card in person or by mail to Tok ADF&G.
You may report online at http://www.hunt.alaska.gov
1) WHEN: STATE HUNTERS: All Zones Alaska residents: Aug. 10 - Sept. 30 Nonresidents: Aug. 10 - Sept. 30; Unless season is closed by Emergency Order. FEDERALLY QUALIFIED SUBSISTENCE HUNTERS: All Zones Aug. 1 - Sept. 30 on federal lands only. Unless season is closed by emergency order.
2) WHERE: Detailed zone descriptions and zone map available at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=caribouhunting.40mile or ADF&G offices in Fairbanks, Tok, Delta Junction, Douglas, Anchorage and Palmer.
3) BAG LIMIT: AK Resident Hunters: One caribou Aug. 10 - Sept. 30. Federally Qualified Subsistence Hunters: One caribou Aug. 1 - Sept. 30.
Nonresident Hunters: One BULL caribou (Evidence of sex must remain attached to hindquarter.) Aug. 10 - Sept. 30.
4) REPORTING: Successful hunters: Report within 3 days of the kill by a) reporting online (http://hunt.alaska.gov) or b) by providing your name, hunt number, permit number, sex of animal, date of kill, and zone by phone (907-883-2971) AND returning completed permit report card in person or by mail (postage required) to Tok ADF&G. Unsuccessful hunters and those who did not hunt: Report within 15 days of the close of the season. Complete permit hunt report online (http://hunt.alaska.gov) or return completed permit report card in person or by mail to Tok ADF&G.
5) REMEMBER: You may NOT possess RC860 and RM865 (20E moose permit) at the same time! Hunts may be closed by emergency order to prevent overharvest, so it is important for wildlife managers to have current information. Successful hunters must report within three days of the kill, even if they are still in the field. Hunters may need a satellite phone or other remote communications device to meet the reporting requirements if they intend on remaining in the field beyond the 3-day reporting period. If the state season closes before the federal season, then only federally eligible subsistence hunters may continue to participate in this hunt, only on federal lands.
6) WHO QUALIFIES: Alaska residents and nonresidents.
7) PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT: If you fail to report, you will not be eligible to receive any permits (Drawing, Targeted, Tier II, or Registration, including Tier I Nelchina Caribou) during the next regulatory year. In addition, your name will be turned over to the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for enforcement action.
8) HUNT STATUS INFO: BEFORE HUNTING CALL Fortymile Hotline: 907-267-2310, Tok ADF&G 907-883-2971.
9) PROXY HUNTING PROHIBITED: Proxy hunting is prohibited in RC860.
Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.