Caribou Hunting in Alaska

DC001 Permit Hunt Information
for Regulatory Year 2022

(See also: DC001 for the 2021 Regulatory Year)

Map of DC001
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Hunt Details

Hunt Number: DC001
Regulatory Year: 2022
Hunt Type: Draw
Species: Caribou
Legal Animal: One Caribou

Number of Permits

Residency Number of Permits
Nonresidents Up to 25 permits
Alaska residents Up to 25 permits
Total Number of Permits Available 25 permits

GMU, Area

7, Kenai Mountains

Season Dates*

08/10/2022 - 09/20/2022

*See Drawing or Subsistence Supplements for season details.

Residency Restrictions

  • Hunt available to Nonresidents
  • Hunt available to Alaska residents

Reporting Requirements

  • Successful Hunters
    • Report online, by mail, or in person to Soldotna, Homer, Anchorage, or Palmer ADF&G within 10 days of kill.
    • Specimens Required: None
  • Unsuccessful Hunters
    Report online, by mail, or in person within 15 days of season end
  • Internet Reporting
    You may report online at

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Hunt Area: that portion of Unit 7 north of the Sterling Hwy. and west of the Seward Hwy.
    The Kenai Mountains caribou herd is usually found near Big Indian Creek.

    Access is generally from the Resurrection Trail. Contact Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Soldotna, and U.S. Forest Service- Seward, for motorized access restrictions.

Hunt conditions and season dates can be changed by Emergency Order. Visit the Emergency Orders and Announcements page for more information.