Unit 4 fall brown bear season ends Dec. 31

SITKA ­— The registration hunt (RB077) for brown bear in Unit 4 (Admiralty, Baranof, Chichagof Islands) will end Dec. 31.

Baranof Island was previously closed by emergency order. Successful hunters must submit their hunt report within 10 days of kill 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 Jan. 15, 2013, or report online at www.hunt.alaska.gov. All hunters who received permits must submit reports, even if they did not hunt.

Contact the Sitka Fish and Game office at 747-5449 for more information.


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