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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 02
West Ugak Bay

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 202

DB 232

Non Resident

DB 102

DB 132

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak B-3, B-4, & C-4)

Location: Northeastern Kodiak Island, including western portion on Hidden Basin to Mt. Glottof and South Arm of Ugak Bay. See area map (Image file 107 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Primarily north and east facing slopes from sea level to 4405'. Grass occupying the lower elevations with dense alder and berry bushes on steep slopes up to 1500'. South Ugak Bay drainage is primarily grass with interspersed willow and alder thickets. West of south Ugak Bay has a number of small lakes from 200' in elevation to over 2000'. West of Hidden Basin is extremely rugged country with a number of drainages flowing east into Hidden Basin.

Land Ownership: Some private and municipal lands occupying the south and west sides of Hidden Basin. The State of Alaska manages the rest of this area.

Public Use Cabins: There are commercial lodges within this area, but no public use cabins.

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

7%

11%

Non Resident

100%

NA%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

6

2

50%

25.66

Fall 2013

9

4

50%

21.94

Spring 2013

4

3

67%

24.67

Fall 2012

6

2

100%

24.75

Spring 2012

4

3

100%

23.79

Fall 2011

7

2

100%

24.16

Spring 2011

5

3

67%

25.71

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 28 1/8" (April 12, 1966)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of February 2014):