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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
2009 chance
of being drawn

Alaska Resident 16% 16%
Non Resident 80% 50%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 6 2 50% 22.60
Spring 2010 3 2 50% 24.66
Fall 2009 8 3 100% 24.34
Spring 2009 3 3 33% 24.05
Fall 2008 3 2 100% 23.81
Spring 2008 5 2 50% 24.35
Fall 2007 9 4 50% 22.5
Spring 2007 2 2 100% 24.07
Fall 2006 4 1 100% 22.13
Spring 2006 4 3 100% 24.36
Fall 2005 2 1 100% 23.31
Spring 2005 3 2 100% 26.85

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 2011):

  • Brett Weaver
    6938 Stella PL
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 830-2770
    kodiakbearguides@yahoo.com
  • Brian Peterson
    P.O. Box 485
    Girdwood, AK 99587
    (907) 783-2395
    Brian.peterson4@att.net
  • Fred Roberts
    P.O. Box 8530
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907) 486-5571
  • Hugo Hoerdeman
    3538 Vassar Dr.
    Anchorage AK, 99508
    (907) 563-8111
    advantageguides@gmail.com
  • Jeff Welch
    P.O. Box 2316
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907) 487-2137
  • Johnny Coolidge
    4003 Garfield
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 351-5235
    jc416@yahoo.com
  • Justin Dubay
    6851 W. Commadore Lane
    Wasilla AK 99654
    (907) 632-7207
    akjdubay@yahoo.com
  • Michel Bieri
    P.O. Box 208
    Seldovia, AK 99663
    (907) 234-7832
    pacak@ptialaska.net
  • Richard Wilde
    914 E Rezanof
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907) 942-7683
    lvmwilde@gci.net
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