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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 03
South Ugak

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 203

DB 233

Non Resident

DB 103

DB 133

Area Description

USGS Maps - Kodiak B-2 & B-3)

Location: Northeastern Kodiak Island, including the area on the south side of Ugak Bay and east half of the Shearwater Peninsula. Bays and harbors in this area include: Eagle Harbor, Boulder Bay, Santa Flavia Bay, and Shearwater Bay. See area map (Image file 85 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Steep sided alder and grass covered hillsides surround several drainages in this area, from sea level to 2302'. The major drainages also have flat meadows that are covered with willow and grass. Boulder strewn beaches below steep sea cliffs make up most of the shoreline in areas not adjacent to river mouths.

Land Ownership: Lands around the head of Shearwater Bay extending down to the northeast side of Santa Flavia Bay are owned by Old Harbor Native Corporation with some private holdings, and the State of Alaska manages the surrounding areas.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

4%

7%

Non Resident

67%

NA%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

5

5

60%

24

Fall 2013

6

2

100%

24.40

Spring 2013

4

3

33%

21

Fall 2012

6

1

100%

21.06

Spring 2012

4

3

100%

26.08

Fall 2011

8

5

40%

24.69

Spring 2011

7

5

60%

24.64

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29 7/16" (May 2, 1973)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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