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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 04
Kiliuda Bay

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 204 DB 234
Non Resident DB 104 DB 134

Area Description (USGS Maps – Kodiak A-3, A-4, B-3 & B-4)

Location: Eastern Kodiak Island, including the areas around the north and west arms of Kiliuda Bay and the peninsula south of Kiliuda Bay. See See area map (Image file 79 kB).

Topography and Habitat: A variety of steep slopes from sea level to 4280'. Hunt area is diverse and ranges from tidal flats to rugged peaks with glaciers and permanent snowfields. Grass, alder, willow, and patches of cottonwood trees occupy the lowlands and river valleys. Inland areas composed of foothills and low ridges intersected by numerous drainages, flat benches, and steep ridges.

Land Ownership: Lands on the north side of Kiliuda Bay are primarily State lands with some private holdings along the coast. Lands west and south of Kiliuda Bay are primarily Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge lands with some private land and Old Harbor Native Corporation lands along the coastal areas.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall Spring
2009 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 5% 7%
Non Resident 23% 38%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 7 6 50% 24.52
Spring 2010 6 5 40% 24.35
Fall 2009 6 3 67% 23.83
Spring 2009 8 6 83% 25.26
Fall 2008 6 4 100% 24.11
Spring 2008 8 4 75% 24.87
Fall 2007 6 3 33% 21.25
Spring 2007 8 5 100% 25.58
Fall 2006 3 2 100% 22.59
Spring 2006 6 4 100% 23.83
Fall 2005 4 2 100% 21.91
Spring 2005 7 4 50% 24.35

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29.38 (April 27, 2000)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of February 2011):