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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 05
Three Saints & Barling Bays

EXCLUSIVE AREA

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 205

DB 235

Non Resident

DB 105

DB 135

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak A-3, A-4, A-5, B-4 & B-5)

Location: Southeastern Kodiak Island, Midway Bay south to Three Saints Bay and Sitkalidak Island. See area map (Image file 57 kB).

Topography and Habitat: This area has a diverse topography and ranges from boulder-strewn beaches and tidal flats to low ridges to rugged peaks to 4470' with permanent snowfields and glaciers. The village of Old Harbor (population 311) is located within this hunt area and has regular scheduled mail flights. Sitkalidak Island is primarily grass covered with alder hillsides and the highest point at 1835'.

Land Ownership: Lands around Sitkalidak Island, Midway Bay, and the head of Barling Bay are owned by Old Harbor Native Corporation. with the exception of some State land in the southwest corner of Sitkalidak Island. The remainder of this area is made up of Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge lands. There are private lands in several areas along the coast.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

6%

9%

Non Resident

100%

100%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

6

4

75%

24.33

Fall 2013

3

2

100%

27

Spring 2013

7

6

67%

25

Fall 2012

7

3

100%

25.80

Spring 2012

7

6

100%

25.61

Fall 2011

4

2

100%

28.44

Spring 2011

5

4

100%

26.17

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29½" (May 5, 1999)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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