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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 06
Kaiugnak Bay

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 206 DB 236
Non Resident DB 106 DB 136

Area Description (USGS Maps – Kodiak A-5, A-6 & Kaguyak D-6)

Location: Southeastern Kodiak Island, including Kaiugnak and Sulua Bays, and the eastern half of the Hepburn Peninsula. See area map (Image file 75 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Grass, alder and willow make up lowland areas and drainages. Coastline includes sandy and boulder-strewn beaches, jagged cliffs, tidal flats, and steep bluffs. Inland areas are composed of foothills, river valleys, rugged mountain peaks to 2417', alpine lakes, and marshy lowlands.

Land Ownership: Lands are primarily Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, with some Akhiok-Kaguyak Inc. lands located around Kaiugnak Bay.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall Spring
2009 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 4% 9%
Non Resident 100% 100%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 4 3 100% 26.33
Spring 2010 6 4 50% 23.36
Fall 2009 4 3 100% 24.58
Spring 2009 5 2 50% 23.97
Fall 2008 3 1 100% 26.81
Spring 2008 5 1 100% 21.19
Fall 2007 3 1 100% 25.31
Spring 2007 5 4 75% 24.77
Fall 2006 4 3 67% 23.71
Spring 2006 8 6 67% 24.02
Fall 2005 3 3 67% 22.23
Spring 2005 6 5 80% 22.29

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 30 11/16" (May 28, 1966)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

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