Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 09
Dog Salmon River
Drawing Hunt Designation
Exclusive Guide Area
|Alaska Resident||DB 209||DB 239|
|Non Resident||DB 109||DB 139|
(USGS Maps - Karluk A-1 & Kodiak A-6 )
Southern Kodiak Island, includes the Dog Salmon River from the upper falls (south of Frazer Lake) to Olga Bay, East Fork valley, the Northwestern side of Greyback Mountain, and the west side of the Moser Peninsula. See area map (Image file 120 kB).
Topography and Habitat
Numerous cottonwood trees and grass flats occupy the lower river bottom. Dense alder thickets on steep hillsides up to alpine areas that start at 1500'. The upper river valley is mostly tundra vegetation and grassland with interspersed willow patches. There are also a few shallow ponds.
Most of lands along the Dog Salmon River within the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, with some Akhiok-Kaguyak Inc. lands and private lands on the Moser Peninsula.
Public Use Cabins
2017 chance of being drawn
|Hunters Afield||Bears Harvested||Percent Males||Average Skull Size|
|Fall 2015||2||0||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area
29 3/8" (Fall 2011)
"Green" measurement - Not Official
Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of April 2018):
P.O. Box 1148
Chickaloon, AK 99674