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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 10
South Olga Lakes

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 210 DB 240
Non Resident DB 110 DB 140

Area Description (USGS Maps – Karluk A-1 & Kodiak A-6 )

Location: Southern Kodiak Island, including all of the area south of Olga Bay and west of Moser Bay, including South Olga Lakes and Sukhoi Lagoon. See area map (Image file 60 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Interspersed alder and willow thickets along the northern portion of the area. The rest is primarily tundra and grassland vegetation with rolling hills and flats. Numerous lakes and small ponds with sandy beaches and bays in the south. The village of Akhiok (population 86) is in this hunt area and has regularly scheduled mail flights.

Land Ownership: Lands are primarily owned by Akhiok-Kaguyak Inc. with some Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge lands and private lands.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall Spring
2009 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 3% 6%
Non Resident 100% 100%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 5 4 50% 23.69
Spring 2010 6 4 100% 26.28
Fall 2009 5 4 100% 25.66
Spring 2009 6 4 100% 25.58
Fall 2008 5 3 67% 25.42
Spring 2008 7 3 33% 24.44
Fall 2007 5 5 60% 21.54
Spring 2007 6 6 80% 24.08
Fall 2006 3 2 0% 23.91
Spring 2006 4 4 50% 24.73
Fall 2005 4 2 100% 24
Spring 2005 7 7 71% 23.52

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29 5/16" (May 7, 1986)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

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

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