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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 12
Frazer Lake

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 212 DB 242
Non Resident DB 112 DB 142

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

Location: Southwestern Kodiak Island, includes Frazer Lake and its tributaries. See area map (Image file 86 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Mountainous terrain intersected with numerous drainages, with alder and willow thickets extending up to 1500' in elevation around Frazer lake. Primarily tundra and grassland vegetation interspersed with alder and willow thickets along the upper Pinnel Creek drainage to the north.

Land Ownership: Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge manages all of the lands within this area.

Public Use Cabins: Two Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge cabins are located on Frazer Lake. One is on the north end, and other is on the southwest end.

Bear Harvest

Fall Spring
2009 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 2% 4%
Non Resident 100% 100%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 3 2 50% 21.85
Spring 2010 8 3 33% 24.40
Fall 2009 3 2 50% 24.2
Spring 2009 6 4 75% 25.1
Fall 2008 3 2 50% 25.6
Spring 2008 7 3 67% 26.63
Fall 2007 2 2 100% 25.1
Spring 2007 6 6 83% 25.75
Fall 2006 1 1 0% 23.5
Spring 2006 6 3 67% 22.31
Fall 2005 1 1 100% 22.25
Spring 2005 7 6 83% 24.98

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29 5/8" (May 8, 1967)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

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