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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 14
Halibut Bay

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 214 DB 244
Non Resident DB 114 DB 144

Area Description (USGS Maps – Karluk B-2 & B-3 )

Location: Southwestern Kodiak Island includes Halibut Bay, Grants Lagoon, Bumble Bay and the headwaters of the Ayakulik River. See area map (Image file 68 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Rolling hills to 1602'and bench lands intersected with numerous drainages, small ponds and lakes. Grass and tundra hummocks flats make up the lower elevations with interspersed alder and willow thickets.

Land Ownership: Most of the area is within the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge with some private inholdings and Koniag Inc. lands along the coast.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall Spring
2009 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 13% 26%
Non Resident 100% 100%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 2 0 0 0
Spring 2010 4 2 100% 26.72
Fall 2009 3 2 50% 22.91
Spring 2009 2 2 100% 27.57
Fall 2008 2 2 50% 23
Spring 2008 4 1 100% 26.56
Fall 2007 5 2 50% 23.54
Spring 2007 5 2 100% 23.32
Fall 2006 3 3 67% 23.52
Spring 2006 4 2 100% 25.76
Fall 2005 2 1 100% 22.75
Spring 2005 2 2 50% 24.22

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29 7/16" (November 15, 1974)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

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