Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 19
Drawing Hunt Designation
Exclusive Guide Area
|Alaska Resident||DB 219||DB 249|
|Non Resident||DB 119||DB 149|
(USGS Maps - Kodiak B-5, B-6, C-5 & C-6)
Southcentral Kodiak Island, including Zachar Bay and the entire Zachar River drainage. Area map (Image file 94 kB).
Topography and Habitat
The Zachar river valley is moderately sloped with dense alder and cottonwoods. It is surrounded by mountainous terrain with dense alder thickets interspersed with grass/salmonberry meadows. Alpine vegetation dominates the areas above 1500'. Southern portion of hunt area is extremely rugged with permanent snowfields, rugged peaks, and steep relief.
Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge manages most of the lands, with some Koniag Inc. and private lands along portions of Zachar Bay.
Public Use Cabins
A few lodges are located within Zachar Bay, but no public use cabins.
2017 chance of being drawn
|Hunters Afield||Bears Harvested||Percent Males||Average Skull Size|
|Spring 2017||3||0||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area
29 1/8" (April 27, 1992)
"Green" measurement - Not Official
Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of April 2018):
P.O. Box 1961
Kodiak AK 99615