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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 21
Spiridon Lake

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 221 DB 251
Non Resident DB 121 DB 151

Area Description (USGS Maps – Kodiak C-5, C-6, D-5 & D-6)

Location: Western Kodiak Island, including west half of Spiridon Peninsula, including Spiridon Lake, Little River Lake, and most of Little River. See area map (Image file 85 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Moderately steep hills raising from sea level to 2615'. Dense alder thickets interspersed with grass/salmonberry meadows cover the hillsides. Grass and cottonwoods flats along the lower elevations and inland valleys. Alpine area start at 1500'.

Land Ownership: Primarily Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge lands with some private lands along the coast.

Public Use Cabins: A U.S Fish And Wildlife cabin is located on the northern shore of Little River Lake.

Bear Harvest

Fall Spring
2009 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 5% 10%
Non Resident 100% 100%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 3 2 100% 25.69
Spring 2010 5 4 75% 24.86
Fall 2009 5 3 100% 23.74
Spring 2009 7 5 60% 23.37
Fall 2008 3 3 67% 25.13
Spring 2008 4 2 100% 26.41
Fall 2007 4 1 0% 24.25
Spring 2007 4 2 50% 24.04
Fall 2006 5 3 3% 23.23
Spring 2006 6 6 83% 24.96
Fall 2005 5 4 25% 22.38
Spring 2005 7 3 100% 23

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29 3/16" (October 5, 1997)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

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