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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 21
Spiridon Lake

EXCLUSIVE AREA

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 rising 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 areas 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

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

4%

13%

Non Resident

100%

100%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

7

3

33%

24.11

Fall 2013

2

2

100%

26.72

Spring 2013

6

3

67%

24.79

Fall 2012

2

2

50%

21.38

Spring 2012

4

3

100%

24.94

Fall 2011

4

2

0%

24.19

Spring 2011

5

2

50%

23.57

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 2014):