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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 22
Uganik Bay

Fall Spring
Drawing Hunt Designation: Alaska Resident DB 222 DB 252
Non Resident DB 122 DB 152

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

Location: Northwestern Kodiak Island, including the eastern side of the Spiridon Peninsula from Cape Ugat to the South Arm of Uganik Bay. This area also includes the Northeast and South Arms and the lower half of the East Arm of Uganik Bay. See area map (Image file 68 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Grass and cottonwoods flats along the lower elevations. Dense alder on the steep slopes up to the alpine areas that start at 1500'. Area has a large coastline with a number of drainages and small lakes. The cannery of Port O'Brien and the fishing community of Village Islands are also located in this area.

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

Public Use Cabins: None.

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 4 1 100% 27.31
Spring 2010 6 3 100% 27.88
Fall 2009 5 2 100% 25.51
Spring 2009 5 3 67% 25.04
Fall 2008 5 3 67% 22.65
Spring 2008 8 5 40% 24.14
Fall 2007 3 2 100% 24.44
Spring 2007 9 6 67% 23.76
Fall 2006 4 2 0% 23.01
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: 29¾" (May 6, 1992)
“Green” measurement - Not Official

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

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