Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 22
Uganik Bay

Drawing Hunt Designation

Exclusive Guide Area

Residency Fall Spring
Alaska Resident DB 222 DB 252
Non Resident DB 122 DB 152

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak C-5 & D-5)


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


Bear Harvest

2017 chance of being drawn

Residency Fall Spring
Alaska Resident 2% 12%
Non Resident 100% 100%
  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2017 2 0 Not applicable Not applicable
Spring 2017 6 4 100% 21.37
Fall 2016 2 1 100% 27.69
Spring 2016 7 5 100% 26.46
Fall 2015 4 1 0% 21.63
Spring 2015 6 5 80% 24.11
Fall 2014 6 1 100% 22.69

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area

29¾" (May 6, 1992)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of April 2018):