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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 22
Uganik Bay

EXCLUSIVE AREA

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

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

5%

8%

Non Resident

100%

100%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

7

3

100%

26.02

Fall 2013

5

2

50%

22.43

Spring 2013

8

2

100%

24.44

Fall 2012

4

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--

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Spring 2012

7

5

83%

25.14

Fall 2011

3

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--

--

Spring 2011

7

6

67%

24.40

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29¾" (May 6, 1992)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of February 2014):