Fish and Game Home

Alaska Department of Fish and Game


Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 24
Uganik Lake

EXCLUSIVE AREA

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 224

DB 254

Non Resident

DB 124

DB 154

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak C-4 & C-5)

Location: Northwestern Kodiak Island, including the East Arm of Uganik Bay, Uganik Lake, Uganik River drainage up to Mt. Glotoff. See area map (Image file 94 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Uganik River flows through grass/salmonberry and cottonwoods flats along the lower elevations. It is surrounded by dense alder covered steep slopes. Alpine areas start at about 1500'. Inland area is composed of steep ridges with several small alpine lakes. The southeast end is extremely mountainous with steep ridges with glaciers and permanent snowfields.

Land Ownership: Most of the area is within Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge with some private inholdings.

Public Use Cabins: A U.S. Fish & Wildlife cabin located on Uganik Lake.

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

5%

16%

Non Resident

100%

100%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

7

3

67%

24.56

Fall 2013

5

2

100%

25.44

Spring 2013

6

4

80%

26

Fall 2012

2

1

100%

25.19

Spring 2012

7

2

0%

23.35

Fall 2011

4

2

50%

24.94

Spring 2011

9

6

100%

24.58

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 28 7/8" (May 1, 1985)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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