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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 25
Uganik Island, Terror Bay

EXCLUSIVE AREA

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 225

DB 255

Non Resident

DB 125

DB 155

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak C-3, C-4, D-4 & D-5)

Location: Northern Kodiak Island, including the Uganik Island, Uganik Passage, Terror River, and Terror Lake. See area map (Image file 74 kB).

Topography and Habitat: This area includes a wide variety of habitats. Grass/salmonberry and cottonwoods flats are common along the lower elevations and river valleys. Dense alder thickets interspersed with grass/salmonberry meadows cover steep slopes. Alpine areas start at 1500'. Inland area is composed to low ridges and foothills intersected by numerous drainages with a few small lakes. The southeast end is extremely mountainous with steep ridges with permanent snowfields. Uganik Island consists of several steep hills up to 2034'. Alders and grass/salmonberry meadows are the dominant vegetation on the island.

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

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

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2013 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

4%

9%

Non Resident

100%

100%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

5

4

100%

26.08

Fall 2013

3

1

0%

23.13

Spring 2013

8

4

75%

24.94

Fall 2012

1

1

100%

21.31

Spring 2012

6

4

25%

26.81

Fall 2011

3

1

0%

20.38

Spring 2011

5

3

100%

24.02

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29 3/8" (Spring 2009)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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