Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 25
Uganik Island, Terror Bay

Drawing Hunt Designation

Exclusive Guide Area

Residency Fall Spring
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)


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

2017 chance of being drawn

Residency Fall Spring
Alaska Resident 1% 8%
Non Resident 100% 100%
  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2017 0 0 Not applicable Not applicable
Spring 2017 7 5 80% 25.62
Fall 2016 4 1 0% 22.13
Spring 2016 5 0 Not applicable Not applicable
Fall 2015 3 1 0% 22.50
Spring 2015 9 4 75% 26.40
Fall 2014 3 0 Not applicable Not applicable

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area

29 3/8" (Spring 2009)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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