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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 25
Uganik Island, Terror Bay

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
2006 chance of being drawn
Alaska Resident 8% 9%
Non Resident 100% 100%

  Hunters Afield Bears Harvested Percent Males Average Skull Size
Fall 2010 2 1 100% 26.88
Spring 2010 7 4 75% 26.19
Fall 2009 1 0 0% 0
Spring 2009 7 5 80% 25.98
Fall 2008 1 0 0% 0
Spring 2008 8 4 50% 24.71
Fall 2007 3 2 100% 24.75
Spring 2007 8 5 100% 25.85
Fall 2006 2 0 0% 0
Spring 2006 8 7 86% 23.64
Fall 2005 4 2 50% 24.16
Spring 2005 9 3 67% 24.33

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 2011):