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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 27
Sharatin Bay

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 227

DB 257

Non Resident

DB 127

DB 157

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak C-3 & D-3)

Location: Northern Kodiak Island, including the eastern portion of Kizhuyak Bay, Sharatin Bay, with the southern boundary bordering Center Mountain. See area map.

Topography and Habitat: Grass and cottonwoods flats along the lower elevations and river valleys. Dense alder on the steep slopes up to the alpine areas, that start at 1500'. Inland area is composed to low ridges and foothills intersected by numerous drainages.

Land Ownership: Lands around Kizhuyak Bay are Afognak Native Corporation lands, with some lands east of Sharatin Bay being Ouzinkie Native Corporation lands. The State manages the interior lands south of Elbow Creek.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2006 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

10%

27%

Non Resident

50%

NA

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

5

3

100%

26.47

Fall 2013

7

1

0%

23.13

Spring 2013

5

0

--

--

Fall 2012

4

0

--

--

Spring 2012

6

2

100%

24

Fall 2011

5

0

--

--

Spring 2011

8

4

100%

23.50

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 29¾" (May 5, 1967)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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