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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 28
Wild Creek

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 228

DB 258

Non Resident

DB 128

DB 158

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak C-3)

Location: Northeastern Kodiak Island, including the northern portion of Hidden Basin, east of Rough Creek, Wild Creek, the west side of Saltery Creek, with the northern boundary being Center and Crown Mountains. See area map (Image file 82 kB).

Topography and Habitat: Broken terrain along Ugak Bay is vegetated by a mix of alders and grass/salmonberry meadows. As you move inland, dense alder thickets cover steep hillsides. Grass/salmonberry and cottonwood flats dominate areas in the lower elevations and river valleys. Alpine areas start at about 1500'.

Land Ownership: Primarily managed by the State of Alaska, with some private lands located around Hidden Basin and Saltery Lake.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Fall

Spring

2009 chance of being drawn

Alaska Resident

6%

16%

Non Resident

100%

100%

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

8

2

100%

22.88

Fall 2013

7

1

0%

22.81

Spring 2013

8

3

0%

21.87

Fall 2012

7

4

75%

21.14

Spring 2012

12

3

67%

24

Fall 2011

5

1

0%

22.31

Spring 2011

6

3

67%

23.75

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 28¼" (April 27, 1997)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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