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Kodiak Brown Bear Hunting Area 30
Kodiak Road System (Registration Hunt)

Fall

Spring

Drawing Hunt Designation:

Alaska Resident

DB 230

DB 260

Non Resident

DB 230

DB 260

Area Description

(USGS Maps - Kodiak B-1, C-1, C-2, D-1 & D-2)

Location: Northeast Kodiak Island east of a line from the mouth of Saltery Creek to Crag Point, and Spruce Island. See area map (Image file 209 kB).

Topography and Habitat: This area includes the city of Kodiak, villages of Chiniak and Ouzinkie, and the associated road system. Coastal areas vary from large tidal flats, sandy beaches, to steep rocky cliffs. Grasslands, alder, willow, cottonwoods, and Sitka spruce occupy the lowlands and river valleys. Inland area vary from flat bench lands and foothills to steep ridges and rugged peaks.

Land Ownership: Lands have mixed ownership with Ouzinkie Native Corporation land occupying most of the northern portion of the hunt area. Leisnoi Inc. owns land around both Middle and Kalsin Bays. The remainder is land owned by the State of Alaska, The U.S. Coast Guard, and the Kodiak Island Borough.

Public Use Cabins: None.

Bear Harvest

Hunters Afield

Bears Harvested

Percent Males

Average Skull Size

Spring 2014

36

2

100%

26.63

Fall 2013

84

5

100%

22.25

Spring 2013

69

15

67%

24.45

Fall 2012

130

16

88%

24.73

Spring 2012

48

6

67%

22.58

Fall 2011

110

21

76%

22.48

Spring 2011

63

5

20%

23.10

Largest bear killed in this Hunt Area: 30¼" (November 3, 1998)
"Green" measurement - Not Official

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