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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
Fall 2010 98 18 67% 23.20
Spring 2010 41 3 33% 22.52
Fall 2009 108 17 71% 22.37
Spring 2009 61 8 100% 25.36
Fall 2008 140 25 56% 23.01
Spring 2008 51 8 75% 24.12
Fall 2007 110 11 64% 22
Spring 2007 66 8 50% 24.31
Fall 2006 102 12 75% 22.1
Spring 2006 85 7 86% 24.04
Fall 2005 96 6 83% 22.25
Spring 2005 70 6 83% 25.71

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

Guides registered for this Hunt Area (as of February 2011):