Kodiak Mountain Goat Hunting Area DG/RG 478
South Road System

(USGS Maps - Kodiak B-1, C-2 & C-3)

Location:

Northern Kodiak, South and East of Womens Bay and to the headwaters of Russian Creek, the east side of Center Mountain south downstream of the headwaters of Rough Creek. Hunt area includes Kalsin Ridge, a portion of Center Mountain, and the Marin Range. See area map (Image file 123 kB) for more information.

Land Ownership:

Most of the goat country is managed by the state of Alaska. www.dnr.alaska.gov/mlw/planning/easmtatlas/kodiak/.

Access:

Goats occupy Kalsin Ridge, Center Mountain and the Marin Range. Most of the hunt area is easily accessed by foot off of the road system, but a few hunters fly into Summit Lake.

Population Trend:

From 2013 to 2017 the population of goats in this area has ranged from 300 to 370 goats.

Area Hunt No. Permits % Draw
(2017)
South Road System DG478 60 3%

Mountain Goat Harvest Data:

DG478 (Draw Hunt)

Year Permits Issued Hunters Afield Harvest % Success
2017 90 53 32 total (21 male, 11 female) 60%
2016 75 45 27 total (19 male, 8 female) 60%
2015 90 59 37 total (25 male, 12 female) 63%
2014 90 56 32 total (16 male, 16 female) 57%
2013 75 44 28 total (16 male, 12 female) 64%
2012 75 47 26 total (20 male, 6 female) 55%
2011 75 49 28 total (17 male, 11 female) 57%
2010 75 42 25 total (15 male, 10 female) 60%

RG478 (Registration Hunt)

Year Permits Issued Hunters Afield Harvest % Success
2017 67 24 9 total (6 male, 3 female) 38%
2016 71 20 4 total (1 male, 3 female) 20%
2015 0 0 0 NA
2014 82 28 6 total (4 male, 2 female) 21%
2013 69 27 5 total (4 male, 1 female) 19%
2012 70 31 4 total (4 male) 13%
2011 59 27 3 total (2 male, 1 female) 11%
2010 60 23 6 total (3 male, 3 female) 26%