Kodiak Island – Bear
Of all brown bear hunting areas in Alaska, and probably the world, the “Kodiak Brown Bear” is probably the most well known. Kodiak Island is a massive piece of land that stretches 100 miles long and probably 75 miles wide. The less famous but productive Afognak Island is found on the northeast side of Kodiak Island.
The bears on Kodiak have thrived well under modern game management and have approached their highest numbers in this century. Strict quotas on residents and non-residents in the area will ensure quality hunting for years to come. Kodiak Island is also very mountainous. The islands rise out of the ocean to heights of over 4,000 feet. Bears can be found anywhere in between. The island allows hunters both back country fly-in camps as well as cabins located on the ocean and large lakes that are accessed by float plane.