The biggest Kodiak bear ever recorded was a male bear that weighed in at 2,200 pounds. This massive bear was found on the Alaska Peninsula in the early 1900s. The Kodiak bear is a subspecies of the brown bear and is one of the largest bears in the world. Males can weigh up to 1,500 pounds and females can weigh up to 900 pounds. The average adult male Kodiak bear stands about 10 feet tall when standing on its hind legs and can reach lengths of up to 9 feet from nose to tail. Females are typically smaller, but can still reach lengths of over 7 feet from nose to tail.