The Alaskan Brown Bear is one of the largest land-dwelling carnivores in the world. Solitary, elusive and extremely anti-social these big beasts have no natural enemies other than humans and will eat pretty much anything, favoring salmon when available. Here are the biggest Brown bears in the SCI Record Book.
There are no images for the number 1 and 2 bears. They are:
#1 Skull measures 31 2/16″ taken by Marvin Winter in Cold Bay, Alaska
#2 Skull measures 30 11/16″ taken by Michael Ward on Kokiak Is., Alaska
#3 Will Gay took this monster bear in 1997 on Kodiak Is., Alaska. Skull measured 30 10/16″.
#4 Jan Erik Blom took this giant near Cinder River, Alaska in 1996 guided by Gary King of Cinder River Lodge. It measured 30 8/16″.
#5 John Smoll scored this bear in 1994 near Cinder River, Alaska. The skull measured 30 6/16″.
#9 Aaron Simser took this brown on Kodiak Is., AK in 2012 with Frank Bishop of Alaska Wildlife Adventure. the skull measured 30 3/16″.
#8 John Schuchart scored this big brown in 1998 on Kodiak Is., AK with Alaska Trophy Safaris. The skull measures 30 3/16″.
#10 Robert Castle took this bear near Uganik Bay, AK in 2006, guided by Dick Roher. The skull measured 30 1/16″.
#10 Jiro Miyamoto took this bear in 1992 in Cold Bay AK. It measured 30 1/16″.
#8 Cindy Rhodes brought down this big bear in 1997 near Kiavak Bay, AK with Andy Runyan of Exclusive Alaskan Hunts. It measures 30 3/16″.
#7 Francisco Minieri holds the number seven spot with this bear taken at Kiavak Bay, AK in 1986. It measured 30 4/16″.
#6 Randy Cain bagged this big bear with the help of AAA Alaskan Outfitters in 1992. The skull measured 30 5/16″.
#5 Hector Quintanilla scored this beaut in 2013 near Stepovak Bay, AK with the help of Preston Cavner. It measures 30 6/16″.
#5 Alden Landreville took this bear near Wildman Lake, AK in 1998. It measured 30 6/16″.