Tag Archives: Alaska brown bear

Hot Hunt for Brown Bear!

hot-hunt-plane-on-stripAfter landing on a gravel bar between alder patches, I surveyed the tundra from Ted’s camp. It stretched monotonously in all directions, a vast barren plain broken only by the low rolling hills to the north. It looked like Wyoming antelope country, and during my visit it was nearly as dry. Alaska in May of 2014 was experiencing an unprecedented dry spell. Continue reading Hot Hunt for Brown Bear!

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Kodiak Monster

Hunting Kodiak Island
A beautiful day for hunting.

Since I was a child I have always been in love with hunting. It has been something completely ingrained in my life. My earliest memories are of my grandfather coming back home with his prized trophy, venison.  Not being Continue reading Kodiak Monster

Flashback Friday – Giant Moose and Last Day Bear

safariMJ1997coverEditor’s Note: On Friday we reach back into the vast Safari Magazine archives and dust off a gem from the past. This week we travel to Alaska for monster moose and a last minute connection on a big brown bear. This story originally appeared in the May/June 1997 issue of Safari Magazine.

This is the story of a trip to Alaska, where I hunted moose and brown bear from the last day of August until mid-September 1995. The hunt came to pass through a friend, Tom Cwyner of Las Vegas, Nevada. whom I met on Continue reading Flashback Friday – Giant Moose and Last Day Bear

The Biggest Bears!

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: Continue reading The Biggest Bears!