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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

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“Keep Looking!” – Patience is the Key to a Trophy Brown Bear

kodiakbrownbearskiffMy fascination with the giant brown bears of Alaska started when I was about 12 or 13 years old. While looking through a big game record book, It amazed me that eight out of the top ten Coastal brown bears listed, including the world record, came from Kodiak Continue reading “Keep Looking!” – Patience is the Key to a Trophy Brown 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!

Big Bears On The Big Spit

Our transport to and from the Big Spit.
Our transport to and from the Big Spit.

The float plane just kissed the water in Kiliuda Bay. This was “home” for the next nine days, and my second attempt for a Kodiak Island brown bear. I was headed to the “Big Spit,” and I noted the large, flat landmass protruding into the crystal blue water with a stream dumping into the bay. From where we landed, I saw the ocean only a few miles away through the islands of mountains. Continue reading Big Bears On The Big Spit