Home of the Largest Bears in North America
Taken in the summer of 2010, these 3 bears were salmon fishing at the Russian River out at Bell's Flats, just a five minue drive north of Kodiak near the airport. We decided to fish elsewhere ourselves that day.
Sept 2011 update... We came across the medium sized bear on the right in the above photo while silver salmon fishing on the Russian River. The bear has gotten much larger than last year and is much faster than he looks. He made it real clear that this was his creek. So after a short but fast sprint to the car we went further on out the road and let him fish all by his lonesome. What happened to sharing? And I know, never run from a bear - right....
Other take away from that day. We get to the car and 11 year old turns to me and says "aren't the adults supposed to stay calm and not frighten us children?"