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... we saw two large bears approximately 100 metres away. In this area of Alaska there are only brown grizzly's and they have the reputation of being the biggest bears. As we slowly approached the large sow and male bear we would stop from time to time to let the bears get used to us. The male bear was trying to win the affections of the sow and she would have nothing of it. Each time the male bear would approach the sow she would move further away, If the male ...
... before it can be grabbed by another bear or one of the flock of ever-watchful gulls and crows.
We wore hip waders, so were actually able to stand in the stream to watch this spectacle. And even reciprocated when our guide warned us at one moment to move back as a bear approached, Sandra missed her footing and fell backwards into the stream. Sandra emerged very wet, but otherwise unharmed. The bears seemed rather ...
... row 3. We were quickly transferred from the float plane docks to the King Salmon airport to catch our flight to Anchorage. Sitting in the King Salmon airport, you get to see a lot of characters. It’s a very interesting place. Many of the fishermen are bringing in lots of different containers with the fish they caught, there are multiple pets around, there are no security checks or baggage scans, and there’s only one gate.
We did get out of ...
... We were able to spend several hours watching the bears today before heading back to the lodge to get our float plane back to King Salmon. Tonight we are staying in the King Salmon Inn (not the Four Seasons, for sure). King Salmon is a very small town in the middle of nowhere. There are very few places to stay and fewer places to eat. The Inn, although clean and recently built or renovated, is nothing to write home about, but does provide us with shelter and a ...
... we spend almost a week getting everything ready from hanging nets, gathering firewood and listening to all the rumors as to when AD F & G will open the fishing.
On the 24th we received the word that there was to be a 24 hour opener from 12am to 12am. The beach was alive with all crews getting all last minute tasks completed. We had decided to fish the whole period so loaded up the skiff with food, spare clothing and thermoses full ...
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