A female brown bear carries her catch to the shore for a easier place to eat.
The sea gulls look on as this brown bear finishes the last morsel of fish.
Where's My Fish At?
Looking for a salmon snack.
Should I Take a Nap
I am so full of salmon I just need to take a nap.
This big guy laid on the rocks for an hour after satiating himself on chum salmon.
What's All the Fuss?
These two bears kept mouthing each other off and on all day. The third bear wandered in close but didn't join the play.
Nap Time With Mom
These two cubs are getting ready to take a nap with mom at McNeil River Wildlife Sanctuary.
Yearling Cubs in the Sedge
As we wandered our way back to camp these two yearling brown bears stuck there heads up. Mom was just outside of the photo.
The Bear Track
When you see a fresh track like this in the mud you become much more aware of your surroundings.
The chase is on as another salmon tries to get away.
A bear tends to get wet chasing salmon all day.
Waiting for the Fish
Patiently waiting for a salmon dinner to swim by.
This bear "Braveheart" would sit in the heaviest current creating an eddy for the fish to swim into.
Looking for the Next Meal
Keep staring at the water long enough and a fish will slap you in the face.
What You Lookin At?
A moment when the bear starts thinking you might be an easy meal then you realize he is telling you to be quiet so you don't scare the fish.
Lookin' at Mom
Mother bear is fishing across the river as these two COY (cup of this year) look on.
Looking for salmon fins to chase.
Look at those white toe nails. She is a unique bear.
Action at the Lagoon
This pretty girls begins the chase for her next meal.
Sow brown bear and her cub relax in their high vantage point.
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