Kodiaks Brown Bears
Kodiak Brown Bears
Kodiak Island is home to worldfamous
brown bears. Known for their huge size and large
numbers, sighting a Kodiak Brownie is the highlight of
more than one traveler’s trip to Alaska. Visitors craving
views of the big beasts can take the state ferry to Kodiak,
book cabins in Katmai National Park and Preserve or hop
on one of many privately operated bear-viewing tours
Homer fisherman call them "barn door" halibut because of their huge size.
Of course, not every angler who visits Alaska will catch the big one, but respectable halibut
are definitely here for the taking from Alaska’s cold waters. Charter a boat out of Homer,
Deep Creek, Dutch Harbor, Seward or many places along the Southeast Inside Passage to
the best fishing spots where the delectable white fish lurks below.
Sighting a Kodiak Brownie is the highlight of more than one traveler’s trip to Alaska.
A native with a huge halibut