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Alaska

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

Huge Halibut

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.

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Sighting a Kodiak Brownie is the highlight of more than one traveler’s trip to Alaska.
Sighting a Kodiak Brownie is the highlight of more than one traveler’s trip to Alaska.

A native with a huge halibut
A native with a huge halibut

   
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