Brown Bears Fishing at Katmai National Park and Preserve

photo of the week for Thursday, 2008, July 10
Photographer: Peter Hamel

Brooks River Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve is a popular fishing spot for brown bears, which manage to tolerate close quarters when the salmon are running.

On the Web: www.nps.gov/katm

Comments

The bears in the water are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

I can't wait to get there this week end with two of our 11 grandchildren.

Grandma Betty

That is an incredible image. The beauty reminds me of the Great Bear Rainforest which I visited last year. Nice to see nature at play in a safe place!

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