Sound Bear Hunt
Neil Moomey and Mike Kopcznski, May 2000
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A beautiful Black Bear walks across a tidal flat unaware of my
In Alaska Black Bear can be found in heavy numbers along the coast.
Mike and I walked up this creek in Passage Canal but found no bear signs.
What a beautiful day. The weather was good to us this
You can see Culross Island in the distance.
Mike spotted a large black bear and begins his stalk.
He slowly crawls to within 70 yards.
His scope mounted 30-06 is presented with a nice broadside
He waited about 5 minutes for the bear to get in the right position.
Mike walks up to his prize a nice boar. It ran about 40 yards.
Mike's bear measured 67 inches with a 18.5 inch skull.
Here we used the cameras timer for a group photo.
There were lots of porcupine in the area.
Here's our camp. Mike is glassing for more bear.
They seemed to be everywhere eating grass so I hunted them with my camera.
I got within 30 yards before this one ran away.
Here's my boat anchored as sunset. What a memorable trip this was!