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Salmon run bear catching

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Salmon run bear catching

Do the salmon still run at Brooks Lodge in August, so you can see bears fishing for salmon

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Katmai National Park and Preserve, AK
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1. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Usually August is a poor time for bear-viewing at Brooks: https:/…Bear-Viewing-at-Brooks-Camp.pdf

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2. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Thank you

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I went in mid-August a couple years ago (I love bears, but happened to go for a job interview) and the only bears around were a new mom and cub who never left after the July salmon run because she felt safe there. They said July and September are the time to go.

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4. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Thank you, that's when we are planning too, thank you

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5. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Thank you, that's when we are planning too, thank you

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6. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Like others said best is July and early sep. But if you have to go in August, go to kodiak island instead. The latter is more expensive I think but you can visit an area where the bears are at that time

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Thank you

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8. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Unless you have other reasons for going to Kodiak I suggest you consider a day trip out of Homer or Soldatna.

It will be a lot less expensive and will not use up time that you could otherwise use.

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9. Re: Salmon run bear catching

Good suggestion thank you

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