What Lies Beneath the Koktuli River

What Lies Beneath the Koktuli River by Eric Parker It’s 3:00 AM and we take turns rowing into a headwind somewhere in remote Alaska. We’re lost amongst a giant network of braided channels. Exhausted and covered in bug bites from head to toe, after ten days on the Koktuli River, we’re forced to paddle an…

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Brown Bears of Alaska Bush Plane Adventure

Thirty Year Search Brown bears of Alaska bush plane adventure is the culmination of a thirty-year search. Back in the late 80’s, I was a young photographer trying to earn a living making pictures of whatever creatures I could find. I grew up in northern Minnesota and I loved bears. It began with black bears,…

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Thanks for the kind words

Thanks for being a wonderful host, leader, & pilot during our visit to Katmai.  Janet and I both had a great time.  I have a few pictures I thought I’d share with you.

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To the Incredible Staff of Bristol Bay Sportfishing Lodge

We came to you with much anticipation and excitement; drawn to Iliamna by the allure of the Alaskan wilderness. We experienced in awe the grandeur of the landscape in tundra, rivers, falls, glaciers, lakes, mountains and the turning of the leaves. It was glorious! We gasped in the presence of majestic bears and were thrilled…

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Alaska’s Feast of the Grizzly Bears!

The salmon run in Alaska is one of the highlights of the year for both fishermen and photographers, and I’m pretty confident in making a bold statement that this safari probably offers the very best in action wildlife photography of any trip we or anyone else offers! The ability to access remote lakes, rivers and…

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Dall Sheep

A few days ago I was flying in the mountains not far from the lodge. i saw a large band of dall sheep. Years ago When I was guiding hunters we hunted them and spent 6 weeks a year in sheep country I realized how much I miss being on the mountain in sheep country…

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Alaska! Winter is here!

Winter has arrived here in Alaska. -9 degrees in Iliamna this morning. We struggled with the float plane on the last 3 flights of the season yesterday. Wading in water when it is that cold is brutal. The bears are heading into their dens and the caribou are at the tail end of the rutting…

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