Trip Reports 2014 — Bear Bonanza at Brooks

Bear Bonanza at Brooks

2014 Bear Bonanza at Brooks Brooks River

Although the fishing wasn't up to par this year, the number of bears really made up for it. In my 30+ years of visiting the Brooks River I can't remember a trip that had as many bears as we saw this time. The water was pretty low, and while that made for easier wading for us, it certainly did affect the trout fishing. Coupled with the fact that they had just been hammered since opening day in early June, they just didn't like the shallow water, the new channel that had formed in the river, and the almost constant changes...

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