BearCam! Grizzlies Fishing for Salmon - Live!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with New Paradigm Partners LLC EB #1326335

Brown Bears Fishing

(Photo - Explore.Org)

I just came across this incredible live footage of brown bears fishing on the Brooks River in Alaska's Katmai National Park. They have webcams set up at Brooks Falls, and every year, over a hundred of these bears show up to feast on Sockeye Salmon during spawning season.

The best times to view are between 6:30 AM and 11:30 PM, Alaska Standard Time.

Here's the link:

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Mary & Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC
2601 S. Lemay Ave. #41
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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www.maryanddick.com

 

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Debbie Laity
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Hi, Dick...I saved this to my favorites. The rest of the family will love it, too.

Jul 28, 2012 06:42 AM #20
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This is soo coool!  My sons are fascinated by this. Thanks so much for sharing it!

Jul 28, 2012 08:50 AM #21
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Wow this is just so cool I am going to have to reblog it too!

Jul 28, 2012 12:05 PM #22
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bears fishing, live webcam

Jul 28, 2012 12:06 PM #23
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Dick what a great post. Those Bears have good taste Copper River Salmon from Alaska is the best :))

Jul 28, 2012 08:33 PM #24
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Dick, this is Day 2, and I still haven't seen one of these big guys catch a fish!  It is addicting.

Jul 28, 2012 08:33 PM #25
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Hi Dick, I have seen a poster of a grizzly catching a spawning salmon in mid-air. It looked way too easy like the fish jumped into the waiting bear's mouth.  Everything loves fresh Pacific Salmon including me.

Jul 29, 2012 08:02 PM #26
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I've spent way too much time over the last several days watching these guys, and I've got to the point where I recognize individual bears. Their strategies vary, depending on their spot. The most successful one is the dark brown one that likes the spot in the water right in the foreground - he sticks his head underwater to watch for the fish moving back to make another run at the falls after a failed attempt. The guy who sits above the falls waiting for them to jump in his mouth is pretty good too.
Jul 29, 2012 08:20 PM #27
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Hey, Dick!  I included this post in Last Week's Favorites.  I finally saw one of the big guys chewing on a salmon!  And he didn't share!

Jul 29, 2012 08:21 PM #28
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Dick:

Thanks for letting us know about the bear cam.  I will look at it tomorrow.  Hope to catch some bears having lunch.

Jul 29, 2012 09:04 PM #29
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How cool is this?  What I would like even better would be a ticket to get there....it'd be even better to see them in person!!!  Good words!

Jul 30, 2012 05:47 AM #30
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By the way....I just clicked on this....awesome, but I felt the coldness of the water as I watched....awesome!

Jul 30, 2012 06:00 AM #31
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Just got back from Vegas and this kind of reminds me of the dealers waiting on the gamblers. I don't gamble so it was fun to watch.

Jul 30, 2012 01:14 PM #32
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How Cool is this?  I'd love to have one in my neighborhood, a well develped semi-urban area where people keep spotting/seeing foxes, a coyote and an eagle.

Jul 31, 2012 06:11 AM #33
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Susan Neal
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Omigosh, Dick!  I love this!  I started watching, and as one of the bears caught a couple I realized this live cam could become addictive, as I was rooting for the other one to finally catch a fish!  Thanks for sharing this great site!

Aug 04, 2012 07:31 PM #34
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Dick, unreal LIVE! My wife's cousin has lived in Alaska Anchorage for the past 25 years and she and hubby raised their 3 children there.  It's neat to see those bears scooping up the booty.

Aug 04, 2012 07:41 PM #35
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Hi Dick...sorry I missed your post this Summer, Thanks for sharing the Bear web cam in the Rain!

Cheers

Oct 24, 2012 09:38 AM #36
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This is a cool post.  Interesting that there is a bear cam set up and people from all over can see.

Jan 13, 2014 07:04 PM #37
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Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield
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Thanks for sharing this!  I am now going to be hooked on watching this cam (I love watching eagle cams, too!).

Apr 02, 2014 05:10 PM #38
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Hi Dick. Ok, soooo cool. I admit I fast forwarded through this lazy dazy Bear afternoon. I loved the fact that the three blonde baby-bears stayed obediently at the side of the water throughout the entire 39 minutes dip. Momma Bear got in and cavorted around, but those babies were soooo good to just hang out on the side. I wish some certain human babies I know were as obedient! LOL! Great Post - I suggested it!

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