Got home a day or two ago from the last brownie hunt this year. I was over in the eastern wrangell mtns with a couple guys looking to wrap up 2 bears for free rides back to OK. Conditons were cold, sub zero most of the time with lots of river ice, makin' crossings and adventure everytime with the changing ice and river channels. We managed one bear on the first night about a 7.75' boar, then on day 6 i believe three of the 4 of us fell thru fresh river ice enroute to about a 9 footer. Soaking wet, and mostly frozen with one gun froze solid the client put a bad shot into the bear and we watched as he ran away and out of lives for ever.....not how i wante to see bear #115 go...but i sometimes dont' get to pick.
Some photos from the trip.