Cubs feed on salmon worry-free as their mother keeps order on the river's edge.
As fall turns to winter, snow dumps on the Fishing Branch River, and bears prepare to head into hibernation.
A dominant male Kodiak bear gorges on salmon before the winter denning season.
A bear, indifferent to my presence, traverses the river's edge.
A grizzly leaps across a pond in the dead of winter.
A bear inspects my underwater housing for brief moment before moving on.
Always on the lookout, a mother bear is constantly scanning in the interest and safety of her cubs.
A grizzly bear cub plays with a remote camera while mom eats a salmon.
A grizzly bear uses his long claws to pick at the best bits of pink salmon.
A young bear stares deep into my camera in a moment of quiet before pouncing forward for another fish.
A powerful, gentle, and beautiful grizzly bear emerges from a shallow dive for salmon.
A grizzly bear rubs itself on a marking tree near the river.
A male grizzly bear is covered in ice from lunging for salmon.
A grizzly chases chum salmon.
A bear races by me in the pursuit of his next meal.
A dead salmon is caught in a back eddy and makes an easy meal for this grizzly.