Category Archives: Kaktovik Alaska

Polar Bear Blog – Different Polar Bears, Different Places

Well, my brain is all twisted up after that trip! I’ll try to be a bit more eloquent than my last post but the message is still the same… I was pretty anti-hunting before this trip (and I guess I still am) but, man, there is something about a polar bear hunt that really gets inside you. Roland and I tracked bears for almost two weeks, following pressure ridges and open leads on the sea ice. Tracks were few and far between, some of the elders said that when the bears are around town in November … Continue Reading ››