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Date registered: May 6, 2011

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  1. Brooks Camp 2017 — June 23, 2017
  2. Getting the most out of your Brooks Camp visit — July 4, 2016
  3. Bearviewing at Brooks Camp Begins Tomorrow — June 30, 2014
  4. Homer Newbie Chronicles: Fly-Hike-Boat — June 24, 2014
  5. Volcanoes, bears, and a glacier… all in a flightsee! — June 5, 2014

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  1. Visiting Dick Proenneke’s cabin in Twin Lakes — 4 comments
  2. Winning the Land Lottery — 2 comments
  3. Homer Newbie Chronicles: The 1-Hour Flightsee — 1 comment

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Jun 23

Brooks Camp 2017

Today, June 23, we did the first bear viewing trip of this season at Brooks Camp and Falls in Katmai National Park. While it is still slow with bears showing up for their favorite meal, there were sows with cubs visiting the Falls. Normally sows with cubs stay away from the waterfall – with boars …

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Jul 04

Getting the most out of your Brooks Camp visit

In July, the waterfalls at Brooks River are packed with salmon jumping upstream to get to their spawning grounds. This attracts the crowds – of hungry coastal brown bears! That is great since it is an incredible sight to be seen. However, these sights attract crowds of people. Most of us try to avoid standing …

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Jun 30

Bearviewing at Brooks Camp Begins Tomorrow

Brooks Camp bear viewing for the 2016 season is on! Fish are jumping and the bears are in the falls. The bear camera is live now, so stay tuned to see how many bears are out there each day! Brooks Camp is located at the mouth of the Brooks River on the shore of Naknek …

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Jun 24

Homer Newbie Chronicles: Fly-Hike-Boat

Uran here again reporting on my most recent flight adventure – the Fly-Hike-Boat we offer in conjunction with Mako’s Water Taxi. Our esteemed pilot Jimmy got the trip started off with a quick and beautiful scenic flight over to Leisure Lake (China Poot Lake). He pulled the plane up to the beach at the entrance …

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Jun 05

Volcanoes, bears, and a glacier… all in a flightsee!

Interested in seeing bears but don’t have an entire day to devote to a bear viewing trip? Join us on a volcano and bear viewing tour and see bears from the air! This 1.5 hour flightsee leaves from Beluga Lake in Homer and heads west over the Cook Inlet towards the Mt. Iliamna volcano. You …

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Jun 02

Homer Newbie Chronicles: The 1-Hour Flightsee

Hello all. Uran here. As the newest Steller Air employee and brand-new Homer transplant, I have been given the difficult task of jumping on our flights to get familiar with the area and our offerings. I know. It sounds just awful, doesn’t it? However, I’m a dutiful employee, and it’s part of my training, so …

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Apr 07

Brooks Camp bear viewing in July!

It’s been a crazy 2014 already with lots of reservations coming in for July.  Brooks Camp is one of the most popular destinations for bear viewing in Alaska.  In July, you can observe dozens of bears fishing the famous Brooks waterfalls, sometimes pulling salmon right out of the air.  Its also exciting watching the sockeye …

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Feb 16

July filling up fast for bear viewing at Brooks Camp!

Reservations for the 2014 season have already started piling in.  It looks like July is going to fill up fast, especially for trips to Brooks camp for bear viewing.  We already have several days completely filled. Be sure to call soon to reserve your spot! Brooks Camp is located at the mouth of the Brooks …

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Aug 25

Take a Scenic Day Trip to Dick Proenneke’s Cabin on Twin Lakes!

Proenneke Cabin on Twin Lakes, Lake Clark National Park Alaska

Dick Proenneke was a naturalist who lived alone for 30 years in Twin Lakes, in a log cabin he built himself from resources found on the land.  Proenneke documented every day in journals and video of his life in the wilderness. These recordings eventually aired on PBS in a documentary called Alone in the Wilderness, and …

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Jun 21

Visiting Dick Proenneke’s cabin in Twin Lakes

Dick Proenneke's cabin in Twin Lakes

We recently took a couple to visit Dick Proenneke’s cabin in Twin Lakes.  The husband has been a long time fan of Proenneke and his famous documentary and journals. For those of you who aren’t as familiar, Dick Proenneke was a naturalist who lived alone for 30 years in Twin Lakes, Alaska very simply in …

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