Some grizzly bears are more active and splash around trying to catch salmon, however in the deep water this is often a waste of time. Bears need to pin the salmon against the bottom and them grab them with their mouth and in deep water this becomes a problem making their success rate very low. It is hard to build up the necessary layer of fat if you ate using more calories catching salmon than eating salmon.
… to another viewing area overlooking the salmon ladder. I known the guests were not happy about the move as it seemed we were never going to get good pictures of a grizzly. But the waiting in the new location had its advantages. We were about 20 meters (yards) above the salmon ladder when…Visit our Blog