where bears fish and humans roam

Where bears, fish, and humans roam

Transitioning between seasons can often push your senses to work overtime. This is especially true in summer and autumn in the Atnarko River corridor, where the river comes alive with Chinook, chum, pink, sockeye, and coho salmon runs. The smell of a river containing spawned-out fish is unforgettable, and one I have grown fond of. Carcasses swirl in eddies before sinking to the river bed or…