The Kamchatka brown bear is virtually the same bear that is found in Alaska. These salmon eating bears inhabit the coastal areas and move back and forth from the mountains to the coasts for feeding, mating and hibernation. The Kamchatka Peninsula has many rivers, lakes and streams, as well as thick forested regions that make this ideal bear habitat. Bear populations are very good and hunters have a realistic chance to take a bear in the 8 ½ to 10 foot (squared) class. Safari Outfitters opened hunting in Kamchatka in 1990. We know it well and have maintained a success rate near 100% over the years. We hunt in the central regions of Kamchatka in areas near Palana and Esso.
Spring is the best time to hunt bears. Hunting is conducted with the use of snow machines and on foot at times with snow shoes. The optimal time to hunt is when the bears are coming out of dens looking for food and mates. You will find the local guides to be friendly, experienced and hard working.
We can supply you with more details, maps, references, gear lists, etc. upon request. Safari Outfitters has more experience in this region of the world than any other company. We will coordinate your gun permits, visas and all needed documentation to ensure your hunting adventure goes off without a hitch!
Brown bear in Russia.