By7 Leighann Bodenchuk, Editorial Assistant
Subscribers B. and S. Kieffer took to the water for their black bear hunt on Kuiu Island with Eli Lucas of Alaska Coastal Hunting (907-772-3405; www.emydonhunting.com
), booked through Jack Atcheson & Sons (406-782-2382; www.atcheson.com
They report "great food, great equipment and a hardworking, knowledgeable guide." Kieffer says the highlight of the hunt was getting great bears with his wife.
The couple reports seeing six to eight bears per day. They had "numerous opportunities on good-sized, mature bears." They each eventually took a bear, one measuring seven feet and one inch and the other seven feet. Skulls measured 18 7/8 inches and 18 1/4 inches respectively....