04/24/14 - 4:16pm
Author’s note: This column first appeared in the Clarion Jan. 23, 2004. With both bears and people starting to emerge from their dens this month, it’s a timely reminder, as well as a warning. — LP
At a remote Alaskan lodge, several anglers and a couple of guides were rehashing the day’s fishing. One of the anglers remarked that a brown bear had poked its head out of the brush near his group.
“What did you do?” another angler asked.
“I ran,” said one of the guides.