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From the Emmy-nominated journalist who documented disappearing salmon across the Northwest, comes the chase of a lifetime for an animal that devours fish. Grizzlies.

"I want to show you what happens when the wild tries to make its way with us in the way," says Kris Millgate, outdoor journalist and owner of Tight Line Media. "To do that, I went underwater for salmon in Ocean to Idaho. Now I definitely need my head above water for what’s next."

Twenty episodes from the 2022 road trip for field production of On Grizzly Ground are curated on this site and Millgate’s YouTube channel.

"We spent the last two years understanding all the challenges disappearing salmon face to return to Idaho," says Travis Zmak, Teton Toyota managing partner on behalf of your local Toyota Dealers. "Most people think that when a species reaches recovery, the difficulties are over. We are about to find out what the other side of recovery looks like."

Ride shotgun with Millgate, Toyota and Vista Outdoor through Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park plus portions of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.

“Vista Outdoor’s purpose is to be known as a passionate outdoor company whose brands, products and culture unite people around a shared love and responsibility for the outdoors,” says Kelly Reisdorf, Vista Outdoor, Inc chief communications officer. “Our purpose is built on a few foundational pillars – one of which is a duty to preserve wildlife and enhance the wild places where they live. Projects like On Grizzly Ground are critical to fulfill that mission and we are proud to lend our support.”

On Grizzly Ground is a multimedia expedition documenting helps and hurdles federally protected bears encounter as they expand their territory in the West. Millgate completed field production in October 2022. On Grizzly Ground, the film, premieres summer 2023.