The forest rangers Julie Clayton and her boyfriend Don Powell find several grizzly-bear slaughtered in the forest. They report to their superior and he comes with the FBI Agent Eric Ashton and his partner and other rangers. They team-up and go to the wilderness by helicopter to seek out the poacher. However, the man kills the rangers and the FBI agent and Julie is seriously wounded. She miraculously survives and learns that her beloved Don was murdered. Julie is deeply affected but when she meets the alcoholic police detective Nick Rollins, he motivates her to live with hate planning revenge. Meanwhile the FBI decides to use Julie as bait to catch the poacher Hanaghan. But Hanaghan has developed a weird attraction for Julie.