In many parts of Pennsylvania, black bears may be hunted and harvested by properly licensed hunters during all or a portion of the firearms deer season.
The first day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season resulted in a harvest of 1,297 black bears, according to preliminary totals.
Archery and other early bear season harvest data is not available at this time. Bears have been harvested in 53 counties during the statewide season so far.
Pennsylvania’s black-bear population has jumped from about 18,000 to about 20,000 bears. And the red-oak acorn crop statewide is one for the ages.
A proposed requirement for grizzly bear hunters to carry bear spray, has not been implemented in Wyoming..
Nearly 6,900 successful bear applicants received bear hunting licenses for staggered hunting seasons that started as early as Sept. 9 and ended Oct. 26.
Favorable weather conditions and increased hunting opportunities in western Maryland enabled hunters to achieve a record harvest in the 2016 Maryland Black Bear Hunt.
Hunter and writer, Tom Claycomb gives us a short review of the Mossberg Patriot Synthetic Rifle after a recent brown bear hunt in Alaska.
Before we place .357 Magnum ammo in the museum along with the Atlatl and sling shot let’s take a second to reconsider its self defense relevance.
Vermont hunters who take deer, bear or turkeys must bring them to a reporting station within 48 hours.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department now is accepting online applications for 2017 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear.
As the bear hunting season approaches, the Minnesota DNR is asking hunters to avoid shooting research bears that are marked with large, colorful ear tags and have radio-collars.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy in Cadillac, Michigan, still has seats available for its bear hunting clinics.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the results of the 2016 bear and elk hunting license drawings have been posted at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings.
The Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy in Cadillac, Michigan, will offer bear hunting clinics Saturday, July 30, Sunday, Aug. 7, and Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) and Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF) support the continuation and the expansion of bear hunting season in Florida.
Make no mistake, these groups will shut down bear hunting and all hunting – forever – if we let them…
The 2016 bear and elk hunting application period is open now through June 1. A total of 200 elk and 6,896 bear licenses will be available for the 2016 hunting seasons.
Tony Mudd lives in Reno, Nevada, and guides archery brown bear hunters in Alaska with Knik Glacier Adventures www.knikglacieradventures.com, starting at the end of July each year.
On April 14th, sportsmen and women in Maine were triumphant against a Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) challenge to bear hunting.
I took a brown bear in the fall of 2009, with my PSE original X-Force bow. I was hunting on the Alaskan Peninsula, where I didn’t have to draw a tag.
Sportsmen in Maine were victorious today against a lawsuit brought by the anti hunting trolls at the Humane Society of the United States…
Frank Noska of Wasilla, Alaska, is an extreme bowhunter. Over the years he has developed a hunting technique that defies reason.
We found a trophy-sized polar bear. We got as close as we could with the dog sled; then Nathaniel turned two of his sled dogs loose…
Both Assemblyman Democrats, Eustace and Lesniak, oppose big game hunting, and have been the authors of other bills banning hunting practices…
If you want to hunt or pursue bears during the spring, summer or fall seasons, the time to apply ends Feb. 29. (Pursuit permits allow you to pursue bears with hounds, but you may not take the…..
It was a large harvest, and a heavy one. Pennsylvania hunters harvested a total of 3,748 bears in 2015, the third-highest tally in state history, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported today.
Hunters killed 1,140 bears during the 2015 archery season, including 710 with vertical bows and 430 with crossbows.
Yesterday the NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection formally adopted a black bear management policy that include more bear hunting opportunities for NJ hunters..
A sizable black-bear population awaits hunters in the state’s upcoming bear seasons, which during recent years have been some of the best on record for Pennsylvania bear hunting.
Hunters have harvested almost 900 black bears and more than 5,000 white-tailed deer during the early archery and crossbow seasons that began Sept. 26 and will end Nov. 21, according to Chris…..
The Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee met to consider modifications to expand the bear hunting season, quotas, and geographic range that may be hunted.
SilencerCo had the opportunity to venture into the remote mountains of Alaska in search of brown and black bear…
Before the emotion-laden plea, Gov. Rick Scott had already made it clear that HSUS’ political gamesmanship wouldn’t pressure him to interfere with those who know the subject of black bear management.
The new NJ DEP proposal comprises amendments that address black bear management, including hunting, and the addition of additional hunting days…
In Sights Nutrition Solutions is one of the newest breeds of professional wildlife companies producing enticing and nutritional products for deer, turkey, hogs and now bears.
Every time I return to Maine, I’m never disappointed, whether it’s spent talking to the guides, learning about habitat management or experiencing a close encounter with a black bear…
The radicals at HSUS are making it crystal clear that they do not respect the will of the Maine voters – who have twice sent HSUS and their allies packing with resounding defeats on the SAME issue…
How did the misinformation on Polar Bear Hunting become so rampant? The misinformation is closely linked to the emotionally driven global warming hoax….
It is expected that by Monday morning, more than 7,000 bear hunting permits will have been obtained by licensed hunters from New Jersey…