Several different firearm drills are proposed to simulate real bear defense situations.
Facts show that as early as ten years from now, many Fish and Game agencies which depend on license sales may find themselves short on funds.
In the final segment of the series on the legend and myth of Old Groaner, the author speculates on the actual attack and details how the legend has grown in the era of the Internet.
In the third part of the four part Old Groaner series, the changes in the ’53, ’56, ’86 and ’94 versions of the Old Groaner stories are considered and examined.
Part II of the examination of the creation of the myth of Old Groaner, the mankiller of the Unuk river in Alaska. This part examines the 1953 rewrite of the original article from 1936.
Part 1 of a four part series investigating the myth of Old Groaner, a world record grizzly shot as it attacked Bruce Johnstone on the Unuk river in 1935, written about extensively since then.
Two field geologists in Alaska. Both are women. Both encountered dangerous predatory black bears. One had a gun, one did not.
Habeas corpus is a procedural vehicle intended to secure the rights of human beings who are unlawfully restrained, not nonhuman animals.
Grizzly bears were not in the lower 48 states in North America before humans. Humans were here first.
“If Happy is a person, does that mean that I couldn’t keep a dog?,” Judge Jenny Rivera asked the attorneys.
In 1939, Crist Kolby disappeared. In November of 1939, investigators found his remains. They concluded he had been killed and eaten by wolves, on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
On Thursday, the New Hampshire Senate is scheduled to hold a floor vote on ATV Carry legislation, House Bill 1636.
On Thursday, the California Fish and Game Commission held a meeting and rejected Petition 2021-027 to ban black bear hunting.
The number of documented incidents where people fire handguns in defense against bears increased dramatically after 1960. The numbers remain insignificant compared to bear populations.
This week, Governor Laura Kelly signed pro-hunting legislation, House Bill 2456, into law. The measure will go into effect on July 1, 2022.
In the 2022 update, 20 more incidents have been documented where pistols or handguns have been fired in defense against bears, with a 98% success rate for 123 total incidents.
Of 123 documented cases where handguns were fired in defense against bears, three failures were documented. Here are the three cases, analysis and commentary.
There was a time in America when universities taught young adults how to think, not what to think – not anymore.
An update to include eleven cases where pistols were fired in defense against bears. These cases are not included in the statistics because other items were used against the bear in the incident.
Kansas Senate passed House Bill 2456, to create the option of a lifetime hunting and fishing license for children.