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.