Archive for bear attack

Man Goes Hand-to-Hand with Wounded Bear, Wins

When game's wounded, though, we're aware that all bets are off. Such a scenario played out in Duxbury, Minn., earlier this fall, when an unarmed hunter was attacked by a wounded, 525-pound black bear that he and a few companions had been tracking. The twist ending? Not only did he survive the encounter; he won the fight.

December 15, 2014

Black Bears Come to Blows in New Jersey

Video of a black bear on black bear battle royale—purportedly filmed in Rockaway, New Jersey—hit YouTube last week, and has been making its rounds online.

November 07, 2014

Shoot Bear Where?

Stopping a bear charge requires quick action and good aim.

March 14, 2014

Grouse Hunter Kills Mauling Black Bear

Why did the grouse hunter carry a gun? In case of a bear attack, of course. Unfortunately, the unlikely scenario became a frightening reality for one Wisconsin man and his dog.

November 05, 2013

Bears and BBQ Don't Mix

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June 20, 2013

Farmer's Shotgun Blast Halts Rabid Bear

Some marvel at the terminal energy of the .338 Lapua. Others do the same for the .50 BMG. Personally it's the versatility and power of the 12-gauge shotgun that most intrigues me. Its close-range energy is just devastating—the equivalent of about four simultaneous rounds of .45 ACP.

April 20, 2012

Duck Hunters Attacked by Brown Bear

Next time you're duck hunting and come up empty, just remind yourself that life could be worse—at least you weren't attacked by a brown bear. This post to Stripers Online documents one of the wildest encounters between hunter and bear that I've read in a long time. Here's an excerpt along with a few of the accompanying photos:

October 14, 2011

Wounded Bear Attacks Hunter

After an Illinois man shot a bear while hunting with friends, the bear charged and attacked him.

September 12, 2011

NJ Bear Attacks Two Boys

While camping in Stokes State Forest in New Jersey, two young boys were attacked by a bear and sustained minor injuries.

August 05, 2011

First Fatal Bear Attack in Yellowstone Since 1986

A male hiker was fatally attacked by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone, marking the first bear-caused human death in the park since 1986.

July 07, 2011

Bear that Attacked Hikers Won't Be Harmed

A bear that attacked two hikers in the Gallatin National Forest last Friday will not be relocated or killed as a result of the attack.

May 17, 2011

Victim's Brother Recounts Bear Attack

A 54-year-old Alaska man was mauled by a grizzly while bear hunting and is now in a medically induced coma in a Seattle hospital.

May 17, 2011

Bear on the Menu in Packerville?

One sporting bar owner thought he'd serve roasted bear to his Green Bay Packer patrons ...

January 24, 2011

Bear: A Meat Worth Trying

A website writer finally tries bear and likes it; Our blogger likes it too, just not 300 pounds' worth.

December 01, 2010