Archive for black bear

Bear Climbs Tree, Walks Tightrope for Meal

What happens when a black bear finds a healthy supply of beaver meat suspended between two trees? Video evidence supplies the answer.

March 12, 2014

Michigan Men Arrested for Buying Black Bear Parts

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reporting that two men have been arrested for "commercializing black bear parts."

March 09, 2014

Bear Protection

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May 22, 2013

Virginia Hunter Takes 674-Pound, 9-Foot Black Bear

25-year-old DJ Lacks has landed a potential state record with this giant 674-pound black bear from Lunenburg County, Va.

December 14, 2012

Black Bear or Bigfoot?

The forest can hide its share of surprises, and a group of hikers in Utah learned just that last week. In this video, posted to YouTube on Oct. 30, a hiker and his companion appear to be observing a bear in Provo Canyon. When the furry beast realizes its not alone, however, it stands up—revealing a form that's more than enough to scare the upstart camera crew away at a sprint.

November 05, 2012

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

Minnesota Bear License Lottery Will Get Do-over

The Minnesota DNR announced that it will have to re-do its black bear license lottery after a computer glitch tampered with the results.

May 31, 2011

Bear Removed from Montana Airport

When a black bear was discovered outside of a Montana airport, authorities tranquilized it and removed it.

May 24, 2011

Cheap Spring Black Bear Hunts for 2011

Bob Robb shares six outfitters with comfortable camps, good equipment and high success rates for black bear hunting this spring.

April 14, 2011

Black Bear Trapped on Dam is Euthanized

A black bear that was trapped on a spillway at The Dalles dam had to be euthanized after officials determined they could not safely remove it.

April 14, 2011

Record PA Black Bear Taken

A Pennsylvania bow hunter broke the state's record on Monday when he took a 879-pound black bear with a bow.

November 19, 2010

Oklahoma Teen Takes Black Bear

Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Weaver was the first ever woman to kill a black bear in the state of Oklahoma.

October 06, 2010

AH Journal: A Working Rifle

Read about the role of this working man's rifle in Aaron Carter's recent British Columbia black bear adventure in the AH Journal.

August 18, 2010

British Columbia Black Bear Hunt, Day 4

Although today began no differently than did yesterday, it certainly ended in a most unanticipated way.

July 06, 2010

British Columbia Black Bear Hunt, Day 1

Today, I set off on of what will serve as both my first springtime black bear hunt, as well as my first trip to British Columbia, Canada. Because of the destination, getting to camp, which is near Tatla Lake, involves multiple travel days; hence the reason today’s journey ends in Vancouver. The initial leg is from Washington Dulles International Airport (Northern Virginia) to Dallas/Ft. Worth (Texas), where I transferred to my connecting flight bound for Vancouver International Airport. After landing in Vancouver, I cleared Canadian Customs and attained my luggage and firearm, a CVA Scout in .35 Whelen, and proceeded to register the firearm (i.e. have the appropriate forms filled in, signed and stamped, after paying the required fee, of course), then headed to the hotel, where I’m going to be overnight.

June 28, 2010