This latest Member's Hunt comes from Brian Wolfe of Saginaw, Mich.
Per an April 1, 2020 press release from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), department commissioner Dough Vincent-Lang closed all black- and brown-bear hunts due to health and safety concerns stemming from COVID-19.
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Larry Leistritz of Fargo, N.D.
Editorial Director John Zent shares the gear he used on his recent Alaska brown bear hunt.
Brown bears of southeast Alaska defy perceptions of size, and sometimes they can tenaciously cling to life. Though a quick kill is always desired, it's not always possible.
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Larry H. Veilhauer of Ogdensburg, N.Y., who tagged the largest bear taken in North America in 2014 on Kodiak Island.