Know-How: Prepare to Meet a Predator
Thanks to conservation efforts and sometimes over-the-top protective measures, predators are expanding their range across North America. Here’s what to know, what to carry and what to do should you come face to face with fangs and claws.
Grizzly Sighting Suggests Eastward Expansion
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staff confirmed the sighting of a grizzly bear in north-central Montana last month.
The Grizzly Paradox
‘Permanent protection’ under the Endangered Species Act does not help wildlife, risks public support of the program.
Top Bear Rifles and Loads
Contributor Philip Massaro shares some of his favorite rifles and loads for different bear hunting scenarios.
Escapism Gone Wild: One Man's Obsession With Dangerous Game
If you’ve ever wondered what draws those audacious few to seek out game that can kill them, the author said it best: Most hunters talk of great days. The dangerous-game hunter speaks of great moments.
Federal Judge Returns Grizzlies to Protected Status
A federal judge has reinstated federal protection for grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, canceling scheduled hunts in Idaho and Wyoming.
Wyoming Hunting Guide Killed in Grizzly Attack
Wyoming hunting guide Mark Uptain was found dead after he and a client were attacked by a grizzly bear on Sept. 14 while field-dressing an elk in the Teton Wilderness.
Bowhunter Attacked by Grizzly in Montana
A grizzly bear charged and attacked a bowhunter in Montana, resulting in a 16-inch gash in his head that required 90 stitches to close.
11-Year-Old Stops Charging Brown Bear
Quick thinking and good instincts helped an 11-year-old boy save himself and his family from a charging brown bear on June 18, according to a report from the Juneau Empire.
USFWS Rules to Delist Yellowstone Grizzly Bear
After 42 years of federal protection, the USFWS has ruled to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the Endangered Species List.