Will Banning Some Bear Hunting Methods Help Maine's Bears?
The Humane Society of the United States is working to ban the use of bait, dogs and traps for bear hunting in Maine via voter referendum. Jeff Johnston explains why such a move would actually hurt the state's bear population far more than it would help it.
The Bear Man and Me: Bear Hunting 101
The Bear Man has pursued jumbo bruins for nearly 50 years and owns one of the most written about outfits in North America.
Little Bear … Big Bear?
In Alberta good things come to those who wait—and sometimes to those who don’t.
Vignettes from Brown Bear Country
Everything about a brown bear hunt makes it larger than life, not the least of which is the size of the game. Sights and sounds that make one alternately wonder and tremble, thrills and disappointments—it’s all part of the game.
Hard hikes through Idaho's wilderness challenged the author during a Western bear hunt. Can he rebound to finish what he started?
Five Bizarre Bear Attacks
Frank Miniter, author of The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide, dug up these five bloody tales that prove anything is possible when it comes to bear attacks.
Best Spring Bear Areas
Planning your spring black bear hunt? Here's where you need to be.
10 Tips for Hunting Black Bears Over Bait
Baiting black bears—if legal where you hunt—can certainly improve your odds. But there's a lot more to it than throwing some old fruit out in front of your stand.
Member's Hunt: Graduating to Alberta Bears
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Peyton Spencer of Bradenton, Fla.
Idaho, Wyoming Approve Grizzly Bear Hunts
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department have both approved grizzly bear hunts for the first time in more than 40 years.