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Colorado Man Kills Bear in Self Defense

A Colorado man was forced to act in defense of his life, and the life of his pet.

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.

Black Bear Mauls 5-Year-Old in Colorado

A 5-year-old girl is recovering from serious injuries after being mauled by a black bear yesterday in Grand Junction, Colo.

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.

AmericanHunter.org's Top 10 Stories of 2016

Here are the stories that our readers couldn't get enough of in 2016.

Alaska Outfitter Defends Fishermen from Raging Grizzly with 9mm Pistol

Two weeks ago, veteran outfitter Phil Shoemaker was guiding two fishing clients in the Alaska bush when the party came face to face with an enraged grizzly. Shoemaker, armed only with a 9mm semi-auto pistol, defended his clients and himself. Here’s his account …

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.

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.

Shoot Bear Where?

Stopping a bear charge requires quick action and good aim.

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.

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