A Guide to the Big Woods
Maine’s Matt Whitegiver has guided hunters for more than 40 years. Today, he lives to guide Special Operations veterans to Big Woods adventure—and perhaps a path back to peace.
Member's Hunt: Three Times Charmed
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Theodore Verbrugge of Oxford, Ohio.
Member's Hunt: Of Blueberries and Bears
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Conrado E. Navarro of Cibolo, Texas.
In the Kingdom of Bears and Friends
The right connections can usually overcome the worst luck even when the hunting is lousy and the fishing is worse.
Black Bears, Ponytails, and Close Encounters
In Alberta, hunters like to hold out for big bears. It’s another thing entirely to hold out for a color-phase bear when coal-black, record-book bruins climb into your lap.
Member's Hunt: Kinship on Kodiak
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Brian Wolfe of Saginaw, Mich.
Alaska Closes Bear Hunting Statewide
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.
Guns and Gear for an Alaska Black Bear Hunt
Field Editor Philip Massaro shares the gear he used on his recent Alaska black bear hunt.
Two for Tyonek
The sights and sounds of Alaska alone are worth a cross-country trek. But a hunter should never forget there are bears aplenty in the 49th.