It just doesn’t seem right. Black bears emerged from their hidey holes just a couple of months ago…well, it depends of course on where you live. In our part of the world they come out with snow gear on wishing Spring was a bit warmer. Then, before even a whisker dries, they get rained on, wind blown, shocked by lightning bolts, and chased by coyotes that think somebody turned the livestock loose. Waking up too early will do that to ya. But, by then, it’s too late so they just gotta deal with whatever God throws their way. Usually that means either early season berries – ha! – or somebody who put their garbage out before the trash collectors got around to ya. So, if you’re a black bear, you dig through somebody’s last week’s supper and hope for the best. And, whattaya get? More of the same junk food that you had to eat the same time the year before last. Nothin’s ever fresh for a hungry bear.
In some states Spring hunting is over. In ours, certain areas open around Labor Day weekend. Be sure to check your states’ regs just to make sure you didn’t crossover from Indiana to Wyoming (Indiana’s black bears went “poof” years ago). Should you find yourself in Wyoming with nothing else to do – and have a permit to hunt black bears in September (the season opened mid-August) and runs through October), we’re here to show you that next week you won’t be thinking bears, you’ll be thinking doves! Doves? In Wyoming? Never mind ; you’ll have to wait until next weekend for that. Meanwhile, there’s always…
Backpacking Bear Encounters – Truth and Myth, 8:05 min.
Which will be more “spooked” when a human surprisingly encounters a bear; the human or the bear? You choose.
Black Bear Attack – Charging Black Bear Gets Stopped By Bear Spray, 2:16 min.
These two young bears came to investigate. These bears are approx. 2 years old and weigh about 150 lbs.
Black Bear Attempts Walking Across a Rope For A Bite Of This Tasty Beaver, 1:59 min.
Pat Garrett of Garrett Outfitting, catches this black bear on video as he attempts to get to this beaver tied up on a rope in a tree!
Bear Climbs into Tree Stand with Hunter! 2:03 min.
I was lucky enough to capture this unbelievable footage during my Saskatchewan Black Bear hunt when this sow climbed into my tree stand with me!
Bears in the Modern World – Electric Deer, 3:27 min.
A Montana grizzly bear attempts to retrieve an electrically charged, road-killed deer. The deer is electrified as an experiment to protect hunters’ game kills and, in turn, to minimize bear-human encounters.
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Bob Rogers is the Editor and Publisher of GunPro Plus, America’s premier daily digital gun news portal. After a successful 20-year career as the Editor for a major magazine in the gun industry, Bob launched GunPro Plus to bring his industry expertise on gun news into the digital realm.
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