A Huge Alaskan Brown Bear Charged Out Of The Dense Brush, Cowboy Steve’s Heart Was Pounding.
Nothing beats hunting with somebody who knows the area well and is tuned into what the bear’s do. That happens to Cowboy Steve today and his bear hunting dream comes true..
In case you aren’t familiar with the use of the word ‘toad’ to describe a bear, it doesn’t mean he has warts, it means the bear is a real big one. And Cindy’s bear definitely is.
My first text on Day 2 from Cindy Lavender read, “Big black bear down today.” I gotta tell ya, I was excited!
Cindy Lavender begins reporting to us on her 2017 Alaskan bowhunt for bears, including the big one, a mature Brown Bear.
Everybody Tells Ya That Bowhunting Black Bear Is Not Dangerous. I Guess This Bear Wasn’t Listening!
Going Bear Hunting this spring? Want a mount of your bear. Larry Reese has some important tips for you before you go.
In modern days thousands of bowhunters make the long jaunt to the bear country of the North every year to bowhunt bears
On the first hunt of his first bowhunt for Canadian Black Bear our bowhunter uses his traditional bow to bag a big boar.
On a Fall black bear bowhunt in Ontario, Canada bear guide Fred Lutger and I had an official close encounter with a black bear.
The bear stepped away from the logs and walked behind some nearby trees. The shadows hung in the forest. Daylight was fading away. It was decision time. Now, the bear needed to turn around.
The Duck turned his eyes from mine to the area in front of us. A very large bear was 10 yards away, broadside.
Now it was my turn to bear hunt. I went to my favorite areas, the HT, in the morning and checked it to be certain everything was ready to go. And there was work to do.
Last bear season Fred took his last group of bowhunters Ontario, Canada to hunt black bears with their bow and arrows. Here is Fred’s successful bowhunt, vidoed by Robert Hoague of Bowhunting.net.
After 4 hours of non-bear-seeing-time a bear silently walked around the left side of the blind, it was very close and turned half way around and looked into the woods, seemingly oblivious to the blind about a yard away. Donald Duck had the camera in his hands and took the bear’s picture.
When the bear was ready to leave he turned around and shuffled straight toward the Double Bull … and the Chef and the Duck.
If you’ve followed any of our previous bear hunts you are familiar with Mike Ditchler, Chef Klaus, from Frankfort, Illinois. This is his 2016 bear hunt in Ontario, Canada.
Don Himmelberg hunted an area where he had tagged a mahogany colored bear on his last trip. After 3 hours. with no pre-warning, Don saw a bear coming.
As I stared at the black spot in the woods, it moved, and I instantly knew it was a bear.
Jack McNeff never figured that both he and his mom would get bear on opening day … but they did.
Over the years my buddy Fred Lutger and I have bowhunted together scores of times and I’ve gotten very good at reading him. The instant he saw a bear in the woods I knew what had happened, even though I hadn’t seen or heard it… yet!
After I shot my bear I went to the logging road and waited to be picked up. When it drove up I found out that Joe and Ron had also shot bears. We started recovering our bears.
The McNeff’s arrive. And Fred, the Chef, the Duck and I do the final work to get the bear hunting area ready for the bear bowhunters.
These are game camera pictures from one of my personal favorite hunting sites. Here’s a mature bear’s picture taken during the night of 8-11. And lots more.
Almost everything was being hit by bears. Of course that’s a good thing, but we wanted more information than that.
Today we planned to be out all day so we took some sandwiches with us. There was plenty of work to do and lots of bears to find out about.
This hunt is unique, it is Fred Lutger’s last year to have a bear hunt. Ten days before the hunt my hunting buddy “the Duck” and I drove to Freddie Bear Sports in Tinley Par, IL (that’s Fred’s store) and reported in.
In the Summer issue of our online magazine, Bowhunting Adventures, I have an article about one of the most exciting black bear hunts I’ve ever been on; one of the biggest bears I’ve ever seen approaches the blind and is only arm’s length away. On this bowhunt in Ontario, Canada my friend Fred Lutger […]
The first bear hunt my bow and I went on was with Ben Pinkham in Maine, back in 1978. I shot a bear on that trip as well as on my return trips.
Comments about the gear I used to get to Maine and to bowhunt there.