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  • First Responders Cut Dead Bear's Head Off to Free Man From Its Grasp

    You've heard stories from bear-attack survivors before, but I bet you've never heard one like this. While walking his dogs, a New Mexico man was attacked by an aggressive black bear, which clamped its jaw around his leg. And, it stayed that way even after the man killed the bear...

  • Watch Bear Charge Kayaker

    Talk about a tense moment! I imagine the kayaker in the video above felt as if he couldn't paddle fast enough when a grizzly bear suddenly charged after him as he made his way down the Elaho River near Squamish, British Columbia. The video of the encounter also shows a...

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15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...


Fred Eichler's Giant Polar Bear

Since he was a hopeful teenager working at Fred Bear Archery in Gainesville, Florida, Fred Eichler dreamed that one day he’d get to hunt the species of remarkable creatures that were mounted on the company walls. Eichler’s adventure of a lifetime began the last week of April as a polar...


Another Way to Find Somewhere to Deer Hunt

Finding a place to hunt is continuously becoming harder and harder to do. It's certainly led to a decline in hunter numbers over the last decade. Kip Campbell with Red Arrow TV is here to share a message and help with that. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow...


A Grizzly Bear Hunt That Turned Deadly

Since he was a hopeful teenager working at Fred Bear Archery in Gainesville, Florida, Fred Eichler dreamed that one day he’d get to hunt the species of remarkable creatures that were mounted on the company walls. That became a reality. Even though Eichler first had a unique and exciting polar...


Backpacking Nutrition for Backcountry Big Game Hunters

The nutritional strategy of a backcountry bowhunter requires a systematic approach as cooking methods and food variety is limited. Here is my best recommendation for sustained energy levels, peak performance, combined with the most efficient system. Meal Components For breakfast and snacking, the staple of my backcountry diet is a...


The Importance of Knowing How to Read Animal Tracks

Woodsmanship. It’s an important part of being a hunter. Sadly, many feel that it’s a dying art. While trail cameras, extended effective ranges of weaponry and other technological advances are certainly helpful and welcome, I fear they’ve resulted in less woodsmanship across the board. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a...


10 Mistakes Adults Make When Hunting with Kids

I was looking forward to my first turkey hunt with my two young boys. I’d envisioned a quiet, peaceful morning in the blind while we waited for the birds to show up. I’d already talked with them extensively, and had explained what a privilege going hunting is. I felt sure...


5 Times When Hunting Adventures Turned Deadly

Spend enough time in the outdoors hunting, especially in the backcountry, and odds are good that you'll eventually find yourself in a less-than-safe situation. Bear attacks, tree stand falls, fast water; the list of dangers are many. The following tales are real. They show us just how quickly things can...


Watch Grizzly Chase Elk in Yellowstone

We took our boys to Yellowstone a few years ago in early June. The elk, pronghorn and other herbivores living in the park were having their babies, and the park's bears were enjoying a feast. Let's just say our kids got a good lesson on the circle of life during...


Watch Hungry Bear Break Through Kitchen Window

This wasn't the first time this big black bear broke into Lanke Sykes and Carole Scofield's California home. In fact, they've had six incidents with this bear. A home surveillance video captured the big bear breaking into their home in South Lake Tahoe on June 13. The bear entered through...


Using Good Optics to Spot More Black Bears

“I can guarantee that you will see a bear,” said Vern Hylsted, our Saskatchewan bear hunting outfitter. And indeed my wife, Reuth, and I did see bears. Many bears. In fact, some of those bears came well within rifle range, and few came well within biting range. That’s the real...


5 Handgunning Essentials for Western Hunting

Western hunting is hard enough. Thrown a handgun into the mix and it gets even harder. Should you decide to try handgunning on the prairie, some specialized gear to remember includes: 1. Shooting Sticks or Bipod It's important to have a solid rest -- especially when hunting in the open...


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