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5 Awesome North American Combo Hunts

North American hunters are fortunate. We get access to many different game species within our 50 states and 10 provinces. From gobbling turkeys to snarling grizzly bears, tons of potential hunting adventures exist. If you’re willing and able to travel and have a hunting budget, there’s enough opportunity right here...


Watch Bear Flee Pen After Pigs Put Up a Fight

A black bear hoping to have pork for dinner was caught on a security camera climbing into a pen with two potbellied pigs in New Milford, Connecticut. But the young bear quickly learned that the pigs weren’t going to be an easy meal. Rebecca Shaw, owner of the Vietnamese potbelly...


DNA Evidence Proves “Hank the Tank” Isn’t the Only Bear Guilty of Home Break-Ins

Recent DNA evidence has revealed that damage to more than 30 properties around South Lake Tahoe that had recently been blamed on one 500-pound bear nicknamed “Hank the Tank” was actually caused by three different bears. Area residents have called in more than 150 incident reports concerning the bears over...


500-Pound Bear Breaks Into Dozens of Lake Tahoe Homes

A hefty, 500-pound bear is causing havoc in South Lake Tahoe by breaking into and damaging dozens of homes. CBS13 Sacramento reports the bear, which has been nicknamed “Hank the Tank” for its immense size, is well known by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers who’ve been trying...


The Right Way to Clean and Store Your Hunting Rifle

Deer season is over, and now is the perfect time to give your rifle a thorough annual cleaning. Store your gun in a secure and rust-free environment and it will be in good working order when you break it out for a range session in a few months. Gun-Cleaning Gear...


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41 Pieces of Sweet Bowhunting Gear for 2022

Most bowhunters are gear junkies. Maybe the stuff we already have works just fine, but with so much cool stuff hitting the market every year, it’s hard not to daydream about new gear that might make filling a tag a little easier, or at least make the time afield more...


Panicked First-Time Hunter Watches as 4 Bears Descend on Her Buck

A Pennsylvania woman was thrilled to take her first deer, only to watch in horror as four black bears descended upon it. According to CBS 42 , Jordan Zabinski went hunting for the first time over Thanksgiving weekend and shot her first buck, but right after she knocked it down,...


Black Bear Attacks Woman Inside Lake Tahoe Cabin

Laurel-Rose von Hoffmann-Curzi was spending time at her vacation home in North Lake Tahoe while receiving treatment for lymphoma when a black bear broke into the cabin and attacked her. “He came flying at me and I could see absolutely nothing. It was black,” Von Hoffmann-Curzi told NBC’s Guad Venegas...


Bear Bites Wisconsin Treestand Hunter

We’ve all seen video footage of bears climbing up trees occupied by treestand hunters, but this is the first time I’ve heard of a hunter being bitten by a bear while in his stand. According to Kare11.com , Dalton Roach was hunting in Wisconsin for deer when he spotted a...


California Campers Shoot ‘Safeway Bear’ Known for Raiding Stores

A family camping in the Sierra Nevada shot and killed a nuisance black bear known for raiding local stores. According to ABC News , the large family, which was camping with several young children, shot the bear when their repeated efforts to scare it away from their campsite in Alpine...


8 Things to Know About Drought and Western Big Game Hunting

Hunters across the West are welcoming archery season with smokey skies and above-average temperatures. Many states had blazing hot streaks and little to no rain for most of the summer. This created devastating drought conditions and widespread fires. More than 95% of the West was in a drought in August...


Wildlife Officials Shoot Montana Grizzly Likely Responsible for Woman’s Death

Officials from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, along with USDA Wildlife Services specialists, shot and killed a grizzly bear they believe is responsible for killing a woman who was camping in Ovando, Montana, in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 6. CBS News reports that wildlife officials shot the...


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