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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...


The 5 Guns Every Outdoorsman Needs

If you’re like me, you’d own 20 or more rifles, shotguns, and handguns, however many you could afford. But truth is, to have a blast shooting targets and hunting every species of bird and animal across America, you really only need five firearms. And those are the ones we’re talking...


Watch: Juvenile Bear Bites Man on the Butt During Fourth of July Celebration

A man celebrating the Fourth of July on California’s Mount Wilson got bitten on the butt by a small bear, and the encounter was captured on camera. The man who filmed the attack told Fox 11 a small bear appeared from the bushes and charged a group of people who...


Smoky Mountain Black Bear Attacks Teen Girl Sleeping in Hammock

Smoky Mountain Park rangers shot and killed a black bear that attacked a teen girl who was sleeping in a hammock. The 16-year-old girl was camping with her family when the bear attacked in the middle of the night. She suffered laceration injuries to her hand and head and experienced...


Watch: Yellowstone Grizzly Charges Park Ranger

A recently posted YouTube video shows a large grizzly charging a Yellowstone National Park ranger who was outside his vehicle attempting to direct traffic that had slowed because of onlookers. The footage, uploaded to YouTube by a user named Jaydog R, was captured Friday, May 28, the same day a...


Watch: Woman Pushes Bear Off Wall to Save Dogs

Do you love your dogs? Do you love them so much that you’d push an angry bear off a wall to save them? One woman can answer "yes" to this question without hesitation because she did just that. Video footage showing a woman running to her dogs’ rescue and literally...


Watch: Mama Bear Relaxes in Backyard Pool While Four Cubs Play Nearby

Even bears appreciate a dip in the pool on a warm, sunny day. A homeowner in Arcadia, California, recently got an up-close look at a sow and her four cubs when she showed up in his backyard for a swim. Eric Liang posted footage he took of the bear and...


5 Best Blue-Collar Western Bow Hunts

I’ve been bowhunting long enough to realize killing a Pope & Young class critter is always something to be celebrated. But when you tag that animal on a do-it-yourself hunt on public land, it’s time for fireworks, streamers, and a cake proclaiming the occasion. Well maybe not that big. But...


West Yellowstone Hiker Attacked by Grizzly Has Died

A hiker injured in a grizzly bear attack in West Yellowstone on Thursday, April 15, died the following Saturday morning. KIFI Local News 8 reports that the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Baker’s Hole area at around 3:42 p.m. after receiving a report of a grizzly bear attack...


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