Tagging bears by hounds or bait offers a certain brand of excitement and high-odds success, but not every jurisdiction allows these methods. For do-it-yourself bowhunters, this means still-hunting or spot & stalk, each dictated by terrain and vegetation type.
A group that overcame a court challenge last winter to hold a wolf-and coyote-shooting derby is seeking a permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to roughly double the area for a second event this winter.
Trail camera surveys are a great way to see how many does and bucks (especially what type of bucks) are on your property just before season starts. Here are a few products that can help with this important chore.