Bowhunting Video: Brown Bear Arrowed at 12 Yards!

A brown bear responds to your prey-in-distress call, and now it’s facing you at 12 yards. Decision time!

Bowhunting Video: Brown Bear Arrowed at 12 Yards!

Kodiak Island, Alaska, is home to a healthy population of brown bears, and in this 7-minute video Michael Hunsucker, host of the Heartland Bowhunter TV show, is in the field on day 12 of a 16-day adventure. His guide is high school friend Cole Kramer, and as you’ll see, Kramer uses prey-in-distress calls, combined with some bear growls, to lure in a mature boar from nearby brush.

Obviously, a head-on shot is less than ideal on big game with archery gear, but in this case Hunsucker has little choice but to send the arrow. He’s using a tough NAP Hellrazor cut-on-contact fixed-blade broadhead, and as the video proves, the one-piece solid-steel head does its job.

Hunsucker said this about the arrow/broadhead performance: “Went straight through the heart, hit the shoulder blade, deflected and exited the hind quarter, full pass-through. Pretty crazy!”

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.


Discussion

Comments on this site are submitted by users and are not endorsed by nor do they reflect the views or opinions of COLE Publishing, Inc. Comments are moderated before being posted.