If you’re hunting bears without bait, predator calls can be your best friend.
There are certain things to keep in mind when trying to take part in a successful bear hunt.
In the springtime, tender berries and winter-killed animal carcasses draw bears. In mid-fall they gorge on falling acorns. But in late summer and early autumn, nothing attracts bears like a tall cornfield with ripe yellow corn.
Black bears have always fascinated me. They are big and powerful, with tremendous senses of smell and hearing, an animal to be greatly respected.
When I finally saw him I thought: “Here’s a bear a lot like me. He’s older, he’s worn out, his body marred from living life to the limits. He’s just what I am looking for for my 50th.”
Bear hunter Steve Davis videoed his final farewell as two bears trampled his bow, looked him in the eye, and charged up his tree.
Take the scare out of bear. Here’s how to calm down, chill out and make the shot.