Springtime; the weather is getting warmer, the birds are out, and for most outdoorsmen, you are back inside daydreaming of next fall. Some may see springtime as the time of year to hang up your hunting boots and practice your range shooting. However, that is not totally necessary. While springtime hunting takes some thinking outside of the buck, we’ve compiled five springtime hunting opportunities for you to pursue this “offseason.”
Kim Titchener began working with black bears and grizzlies at Banff National Park while attending university. Her lifetime experience has been critical in providing vital information to improve bear safety. From personal accounts from friends and survivors of bear attacks to immediate response to fatal bear incidents in the town where she lived, Kim is passionate about helping everyone enjoy the outdoors and do so safely.
This past summer saw an increase in fatal bear attacks. Why is this happening?
A woman takes one of the most dangerous selfies possible...
What happens when the weather is so hot, even the animals can't take the heat?
Another bear attack, another call to the importance of bear awareness and safety.
Black bear numbers are thriving, creating opportunity in more areas.
Turkeys may be the main game in town when it comes to spring hunting, but for true adventure, other hunters look to black bears.
Here are some tips to keep you out of trouble.
While admittedly most of us would like to think we could easily wrestle a black bear in a one-on-one fight, the reality is most people exhibit a borderline irrational fear of the great animals.