Springtime Bear Awareness

Be bear aware when out and about this spring   SANTA FE – People and wildlife are getting outdoors more often now that spring has arrived, and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is reminding everyone to be aware of the greater chance of encountering bears and other native wildlife. Males and young,…

Learn to Hunt Bears

Learn to hunt bears at workshop in Ridgway, March 14 Ridgway, Colo. — If you’ve ever wanted to hunt bears or if you want to improve your chances of harvesting one, plan to attend a workshop sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife on March 14 in Ridgway. Bear populations are healthy in western Colorado, providing…

Learn to Hunt Bear – CPW

Learn to hunt bears at workshop in Ridgway, March 14 MONTROSE, Colo. — If you’ve ever wanted to hunt bears or if you want to improve your chances of harvesting one, plan to attend a workshop sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife on March 14 in Ridgway. Bear populations are healthy in western Colorado, providing…

Archery Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

We all run into people who become mentors in our lives. I’d never call it envy, but we want to to learn to be like them. I’ve made several friends while I’ve been on the Four Corners Safari Club board of directors. One now serves as president of the Pope and Young Club. He has taken the…

Learn to Bear Hunt

Several urban areas of western Colorado have become inundated with black bears so for some it may sound simple to harvest one. The fact of the matter is you can’t just shoot a bear in your neighborhood to fill your hunting tag. It would not be safe or ethical to discharging a gun at a…

First Bear, Mia Anstine, September 18, 2010

Bear Hunting – Why We Hunt

  One thing that amazes me about people is their reaction to specific hunting photos. I may post one, two or three photos of a mule deer buck and receive kudos, but one photo of a three-hundred-pound bear and the reaction is quite a bit different. Why?! The primary reason people don’t like to see…

Bear Hunting – Read a Mia & the Little Gal adventure at the WON

The Little Gal (LG) is a member of a club called Youth Hunter Education Challenge YHEC). It teaches kids hunting, responsibility, wildlife identification, orienteering and survival skills. Locally, our Safari Club International (SCI) chapter makes significant contributions to this youth program. At the 2012 SCI banquet we bought a hunt for two to Alberta, Canada. LG and…