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 bear, who happens to be digging through you trashcan. That being said, you need to get out in the woods and actually HUNT. Bear hunting, sans bait, can be a challenge. Fortunately, there is help.


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 8, in Montrose.

Bear populations are healthy in western Colorado, providing hunters a unique hunting opportunity. 

Tony Bonacquista, a district wildlife manager, will lead the presentation on hunting Colorado’s black bears. He’ll discuss bear biology, hunting tactics, field dressing, rules and regulations, and human-bear conflict issues.  

“Bears are very challenging to hunt, but hunters who know where to look and how to hunt them can improve their success rates,” Bonacquista said.  

The majority of the bear harvest takes place in September when the animals are foraging heavily for acorns and berries in preparation for their winter hibernation. Areas around Montrose offer ideal habitat for bears so a hunter’s chances of having a successful hunt are high, if they know where to look. 

The class will be held at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Montrose, 2300 S. Townsend Ave, 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Cost for the workshop is $10 which includes lunch. To register, call the Montrose Parks and Wildlife office at 970-252-6000. The class will be limited to 25 people.  

For more information about Colorado Parks and Wildlife go to: http://cpw.state.co.us.

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Draw results posted for BEAR Colorado – 2012

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Black Bear – Colorado

Wolf Creek Outfitters, Inc., WCO, offers private land Black Bear hunts in Southwest Colorado. The areas available to hunt include, rolling hills, ponds and lush vegetation. Numerous berries and acorns offer ideal bear habitat. Join us for your black bear hunt.

The five day black bear hunts are guided. We provide one guide per hunter. Our guides are experienced and are essential to your black bear hunt. Colorado does not allow baiting of animals or the use of hounds. Hunt from a tree-stand, blind or spot and stalk.  We strive to make your hunt a successful one.

Licensing information: Please make yourself familiar with the regulations and licensing requirements with the Department of Wildlife CO: http://wildlife.state.co.us/Hunting/

Contract, Deposit & Payment information WCO requires all clients to enter a contract when reserving hunt dates.  A 50% deposit is required.  The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.  We accept Visa, Master & Discover Card. Note: Hunt dates are available on a first come first serve basis. A hunt is not reserved until deposit and signed contract are received.

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Wolf Creek Outfitters, Inc. is an equal opportunity service provider.