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Bear

Black Bears, Bad Cubs, and A Change of Luck

The story of Achilles’ heel is that of weakness despite overall strength. It refers to the physical vulnerability of the mythological figure. Why the history lesson? Hunters are great at making excuses when challenged

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Hunting the Mountain Grizzly

Who in their right mind would want to hunt an animal with the strength of Superman, the speed of the fastest racehorse, and the temperament of the devil? In the journals of the historic

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Eye-to-Eye Black Bear

A set of black ears poked over the edge of the hill, and I could feel a surge of adrenaline course through my body. The slight movement caught my eye, and although the bruin

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Hammer Black Bear

Arriving in bear camp, I was eager to sight in a new rifle for the evening hunt. We were hunting northern Alberta, where the bounty of the boreal forest offers a dedicated bruin hunter

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Adrenaline Rush Black Bears

Walking down the game trail, through the dense alders, the distinctive woof of an unhappy bear made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. What happened next was a bit of

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Black Bear Time Warp

“That’s an interesting concept I hadn’t thought of—I’ll have to run a computer model back at the office to see where the energy comes off the limbs and how much vibration it generates.” Keith

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Born Hunting