Anyone done a Spring Bear Hunt?

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  1. trial153

    trial153 Grizzled Veteran

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    I have done some spring hunts. My favorite is in the northwest at green up, spot and stalk in logged out areas. I have also done a few hunts over bait, not my cup of tea however New Brunswick and western Canada have some damn good outfitters.
    I may do a Newfoundland spring hunt at somepoint just for the hell of it.
     
  2. jstephens61

    jstephens61 Weekend Warrior

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    Have to agree that spring is much easier than fall. Bears come out of hibernation and they are hungry!
    I’ve hunted bears in Ontario, Minnesota,Idaho and Wyoming. Not an expert by any means, but have learned a few things.
    BTW, I’ll be giving you a call this week Skull.
     
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    I'm no expert and I couldn't speak to from which season is easier. When I lived in AK more people did the spring hunt for the same reason Skull mentioned. Better hides and better meat. The meat is really greasy in the fall when those coastal bears have been eating fish all summer. That being said I had a blast on a fall black bear hunt one year and took a nice black bear with my bow.
     

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