Stories tagged: bear attacks
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
While bird hunting along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, a sportsman must consider being loaded for bear as well as pheasant.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:26 a.m.
A woman fiercely attacked by a black bear near the Priest Lake visitor center on July 4 had no time to use bear spray even if she’d have had it, …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Approximately 2,500 people marched in Salt Lake City Thursday to show support for federal public lands in a departing salvo from the Outdoor industry.
Fri., July 14, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Moninda Marube knows what to do when you encounter a black bear. Stand your ground. But that’s not what he did.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 4:20 a.m.
With most Montana seasons closed and grizzly bears in their dens for the winter, sportsmen and wildlife managers alike are reflecting on an alarming season of grizzly bear-hunter conflicts.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 4:06 a.m.
Going light is the rage among backpackers and hunters. Enthusiasts will eagerly spend extra money for products that shave pounds or even ounces off the weight of packs, tents, pads …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 1:40 a.m.
“Obviously, there’s an adrenaline rush when you hunt,” Neil Rico said. “That’s why I choose archery. It’s a lot more challenging.”
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Few people would know that grizzly bear numbers are gradually increasing northeast of Spokane.
Thu., March 12, 2015
It may sound contradictory, but the people taking the biggest risks are usually the most safety conscious. Take Billy Lucas. For 30 years, the 57-year-old former Marine has been a …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2013
Twenty-one years after he was attacked by a grizzly bear sow while hunting bighorn sheep in northwestern Wyoming, Terry Everard still recalls the incident clearly and still carries the now-hidden …
Sun., March 18, 2012, 7:32 a.m.
Hike in groups in bear country. Keep food and trash away from bears.
Sun., March 18, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
Rules for staying safe in bear country are easily posted on signs, websites and pamphlets. The hard part: getting folks to absorb information.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2011
Yellowstone National Park officials say they’ll review park policies following two fatal grizzly attacks this summer. One incident involved a solo hiker, John Wallace, 59, of Michigan, who died Aug. …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho – A grizzly bear wounded by a hunter later attacked and killed the hunter’s partner Friday after the two men tracked the animal in a remote area …
Mon., May 30, 2011
HELENA – There have been a half-dozen encounters between grizzly bears and humans reported in Montana this month alone, a number experts attribute to a growing bear population stuck in …