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The big, chocolate-colored boar was exactly the type of bear I’d dreamed of for years. This was the third time he’d bayed up on the ground in heavy cover and it was my last chance. Our crew had been after him for eight hours and, with evening approaching, there wasn’t time for another chase.
The guide, the dogs and I were all tired and frustrated. If the bear decided to bail, we’d have to pull the dogs and hike a couple of miles to the nearest...
On this hunt, Steve and Remi Warren travel to Alaska’s Afognak Island for a chance to hunt the largest Roosevelt elk in the world. It’s a hunt so challenging Remi swore he’d never return after his first trip to Afognak, but he’s back to help Steve find a bull. Here, they’re met with giant brown bears, relentless rain and fog, and steep, brush-choked mountains. After securing a meal of fresh silver salmon, the two hunters embrace the challenge and...
“Welcome to the mountains, boys,” said Philip Talbot, of Satsuma, AL, as he watched a black bear tighten its grip on a feral hog’s neck.
The scene took place in Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg, TN. Talbot spent five hours looking for wildlife in the park on Tuesday, but the greatest encounter he had was on the side of the road near his cabin.
“We originally thought it was a bear and cub until we got right up on them,” Talbot...