I thought you guys might like that. I have stalked a few Blacks and watched them very carefully and if I have learned one thing they are one of the most cautious animals we have around here. Exspecially the bruins they will lye in wait watching you if your not carefull and I have watched them feed for hours at a time it could take hours for them to fill up those fat bellies but you can guarantee one thing after they fill up they will need water. Also a key note some people will tell you most bears use the same water hole. I know different, Most bears I have watched and tracked-stalked whatever you wanna call it, the blacks usually have more then one water hole but one will be the main unless he knows your around more then you should be and he will change it up.
But on the other hand some seem to stay away from waterholes till evening or night then they go in for water.
One of the things I struggle with when afield is keeping my rifle clean and in good working order. Small amounts of dust and dirt collect moisture; moisture can freeze rendering your action immovable when you need it most. I have seen this happen on multiple occasions, and over time, I’ve learned the cause and how to prevent this from happening.
The first thing that you need to avoid before going afield is leaving excess oil on the gun. Oil will trap dirt and sand in all the wrong places....