Hey - really nice bear, Jay! Congratulations on taking a pretty color phase blackie.
I love the timber in the background. That looks like a really great place to hunt. I've driven through the beautiful state of Utah - from bottom to top on my way from Arizona to Montana - but never had time to stop and look. We even drove right past Bryce Canyon, not knowing that it was one of the most beautiful spots on earth to see!
Maybe we'll get to that another time.
Thanks again for sharing the picture of your beautiful bear.
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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