Hi, just saw you message I am a guide for Trapper Mikes outfitting In Northern Manitoba Canada. They have been around many years and have well established baits and large bears hitting. You can call Anne Snihoor at 204-677-3563 to ask her some details. If you want some photo's of bears I have guided one was 6"11" not bad at all send me your email address I'm at bcmurphy @mts.net.
There are many other well respected outfitters in Manitoba also just search Manitoba black bear on the internet.
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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