Brown Bear Hunting News

Youths Enter 67 Boone and Crockett Records
Young hunters age 16 and under have taken 67 Boone and Crockett qualifying trophies over the past three years. Each will be listed in the triennial Boone and Crockett Club 27th Big Game Awards book due out later this year.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
RMEF Offers Tips to Keep Predators From Your Elk Carcass
Black bears, grizzlies, cougars, wolves, coyotes-just some of the potential looters you may find skulking around the scene of your next successful elk hunt. These tips from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will help keep meat stealers away from your elk carcass.
British Columbia Closes Areas to Black and Grizzly Bear Hunting
Environment Minister Barry Penner advised British Columbians that effective June 16, 2009, an additional 470,000 hectares are now closed to grizzly bear hunting and effective July 1, 2009, more than 122,000 hectares are closed to black bear hunting on the Central and North coast.
Alaska Brown Bear Hunts for Non-Residents Available
Several nonresident brown bear drawing hunts in Unit 23 were undersubscribed during the drawing process.
British Columbia Decreases Spring Grizzly Permits
The number of authorizations for the spring 2009 Grizzly Bear hunt in Management Units 4-01 (hunt code 3102) and 4-02 (hunt code 3103) has been decreased.
British Columbia Releases Grizzly Bear Authorizations
The number of authorizations for the Spring 2009 Grizzly Bear hunt are now available online for British Columbia.
British Columbia Convicts Bear Poacher
A Williams Lake resident has been convicted and fined a total of $11,000 in connection with the illegal shooting of a grizzly bear in Tweedsmuir South Provincial Park in 2004.
British Columbia Spring Grizzly Bear Authorizations
The number of authorizations for the Spring 2008 Grizzly Bear hunt are now available online.
Montana Grizzly Bear Status Review
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking public comment on a resolution that urges federal wildlife authorities to complete a status review of grizzly bear populations in the northwestern U.S.