Brown Bear Hunting News

Idaho Grizzly Shot by Wildlife Official
A 250 pound, 2 1/2-year-old male grizzly bear was shot and killed the evening of October 4 by wildlife officials, as it walked past residences near Nordman in northern Idaho.
Idaho Hunter Kills Grizzly in Selway-Bitteroot
A hunter on an outfitted bear hunt in Idaho's North Fork Clearwater River drainage killed a grizzly bear on Labor Day, September 3. It would be the first grizzly bear verified since 1946 on the Idaho side of the 5,700-square-mile Selway-Bitteroot ecosystem in central Idaho and western Montana.
Alaska Denied Request to Limit Commercial Bear Part Sales
The Federal Subsistence Board recently denied a Request for Reconsideration (RFR) submitted by the State of Alaska, through the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), asking the Federal Board to reconsider its decision that allows commercial sale of bear parts including claws, skulls, teeth and bones taken under federal subsistence regulations.
British Columbia Spring Grizzly Hunt
There has been a delay in finalizing the number of authorizations for the spring 2007 grizzly bear limited entry hunt.
Wyoming Grizzly Still on Track For Delisting
At the Oct. 10-11 meeting of Greater Yellowstone Area grizzly bear managers in Jackson, the message was loud and clear about the future of the threatened species.
Wyoming Hunters Warned to Look for Bears
Whitebark pine cone production was abundant this summer, according to the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team - which is good news for bears and people.
Unique Wilderness Venture Unveiled for North Yukon
It's been over ten years in the making and just over three years in detailed planning, but officials are taking the wraps off a unique wilderness tourism bear viewing experience developed to attract travelers from around the world.
Predator Control Programs Adopted
The Board of Game voted unanimously to continue predator control programs in four areas of the state with some minor changes, and replaced one program with an expanded effort.
Federal Judge Sends Message on Grizzly Killing
Killing threatened and endangered species and then trying to hide it, will not be tolerated. That was the message U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sent when he sentenced two men who had pleaded guilty to charges related to killing a grizzly bear cub and destroying a radio tracking collar.
Alberta Suspends Spring Grizzly Bear Hunt While Collecting Data
Alberta will suspend the spring grizzly bear hunt while DNA census data is collected throughout the province, which is expected to continue over the next few years.