Monthly Archives: September 2011

There’s no season like hunting season

Want some reasons to get excited about this time of year? They’re all around you. Listen to today’s show for a few examples of why I look forward to the fall all the rest of the year.

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Going hunting? Check your regulations. Then check them again.

I’m a little obsessive about checking my hunting regulations. I carry a full set in my camera bag, one in my big game hunting pack, one in my waterfowl bag, another in my upland bird vest … you get the … Continue reading

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Which is better for bear defense: pepper spray or firearms?

When you’re in bear country, whether you’re there to hunt or just wander the woods, you need to have a form of bear defense with you, and you need to be able to use it effectively at a moment’s notice. … Continue reading

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Keep a clean camp in bear country

When you’re camping in bear country, rule 1 is to keep a clean camp. Listen to today’s show to find out what Tara Teaschner, the Bear Wise Coordinator with the Game and Fish, recommends to decrease your chances of getting … Continue reading

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Know what to do if you come face-to-face with a bear

I’ve devoted several shows to avoiding encounters with grizzly bears while you’re hunting, but what do you do if you run into a bear, despite doing your best to steer clear of them? Listen to today’s show for some advice … Continue reading

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Pack your game out quickly in bear country

It’s dangerous enough to walk quietly through bear country at dusk and dawn when you’re hunting, but there are steps you can take to decrease your chances of running into a bear. But what about when you get a critter … Continue reading

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Stay safe hunting in bear country

Tara Teaschner, the Bear Wise Coordinator with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, says the best way to stay safe in bear country is to make noise while walking through the woods and to avoid going out early in the … Continue reading

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