Post by L. Privacy Terms. Excalibur Crossbow Forum Skip to content. Quick links. Black bear hunting tips Crossbow Hunting. My questions are How often do I have to bait to be effective ,what type of bait seems to work best ,I'm not to crazy about heights is 10 to 12 feet ample for a treestand ,does anyone use ground blinds ,are morning or afternoon hunts more productive ,if driving atv to hunting spot how far do you recommend to park from stand when hunting ,one last question how long before the season opens do you think I should start baiting.
Tips and Tactics: How to Hunt Black Bears
The Bear Facts - 25 Things Every Black Bear Hunter Should Know | Big Game Hunt
While black bears roam all over lower 48, nothing compares to hunting Alaska black bears! The Last Frontier offers some of the most beautiful, untouched lands with healthy black bear populations- making this an enticing hunt option for hunters from all over. With hunting season around the corner, take a look as these most commonly addressed areas for prepping! Every season, Alaska black bear hunters contemplate which season is best for hunting. While both seasons are advantageous and have quality success rates, knowing your goal for your hunt will be important for this decision. While the priority remains obtaining an Alaska black bear, considering the following questions can help:.
Black Bear Hunting Tips & Techniques
Where there is food there will be bears. In the fall bears focus on hard mast crops such as acorns, black walnuts, hickory nuts and beechnuts. Search for dense vegetative cover in and around wetlands located near these mast crops. Once mast is found, look for scat or trails in these areas to confirm that this is a good hunting spot. Locate agricultural crops such as corn or orchard crops as black bear forage here, too.
Total hours of bear hunting: Piles of bear shit: 67 Bears spotted: 1 Bears harvested: 0. There are many great resources online that go into great detail on how to bear hunt. My intention here is to share a few things that weren't mentioned in any of the resources I referenced. Often advice provided by seasoned hunters could leave out some glaringly obvious points that are second nature to them, but not so apparent to rookie hunters like myself. When I say glaringly obvious, I mean you might spit at your screen laughing reading some of these notes, but someone has to share them because I sure as hell can guarantee you that no one bothered to tell me these things when I started out my first season hunting - but you got to start somewhere right?