Exo Journal — Bear Hunting

Safe Packout Practices — Minimize Risk & Injury with Heavy Packs

Safe Packout Practices — Minimize Risk & Injury with Heavy Packs

The hunt was a success. But now you are miles from your vehicle with more than a 100lbs, or maybe several-hundred pounds, to pack out. With heavy packs and difficult terrain, there is a lot of work ahead. Let’s discuss a few safe pack out practices to follow, which can minimize the risk of injury when coming out heavy…

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My First Idaho Spring Bear Hunt, Part 2 — What I Learned

My First Idaho Spring Bear Hunt, Part 2 — What I Learned

I recently returned from my very first Idaho spring bear hunt. This was a hunt that I shared my plans for previously and that I was looking forward to more than most, as I am a bear hunter through and through. In short, it was incredible. I spent 9 days solo bear hunting and backpacking through some of the most rugged country in the Lower 48. Bears were spotted, stalks were made, and shots were taken. However, no bears came home with me on this trip. In the end, I just flat-out missed. A bummer to say the least, but...

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My First Idaho Spring Bear Hunt, Part 1 — The Plan

My First Idaho Spring Bear Hunt, Part 1 — The Plan

I love hunting bears during the spring in my home state of Arizona, and I also love seeing new places. I started looking into other bear hunting opportunities in western states and decided to hunt the remote and rugged wilderness of Idaho. Here is how I am planning my Idaho spring bear hunt as a non-resident...

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Start Hunting Spring Bears — The Basics You Need to Know

Start Hunting Spring Bears — The Basics You Need to Know

As bears emerge from hibernation and begin feeding on green slopes in the spring, it is a great time for you to come out of your own winter slumber and get in the mountains. If you are new to bear hunting, here are some helpful tips to get started chasing spring chasing bears.

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