Tag Archives: 699-pound bear

Send us your bear-hunting stories and photos!

Bear season began more than a week ago, and I’m seeing Facebook traffic that indicates many hunters are enjoying success even though biologists say there’s plenty of natural food in the woods. As always, we’re interested in hearing your tales and looking at your photos. If you’ve got a bear-hunting story, please drop me a […]

Thanks a million! BDN ‘Out There’ blog hits a milestone

Since you “Out There” readers are responsible, I’ll make you among the first to know: We all reached a pretty significant milestone today. And I can’t thank you enough for your support. At about 2 p.m. today, one of you pushed the blog over the 1 million page-view mark. We have a vibrant blogging community […]

No. 1 with a bullet: 699-pound bear taken near Greenville

Guide Jim Webber knows he’s got a bunch of big black bears visiting his bait sites. In fact, he figures that of the 22 sites he’s maintaining this bear season, about 15 of them are being visited by bruins that weigh from 300 to 400 pounds. Two other sites, Webber said, are frequented by even […]