Tag Archives: Maine black bear

Bangor hunter bags ‘North Woods Law’ bear

Every year, hunters in Maine end up shooting several bears that are sporting official Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife jewelry: Numbered ear tags that indicate the bear has been handled by biologists in the past. Some of those bears have been captured as part of the state’s research efforts. Others are outlaws, or “nuisance […]

Bear visits Holden fly shop, tears down bird feeder

Don Corey is used to seeing wildlife around his rural Holden home — also the home of his business, the Annika Rod and Fly Learning Center. He has seen porcupines, raccoons, wild turkeys and other varied small critters over the years. A recent visitor, however, was quite a bit bigger than most … and hungrier […]