Tag Archives: Randy Cross

Biologist expects bears to start hitting bait sites soon

Back in 2005, as many of the bear hunters at Tylor Kelly’s Camps in Allagash opted to stay dry, a lone truckload of men — including me — dutifully headed to their stands, hoping for the weather to break. There was a method to our madness (or, at least, we rationalized our decision that way): […]

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 […]

Don’t give bears a reason to visit

Ah, spring. The flowers are blooming. The bees are buzzing. The sun is shining. And the bears are out in your backyard, eating all your bird seed. I can hear you now: “Bears? I don’t have a bear problem! We don’t have any bears in our neighborhood.” Don’t be so sure. Bears have recently awoken from […]