Archive for the ‘Black Bear’ Category
There is a picture of my Alaska Black Bear and me on the Bear Hunting Magazine site. It is in the online photo gallery in the August 2007 category. Pretty Cool, huh?
I wish I could answer that question, but I can’t exactly. I can say, unequivocally, that it doesn’t taste anything like “Chicken”! We grilled our first bear steaks last night and I wasn’t sure what to expect. We had some adventurous company over. I’ve had bear before and it was good, but this particular bear of […]
Ok, so you’ve found a guided, fully outfitted hunt for $XXX dollars and now you want to know - What is it really going to cost me? Well, if its an Alaska Spring Black Bear hunt, I can tell you. Even if its not an Alaska Spring Black Bear hunt, a quick review of my […]
One of the questions that no one could answer for me before embarking on my recent Spring Bear hunt in Alaska was “How much does it cost to have a bear processed and shipped to me in Missouri?” I’m not sure why no one had the answer. Apparently, I asked the obvious but wrong people. But, anyway, […]
After returning from my recent Alaska Bear Hunt, I realized I need to be better prepared to care for my game. I watched my guide skin and cape my bear without a clue how to help him or how to do it myself. I started doing some internet searches to learn a little more about […]
My Alaska Taxidermist, Mike Nizich of Rug and Rack Taxidermy of Juneau, now has my bear hide and skull! I have not received my meat yet, but Keegan (the outfitter from Ocean Point Alaska Adventures) is working on getting it from Jerry’s Meats in Juneau and getting it shipped to me. I still have a couple […]
I received a call from a taxidermist in Juneau today. The timing was almost perfect as I had just talked to Keegan (Ocean Point Alaskan Adventures) about what to do with my hide. I really wanted to have it tanned here so I wouldn’t have to worry about it being damaged (temporarily lost and thawed out) […]
Caleb & I took a record book bear in Alaska on June 1, 2007. Here are the quick links:
All My Alaska Pictures
My Bear Pictures
All my Alaska Posts.
Where should you Shoot A Bear?
How should you pack for an Alaska archery black bear hunt?
How much do Alaska Hunting/Fishing Licenses & Tags Cost?
How much does it cost to have bear meat processed […]
Don’t forget my amazing photos from today!
Big bear down! Today I was offered a chance at redemption and seized it. Here is the story.
We awoke to absolutely beautiful weather. Clear skies and in the low 70s. I actually was able to wear shorts and a t-shirt. I was still aware of the fact that I […]
My list of stuff to buy upon arrival:
.44 Magnum heavy loads
Hunting & Fishing Licenses (bear, wolf, fish)
Toothpaste and Toothbrush
Rain Gear and Boots (per guide’s instructions)
Shampoo, deodorant, and Soap (for boat)
Aloe in case sunscreen doesn’t work
My Clothing list (one suitcase):
1 Pair Boots
1 Baseball Cap
1 Pair Tennis Shoes
3 Pair Camo Hunting Pants
1 Pair Jeans