Clearly illustrated and compared are the prints left by 27 of the most common small animals and 16 large game animals found in North America. Included with each entry are concise facts on identification and characteristics of each animal. Sixteen maps help in locating the range of some of the most unusual, seldom seen animals. Among the animals tracks identified are: Antelope; Badger; Buffalo; Bear (brown, black and polar); Mink; Otter; Rabbit and Wolf.
Radical strategies for hunting the elusive and challenging black bear Detailed guide to bear biology and population information, including where to find monster bears and color-phase bears Essential bear country tips, including staying safe, field-judging trophy bears, and reading bear body language along with a complete rundown of North American bear hunting hotspots The black bear population has exploded, and as their numbers increase, so do hunting opportunities. Twenty-eight states now offer black bear seasons, and much of Canada boasts healthy, huntable bear populations. “i>Radical Bear Hunterpresents innovative approaches to give hunters an edge for success. Included is valuable biological information, tips for reading bear sign and determining a trophy, as well as proven strategies for baiting bears, hunting with hounds, spotting and stalking, and setting up scouting cameras. Hunters learn how to choose the right outfitter, or if they prefer, how to coordinate a do-it-yourself hunt. Scorzafava recounts his favorite bear hunts and shares some hair-raising close calls--radical experiences that will resonate with would-be adventurers.