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Why Do People Hunt Black Bears? 6 Interesting Reasons Why

Did you know that millions of people have hunted for deer, with only less than a million bears pursued? Well, the numbers are rising and it might be time for you to consider branching out from your usual hunting strategies! But why people hunt black bears in the first place?

It isn’t just about the population, there are a ton of reasons why you should consider hunting for bears rather than your usual game! Wondering why? Read on as I show you various reasons why you should consider hunting for black bears this year.

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Can I Shoot A Bear On My Property In Virginia? The Real Answers Here!

There are various reasons as to why we want or need to shoot a bear, whether it's for fun or defense. But you have to take note that there ARE rules and regulations to follow, depending on the state you're from. If you're from Virginia, you might be wondering, "can I shoot a bear on my property in Virginia?"

Well, that depends on some factors, so read on to see if you can or to leave that bear alone!

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The .45 ACP vs Black Bear: Effective or Not?

Whether you’re bear hunting or defending yourself against one, people often wonder about the type of weapon they can use. One of the most common debates is the .45 ACP vs black bear, with people either thinking that it will or won’t knock them down.

So I decided to weigh into the debate and share my opinions on the .45 ACP and if it can hurt or kill a bear. Read on as I show you how effective a .45 ACP is against bears.

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Are Black Bears Color Blind? How the Bear’s Eye Really Works

When it comes to hunting, one of the most important factors to consider is what you wear. After all, you wouldn’t want to be spotted by your target animal wearing bright clothes or ones that they’ll easily notice. But wait, do you really need to watch out for what you wear or care about what colors bears see?

A lot of people have wondered, “are black bears color blind,” comparing eyesight to whitetail deer. While there has been some debate over this, I answer your question to help you out. So read on to find out if black bears are color blind or not!

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What Does a Black Bear Smell Like? Do They Really Stink?

As I was learning how to hunt bears, I kept hearing everyone comment on how smelly bears can get. It got me thinking, “what does a black bear smell like, exactly?” I just presumed that they had a bad odor, but I decided to delve into the topic and see if that was true or just a myth.

Well, I learned that there were different factors to consider when it comes to a bear's scent and odor. Whether you're hunting bear or trying to stay away from them, read on! I'll show you if you can detect bears based on their smell.

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