British Columbia Black Bear Hunts – Spot and Stalk

Archery bear hunting in BCThis outfitters area boasts of some of the best habitat for black bears in the province.

It has a prolific salmon run in the fall which brings bear in for miles. It is not uncommon to see up to 15 black bears per day, with multiple stalks being the rule rather than the exception.

This is an ideal hunt for bowhunters with multiple stalks increasing your chances of a successful hunt. Get more information

Be prepared for a relaxing and enjoyable hunt. We do not get up at the crack of dawn as the big bears are primarily moving in the afternoon and evenings but at that point be ready for multiple stalks and large numbers of bears”

British-Columbia-black-bear Russ MeyerHunting Season
In the spring the black bears come out of hibernation and head to the nearest green area to gorge themselves on grass, dandelions, and new growth crops. Thus they are found along old logging roads, clear cuts, fields, and railways. We will be focusing our efforts in these areas in the spring.

Come later in the spring season (end of May, beginning of June) the boars start to wander looking for sows in heat. At this time we will be sticking to glassing long stretches of logging roads and glassing on the railways. This is the time that the real big bears show up, and thus the biggest bears of the season are shot during this time.

Hunting Method
The hunting area is accessed by vehicle, atv’s, and hiking however all stalks are done on foot.

  • Bowhunter friendly outfitter
  • Rifle hunting is most common
  • Success Rates and Trophy Quality
    We have about 15% color phase, and the Pope and Yong minimum of 18 inches being common. So not only do we have high bear density’s, but have record book quality in the gene pool. We strongly encourage the taking of mature boars, with 95% of our bears taken in 2010 being mature boars. With the strong salmon run and high density of black bears, new boars quickly move in to replace those that were shot by our hunters.

  • Opportunity Rate is 100%
  • Success Rate for archery is 80%
  • Success Rate for rifle is 100%
  • British-ColumbiaTravel
    We ask that you fly into Prince George, British Columbia where the outfitter will pick you up and drop you off again.

    Hunt Reports from clients who’ve hunted with this outfitter:

    If you have gone on a hunt with one of our outfitters, please submit a hunt report.

    • Hunt Report - BC Archery Black Bear
      When I had the opportunity to hunt with this outfitter, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew that BC had great bears, great food and beautiful scenery. I took this hunt as a shakedown to prepare myself and test run all my gear for a Grizzly hunt in Alaska this fall.
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    • Hunt Report - BC Black Bear
      I made friend's here that will be sorely missed until I meet them again. One of the top three of all of my hunts for sure. They produce and bend over backwards for you.
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    • Outfitter Report - BC Bear Hunting Reort
      Once again, our 2014 ended with another successful British Columbia bear hunting season, happy hunters and some incredible bears.
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    Hunter Testimonials:

    I saw bears every day. Held out until last day and shot a beautiful Black Bear. If possible, would hunt with him for the rest of my hunting career. He is a wonderful person and has a great sense of humor. One of the top three of all of my hunts for sure. They produce […]

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    Bear Hunting Gear List:

      This gear list is for a Western-style spot-and-stalk hunt.
      If you would like to talk to a Gear Professional, click here.

      Kryptek Clearance Cave

      Clothing and Apparel:

      ❏ Underwear (4 pair)
      ❏ Merino Wool Tops and Bottoms (2 sets)
      ❏ Lightweight Camo Pants
      ❏ Midweight Camo Pants
      ❏ Knee Pads (for stalking)
      ❏ Lightweight Camo Shirt
      ❏ Midweight Camo Shirt
      ❏ Camo Jacket
      ❏ Camo Coat
      ❏ Rain Gear
      ❏ Lightweight Gloves
      ❏ Gloves
      ❏ Cap
      ❏ Beanie



      Rifle Hunting Gear:

      ❏ Rifle
      ❏ Shells *take at least 1 box
      ❏ Sling
      ❏ Gun Cleaning Kit



      Archery Hunting Gear:

      ❏ Bow
      ❏ Arrows *we recommend that you take 1 doz.
      ❏ Broadheads
      ❏ Release *an extra release is recommended
      ❏ Sight
      ❏ Rangefinder


      Kenetrek Boots


      ❏ Hunting Boots (non-insulated, or insulated depending on season)
      ❏ Light Socks (4 pair)
      ❏ Heavier Socks (4 pair) *season appropriate weight
      ❏ Camp Shoes




      ❏ Binoculars
      ❏ Bino Harness
      ❏ Rangefinder
      ❏ Spotting Scope
      ❏ Tripod


      TAG Bags Synthetic Game bags

      Technical and Misc. Gear:

      ❏ Backpack
      ❏ Game Bags
      ❏ Knife
      ❏ Multi-Tool
      ❏ Flashlight and/or Headlamp
      ❏ Milspec, Polarized Sunglasses
      ❏ GPS
      ❏ Water Bladder (2L)
      ❏ Scent elimination spray
      ❏ Insect Repellent
      ❏ Book, magazine and/or ipod
      ❏ Camera
      ❏ Video Camera and/or GoPro
      ❏ Lens Cloth *for cleaning optics
      ❏ Extra Batteries
      ❏ Personal Items *toothbrush; toothpaste; floss; soap; chapstick; washcloth; deodorant; sunscreen; baby wipes; medication; glasses or contacts; Advil or aspirin; nail clippers; disposable razor; multi-vitamins
      ❏ Tent / Bivy
      ❏ Sleeping Bag
      ❏ Sleeping Pad
      ❏ Camp Pillow
      ❏ 5 gal. Collapsible Water Container
      ❏ Pot
      ❏ Bowl
      ❏ Eating Utensils
      ❏ Lighter
      ❏ Large Fuel Container
      ❏ Camp Stove
      ❏ Lantern
      ❏ Food
      ❏ Paper Towels
      ❏ TP/Wet Wipes
      ❏ Ziplock Bags
      ❏ Garbage Bags
      ❏ Caping Salt
      ❏ Topo Maps
      ❏ Dry Bag
      ❏ First Aid Kit


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    I’ve hunted bears every year since 1988. When the outfitter told me “you have to see it to believe it” I was a little skeptical…..I showed up at the ranch the end of May 2010. After seeing 7-12 bears every day with multiple stalks and eventually getting an arrow in the beautiful jet-black boar I’ve always wanted, I was no longer a skeptic. This is a super cool hunt.

    Give me a call and I’ll tell you about it. ~Russ Meyer

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