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Black Bear & Grizzly Bear Hunts

Black bears are North America's most familiar and common bears. Despite their name, black bears can be blue-gray or blue-black, brown, cinnamon, or even, very rarely, white. Solitary animals, black bears roam large territories, though they do not protect them from other bears.

The Grizzly Bear is a North American subspecies of the Brown Bear. These awe-inspiring giants tend to be solitary animals Grizzlies are typically brown, though their fur can appear to be white-tipped, or grizzled, lending them their traditional name.

Grizzlies are hunted only in the spring around mid May. "Spot & Stalk" methods are used for both Grizzly Bears and Black Bears. Interior mountain Grizzly Bears and Black Bears are well known for their colour variations. We have a healthy population of both bears, but a limited number of tags for Grizzlies.

Let Bugle Basin Outfitters, BC Big Game Hunting Guides, take you on the adventure of a lifetime with a BC Black Bear or BC Grizzly Bear Hunt!

  • Spring 10 day hunts.
  • Dates vary depending on snow pack levels, generally mid May.
  • Hunted out from main camp. 
  • "Spot and stalk" methods are used as the bears emerge from hibernation to feed on early spring vegetation.
  • Interior mountain grizzlies are well known for the number of color variations.
  • Mature males are generally harvested.
  • We have a healthy population of these bears with a limited number of tags.
  • Included with this trophy hunt is the opportunity for a Black Bear
  • Success rates are high so book early
Grizzly 2005

(10 day hunts)
Black Bear, Bruce Lane 2002

(8 day hunts)

Black Bear:

  • We have many different color phases (blacks, browns, cinnamons, etc.)
  • These can be hunted May through June and again in the fall.
  • 8 day hunts with the opportunity to harvest two (2) Black Bears.
  • Also using the "spot and stalk" method.

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