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Close Call in Idaho: Hunter’s Life-Saving Decision in Grizzly Territory

In the dense forests of Henrys Lake State Park, what started as an elk hunt turned into a life-or-death situation involving a grizzly bear on September 30, 2023. As the Idaho Fish and Games Department reported, an unexpected encounter between a hunter and a grizzly bear ended in the latter’s demise. Navigating through the thick […]

Self-Defense Case Studies: Cocaine Bear Movie Decoded

When the news broke that a movie titled “Cocaine Bear” was in the works, the immediate reaction from many was one of incredulity and skepticism. With a name that brazenly flirts with absurdity, it was easy to dismiss the upcoming film as a gimmick designed solely for shock value or comic relief. However, upon closer […]

How to Use Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Against a Bear

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Against Bears Wait for the bear to make a move When it attacks, duck and shoot in Take its back It won’t be able to reach you with its short arms Go for a rear-naked choke When the bear passes out, it will fall forward, you did it! Now snap out of […]

Angler Shoots and Kills Grizzly Bear in Self-Defense in Montana

An angler shot and killed a grizzly bear in self-defense on August 30, 2023, in the Tom Miner Basin in Montana. The incident is still under investigation, but FWP believes that the anglers surprised the bear in a close encounter, and its behavior was defensive. The anglers were walking through dense vegetation when the bear […]

Epic Match: College Wrestlers Survive Vs. Wyoming Grizzly Bear

Two college wrestlers from Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, survived a grizzly bear attack by fighting back. When the bear ambushed, Kendall Cummings and Brady Lowry were searching for fallen antlers in the Shoshone National Forest. The bear pounced on Lowry first, but Cummings was able to pull the bear off him and fight back […]

Forest Safety: Packing Bullets or Bear Spray?

The debate between bullets and bear spray as a means of protection is intriguing. At face value, the answer seems obvious. Guns are designed to inflict harm and kill, while pepper spray offers a non-lethal form of self-defense. However, the decision regarding an encounter with a bear requires some more examination.  Self-defense against grizzly bears […]