Once you’ve been black bear hunting in Alberta you won’t want to hunt anywhere else. The color phases range from black to dark chocolate brown to blond. The average male black bear will weigh anywhere from 300-450+ pounds with many being 6′ plus from nose to tail. Spring and Fall black bear hunting provides the hunter with a variety of opportunities.
The black bear inhabits most of Alberta’s forested land. Black bears are common in open forests throughout the mixed-wood, foothill, and prairie zones. Partial clearing of forests for roads, trails and other developments has improved black bear habitat and consequently their numbers have increased in recent years. Black bears are active from spring through to autumn making both spring and fall black bear hunting an exciting adventure!
There are multiple opportunities throughout the province to harvest some nice trophy black bear. Be sure to check our list of featured outfitters here on www.abhunting.com to book your next Alberta hunting trip!