By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
Subscriber Ken Allen has checked in with an opportunity for big European brown bear that should be of special interest to hunters with physical limitations, those traveling with a non-hunting companion, or anyone who just wants a bear hunt without roughing it. Allen hunted this past September in Romania, about 100 miles northwest of Bucharest, with agent George Dina of Best European Hunts (011-40-73-031-7560; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allen reports, "I saw a number of bears and wound up taking one that squared just under eight feet," but he notes that success was only part of the story. "We saw numerous bears and some wolves. Wild boar sign was everywhere, although I did not see any boar, mainly because we were not looking for them. I actually saw a huge bear, but before I could get a reasonable shot, it was spooked by a pack of wolves. It was taken two weeks later by another hunter and ranked Number Five in the CIC record book.....