By Justin Jones, Editorial Assistant
We recently received two subscriber reports on black bear hunts in western Canada, one on a spring hunt in Alberta, and another on a fall hunt in Manitoba.
Subscriber Claudio Dipietro filed a report on a successful five-day black bear hunt with Steeprock River Outfitters (http://www.steeprockriver.com/
; 204-281-1500) in Manitoba in September. The only recent report we have on this outfitter is from Eric Arnette in 2013 (see Report 9440
), who says that he has hunted with operator Wayne Bass multiple times, and strongly recommends his outfit. Steeprock River operates in an area with a high percentage of color-phase black bears, and Dipietro chose to hunt with Bass for that reason......