Black Bear Hunting

bear 1The black bear is the most common bear found in New Mexico. The state record has come out of the Lincoln National Forest two years in a row, where feed is plentiful. This is due to an all time high number of bears in NM.

With numbers high, New Mexico Game and Fish has increased the quotas allowing for amazing opportunities for the bear hunter. Western Outfitting uses two styles of bear hunting.  We do what they call rigging for bear, where the hounds ride on the top of the dog box on the truck and find bear that have recently crossed the road or are feeding nearby. The hounds are able to locate bears that we would have no chance of seeing without them. There are many good roads throughout Western NM that aid in this type of hunt. The other successful way we hunt bear is on horseback. This method allows us to reach wilderness areas without road access. It also gets us to remote forest that other hunters can not reach, once again increasing the odds of finding that trophy bear. Whichever way you hunt, a bear hunt is one of the most exciting and rewarding hunts to experience.

Book Your Hunt Today

To learn more about our hunts or to book yours today, we encourage you to contact us or give us a call at 575-626-0885.