Bears are amazing, there’s no arguing about that. But when you’re face to face with a huge grizzly, then that’s something else. Hunting for bears comes with a lot of risks you have to take, and the biggest and most obvious one of all is handling a bear encounter. Personally, I’ve only tried bear hunting once—and here are the things I’ve learned on the way. Without further ado, I present to you how to hunt bears and how to stay safe on the hunt.