Zumbo Live: Girl’s First Bear
This journal is from Jim Zumbo's third spring bear hunt of the season. Jealous? Read on, and see what an incredible adventure he's having.
The second day dawned cloudy and windy with more intermittent snow. Ken and I and Jeremy rode our horses up a steep sagebrush hillside where we’d seen a herd of elk the day before. We led a packhorse loaded with all the fixin’s for making a new bait. After topping a ridge, we headed into the forest and Kenny set out two bags of dogfood and some aromatic “potions.”
We left the area and headed up the ridge where we could watch a big burn that had no bait in it, but was ideal country for bears.