Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.
Black bears are secretive animals. Despite the fact that they're apex predators, they avoid humans. Baiting bears is by far the most effective way of controlling their numbers, and it provides for an amazing hunting experience.