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    This year will be my first year hunting, and i will be doing my hunting in zone one. The peice of land that I have scouted has a very healthy bear population. Has anyone ever had an encounter where one charged or threatened them. If so is there anything u guys carry like mace, or anything of the sort?

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    Most bears dont want any contact with people. They almost always run as soon as they see or smell you.

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    I've heard of people being bluff charged, but my experience has always been that they run away as soon as they see/hear me. Once I had a mom and cubs walk parallel through the woods with me for a few minutes, but lost interest. I do carry mace, but doubt I'll ever need it.

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    The last few we've seen don't run anymore. Keep some spray handy especially if you gut a deer

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