It’s the second week of the re-launched spring bear hunt — and technology is helping hunters make sure they follow the rules.
For Markstay hunter Ray Smith, his computer is as important as a gun when it comes to hunting. The computer is replete with pictures from a trail camera he has set up in the woods, near a bait station where he plans to hunt.
“This is one of my favourite picks,” he said, pointing to his screen. “It’s a sow with her cubs and they’re climbing all over the bait.”
With the pictures, he recognizes the bears he’ll be hunting — and then he knows if it’s male or a female with cubs.
Smith added that hunters often turn to websites to familiarize themselves with bears and the rules of this new spring hunt.
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