Southwest New Mexico Black Bear Hunt

There is nothing more exciting then the chorus of baying hounds ringing though the pinion pines on a cool fall morning. The big black bear that you have always dreamed of taking is just in front of the pack and they are closing in fast. Soon you will have the opportunity to fulfill your dream as you look at that giant bear which is starring back at you from 50 feet above.

From early August through mid November each year, black bear are gorging themselves on berries and pinion nuts in preparation for hibernation. This is the time of the year that the bears are in peak condition, fat and sporting shiny hair coats. This exciting black bear hunt is conducted on private ranches and adjoining national forest lands in the southwestern corner of New Mexico and produces some of the best trophy black bear to be taken anywhere in the lower forty-eight states.

All New Mexico black bear hunts are conducted on foot and horseback while following the highly trained pack of bear hounds through the cedar brakes and pinion pines forests. This is an exciting method of bear hunting and offers much more action then setting on a bait sight hour after hour. While black bear hunting from horseback you will see elk, mule deer and often cut the track of a mountain lion. Color phase bears on this hunt average nearly 70% ranging in color from pure black to blonde and hunter success is normally 100%.

This is a full 5-day New Mexico black bear hunt, which includes all meals, accommodations, professional guides, hounds, horses and trophy care. Don’t miss this opportunity to take a trophy black bear the western way. It’s fun, exciting and will provide you with the opportunity to go home with a trophy bruin.