Minnesota Giant Black Bear Hunt – $4,990

7 day, 1 x 1 black bear hunt for 1 hunter in Northwest Minnesota. Hunt over multiple big bear bait setups with multiple big bears at sites. Guided experience may change depending on group size. Season dates range from September 1 – October 13th, 2020 or 2021. The limit for Minnesota is 1 bear in the no quota (or over the counter zone) and 1 bear in 1 draw area if drawn with the required amount of points. Clients may apply at the Minnesota DNR website for points only, or a specific permit area. The bear lottery deadline is May 3rd, 2020. The Northwest no quota zone is as good for big bears as any Minnesota permit area. Tim Kresel’s hunts are available state wide with the appropriate bear license.

Can upgrade hunt for additional days ($500 per day). Extra hunters ($4,990) and observers ($1,490) welcome. Lodging available in local motels at hunter’s expense. Can also choose to stay in a tent. Transportation by vehicle, ATV and on foot. Field and trophy prep included. Hunter may use rifle, shotgun, muzzleloader, bow or crossbow, which is legal for bears in Minnesota without a crossbow permit. License required ($44 for resident, $231 for non-resident). Free for youths ages 10-12 and $5 for ages 13-17. Package does not include cooling and meat processing. This is available nearby at a reasonable rate. Tim Kresel does all the field dressing and recovery at no cost to the hunter. References: Dr. Scott, Steve Sharf, Gary Robeck, Scott Gonlavick, Lou Strezza, Jack Lemon, Paul Hagborg, Chuck Yantze and Dave Feirack.

Outfitter: The Big Bear Specialist