Shaunna Stevens of Springdale: Zone 1 bear taken by archery opening day around 5:30 in the afternoon. She was hunting with her father Carl Stevens in Madison County. This was her first bear. Shaunna is Cabela's outfitter of Rogers, AR. Congrats, Shaunna!
Kevin Duvall harvested this bear in Zone 1 on opening day. Congratulations, Kevin. Great bear....
ABBA member, Jeremy Jones killed this 240lb bear in Zone 2 on October 1st in Scott County. Congrats, Jeremy - great bear.
Ricky Prince harvested this bear on October 1st in Zone 2. Congrats, Ricky.
Rusty Whaley killed this bear in Zone 1 while hunting with Hunters Addiction on October 1st. Great bear, Rusty.
Blake Shierling killed this chocolate bear in Zone 1 on October 1st while hunting with Hunter Addiction. Great job, guys.
Justin Rogers killed this bear in Marion County on October 3rd 2013. His first bear ever and on his birthday with his dad sitting above him watching it all. Great times. Congrats, Justin.
Stephen Burnett killed this nice bear in Zone 2 on October 2nd. Great bear, Stephen! Congrats
ABBA member, Tim Skinner from Benton (middle) was the winner of the ABBA 2013 Auction Hunt. He harvested this bear on the evening of October 4th in Polk County, Zone 2. Hunting was extremely tough - he sat for 36 hours in 4 days of hunting! Congrats and great job, Tim. Rt: Clay Newcomb. Lft: James Lawrence
ABBA member, Ryan Greb of Greenwood harvested this 320lb bear on October 4th. It was the first time the bear had been to the bait site. Nice ABBA hat and great hunt, Ryan.
ABBA member, Michael Mayo of Springdale, harvested this chocolate bear with a handmade self bow (a bow made of one piece of wood). Great job, Mike.
Mike Rush arrowed this bear in Crawford County, Zone 1, on October 1st. Great bear, Mike. Congrats
ABBA member, Heath Martin, arrowed this 340lb dry sow in Polk County (Zone 2) on October 1st. Watch the footage of this harvest on www.growingdeer.tv . Great bear, Heath!
Mason Hugart (rt) harvested his first bear on October 5th, 2013. His dad was with him on the hunt. Congratulations Mason on a great hunt!
ABBA member, Blake McCord, harvested this 300lb dry sow on October 6th in Franklin County (Zone 1). Blake hunted hard for 5 days. Congrats on a great bear, Blake.
Rusty Pendergrapf of Texarkana, took this 225 lb black bear at 5:45 p.m. on October 5, 2013 in Polk County. David Miller helped put him on this bear. Congrats, Rusty.
Wesley Watkins arrowed this 360lb boar in Hot Springs County on October 4th. He was using a Muzzy broadhead and the bear only went 20 yards. Great bear, Wes, and nice Nat Gear camo.
ABBA member, Levi Green of Lavaca harvested this beautiful chocolate bear on October 4th in Zone 1. Great bear, Levi!
Seth Partain killed his first bear in Washington Countythis year (Zone 1). Congrats, Seth on a great bear.
ABBA member, Joey Trahan from Louisiana, shows his beautiful 2013 bear from Zone 2. He was hunting with Sandy Roark. Great bear and congrats, Joey.
ABBA member, Jeff Trahan from Louisiana, harvested this Pope and Young class boar in Zone 2 while hunting with Sandy Roark of Outlaw Guide Service. Congrats on a great 2013 bear.
Oklahoma bear: ABBA director, Clay Newcomb, shows his 2013 Oklahoma black bear. He harvested the 240lb'er on October 14th in the pouring rain. Look for an article about this hunt in Bear Hunting Magazine in 2014. Thanks to James Lawrence and Trey Clark for helping on the recovery!
Robert James of Wayward Outdoors in Central Arkansas killed this bear in Zone 1 on October 3rd. You will be able to see the hunt in 2014 on www.waywardoutdoors.com. Nice Natural Gear camo....
Richard Smart arrowed this chocolate bear with traditional archery tackle on October 8th in Zone 1 in Pope County. Way to go with the recurve, Richard. Congrats. This hunt was filmed by Wayward Outdoors. www.waywardoutdoors.com
ABBA member, Dustin McDaniel from Oklahoma, arrowed this beautiful cinnamon bear while hunting with Sandy Roark's Outlaw Guide Service. Dustin says he is now hooked on bear hunting. Congrats, Dustin. *Guides: Sandy and Burl Roark - Arkansas' Bear Men.....
Another picture: Twin brothers, Jeff and Joey Trahan show the bears they harvested while hunting with Outlaw Guide Service. Congrats, guys.
ABBA member, Noble Hoy, harvested his second Arkansas black bear with Outlaw Guide service. Congrats, Noble. *Sandy Roark. Sandy's lab has been involved in over 50 bear recoveries.
ABBA member, Kendal Sloan, harvested this great bear on public land in Searcy County, Zone 1. Muzzleloader harvest. In our opinion, this is Arkansas' most difficult hunt: a public land bear.
Mark Noggles killed this 250lb bear on November 2nd, 2013 in Van Buren County. Congrats on a great bear, Mark. On the same day his hunting partner killed one two (Carl Rippy).
Veteran bear hunter, ABBA member Carl Rippy, shows his beautiful 220lb cinnamon bear killed on November 2nd in Van Buren County. He and Mark Noggles harvested these bears on the same day! Congrats, guys.
Crystal Brannon killed this bear in Pope County, Zone 1, on November 9th, 2013. Her husband Eric was with her on the hunt. Congratulations.
State Representative, Nate Bell of District 20 in SW Arkansas, killed this 200 bear in November while still hunting in the National Forrest. He was intentionally bear hunting. This is big deal! Congrats on a great harvest, Rep. Bell.
ABBA director, Clay Newcomb, killed this 500-pound plus bear in Polk County on public land on November 30th.
Jeff Brown killed this bear on October 24th in Franklin County in Zone 2.