No flies on this installment of The February Room, as we ponder Matt Churchman’s bear encounter, our own, and the importance of deterrent practice Matt Churchman was generous enough to share his harrowing tale of his bear mauling with us in Episode 18 of The February Room. Back in May, I was fishing when my phone dinged with a link to a breaking news story of a bear attack. The sender made me immediately suspicious as to the whereabouts of the encounter, and as I read the details, my hunch was affirmed. A week prior, my two buddies and I rolled the dice on the very same stream despite warnings from locals of elevated bear sightings and activity in recent…Read More
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