This bear has a bone to pick with your lure choices.
Really, wouldn’t you be better off with some live bait? Some minnows perhaps? Or crawfish? Or even worms?
That’s what this bear must be thinking as he strolls upon some fishermen on what looks to be a northern lake, but don’t hold us to that. Bottom line is, this is a close bear encounter, and the videographers don’t seem to mind too terribly.
Watch this video and see if you would have kept your cool as much as these guys:
That’s a bit too close for us, here’s hoping they had bear repellant or at least a plan to react if the bear encounter turned for the worst.
Maybe it was just the general fishy smell of the tackle box that attracted the bear in the first place, and once it realized there was nothing to be eaten, it took off.
They do have a keen angling ability, so maybe we should take it seriously when a bear suggests live bait.