7 Fred Bear Quotes for Every Hunter to Remember

Fred Bear is true legend for all outdoorsmen. Here are 7 of his quotes that provide a new perspective on hunting.

Fred Bear was an American bowhunter, bow manufacturer, author, conservationist and television host. Fred Bear's legacy continues to live on through his words of wisdom. His advice and messages are timeless.

1. "When a hunter is in a treestand with moral values and with the proper hunting ethics and richer for the experience, that hunter is 20 feet closer to God."

This resonates with many hunters. Seeing the world come to life while waiting for daybreak on a chilling fall day can be very spiritual.

2. "There's more fun in hunting with the handicap of the bow than there is in hunting with the sureness of the gun."

Bowhunting is extremely popular and what Fred Bear said speaks volumes for bowhunters across the globe.


4. "If you are not working to protect hunting, then you are working to destroy it."

Hunters are some the most conservation-minded individuals. With the large amounts of tax revenue from licenses and tags to multiple non-profit organizations, hunters are creating a better tomorrow.


6. "Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make your a better person."

Nothing to say here, other than that it's perfectly correct.


Fred Bear is a legend that all modern hunters should look up to. He revolutionized the archery industry by leading from example. Fred was a true natural and put his mark on the world from his many adventures.