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About cougars For this full article visit Human Wildlife conflict If you see a cougar in your community, call your nearest Fish and Wildlife office. A Fish and Wildlife officer can provide advice on preventing cougar encounters and responding when cougar encounters are unavoidable. Fish & Wildlife Office Contacts Cougars are efficient predators that feed largely on deer. The rest of their diet consists of elk, moose, bighorn sheep and small mammals. A healthy cougar population is an indication of a thriving local ecosystem. In years when deer, elk and moose numbers are high, the number of cougars will be...

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Here's an entertaining video on how to use Bear Spray by WildSmart    

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Happy Holidays from Kodiak Wildlife to everyone out there! Wishing everyone some good memories, health and happiness to you and your families this holiday season. Best Wishes, Kodiak Wildlife Team

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Adventure Seeker Stocking Stuffers  Happy Holidays!  Are we the only ones that feel Christmas came way too quick this year?!  As we get into the season, we want to help you pick out a few gifts for the adventure seeker on your list. Here are our top Kodiak Wildlife products that will be sure to satisfy the outdoorsy person on your list that insists that they only want “things that they need” this holiday season.   Bear Necessities Holster Kit The Bear Necessities Holster Kit is the only one of it's kind in Canada. Horizontal and vertical velcro straps allow...

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Research on the effectiveness of Bear Spray vs. a Firearm in a Bear Encounter A study on the efficacy of bear deterrent spray was conducted in Alaska. 83 cases involving the use of bear spray in Alaska between 1985 and 2006 were analyzed. Results showed that in over 90% of close-range encounters with black and brown bears, spray stopped the bear’s undesirable behavior. Bear Spray Research on Effectiveness of Bear Spray Efficacy of Firearms in a Bear Encounter For self defense against grizzly bears, the answer isn't as obvious.  Many are surprised when they find that, despite using their firearm against a charging...

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