Headed out bear hunting yesterday morning and wasn't disappointed at all. My bear sighting luck streak this year continues as I found one right off the bat feeding in a bean field. Of course decent pictures were impossible as the morning fog was slow to burn off, so I just hung out and waited. Was pretty cool to watch him mow through the beans, when he'd find a good spot he would just lay down and eat for a few minutes, lazy bear. By the time the fog lifted he was quite a ways away but I still got a few decent pictures out of it. Back on the road my luck continued as I stumbled across a Barred Owl hanging out along a dirt road that I saw 2 small bears on 2 weeks ago.
<span style="font-style: italic">USCG Capt. Steve Lessel</span>