Deer Hunting in Grizzly Territory

While hunting for deer opening day of 2015 my father and I had the “opportunity” to meet a grizzly up close and personal. We both had our Counter Assault Bear Spray and our rifles but we didn’t have to use either. Fortunately we were making enough noise that he knew we were there long before […]

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Gary L. Moses: Counter Assault Bear Education Specialist

In 2014, Gary joined Counter Assault as Product Ambassador and Bear Education Specialist.  Although he does conduct bear spray training for organizations and agencies, his focus is on bear education and avoidance to enable outdoor enthusiast to recreate safely and confidently in bear country. A nearly 30-year veteran with the National Park Service (NPS), and […]

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Fisherman and wife halts and sprays griz — and it works.

Background: Fly rod in hand, John Vanden Bos was 45 minutes into a hike with his wife Lisa October 22, 2016 descending toward the Lamar River, Wyoming in steep, thick terrain when the brown blur came at him. It was a grizzly bear, unable to hear his approach, in the water munching on the remains of […]

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LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

After 2 gruelling hikes on Thursday and Friday, Julie and I decided to do something a little more mellow on Saturday. She has never seen Violet Springs or Sulphur Mountain, so we headed towards Hayden Valley early Saturday a.m. The day was sunny and warm when we hit the Valley. I stopped at the turnout […]

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Counter Assault proved an effective defense

“Although the best defense against a charging bison is to avoid situations that can agitate an animal to charge, Counter Assault proved an effective defense against charging bison.” – John Harris, Ladder Ranch, Caballo, New Mexico.

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The best results

“Counter Assault has given us the best results.” – Dr. Charles Jonkel, Director, University of Montana Border Grizzly Project.

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I will continue to have Counter Assault on hand

“The product is appealing to me because it is lightweight, easy to use, controllable, and most importantly, not lethal to the animal. For these reasons I will continue to have Counter Assault on hand during my excursions into the wilderness areas of North America.” – John Blaser, NY State Guide, Tuckahoe, NY.

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The leading brand on the market

“One alternative (to firearms) that’s gaining notoriety is to carry a holster of bear deterrent.The leading brand on the market – Counter Assault.” – Tod Wilkinson – Backpacker Magazine

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