Bear Safe Food Storage

It is dangerous for bears to become used to human food. Many bears that have become habituated to human food can be traced back to a bear’s first encounter with improperly stored human food, trash, pet food, bird feeders, bar b ques etc… Adhering to guidelines for keeping bears from becoming habituated to human food […]

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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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Bear Spray on Airplanes

Is Counter Assault permitted on an airplane either in carry on or checked luggage? No, bear deterrent cannot be carried on an airplane or packed in your checked luggage because it is above the maximum size allowed.  FAA regulations do not allow transportation of more than 4 ounces of pepper spray packed in checked luggage. […]

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Thank you Counter Assault for an Optimal Outcome

Counter Assault saved our day!!!!!! My husband and I got charged by a grizzly last weekend. I wasn’t sure that the outcome was going to be good. My husband sprayed as the bear was about 15 yards from us. When the bear hit the wall of spray it didn’t even hesitate. It sputtered, shook it’s […]

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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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