Hunting bears with a traditional bow, off the ground, on public land in Arkansas is the pinnacle of Clay Newcomb's hunting charts. On his first hunt in 2019, he had a unforgettable hunt that ended with the hide and meat of a majestic beast being hauled out on the back of his trusty mule, Izzie. We've been calling bear hunting without the use of bait or hounds on public land in the Eastern Deciduous Forest the Sheep Hunt of the South! Check out and the Bear Hunting Magazine Podcast.