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Hook and Hunting: Bears Are Waking Up

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The DNR says they have been getting several reports a day of bears sniffing around homes across Northern Michigan as they awake from their seasonal slumber.

After months of sleeping, bears are hungry and willing to get closer to people as they look for an easy meal.

Bird feeders, barbecues and garbage cans can draw bears toward homes.

Even though it still feels and looks like winter out there, the bear's natural clock is calling for spring.