That New Guy - Quest to see bears comes up empty : Duane Sherrill Updated: Oct. 9, 2018, 5:06 p.m. COPY I went looking for bear this past weekend in the Smoky Mountains but the closest I came to it was a plushy stuffed animal at a local gift shop. ∞ views Would you like to read this article and use one of your 0 remaining views? ∞ views Read Enjoy great local journalism? Subscribe Log In To Read Subscribe to access more great content! Subscribe or log in Latest That New Guy - Bravado leads to humility That New Guy - Embracing my inner fairy That New Guy - Kindness comes around in Hazzard That New Guy - When am I no longer that new guy?