I have never cooked a bear shoulder but have cooked a lot of bear meat. Probably use some Yardbird rub and do a low and slow smoke. Bear has a lot of fat and it is not the best tasting grease. In other words don't smoke it in a pan. Let the fat get away from the meat.
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