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PA’s 1st Bear Hunt Results

By John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The final tally won't be in for a couple of months, but the Pennsylvania Game Commission's preliminary bear count lists 224 taken during the state's first five-day archery bear season; 2,815 were killed during the three-day November season. The early count totals 3,039 bears taken...


Get Ready For Kentucky Bear Season!

FRANKFORT, KY -- When black bear hunting comes up in conversation, the inevitable trivia question will be: "In what year did a hunter take a black bear during Kentucky's first hunts of the modern era?" The answer could be 2010, if a hunter bags a bear the weekend of Dec...


Nevada Black Bear Hunt Possible

The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners will discuss a proposal for a potential black bear hunting season at its Dec. 3-4 meeting in Reno. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Headquarters located at 1100 Valley Road, and will start at...


Bozo The 875-Lb Black Bear

For some, the one-mile strip of Route 209 in Bushkill might just be the road that leads to Bushkill Falls, a popular tourist spot. But for others, especially some locals, it's an area where, on any given night, a docile and tame 875-pound bear could have been spotted eating from...


NJ DEP Rejects Postponing Of Bear Hunt

TRENTON, NJ -- Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today rejected a request for a stay of a scheduled Northwest New Jersey bear hunt, which is authorized under the State's recently adopted Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy (CBBMP). The Commissioner, responding to a Nov. 17 written request by the...


Keeping Bear At Bay

Pennsylvania Game Commission Offers Advice On Avoiding Bear Conflicts HARRISBURG, PA -- With summer quickly slipping by, many Pennsylvanians may have forgotten about problems caused by black bears in the spring, when nuisance bear activity typically peaks. However, black bear activity also tends to increase during the fall, and Pennsylvania...


Montanans Prepare For Bear

Montana Black Bear Season Approaching The fall black bear hunting season begins September 15 in most areas of Montana. The archery season for black bear begins September 4. All hunters should check the regulations for season date exceptions. Hunters may purchase a black bear hunting license at all FWP offices,...


Bear Hunt On In Vermont

Vermont's Bear Hunting Season Set WATERBURY, VT -- Vermont's bear hunting season is September 1- November 17 this year. Vermont's bear population is healthy and estimated at more than 5,500 black bears, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. The bear population has increased slowly for the last two...


Pennsylvania Game Commission Posts Bear Age Data On Website

Pennsylvania Game Commission Posts Bear Age Data On Website HARRISBURG, PA -- Hunters interested in learning the age of the bear they harvested during the 2009 seasons can log onto the Pennsylvania Game Commission's website ( www.pgc.state.pa.us ). To access the database, click on "Hunt/Trap" in the menu bar at...


3 Grizzly Bears Trapped in Yellowstone

Officials Trap Three Bears Believed Responsible for Yellowstone Attack Montana -- Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials trapped a female grizzly bear and two yearling cubs that are believed to be responsible for injuring two people and killing a Grand Rapids, Michigan man in separate attacks Wednesday morning at a...


NJ Gets Loaded For Bear

First Bear Hunt in Five Years to Commence in DecemberAfter five years of political stonewalling, New Jersey sportsmen are going to be able to go on a bear hunt. On July 21, the Commissioner for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Bob Martin, announced his approval of the...


Fred Bear shoots a polar bear

Fred Bear hunts polar bears


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