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Black bear hunt areas 1 and 2 closed

 

June 6, 2019



Sheridan– Black bear hunters are alerted that the spring black bear season in hunt areas 1 and 2 closed at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2019. The closed areas are located in the northern Bighorn Mountains.

The 2019 spring black bear hunting season closes for each hunt area or group of hunt areas when the female mortality limit has been reached or on June 15, whichever comes first. The female limits are used to ensure that overharvest of female bears does not occur. Black bear areas 1 and 2 have a combined quota of eight females.

Bear hunters should call the Black Bear Mortality Limit H...



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