Bear Hunting Zones 

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To view bear hunting season dates and bag limits, click on the desired zone on the map or select the zone number from the drop-down menu. Zone details will appear below the map.


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Results for: Bear Zone 1

collapse Bear - Archery 
Opens:10/1/2014
Closes:11/30/2014
Limits:
Season bag limit is one statewide by any method in any zone.
Bear zone 1 has a quota of 165 bears in October and a total quota of 200 bears.
Hunters must call 800-440-1477 the evening before the hunt to check the harvest number. The season will end the morning after the quota is reached or Nov. 30, whichever comes first.
More:
Bait, foodstuffs or the use of any kind of lure to attract bears are not allowed except on private lands in bear zones from 30 days before the first bear season in that zone until the season ends or the quota is reached.
collapse Bear - Modern Gun 
Opens:11/3/2014
Closes:11/30/2014
Limits:
Season bag limit is one statewide by any method in any zone.
Bear zone 1 has a quota of 165 bears in October and a total quota of 200 bears.
Hunters must call 800-440-1477 the evening before the hunt to check the harvest number. The season will end the morning after the quota is reached or Nov. 30, whichever comes first.
More:
Bait, foodstuffs or the use of any kind of lure to attract bears are not allowed except on private lands in bear zones from 30 days before the first bear season in that zone until the season ends or the quota is reached.
collapse Bear - Muzzleloader 
Opens:10/18/2014
Closes:10/26/2014
Limits:
Season bag limit is one statewide by any method in any zone.
Bear zone 1 has a quota of 165 bears in October and a total quota of 200 bears.
Bear zone 2 has a quota of 125 bears in October and a total quota of 150 bears.
Hunters must call 800-440-1477 the evening before the hunt to check the harvest number. The season will end the morning after the quota is reached or Oct. 27, whichever comes first.
More:
Bait, foodstuffs or the use of any kind of lure to attract bears are not allowed except on private lands in bear zones from 30 days before the first bear season in that zone until the season ends or the quota is reached.
collapse Bear - Special Youth Modern Gun 
Opens:11/1/2014
Closes:11/2/2014
Limits:
Season bag limit is one statewide by any method in any zone.
Bear zone 1 has a quota of 165 bears in October and a total quota of 200 bears.
Bear zone 2 has a quota of 125 bears in October and a total quota of 150 bears.
Hunters must call 800-440-1477 the evening before the hunt to check the harvest number. The season will end the morning after the quota is reached or Nov. 3, whichever comes first.
More:
Bait, foodstuffs or the use of any kind of lure to attract bears are not allowed except on private lands in bear zones from 30 days before the first bear season in that zone until the season ends or the quota is reached.