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Favorable weather conditions and increased hunting opportunities in western Maryland enabled hunters to achieve a record harvest in the 2016 Maryland black bear hunt as the season came to a close Oct. 27 with a record 167 bears reported to mandatory check-in stations.
“We are thrilled with another record hunting season and view it as further evidence that the department is managing the black bear population effectively,” said Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto. “With such a healthy bear population throughout western Maryland, this hunt is an essential tool used to slow the growth of the expanding bear population.”
New this year hunters were allowed to hunt bears in all four western Maryland counties: Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington.