Bear Hunt

Growing Black Bear Population Leads To Increased HuntA growing black bear population means more bears are being hunted this week in Maryland.
Md. Bear Hunt Opens With Expanded QuotaMaryland's black bear season is opening with rule changes that could push the tally over 100 for the first time since a 51-year ban on bear hunting was lifted in 2004.
Change Could Boost Bear Hunt Permits In 2 CountiesMaryland wildlife officials say a new formula for allocating bear hunting permits could mean about half of the permits will be awarded to Allegany and Garrett counties, the counties where hunting is allowed.
2 Fined For Baiting Black Bears In Western Md.A western Maryland man and a hunter from Baltimore County have been fined up to $500 each for using corn and molasses to lure bears for hunting.