Connecticut Considers Bear Hunt Amid Rising Population, SightingsBears populations have risen in the state to the point where environmental officials believe it's time to thin the population with a limited bear hunt.
Record 607 Bears Killed In Annual New Jersey Hunt The previous record was 592 bears killed in 2010.
6-Day Firearm-Only Bear Hunt Begins In New JerseyHunters are heading out across parts of New Jersey for the second half of this year's bear hunt.
549 Black Bears Killed In Six-Day Hunt, NJ Officials SayNew Jersey's first expanded black bear hunt in more than 30 years has ended, just days after lawmakers advanced a measure that would remove the animals from a list of game species.
6-Day New Jersey Black Bear Hunt To Kick Off Monday, Officials Say The first three days are reserved for bow hunting, while hunting with bows and muzzle-loading guns will be allowed during the last three days.
New Jersey Bear Hunt Gets Four-Day Extension, Officials Say The New Jersey Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that this year's annual state-mandated bear hunt will be extended for an additional four days.
Warm Weather Prompts Higher Kill Count In NJ Bear HuntAs of Wednesday, 366 bears have been killed, compared to the 164 killed over the same period of time last year.
New Jersey Bear Hunt Expanding To More AreasNew Jersey's six-day bear hunting season is starting Monday.
Officials: 267 Bears Killed In New Jersey HuntThe state Division of Fish & Wildlife's website showed that more than half of the bears were shot in Sussex County, where hunters harvested 146 bruins.
New Jersey's Bear Hunt BeginsThe last of five state-sponsored bear hunts aimed at reducing the bruin population and increasing public safety began 30 minutes before sunrise Monday and will continue through Saturday.
N.J. Hunters, Residents Push For Bigger Bear HuntSeeing a black bear cross your path in northwest New Jersey is no longer unusual—it’s becoming the norm. Bear hunting is held every year to keep the population down.
Fewer Permits Issued This Year For N.J. Bear HuntFewer people have been issued permits for this year's black bear hunt in New Jersey compared with last year.

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