TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey’s bear hunt could be expanded.
The state Fish and Game Council on Tuesday approved adding an October hunt, expanding the geographic area of the hunt and increasing the number of bears hunters can claim.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 5 Police Officers Among 7 Injured In Suspected Gas Explosion At Bronx Home
The policy must be approved by the Environmental Protection Department’s commissioner and would be subjected to a 60-day public comment period.
The new policy authorizes another hunt in December. Next year, two hunts would be held, one in October and one in December.