N.J. Bear Hunt Starting Today Banned From State-Owned LandThe restriction removes about 40 percent of areas where bears were hunted over the past eight years.
Officials To Consider Extending New Jersey's Likely Final Bear HuntThe six-day firearm season is scheduled to end a half-hour after sundown, but officials could extend the season.
New Jersey's Latest Bear Hunt May Be Its Last For A WhileNew Jersey resumed state-regulated bear hunting in 2003 after a ban that lasted more than 30 years. Another hunt was held in 2005, and in 2010 the state made it annual.
More Than 300 Bears Killed In First 2 Days Of 6-Day NJ Bear Hunting SeasonThere were 510 bears killed during last year's hunt, which was the second-highest number since the hunt re-started in 2010.