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Missouri’s First Official Black Bear Hunting Season Begins Monday

Photo by MDC Staff, courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation.

(Missourinet) The first official black bear hunting season begins Monday in parts of the Show-Me State. Four-hundred Missourians with a permit can participate in the inaugural hunt. It is limited to areas of southern Missouri. Dent County conservation agent Jason Midyett talks about the types of hunting methods allowed.

Hunting using bait, dogs and electronic calls are not allowed. The season runs through October 27 or until the quota of 40 hunted bears is filled.

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