MD Bear Permit Lottery Starts Aug 1Maryland DNR, Bear Hunting Magazine
Maryland Natural Resources officials will be taking applications for those who wish to take part in this year's black bear hunt in Western Maryland. The application period opened on August 1st.
The state's black bear hunting season will start on October 26th. The DNR will issue 240 bear hunting permits for Garrett and Allegany Counties.
Officials say the bear quota will be 60 to 85 this year. Once the quota is met the hunting season will be closed. http://blackbear.dnr.state.md.us/