West Virginia - Changes To Bear SeasonWV DNR, Bear Hunting Magazine
Several important changes have been made in West Virginia's fall black bear hunting seasons and are included in the new 2010-2011 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary brochure.
The publication is now available at all West Virginia hunting and fishing license agents, DNR district offices, Elkins Operation Center and South Charleston Headquarters. The 2010-2011 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary is also available online at www.wvdnr.gov.
The black bear hunting seasons have been expanded this year with 10 counties open September 27-29; nine counties open September 27 – October 2; 10 counties open November 22 – December 4 during the Buck Firearms Season, and all 55 counties are open December 6-31, 2010. The daily bag limit is one bear and season limit is two bears, provided at least one bear comes from Boone, Fayette, Kanawha or Raleigh counties.