Maryland Wildlife and Heritage Service

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8:35 am
Thu June 26, 2014

450 Permits for Bear Hunting Season

Credit dnr.state.md.us

OAKLAND, Md. (AP) - Natural resources officials say they will issue 450 bear hunting permits for this year's season.

Harry Spiker of the Maryland Wildlife and Heritage Service tells The Times-News of Cumberland that 380 permits were issued for last year's hunt. More than 3,500 hunters applied for those permits.

This year's hunt is set for Oct. 20-23. It takes place only in Garrett and Allegany counties.

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