Pennsylvania hunters took 3,698 bears this year

    Everyone’s talking about New Jersey’s bear hunt, which began today, but Pennsylvania has some bear news, too.

    The state’s Game Commission says this year’s three bear seasons were the second-most productive in state history. Hunters took in 3,698 bears this year, the Associated Press reports.
    That’s second only to 2005, when hunters killed 4,164 bears.

    Pennsylvania’s three bear seasons included a five-day archery season, four-day firearm season and the extended season during the first week of deer season.

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