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Wyoming Black Bear Hunting Seasons

Hunt Area(s) 1-8

Special Archery

  • May 1 - 14
  • May 15 - June 15

Regular Season

  • Sep. 1 - Oct. 31

Annual Female Mortality Limit

  • Varies by area: 4 Spring, 4 Fall | 6 Spring, 6 Fall | 2 Spring, 2 Fall | 8 Spring, 6 Fall | 6 Spring, 6 Fall

Hunt Area(s) 9-13

Special Archery

  • Apr. 15 - 30
  • Aug. 15 - 31

Regular Season

  • May 1 - June 15
  • Oct. 1 - 31

Annual Female Mortality Limit

  • Varies by area: 10 Spring, 8 Fall | 8 Spring*, 12 Fall* | 28 Spring, 18 Fall | 4 Spring, 4 Fall | 2 Spring, 2 Fall

Hunt Area(s) 14-35

Special Archery

  • Apr. 15 - 30
  • Aug. 15 - 31

Regular Season

  • May 1 - June 15
  • Sep. 1 - Oct. 31

Annual Female Mortality Limit

  • Varies by area: 24 Spring, 18 Fall | 13 Spring, 20 Fall | 5 Spring, 5 Fall | 4 Spring, 4 Fall

Notes

  • The hunting seasons for black bears in Wyoming vary significantly across different areas.
  • The dates and limits are specifically tailored to manage the black bear population effectively.
  • The annual female mortality limits are set to ensure the sustainability of the bear population in each area.
  • Hunters need to be aware of these specific dates and adhere to them, along with any area-specific regulations, to ensure legal and responsible hunting.
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