Guide to Hunting Black Bears in Maryland

Black Bear Hunting Regulations and 2021 Season and Bag Limits

Western Maryland is home to a thriving population of black bears offering hunters a unique chance to hunt Maryland's largest game animal throughout Garrett and Allegany counties. The black bear is challenging to hunt - a master of their environment. They roam vast areas - often traveling several miles a day moving through their environment with an incomparable caution, paying attention to every detail of their surroundings. For a hunter to take a wild black bear is a true achievement. It is possible, though, for you to rise to the challenge and be one of Maryland’s successful bear hunters, even if you are new to bear hunting.

2021 Black Bear Lottery Results by DNRid​

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Important Notes for the 2021 Bear Hunting Season​

Explanation of the Preference Point System

An Overview of the Black Bear Hunting Seasons: 2004-2020

History of Bears/Bear Management in Maryland

Public Land Hunting Opportunities

General Hunting Regulations

Bear Hunting Regulations

Bear Hunting Area

Bear Check-in Procedures

Responsible Hunting

Planning Your Bear Hunt

Bear Hunting Techniques

Care of Your Bear

Contact Numbers​

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