More Hunters Allowed To Hunt Black Bears For 2018 Season

(Salt Lake City, UT)  More Utah hunters will have the chance to go after black bears this year.  State wildlife officials voted last night to issue 860 bear hunter permits, up from 758 in 2017.  According to state biologists, the number of black bears living Utah has nearly tripled in the last 18 years.  They believe more population control may be needed to better balance the ecosystem.

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