If you are interested in hunting Maryland Black Bear in 2009 then you have to apply online or through their phone system anytime from today to September 1st, 2009.

Starting Monday, August 24, through Friday, August 28, you can apply by phone between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

The number is 1-888-579-6768.

We put together an online guide to hunting black bear in Maryland and other useful information in response to many requests from hunters like yourself. This information will give you the basics of bear hunting in Maryland and may be helpful to you if you have never bear hunted before or if you are trying to encourage a friend to participate.
Visit the Maryland Black Bear Hunting Guide: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/huntersguide/BlackBearGuide.asp

Want to see what last year’s hunters said? http://www.dnr.state.md.us/huntersguide/BearHunt_Testimonials.asp

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