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Record Year for Pennsylvania Bear Hunters

PENNSYLVANIA — This season was the best ever for bear hunters in Pennsylvania. More than 4,500 bears have harvested a record for the state. The previous r...
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PENNSYLVANIA — This season was the best ever for bear hunters in Pennsylvania.

More than 4,500 bears have harvested a record for the state.

The previous record was set in 2011.

The Game Commission says new special firearms and muzzleloader bear seasons, along with an expanded archery season, helped boost numbers.