Fall Black Bear Areas 3-4 Closed

(Wyoming Game and Fish Department photo)

Fall black bear hunt areas 3-4 in the Big Horns closed for the season Thursday, September 29th after the fall quota of three sows was reached, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

The Game and Fish says black bear hunters should always check the status of their hunt areas before hunting by calling the Black Bear Mortality Hotline at (800) 264-1280.

The area would have closed October 31st if the quota had not been reached.