(Farmington) Another first for Missouri hunters later this year. Last week, the Missouri Conservation Commission officially approved a new animal to hunt.
Here’s Joe Jerek, the state spokesman for the Department of Conservation.
Black bear hunting will broke down into 3 zones with Zone 2 encompasses the Regional Radio listening area.
Jerek breaks down the harvest quotas.
Those interested can apply for black bear hunting permits throughout the month of May by going to mdc.mo.gov/buypermits.
You can also call 800-392-4115.
A random drawing of applicants will be determined by July 1st.
Once selected, you can buy a bear hunting permit for 25 dollars.
Hunters must be 11 or older.