New Jersey Extra Bear Permits Now On Sale

New Jersey DEP, Bear Hunting Magazine

The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife announced that the sale of unclaimed and leftover black bear hunting permits for the 2012 season which runs December 3 - 8th will become available starting today, Wednesday, November 14th at 10am EST.

These permits can be purchased at any license agent or online. Those purchasing permits online will have them mailed and need to make sure to allow 7-10 business days for delivery.

A current 2012 Firearm or All-around hunting license is required to purchase a permit. There is a $2 fee for each permit, and hunters are limited to two permits for the season. The season bag limit is one black bear regardless of whether a hunter has a permit for another area.

Permits for all four Bear Hunting Areas will initially be available; exact numbers of available permits will be posted HERE and will be updated in real time with remaining permits once the sale begins.

Permits can be purchase online from the Division's license website.

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