Monday Marks First Day of Bear Hunting Season

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Maine, (AP) Monday is the first day of bear hunting season.

It runs until November 25th.

Monday also marks the start of the first of a couple parts of the season:

Hunting over bait starts, and is allowed until September 23rd.

Hunters can start using dogs Monday, September 11th until the 27th of October.

Hunters are limited to two bears per year, one of which can be caught by hunting and one of which can be caught with traps during bear trapping season.