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Bear firearm season opens in the Two Virginias

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(WVVA)- Bear firearm season is open in the Two Virginias, and it's important for hunters to know the strict rules and regulations to abide by when bear hunting.

The season runs concurrent with deer season for the most part, lasting from November 25th until December 7th in West Virginia. Bear season dates vary in Virginia.      

Before making a kill, hunters must assess whether the bear meets certain criteria outlined by wildlife officials.

A complete list of bear season dates, rules, and regulations for West Virginia can be found here. Virginia's can be found here.

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