Q. Is there an early archery season for the spring bear hunt?
A. Yes, in most hunt areas. The early archery season for the spring black bear hunt opens on April15 in the majority of hunt areas. Several black bear units in the Bighorn Mountains open for archery on May 1, but several other areas do not have early archery seasons. Complete season information for archery and firearms is found on page 21 of the Black Bear Regulations.