“It is the hunter’s responsibility to confirm that the hunt area the person intends to hunt is open. The status of hunt area closures shall be available twenty-four (24) hours a day by calling toll free 1-800-264-1280.” ~ Chapter 3, Black Bear Hunting Seasons, Section 9.
This page is offered only as a general reference. The summaries posted below are only updated during business hours; mortalities reported on weekend and holidays will not be included until the following business day.
The HOTLINE is kept updated every day as mortality reports are received.
To determine absolute status of hunt area closures,
CALL THE TROPHY GAME MORTALITY HOTLINE BEFORE YOU HUNT.