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    Default Is there a gap between Archery and general season Bear hunting?

    Looks Like Archery season for Bear is

    2016 Archery Season

    August 20, 2016 - September 11, 2016

    But General doesn't start till Oct 08th?

    Doesn't Bear run concurrent with the deer seasons? I must have some thing wrong here?
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    If that is when your zone opens that is correct.

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    Yes, there is always a gap in SoCal.

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    OK thank you First year including Bear in My archery

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    Can't get here soon enough!
    Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction, and the only thing that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it may sound to some.

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    There's just one kind of Bear Tag, right? Having one allows you to attempt both seasons.. right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by OPAH View Post
    Looks Like Archery season for Bear is

    2016 Archery Season

    August 20, 2016 - September 11, 2016

    But General doesn't start till Oct 08th?

    Doesn't Bear run concurrent with the deer seasons? I must have some thing wrong here?
    General Bear Season runs concurrent with General Deer Season in Zones A,B,C,D,X8,X9A,X9B,X10 and X12. Remaining X zones open October 8th and run through December 25th.
    "Let no man be ashamed to kneel in the great out of doors, remember the woods were Gods first temples" : Ernest Hemingway

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGDog View Post
    There's just one kind of Bear Tag, right? Having one allows you to attempt both seasons.. right?
    Yup.
    Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction, and the only thing that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it may sound to some.

    The U.S. city with the most restrictive gun laws in the nation, Washington, D.C., has the highest murder rate at 24 per 100,000. The state with the most unrestrictive gun regulations, Vermont, has the lowest murder rate at 0.48 per 100,000.


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    Time to start scouting..

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    I started about 2-3 weeks ago, not much to show for it except for some prints, scat, a couple of small bears (one scrawny ugly one), two medium ones (both color phase) and one big beautiful cinnamon bear. Oh, and I've lost 6 lbs.

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