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Nuisance bears may be taken by licensed bear hunters from July 1 to August 31 under the conditions in this part.


Wildlife managers or conservation officers may authorize licensed hunters to take nuisance bears after the manager or officer has verified that a nuisance problem exists.


Only hunters licensed for the area where damage is occurring will be authorized to take bears. Only one hunter may hunt under a license. Authorized hunters are restricted to the location specified on the license.


A licensee taking a nuisance bear prior to the season must register it with the authorizing wildlife manager or conservation officer within 48 hours after taking.


A licensee who takes a nuisance bear may not take another bear in that year.


A licensee taking a nuisance bear is subject to all provisions of parts 6232.2600 to 6232.3500 not inconsistent with this subpart and all laws relating to the taking of wild animals.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 97B.411


18 SR 83; 24 SR 644

Published Electronically:

October 3, 2013

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes