St. Paul Applications for the 2002 Minnesota black bear hunting season now are being accepted by the Minnesota DNR through Friday, May 3.
This year, 20,610 licenses will be available in 11 permit areas.
The season will run from Sept. 1 through Oct. 13.
Applications can be made through the Electronic Licensing System
and are available from 1,750 ELS agents throughout the state.
Application also can be made by calling 1-888-MNLicense, or through
the internet at www.dnr.state.mn.us.