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Newfoundland Regulation 1996
Season, Spring, Big Game, Black Bear, Hunting and
Under the authority of sections 31 and 90 of the Wild Life Regulations, 1984, I make the following Order.
1. Short title
2. Open Season
3. Foot snares
5. Bag limits
6. Licence validity
1. This Order may be cited as the Open Season, Spring, Big Game, Black Bear, Hunting and Snaring Order, Newfoundland, 1997.
2. (1) The Open Season, Spring, for the hunting
and snaring of black bear shall be
Area No. Season Dates
1 No Open Season
24 No Open Season
31 No Open Season
32 No Open Season
33 No Open Season
34 No Open Season
35 No Open Season
36 No Open Season
38 No Open Season
43 No Open Season
44 No Open Season
45 No Open Season
47 No Open Season
(2) The Moose Management Areas referred to in subsection (1) are described in the Open Season Big Game, Moose, Hunting Order, Newfoundland, 1996‑97 except that Moose Management Area 28 is further described, for black bear hunting only, to exclude:
All that area of the
Then extending to a radius of 2 kilometres from that point in all directions.
This area contains approximately 1,250 hectares with a perimeter of approximately 12,543 metres.
3. Only Aldrich foot snares or similar devices may be set for the taking of black bears and those devices must be set in a covered “cubby set” and clearly marked with a warning sign indicating that a bear snaring device is set in the “cubby”.
4. Steel‑jaw leghold, spring or jump traps shall not be used to take black bears.
5. Two black bears of any age or sex, except the female black bears accompanied by cubs may not be taken by shooting.
6. Each spring season black bear licence shall be valid only for the area for which it is issued.
7. No person shall transport or possess any firearms under the authority of a valid game licence without being in *possession of an outdoor identification card, or non‑resident equivalent card, issued to the person.
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