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Bear season starts off slow at Mt. Jewett check station

November 24, 2013

Workers at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall examine a 170-pound adult male black bear that was harvested in Corydon Township, McKean County on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Becky Polaski

MT. JEWETT – Activity at the bear check station at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall in McKean County was slow on Saturday afternoon, with only a dozen bears being brought to the site through 3 p.m. to kick off the opening day of the statewide firearms bear season. In addition to Saturday, the four-day season continues today through Wednesday.

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