Black Bear

Scientific Name: Ursus americanus
Classification: Game Species (Big Game)
Abundance: Common in coastal and mountain regions of the state, Uncommon in Piedmont region

Species Profile (PDF)

Management of Black Bears Brochure (PDF)


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Additional Black Bear Information

Black Bear Harvest Reports


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Black Bear Harvest Summaries

 Black Bear
Harvests
by Year

Black Bear
Harvest Summaries
by Region

Black Bear
Harvest
Summaries

Black Bear
Harvest
by Method

Black Bear
Harvest by
Weapon-type

Black Bear
Weights
Summary

 

2014 Official Black
Bear Harvest
  (pdf)

2013 Official Black
Bear Harvest
  (pdf)

2012 Official Black
Bear Harvest
  (pdf)

2011 Official Black
Bear Harvest
 (pdf)

2010 Official Black
Bear Harvest
(pdf)

2009 Official Black
Bear Harvest
(pdf)

2008 Official Black
Bear Harvest
 (pdf)

2007 Official Black
Bear Harvest
 (pdf)

2006 Official Black
Bear Harvest
(pdf)

2005 Official Black
Bear Harvest
 (pdf)

2004 Official Black
Bear Harvest
 (pdf)

2003 Official Black
Bear Harvest
(pdf)

2002 Official Black
Bear Harvest
 (pdf)

2001 Official Black
BearHarvest
 (pdf)

2000 Official Black
BearHarvest
(pdf)

 

 

Coastal
Bear Harvest
1996-2014
(pdf)

Piedmont
Bear Harvest
2005-2014
(pdf)

Mountain
Bear Harvest
1996-2014
(pdf)

 

Statewide
Bear Harvest Graph
1976-2014
(pdf)

Statewide
Bear Harvest Table
1976-2014
(pdf)

Bear Harvest by
Game Land
2008-2014
(pdf)

 

Bear Harvest
by Method
2009-2014
(pdf)

2014 Bear
Harvest
by Method
(pdf) 

2013 Bear
Harvest
by Method
(pdf) 

2012 Bear
Harvest
by Method
(pdf)

2011 Bear
Harvest
by Method
(pdf)

2010 Bear
Harvest
by Method
(pdf)

 

2014 Bear
Harvest by
Weapon-type
(pdf)

2013 Bear
Harvest by
Weapon-type
(pdf)

2012 Bear
Harvest by
Weapon-type
(pdf)

2011 Bear
Harvest by
Weapon-type
 (pdf)

2010 Bear
Harvest by
Weapon-type
 (pdf)

 

NC Black
Bear Weights
(1969-2013)
 (pdf)