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2010 Bear Take Summary

For a complete series of harvest tables and charts, see the 2010 New York State Black Bear Harvest Summary (PDF, 2.8 mb).

Northern Black Bear Range

Adirondack Bear Take - 2010
WMU Early Bowhunting Muzzleloader Regular Total Take per 100 square miles
5A 5 0 1 4 10 1.6
5C 16 5 3 10 34 3.0
5F 17 0 2 2 21 1.6
5G 7 1 6 16 30 2.7
5H 89 11 24 37 161 5.5
5J 6 1 2 7 16 2.0
6C 35 10 17 39 101 10.3
6F 19 3 4 5 31 2.6
6H 7 0 1 12 20 11.6
6J 54 4 9 22 89 5.6
6K 0 0 2 6 8 3.1

Southern Black Bear Range

Central-Western (Allegany) Bear Take - 2010
WMU Bowhunting Muzzleloader Regular Total Take per 100 square miles
7M 0 1 0 1 0.1
7R 0 0 1 1 0.1
7S 6 0 2 8 1.2
8M 1 0 1 2 0.7
8N 1 0 1 2 0.6
8P 6 0 3 9 2.5
8T 6 0 3 9 2.3
8W 5 0 1 6 1.4
8X 12 1 5 18 4.5
8Y 8 0 3 11 3.1
9J 8 0 4 12 1.7
9K 1 0 0 1 0.2
9M 0 0 2 2 0.6
9P 12 1 0 13 2.2
9R 4 0 3 7 3.2
9S 1 0 0 1 1.1
9T 4 0 6 10 4.0
9W 2 0 3 5 2.0
9X 9 1 7 17 7.8
9Y 7 0 0 7 5.6
Southeastern (Catskill) Bear Take - 2010
WMU Bowhunting Muzzleloader Regular Total Take per 100 square miles
3A 22 1 36 59 8.5
3C 21 1 15 37 11.7
3H 22 0 14 36 6.5
3J 3 0 5 8 2.2
3K 23 0 39 62 16.3
3M 24 1 20 45 6.0
3P 7 1 6 14 11.2
4F 0 0 6 6 0.5
4G 4 0 5 9 2.4
4H 0 0 5 5 1.7
4O 11 0 16 27 3.6
4P 9 1 11 21 5.8
4R 14 0 8 22 7.6
4S 4 1 3 8 3.6
4W 23 0 19 42 9.5

New York State Total

Early Bowhunting Muzzleloader Regular Total
255 315 81 413 1,064

Note: Only Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) with bear harvests are reported here.