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W.Va. DNR says hunters bagged 2,007 bears in 2011

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia hunters killed 2,007 black bears during the 2011 archery and gun seasons.Division of Natural Resources game manager Paul Johansen says that's about 16 percent lower than the record harvest of 2,392 in 2010 but still the third-highest in state history.Hunters took 619 bears during bow season. The top county was Randolph, with 70 bears harvested, followed by Preston, Nicholas, Webster and Wyoming.
During gun seasons in September and December, the DNR says hunters took 1,388 bears.Randolph was again the top county with 148 kills, followed by Greenbrier, Pendleton, Pocahontas and Webster. 
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