actually they don't deny there are bears in MO anymore. I was at a meeting about mountain lions in NE MO this year and they stated that yes we have bears and they are becoming more of a problem. In a one on one conversation with one of the biologist afterwards he mentioned that there has been talk about "possibly" starting a season with limited tags in the future to control the population. Just my .02Originally posted by Ghost Hunter
They say we dont have black bears either but the one my wife saw while I was out hunting proceeded to the smoke house in Osage Beach and broke into it.
The MDC then said that it had been in the area for awhile and not bothering anyone so they left it alone.
They then captured it and done what ever they do with them.
That one was for you PM.