About the Study Guide

You are looking at a preview of what’s in the Hunter Ed Montana Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Hunter Education Certificate.

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If you are going to hunt black bear, you must know the bear characteristics!

Look for a combination of characteristics

Bear characteristics: Black Bear and Grizzly

Color and size can be misleading

Learn how to identify bears. Visit FWP's new bear identification website at:

Black Bear Grizzly Bear