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Nevada’s third black bear hunting season has come to a close, with a total of 14 bears harvested out of the state’s quota of 20.

But some activists think there shouldn’t be a bear hunt at all.

Since bear hunting is a “trophy sport” – hunters get bragging rights, but don’t consume the meat – the practice of hunting black bear in Nevada has been controversial from the start. What is the future of Nevada's black bear hunt?

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Guests

Scott Raines, hunter, former Nevada Wildlife Commision chair

Ann Bryant, Executive Director, Bear League

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