Lots of yelling, but no arrests as N.J. bear hunt resumes (VIDEO)

The N.J. bear hunt got underway Monday with a familiar ritual as protesters gathered across the street from a state-run check station in Fredon, Sussex County.

Four hunters brought in bears by 2:10 p.m., with one alluding to Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s pledge to halt the controversial season that has occurred every year under Gov. Chris Christie.

“You can thank (Murphy) because he’s going to stop bear hunting, so I figured I’d better go out and get one,” said John Manning of Mount Olive, who killed a 140-pound bear just after dawn in Knowlton.

Some of the two dozen protesters shouted insults at …read more

Source: NJ.com Bergen

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