Mt. Jewett check station processes 45 bears on opening day of harvest

Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated. MT. JEWETT – A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.