Wisconsin 2011 Bear Drawing Complete

Wisconsin 2011 Bear Drawing Complete

Wisconsin DNR
Wisconsin DNR

MADISON, WI --(Ammoland.com)- The 2011 Class A bear drawing is complete. Notices to successful applicants were mailed yesterday.

Applicants may check their drawing or preference point status on-line by accessing their DNR Customer account, calling DNR’s Call Center at 1-888-936-7463 (toll-free, 7 days a week, 7am-10pm), or visiting a DNR Service Center. Drawing winners may purchase their Class A bear license beginning March 9, 2011.

There were 103,853 Class A Bear license applications this year. Of the 103,853 applicants, 27,793 requested a license and 76,060 requested a preference point only.

A total of 9,005 customers were successful in this year’s bear drawing. The minimum number of preference points required to draw a license were:

  • Zone A – 1,127 people with 6 points who wanted a kill tag were awarded a license and 89 with 6 points who wanted a license were NOT awarded a license. Everyone with 7 points or more got a license in Zone A.
  • Zone B – 43 people with 8 points who wanted a kill tag were awarded a license and 606 with 8 points who wanted a license were NOT awarded a license. Everyone with 9 points or more got a license in Zone B.
  • Zone C – 233 people with 4 points who wanted a kill tag were awarded a license and 1,161 with 4 points who wanted a license were NOT awarded a license. Everyone with 5 points or more got a license in Zone C.
  • Zone D – 20 people with 7 points who wanted a kill tag were awarded a license and 917 with 7 points who wanted a license were NOT awarded a license. Everyone with 8 points or more got a license in Zone D.

Total licenses by zone: Zone A – 3,465; Zone B – 1,510; Zone C – 2,550; and Zone D – 1,480.

Read more about the 2011 bear quotas and harvest permit levels: http://dnr.wi.gov/news/weekly.asp#art2 .

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