Jason Barnes submitted the following photo of bears harvested on Dan's Mountain in Allegany County during Maryland Bear Hunt 2018:

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018

Bears harvested on Dan's Mountain in Allegany County (Photo submitted by Jason Barnes)

The following photos were taken the first day of the 2018 Maryland bear hunt and, in addition to hunters posing with their bear, include pictures of students and wildlife experts examining and taking samples from harvested bears:

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Riley and Taylor Mack

Morgantown, West Virginia, brothers Riley, left, and Taylor Mack pose with their 200-pound bear at the Mount Nebo checking station on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (Photo by CTN - Teresa McMinn)

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Joshua Tabora

Joshue Tabora

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Jenna Smith, Jim Mullan

Garrett College student Jenna Smith, left, is taught by Jim Mullan, an adjunct instructor at the school, to examine and record data from a bear harvested and brought to the Mount Nebo checking station on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (Photo by CTN - Teresa McMinn)

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Marlee Shumate

Marlee Shumate

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Matthew Bishop

Hagerstown resident Matthew Bishop, 16, poses with a bear he killed in Garrett County on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (Photo by CTN - Teresa McMinn)

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Calvin Friend

Calvin Friend

Maryland Bear Hunt 2018 Harry Spiker 10-22-18

Harry Spiker, game mammal section leader for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife and Heritage Service, works at the Mount Nebo checking station on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 - the opening day of the state's annual bear hunt. (Photo by CTN - Teresa McMinn)

Teresa McMinn is the digital editor at Cumberland Times-News. Email her at tmcminn@times-news.com, call/text her at 304-639-2371 and follow her on Twitter.

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