Bear Skin Rugs Officially Banned In US This ban first came into effect when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) listed polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in May of 2008.
Furthermore, how much is a bear hide worth? Depends on size, how it is skinned, whether it is salted, color, and condition of the fur. Top end is going to be around ish --- Plain old 200lb, 5.5 black is going to fetch -175ish if properly skinned, turned, and salted.
Hereof, is it legal to sell a bear skin rug in California?
California - No sales of black bear skins, claws, teeth, or products. It is legal to possess black bear products but we cannot sell/ship to California.
Is it legal to sell bear claws?
State wildlife officials said that although its legal to possess the parts of a legally harvested animal, the hunter cannot sell those parts. For example, if you hunt and kill a bear legally, you can have the claws for your personal use, but under Virginia law you cannot sell them.