The gun is loaded and I'm gonna have me a bearskin rug!!!
Be careful and think through before you react. Taking a bear out of season and dealing with the DEP/DEC can be far worse of a mess than loosing your hives. Actually trying to deal with them about the issue even if you didn't shoot the bear is just about useless too. I know what your going thru, been there myself. Sometimes it is just best to chalk it up to learning, move on and get an electric fence. Or at least make it appear that way, if you know what I mean