Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 61
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 10/31/2019

Species
American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Bait and dogs prohibited in Fremont County and east of Howard Creek in Clark County. Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31. Caution Grizzly Bears may be encountered.

Unit 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 61

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 61 25 13 12 11 14 7 5 3 10
2014 61 33 19 14 8 1 11 9
2013 61 19 11 8 7 6 6
2012 61 30 24 6 16 14 9 2 4
2011 61 19 10 9 8 11 3 3 6
2010 61 12 9 3 4 8 3 1 5 2
2009 61 14 11 3 2 12 4 2 3 5
2008 61 19 15 4 11 8 3 2 5 9
2007 61 25 20 5 11 14 8 1 8 4
2006 61 13 11 2 5 8 3 3 4 3
2005 61 15 9 6 7 8 4 4 6
2004 61 24 18 6 9 15 4 2 8 8
2003 61 12 6 6 6 6 1 2 4 4
2002 61 32 23 9 18 14 5 6 10 9
2001 61 17 12 4 8 9 4 6 7
2000 61 15 11 4 9 6 1 1 5 8
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag
  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 70.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 359,382 acres   70.9%
Graph illustrating 17.4 percent Private 88,226 acres   17.4%
Graph illustrating 5.6 percent State of Idaho 28,386 acres   5.6%
Graph illustrating 4.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 25,240 acres   5%
Graph illustrating 0.86 percent Other 4,352 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent State of Idaho 593 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 283 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 4 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.