Bear Controlled Hunt Either Sex Season

Hunt Area 32
Black Bear Controlled Hunt 8004 25 Tags

5/23/2020 - 6/15/2020

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.

  • YOUTH HUNT: ONLY hunters 10-17 years of age with a valid license and tag may participate in this hunt.
  • Bait Prohibited.

Youth Hunt ONLY, Bait prohibited. Controlled hunt tag holders must have a hound-hunter permit to use dogs in this hunt. Any dogs used must be under the control of the tag holder. Bears may not be pursued during this controlled hunt without having a controlled hunt tag in possession.

Hunt Area 32
All of Unit 32. Area Size: 922,507 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 32

Resident Tags and Permits

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

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag
  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • 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 70.59 percent Private 651,166 acres   70.6%
Graph illustrating 22.59 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 208,358 acres   22.6%
Graph illustrating 5.1 percent State of Idaho 47,060 acres   5.1%
Graph illustrating 0.91 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 8,437 acres   0.9%
Graph illustrating 0.4 percent Other 3,706 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.24 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 2,186 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 123 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 115 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.