Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 15
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

7/1/2020 - 7/31/2020

American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Dog Training
Dogs may be used for training purposes ONLY.


Electronic calls may be used.

Unit 15
All of Unit 15. Area Size: 560,305 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 15

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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits

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 90.06 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 504,625 acres   90.1%
Graph illustrating 7.25 percent Private 40,607 acres   7.2%
Graph illustrating 2.4 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 13,446 acres   2.4%
Graph illustrating 0.15 percent State of Idaho 855 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent State of Idaho 698 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 59 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 16 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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.