Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 43
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2021 - 10/31/2021

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

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

Unit 43
All of Unit 43. Area Size: 448,051 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 43

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 43 59 33 25 18 41 34 5 9 9
2014 43 47 19 28 21 5 10 11
2013 43 47 14 33 22 7 6 12
2012 43 54 34 20 15 39 30 1 10
2011 43 44 33 10 26 18 14 4 11
2010 43 46 30 16 20 26 17 5 10 13
2009 43 30 15 15 13 17 15 3 5 6
2008 43 21 14 7 12 9 7 1 8 5
2007 43 43 27 16 31 12 10 2 10 18
2006 43 27 19 7 21 6 3 3 6 10
2005 43 28 15 13 22 6 4 4 12 7
2004 43 29 17 12 18 11 9 2 6 8
2003 43 23 11 12 21 2 2 5 10 5
2002 43 37 20 17 29 8 7 7 16 4
2001 43 32 22 10 15 17 9 8 8 5
2000 43 50 28 22 44 6 5 9 18 17
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 94.51 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 423,474 acres   94.5%
Graph illustrating 3.01 percent Private 13,476 acres   3%
Graph illustrating 1.29 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 5,763 acres   1.3%
Graph illustrating 0.75 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 3,347 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.23 percent Other 1,043 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent State of Idaho 949 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 0 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.