Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 31
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 Sep. 15 - Oct. 31 Take season limited to on or within 1 mile of private lands

Unit 31
All of Unit 31. Area Size: 383,001 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 31

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 31
2014 31 4 4 4
2013 31
2011 31 1 1 1
2009 31 14 10 4 10 4 6 8
2008 31 10 6 4 4 6 3 7
2007 31 3 1 2 2 1 1 1
2006 31 9 7 2 6 3 3 6
2005 31 12 9 3 6 6 3 9
2004 31 7 5 2 4 3 7
2003 31 8 5 3 6 2 4 1 3
2002 31 3 3 2 1 2 1
2001 31 6 4 2 5 1 4 2
2000 31 6 4 2 4 2 3 1 2
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 49.59 percent Private 189,948 acres   49.6%
Graph illustrating 23.12 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 88,550 acres   23.1%
Graph illustrating 18.72 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 71,713 acres   18.7%
Graph illustrating 5.92 percent State of Idaho 22,679 acres   5.9%
Graph illustrating 1.59 percent State of Idaho 6,104 acres   1.6%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 80 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 46 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 21 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.