Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 18

6/1/2012 - 7/31/2012

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.


No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 18
All of Unit 18. Area Size: 180,782 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 18


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Bear Tag $11.50 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

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 72.96 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 72.96%
Graph illustrating 23.08 percent Private 23.08%
Graph illustrating 1.99 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1.99%
Graph illustrating 1.15 percent State of Idaho 1.15%
Graph illustrating 0.52 percent Other 0.52%

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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.

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 71.32% Forest 71.32 %
Graph illustrating 28.07% Rangeland 28.07 %
Graph illustrating 0.38% Dryland Agriculture 0.38 %
Graph illustrating 0.15% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.15 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources