Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 30
Unlimited Tags

6/16/2012 - 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.

  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at

Locator Map of Hunt Area in Idaho
Hunt Area Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

Hunt Area

Unit 30
All of Unit 30. Area Size: 256,865 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 30


Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Bear Tag 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* 2012

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag 2012
  • Adult Bear Tag 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* 2012

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

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 46.67 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 46.67%
Graph illustrating 29.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 29.88%
Graph illustrating 20.37 percent Private 20.37%
Graph illustrating 2.88 percent State of Idaho 2.88%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent Other 0.05%

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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.

Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 67.19% Rangeland 67.19 %
Graph illustrating 16.76% Forest 16.76 %
Graph illustrating 12.31% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 12.31 %
Graph illustrating 2.22% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.22 %
Graph illustrating 1.4% Urban 1.4 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources