Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 66A
Unlimited Tags

6/1/2013 - 7/31/2013

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

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Hunt Area

Unit 66A
All of Unit 66A. Area Size: 171,578 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 66A


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 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2013
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013

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

Where to purchase

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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 65.71 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 65.71%
Graph illustrating 17.66 percent Private 17.66%
Graph illustrating 12.61 percent Other 12.61%
Graph illustrating 1.73 percent State of Idaho 1.73%
Graph illustrating 1.48 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1.48%
Graph illustrating 0.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 0.54%
Graph illustrating 0.23 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.23%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

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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 64.34% Forest 64.34 %
Graph illustrating 14.51% Riparian 14.51 %
Graph illustrating 8.32% Rangeland 8.32 %
Graph illustrating 6.57% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.57 %
Graph illustrating 5.51% Dryland Agriculture 5.51 %
Graph illustrating 0.51% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.51 %
Graph illustrating 0.07% Water 0.07 %
Graph illustrating 0.05% Urban 0.05 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources