Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 65

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.


Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Caution Grizzly Bears may be encountered.

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Hunt Area

Unit 65
All of Unit 65. Area Size: 142,784 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 65


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 71.98 percent Private 71.98%
Graph illustrating 23.72 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 23.72%
Graph illustrating 3.92 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3.92%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent State of Idaho 0.33%

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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 36.12% Irrigated-Sprinkler 36.12 %
Graph illustrating 26.65% Forest 26.65 %
Graph illustrating 13.35% Dryland Agriculture 13.35 %
Graph illustrating 12.31% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 12.31 %
Graph illustrating 5.89% Riparian 5.89 %
Graph illustrating 5.59% Rangeland 5.59 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources