Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 58
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

6/16/2014 - 7/31/2014

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 Legend Key Item Hunt Area Location

Hunt Area

Unit 58
All of Unit 58. Area Size: 379,945 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 58


Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Bear Tag 2014
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* 2014
  • Bear Bait Permit* 2014

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag 2014
  • Adult Bear Tag 2014
  • Bear Bait Permit* 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* 2014

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 46.65 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 46.65%
Graph illustrating 41.47 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 41.47%
Graph illustrating 7.4 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 7.4%
Graph illustrating 3.11 percent Private 3.11%
Graph illustrating 1.35 percent State of Idaho 1.35%

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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 69.42% Rangeland 69.42 %
Graph illustrating 28.36% Forest 28.36 %
Graph illustrating 2.21% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 2.21 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources