Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 63
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2014 - 10/31/2014

American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 63
All of Unit 63. Area Size: 1,285,491 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 63


General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2015 Any Weapon 63
2014 Any Weapon 63
2013 Any Weapon 63
2011 Any Weapon 63
2009 Any Weapon 63
2008 Any Weapon 63
2007 Any Weapon 63 1 1 1
2006 Any Weapon 63
2005 Any Weapon 63
2004 Any Weapon 63
2003 Any Weapon 63
2002 Any Weapon 63
2001 Any Weapon 63
2000 Any Weapon 63
Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Bear Tag $11.50 2014
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2014
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2014
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2014
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2014

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 35.67 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 35.67%
Graph illustrating 35.58 percent Private 35.58%
Graph illustrating 20.86 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 20.86%
Graph illustrating 7.52 percent State of Idaho 7.52%
Graph illustrating 0.19 percent Other 0.19%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 0.09%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent U.S. Military 0.08%

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

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 60.03% Rangeland 60.03 %
Graph illustrating 20.79% Irrigated-Sprinkler 20.79 %
Graph illustrating 8.42% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 8.42 %
Graph illustrating 7.65% Rock 7.65 %
Graph illustrating 1.74% Riparian 1.74 %
Graph illustrating 1.23% Dryland Agriculture 1.23 %
Graph illustrating 0.14% Urban 0.14 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources