Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 26
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

4/1/2018 - 6/30/2018

Species
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.

Restrictions
  • Nonresidents may purchase two (2) reduced-price tags for Units 4, 4A, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 16A, 17, 19, 20, 20A, 26, 27, that portion of Unit 16 north of the Selway river, and those portions of Units 21 and 28 within designated wilderness at a discounted price; or may purchase one (1) full priced tag to hunt anywhere outside the areas listed above and one (1) reduced price tag valid in areas listed above.
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.

Electronic calls may be used. Second bear tag may be used.

Map

Unit 26
All of Unit 26. Area Size: 381,055 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 26

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 26 7 6 1 7 4 2 1
2014 26 4 2 2 1 3
2013 26 3 2 1 2 1
2012 26 9 7 2 9 4
2011 26 4 4 4 1 1
2010 26 10 7 2 8 2 3 5 2
2009 26 3 3 3 1 1 1
2008 26 9 4 5 9 3 1 5
2007 26 17 9 8 15 2 1 1 5 9
2006 26 10 8 2 10 2 8
2005 26 4 1 3 4 2 2
2004 26 17 10 7 15 2 1 1 6 9
2003 26 10 6 4 9 1 2 1 2 4
2002 26 15 10 5 15 12 3
2001 26 13 9 4 11 2 1 8 3
2000 26 6 5 1 5 1 4 2
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

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

NonResident Tags and Permits

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

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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