Bear General Any Weapon Season

Units 21 and 28 inside designated wilderness
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

4/1/2019 - 6/30/2019

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.

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

Units 21 and 28 inside designated wilderness
Units 21 and 28 inside designated wilderness. Area Size: 175,025 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 24 28

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 24 74 52 22 34 40 49 9 9 5
2015 28 52 35 15 14 38 35 6 10
2014 24 65 31 34 46 7 5 7
2014 28 50 17 33 32 1 5 12
2013 24 68 35 33 43 8 9 8
2013 28 39 13 26 19 2 10 8
2012 24 57 41 16 35 22 32 8 10
2012 28 35 22 13 12 23 19 3 6
2011 24 63 43 20 56 7 29 12 19
2011 28 38 22 16 9 29 14 3 9
2010 24 55 40 15 41 14 25 7 12 10
2010 28 45 32 13 13 32 29 9 5
2009 24 45 33 12 27 18 30 4 5 5
2009 28 35 17 18 6 29 21 1 5 8
2008 24 37 26 11 34 3 12 5 14 5
2008 28 44 21 23 16 28 28 6 7
2007 24 67 45 22 51 16 34 10 9 13
2007 28 59 40 19 22 37 31 11 15
2006 24 45 33 11 34 11 12 8 14 11
2006 28 25 16 9 5 20 15 2 1 7
2005 24 40 29 11 28 12 18 14 3 3
2005 28 39 22 17 14 25 15 9 8 7
2004 24 43 29 14 29 14 12 8 10 13
2004 28 65 44 21 27 38 18 9 17 20
2003 24 52 29 23 37 15 14 15 14 9
2003 28 38 21 17 7 31 16 10 5 5
2002 24 54 35 19 41 13 12 15 18 7
2002 28 58 38 20 32 26 11 14 18 13
2001 24 64 38 25 43 21 19 15 16 13
2001 28 52 38 14 17 35 17 11 9 9
2000 24 50 37 13 28 22 18 14 12 5
2000 28 33 23 9 9 24 15 2 5 10
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

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

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag
  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle 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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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 99.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 174,914 acres   99.9%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent Other 52 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent Private 38 acres   0%

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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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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.