Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 7
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2018 - 11/30/2018

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.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31. Second bear tag may be used. Caution: Grizzly bears may be encountered.

Map

Unit 7
All of Unit 7. Area Size: 360,134 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 7 73 46 27 11 62 51 3 7 5
2014 7 65 8 57 42 10 4
2013 7 52 6 46 37 2 5
2012 7 52 37 15 11 41 37 2 5
2011 7 38 22 16 13 25 23 6
2010 7 60 48 11 13 47 48 1 4 7
2009 7 45 37 8 15 30 27 9 8
2008 7 47 31 16 9 38 35 7 3
2007 7 54 42 12 7 47 39 3 4 8
2006 7 51 38 13 12 39 32 5 5 7
2005 7 54 39 15 9 45 33 5 6 6
2004 7 48 34 14 9 39 23 10 3 12
2003 7 56 33 23 13 43 23 4 11 16
2002 7 56 44 12 14 42 25 10 4 16
2001 7 46 27 18 7 39 23 4 5 13
2000 7 47 38 9 4 43 24 7 8 7
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*
  • 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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