Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 21
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2018 - 10/31/2018

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31

Map

Unit 21
All of Unit 21. Area Size: 325,743 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 21

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 21 22 15 7 3 19 13 1 3 5
2014 21 21 6 15 9 2 10
2013 21 14 4 10 6 2 5
2012 21 14 11 3 1 13 6 1 1
2011 21 19 16 3 2 17 9 1
2010 21 20 15 5 6 14 5 2 3 9
2009 21 17 12 5 2 15 9 1 2 3
2008 21 23 16 7 5 18 14 1 2 6
2007 21 23 10 13 7 16 12 2 7
2006 21 18 8 10 4 14 7 2 8
2005 21 21 14 6 7 14 12 1 2 5
2004 21 28 16 12 13 15 9 3 4 12
2003 21 15 11 4 2 13 6 2 1 3
2002 21 23 13 9 8 15 5 2 2 13
2001 21 25 16 9 6 19 4 3 4 11
2000 21 33 22 11 18 15 4 5 6 16
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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