Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 4A
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 11/30/2019

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.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Aug. 30 - Sep. 14 and Oct. 10 - Oct. 31. Second bear tag may be used. Caution: Grizzly bears may be encountered.

Unit 4A
All of Unit 4A. Area Size: 186,661 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 4A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 4A 25 17 8 13 12 9 8 2 4
2014 4A 23 10 13 5 13 1 2
2013 4A 22 14 8 4 13 2 3
2012 4A 21 12 9 14 7 8 7
2011 4A 19 12 7 15 4 5 4 3
2010 4A 17 13 4 10 7 9 4 1 2
2009 4A 20 16 4 9 11 5 9 1 5
2008 4A 8 6 2 5 3 3 1 1 2
2007 4A 10 8 2 6 4 3 2 2 3
2006 4A 23 17 6 14 9 12 3 3 5
2005 4A 19 14 4 12 7 8 3 3 4
2004 4A 24 21 3 10 14 12 7 3 2
2003 4A 26 20 6 16 10 4 8 4 10
2002 4A 9 8 1 7 2 2 1 4
2001 4A 7 6 1 6 1 2 3 1 1
2000 4A 9 6 3 8 1 2 4 3
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 48.34 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 90,241 acres   48.3%
Graph illustrating 42.17 percent Other 78,709 acres   42.2%
Graph illustrating 8.72 percent Private 16,272 acres   8.7%
Graph illustrating 0.53 percent State of Idaho 988 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.24 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 441 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 8 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.