Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 37A
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

4/15/2020 - 6/15/2020

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
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

Unit 37A
All of Unit 37A. Area Size: 223,274 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 37A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 37A 4 3 1 4 4
2014 37A 6 6 4 1
2013 37A 2 1 1 1 1
2012 37A 4 3 1 1 3 3 1
2011 37A 3 2 1 3 2 1
2010 37A 9 5 4 1 8 7 1 1
2009 37A 5 2 3 1 4 3
2008 37A 9 3 6 1 8 5 2 1
2007 37A 5 1 4 1 4 3 1 1
2006 37A 4 3 1 1 3 3 1
2005 37A 6 3 3 1 5 4 1 1
2004 37A 5 3 2 1 4 1 3 1
2003 37A 4 3 1 1 3 2 1 1
2002 37A 13 8 5 6 7 3 3 4 3
2001 37A 2 2 2 1 1
2000 37A 8 2 6 2 6 3 2 1 2
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 64.41 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 143,819 acres   64.4%
Graph illustrating 26.27 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 58,643 acres   26.3%
Graph illustrating 5.85 percent Private 13,063 acres   5.9%
Graph illustrating 3.34 percent State of Idaho 7,457 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 288 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 5 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.