Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 39
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

4/15/2020 - 6/30/2020

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

No special restrictions.

Unit 39
All of Unit 39. Area Size: 1,564,124 acres
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General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 39 159 101 57 40 119 82 29 10 37
2014 39 138 32 106 65 22 17 34
2013 39 147 45 102 69 20 12 46
2012 39 142 87 54 38 104 74 24 19
2011 39 154 102 51 41 113 55 22 23
2010 39 178 95 81 69 109 58 33 28 56
2009 39 115 77 37 41 74 44 13 14 37
2008 39 115 73 39 44 71 41 22 21 30
2007 39 154 90 63 65 89 63 14 18 54
2006 39 119 85 34 50 69 43 16 17 39
2005 39 122 79 43 37 85 47 28 17 26
2004 39 141 89 52 58 83 47 28 25 37
2003 39 122 79 43 38 84 50 27 19 22
2002 39 142 95 47 70 72 34 31 28 43
2001 39 108 65 42 64 44 29 23 20 34
2000 39 118 69 49 74 44 28 16 30 40
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 58.53 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 915,459 acres   58.5%
Graph illustrating 23.22 percent Private 363,208 acres   23.2%
Graph illustrating 9.15 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 143,110 acres   9.1%
Graph illustrating 5.71 percent State of Idaho 89,369 acres   5.7%
Graph illustrating 1.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 24,731 acres   1.6%
Graph illustrating 1.33 percent State of Idaho 20,863 acres   1.3%
Graph illustrating 0.28 percent Other 4,377 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.17 percent U.S. Military 2,674 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 146 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 104 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 82 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.