Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 63
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 10/31/2019

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.

  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

Unit 63
All of Unit 63. Area Size: 1,285,490 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 63

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 63
2014 63
2013 63
2011 63
2009 63
2008 63
2007 63 1 1 1 1
2006 63
2005 63
2004 63
2003 63
2002 63
2001 63
2000 63
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 35.6 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 457,663 acres   35.6%
Graph illustrating 35.58 percent Private 457,387 acres   35.6%
Graph illustrating 20.89 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 268,477 acres   20.9%
Graph illustrating 6.83 percent State of Idaho 87,829 acres   6.8%
Graph illustrating 0.67 percent State of Idaho 8,551 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.19 percent Other 2,471 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 2,036 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent U.S. Military 1,078 acres   0.1%

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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.