Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 1
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 10/31/2019

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
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Dogs prohibited Jan. 1 - Dec. 31. Caution: Grizzly bears may be encountered.

Unit 1
All of Unit 1. Area Size: 1,584,441 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 1

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 1 221 146 73 121 100 1 47 158
2014 1 148 58 90 2 1 13 124
2013 1 120 45 75 3 5 109
2012 1 146 104 42 73 73 1 17
2011 1 142 88 53 72 70 1 1 16
2010 1 174 111 63 105 69 3 1 16 147
2009 1 130 88 42 59 71 1 3 9 115
2008 1 148 94 51 78 70 6 15 121
2007 1 209 138 70 111 98 2 16 182
2006 1 224 147 76 140 84 9 22 190
2005 1 168 108 58 72 96 3 14 144
2004 1 199 130 68 80 119 7 22 166
2003 1 237 152 83 117 120 1 3 17 191
2002 1 185 123 61 106 79 5 12 142
2001 1 126 91 34 57 69 7 6 99
2000 1 161 114 46 61 100 5 11 138
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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 52.24 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 827,689 acres   52.2%
Graph illustrating 29.19 percent Private 462,566 acres   29.2%
Graph illustrating 15.28 percent State of Idaho 242,116 acres   15.3%
Graph illustrating 2.09 percent Other 33,063 acres   2.1%
Graph illustrating 0.73 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 11,543 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent State of Idaho 4,905 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.1 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 1,586 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 740 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 29 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.