Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 65
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

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.

Caution Grizzly Bears may be encountered.

Unit 65
All of Unit 65. Area Size: 142,783 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 65

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 65 15 12 3 11 4 9 1 3 2
2014 65 12 3 9 7 2 1
2013 65 13 8 5 3 7
2012 65 15 10 5 10 5 6 1 2
2011 65 6 3 3 6 3 2
2010 65 5 2 3 4 1 2 3
2009 65 12 8 3 8 4 6 2 3
2008 65 5 4 1 3 2 2 2 1
2007 65 18 11 7 13 5 6 1 2 4
2006 65 12 7 5 8 4 5 1 3 3
2005 65 23 14 8 13 10 8 3 2 7
2004 65 15 10 5 6 9 6 4 4 1
2003 65 10 6 4 4 6 3 2 1 2
2002 65 11 7 4 4 7 7 1 3
2001 65 14 8 6 4 10 9 5
2000 65 7 4 3 1 6 5 1
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 71.97 percent Private 102,767 acres   72%
Graph illustrating 23.71 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 33,856 acres   23.7%
Graph illustrating 3.92 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 5,591 acres   3.9%
Graph illustrating 0.33 percent State of Idaho 467 acres   0.3%
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.