Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 44
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

No special restrictions.

Unit 44
All of Unit 44. Area Size: 353,397 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 44

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 44 25 16 9 3 22 11 5 2 4
2014 44 23 9 14 12 3 2 5
2013 44 14 6 8 7 2 1 2
2012 44 18 10 8 7 11 7 3 1
2011 44 23 16 7 8 15 12 7
2010 44 24 12 12 7 17 9 5 3 5
2009 44 16 13 3 4 12 10 2 1
2008 44 27 22 5 6 21 5 12 2 5
2007 44 25 18 7 8 17 9 2 1 6
2006 44 16 12 4 11 5 5 3 3 3
2005 44 21 13 8 11 10 5 10 3 2
2004 44 26 16 10 15 11 6 12 2 2
2003 44 14 10 4 6 8 5 4 2
2002 44 15 10 5 10 5 4 3 4 1
2001 44 16 10 6 11 5 2 8 2 2
2000 44 21 14 7 15 6 2 10 2 7
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 48.72 percent Private 172,189 acres   48.7%
Graph illustrating 36.4 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 128,635 acres   36.4%
Graph illustrating 9.48 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 33,519 acres   9.5%
Graph illustrating 4.74 percent State of Idaho 16,750 acres   4.7%
Graph illustrating 0.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 2,066 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 236 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 1 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.