Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 50
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
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

Unit 50
All of Unit 50. Area Size: 1,056,172 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 50

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 50 20 11 9 3 17 6 5 2 1
2014 50 18 1 17 3 9 1
2013 50 13 3 10 2 2 1 3
2012 50 17 11 6 4 13 1 5 1
2011 50 22 12 10 8 14 8 3
2010 50 23 13 10 4 19 5 3 4
2009 50 18 13 5 1 17 5 3 1
2008 50 24 13 11 5 19 7 6 1 3
2007 50 29 19 10 6 23 5 1 4 3
2006 50 21 18 3 3 18 6 5 3 1
2005 50 21 14 7 6 15 9 2 2 4
2004 50 21 16 5 3 18 7 8 3 1
2003 50 25 16 9 8 17 7 3 6 4
2002 50 28 16 12 12 16 10 4 10 2
2001 50 22 13 9 5 17 3 7 5 5
2000 50 20 9 11 6 14 8 4 2 6
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 50.62 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 534,658 acres   50.6%
Graph illustrating 29.31 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 309,563 acres   29.3%
Graph illustrating 17.43 percent Private 184,101 acres   17.4%
Graph illustrating 1.55 percent State of Idaho 16,343 acres   1.5%
Graph illustrating 0.97 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 10,284 acres   1%
Graph illustrating 0.11 percent State of Idaho 1,159 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 64 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.